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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Kentec Communications, Inc. ) File No. EB-06-DV-471

   Physical System ID # 015677 )

   Merino, Colorado ) NOV No. V20073280024


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: February  28, 2007

   By the District Director, Denver Office, Western Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules, to Kentec Communications, Inc.
       ("Kentec"), operator of a cable system in Merino, Colorado.

    2. On December 5, 2006, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Denver
       Office inspected the Kentec cable system located at Merino, Colorado,
       and observed the following violations:

   a. 47 C.F.R. S 11.35(a): "Broadcast stations and cable systems and
   wireless cable systems are responsible for ensuring that EAS Encoders, EAS
   Decoders and Attention Signal generating and receiving equipment used as
   part of the EAS are installed so that the monitoring and transmitting
   functions are available during the times the stations and systems are in
   operation." At the time of the inspection, the cable system's EAS system
   was not fully operational because of a comb generator failure that had
   been in disrepair since November 2006.

   b. 47 C.F.R. S 76.612(a)(1): "All cable television systems which operate
   in the frequency bands 108-137 and 225-400 MHz shall comply with the
   following frequency separation standards: . . . All such cable carriers or
   signal components shall be offset by 12.5 kHz with a frequency tolerance
   of +/- 5kHz." At the time of the inspection, Kentec cable channel 30 (Q)
   (259.2625 MHz) and channel 32 (S) (271.2625 MHz) were operating outside
   the allowable frequency tolerance. The video carrier frequencies were
   measured as 259.25350 MHz and 271.25250 MHz respectively.

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
       and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Kentec must submit a
       written statement concerning this matter within 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 Kentec. 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

   Denver Office

   215 S. Wadsworth Blvd., Suite 303

   Lakewood, CO 80226

    4. This Notice shall be sent to by Certified Mail/Return Receipt
       Requested and regular mail to Kentec Communications, Inc., at its
       address of record.

    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.


   Nikki P. Shears

   District Director

   Denver District Office

   Western 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