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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Detroit Public Schools ) File No. EB-05-DT-480

   Antenna Structure Registrant )

   ASR# 1019984 ) NOV No. V20063236017

   Detroit, Michigan )



                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                                  Released: September 7, 2006

   By the District Director, Detroit Office, Northeast, Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules to Detroit Public Schools, registrant
       of antenna structure # 1019984 in Detroit, Michigan.

    2. On January 6, 2006, an agent of the Commission's Detroit Office
       inspected antenna structure # 1019984 located at 5057 Woodward Avenue,
       Detroit, Michigan, and observed the following violation:

   47 C.F.R. S 17.21: "Antenna structures shall be painted and lighted when.
   . . [t]hey exceed 60.96 meters (200 feet) in height above the ground or
   they require special aeronautical study." The Detroit Public School's
   antenna structure is 465 feet and the FCC's ASR database specifies
   painting and lighting specifications for antenna structure #1019984 in
   accordance with FCC Paragraphs A2 and H. FCC Paragraph A2 requires that
   the top and mid-levels of the antenna structure have white capacitor
   discharge omnidirectional lights which conform to FAA/DOD Specification
   L-865, Medium Intensity Obstruction Lighting Systems. At the time of the
   inspection, the agent observed that the structure did not have medium
   intensity lights at the mid-level.

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
       and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Detroit Public Schools,
       must submit a written statement concerning this matter within twenty
       (20) days of release of this Notice. The response must fully explain
       each violation, must contain a statement of the specific action(s)
       taken to correct each violation and preclude recurrence, and should
       include a time line for completion of pending corrective action(s).
       The response must be complete in itself and signed by a principal or
       officer of Detroit Public Schools with personal knowledge of the
       matter. All replies and documentation sent in response to this Notice
       should be marked with the File No. and NOV No. specified above, and
       mailed to the following address:

   Federal Communications Commission

   Detroit Office

   24897 Hathaway Street

   Farmington Hills, Michigan 48335-1552

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Detroit Public Schools  at its address of

    5. The Privacy Act of 1974 requires that we advise you that the
       Commission will use all relevant material information before it,
       including any information disclosed in your reply, to determine what,
       if any, enforcement action is required to ensure compliance. Any false
       statement made knowingly and willfully in reply to this Notice is
       punishable by fine or imprisonment under Title 18 of the U.S. Code.


   James A. Bridgewater

   District Director

   Detroit District Office

   Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S 1.89.

   47 U.S.C. S 403


   P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C. S 552a(e)(3).

   18 U.S.C. S 1001 et seq.

                       Federal Communications Commission


                       Federal Communications Commission