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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   The County of Union ) File No. EB-09-PA-0260

   Attn: Union Snyder Transportation Alliance )

   Licensee of Radio Station WNPJ353 ) NOV No. V201032400007

   New Berlin, Pennsylvania )


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: November 23, 2009

   By the District Director, Philadelphia Office, Northeast Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules to the County of Union, licensee of
       radio station WNPJ353 in New Berlin, Pennsylvania.

    2. On October 23, 2009, agents of the Commission's Philadelphia Office
       monitored the radio transmissions of station WNPJ353 located in New
       Berlin, Pennsylvania and observed the following violations:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 1.903(a): "Stations in the Wireless Radio Services must
        be used and operated only in accordance with the rules applicable to
        their particular service as set forth in this title and with a valid
        authorization granted by the Commission under the provisions of this
        part." Furthermore, 47 C.F.R. S: 1.903(b) states: "The holding of an
        authorization does not create any rights beyond the terms, conditions
        and period specified in the authorization." The County of Union is
        authorized under its license, WNPJ353, to operate a repeater station
        on the frequency 155.055 MHz along SR 2003 on Shamokin Mountain in
        Limestone Township, Pennsylvania at the coordinates 40o 57' 48.3"
        North Latitude 076  o -52'-56.9" West Longitude and from the
        Selinsgrove State Hospital in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania at the
        coordinates 40  o 48' 59.0" North Latitude 076  o 53' 23.0" West
        Longitude. The agents observed that the County of Union was operating
        the 155.055 MHz repeater station from an unauthorized location off
        Dreisbach Church Road in New Berlin, Pennsylvania at the coordinates
        40  o 53' 45.5" North Latitude 076  o 58' 32.2" West Longitude, which
        is 6.7 miles from the authorized location in Limestone Township,
        Pennsylvania, and 7.1 miles from the authorized location in
        Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.

     b. 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. The
        call sign shall be transmitted by voice in the English language or by
        International Morse Code in accordance with paragraph (b) of this
        section...." On October 23, 2009, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.,
        agents observed that the County of Union did not transmit its call
        sign identification WNPJ353 on the frequency 155.055 MHz.

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, the County of
       Union 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 the County of Union. 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

   Philadelphia Office

   One Oxford Valley Building, Suite 404

   2300 East Lincoln Highway

   Langhorne, Pennsylvania 19047

    4. This Notice shall be sent to the County of Union 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.


   Gene J. Stanbro

   District Director

   Philadelphia Office

   Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   47 U.S.C. S: 308(b).

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

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

                       Federal Communications Commission


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