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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Golden Valley Electric Association ) File No. EB-08-AN-0045 

   Antenna Structure Registrant )

   ASR #1249068 )  NOV No. V200832780019

   North Pole, Alaska )


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                                       Released: June 4, 2008

   By the Resident Agent, Anchorage Resident Agent  Office, Western Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a  Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules, to Golden Valley Electric Association,
       registrant of antenna structure #1249068 in North Pole, Alaska.

    2. On May 14, 2008, at approximately 4:30 p.m., agents of the Enforcement
       Bureau's  Anchorage Resident Agent  Office inspected  antenna
       structure #1249068  located at 8.1 mile Johnson Road, North Pole,
       Alaska, and observed the following violation:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 17.4(g): "Except as described in paragraph (h) of this
        section, 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. Materials used to display the Antenna
        Structure Registration Number must be weather-resistant and of
        sufficient size to be easily seen at the base of the antenna
        structure." At the time of the inspection, the agents did not observe
        an Antenna Structure Registration number posted at or in the vicinity
        of the antenna structure's base.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 17.23: "Unless otherwise specified by the Commission,
        each new or altered antenna structure to be registered on or after
        January 1, 1996, must conform to the FAA's painting and lighting
        recommendations set forth on the structure's FAA determination of `no
        hazard,'" as referenced in the relevant FAA Advisory Circulars.  The
        antenna structure registration for antenna structure #1249068
        requires lighting in accordance with FAA Chapters 4, 5, 12 in FAA
        Circular Number 70/7460-1K. Specifically, antenna structure #1249068
        is required to have two or more red steady burning (L-810)
        obstruction lights installed on top of the antenna structure, in a
        manner to ensure an unobstructed view of one or more lights by a
        pilot.   At the time of inspection, the agent observed a dual
        red/white beacon light unit mounted on the top of the antenna
        structure. The unit was flashing white. No steady burning red lights 
        were observed.

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
       and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Golden Valley Electric
       Association, 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  an 
       official of Golden Valley Electric Association.  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

   Federal Communications Commission

   Anchorage Resident Agent Office

   P.O. Box 221849

   Anchorage, Alaska 99522-1849

    4. This Notice shall be sent to by Certified Mail/Return Receipt
       Requested and regular mail to Golden Valley Electric Association 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.


   Marlene Windel

   Resident Agent

   Anchorage Resident Agent  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