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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   KNS Communications Consultants ) File No. EB-09-DV-0023

   Licensee of Radio Station WPIN813 )

   ) NOV No. V200932800005

   Buckhorn Mountain, Colorado )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: July 9, 2009

   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 KNS Communications Consultants
       ("KNS"), licensee of radio station WPIN813 in Lakewood, Colorado.

    2. On April 24, and on April 30, 2009, agents of the Enforcement Bureau's
       Denver Office investigated a complaint of interference to 154.650 MHz
       in the area of Longmont, Colorado. An agent monitored and inspected
       radio station WPIN813, located at the Buckhorn Mountain Radio site,
       and observed the following violations:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 90.173(b): "All applicants and licensees shall cooperate
        in the selection and use of frequencies in order to reduce
        interference and make the most effective use of the authorized
        facilities." KNS operated WPIN813 on 154.640 MHz and failed to
        properly monitor adjacent channel activity on 154.650 MHz.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 90.403(e): "Licensees shall take reasonable precautions
        to avoid causing harmful interference. This includes monitoring the
        transmitting frequency for communications in progress and such other
        measures as may be necessary to minimize the potential for causing
        interference." At the time of the investigation, the station WPIN813
        transmitted a continuous unmodulated signal on 154.640 MHz. These
        transmissions were without breaks for several hours, creating
        potential for interference and preventing the use of an adjacent
        frequency 154.650 MHz assigned to the City of Longmont, Police
        Department, call signs KNJM331 and WQS866.

     c. 47 C.F.R. S: 90.425(a) : "Except as provided for in paragraphs (d)
        and (e) of this section, each station or system shall be identified
        by the transmission of the assigned call sign during each
        transmission or exchange of transmissions, or once each 15 minutes
        (30 minutes in the Public Safety Pool) during periods of continuous
        operation." At the time of the investigation, the WPIN813 signal was
        monitored for several hours and at no time was a call sign
        identification heard.

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