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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Imperial Irrigation District ) File No. EB-08-SD-0089


   Antenna Structure Registrant ) NOV No. V200832940011

   ASR #1016233 )

   Coachella, California )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: March 31, 2008

   By the District Director, San Diego Office, Western Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules, to the Imperial Irrigation District
       ("IID"), registrant of antenna structure registration number 1016233
       ("ASR #1016233") in Coachella, California.

    2. On March 13, 2008, an agent of the San Diego Office inspected ASR
       #1016233 located in Coachella, California, observed the following

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 17.4(g): "The Antenna Structure Registration Number must
        be displayed in a conspicuous place so that it is readily visible
        near the base of the antenna structure." At the time of the
        inspection, no Antenna Structure Registration Number was displayed at
        the base of the antenna tower or on the fence surrounding the antenna

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 17.51(a): "All red obstruction lighting shall be
        exhibited from sunset to sunrise unless otherwise specified." An hour
        after sunset on March 13, 2008, the agent observed that the top
        obstruction light was not illuminated.

     c. 47 C.F.R. S: 17.48: "The owner of any antenna structure which is
        registered with the Commission..., shall report immediately by
        telephone or telegraph to the nearest Flight Service Station or
        office of the Federal Aviation Administration any observed or
        otherwise known extinguishment or improper functioning of any top
        steady burning light or any flashing obstruction light, regardless of
        its position on the antenna structure, not corrected within 30
        minutes." An agent of the San Diego Office reported the outage of the
        top obstruction light to the nearest Flight Service Station on March
        14, 2008, which then issued a Notice to Airmen ("NOTAM").

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
       and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, the Imperial Irrigation
       District, 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 the Imperial Irrigation District. 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

   San Diego Office

   4542 Ruffner St, Suite 370

   San Diego, CA 92111

    4. This Notice shall be sent by Certified Mail/Return Receipt Requested
       and regular mail to the Imperial Irrigation District 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.


   William R. Zears, Jr.

   District Director

   San Diego 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