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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Union Free School District #1 ) File No. EB-09-NY-0282

   Licensee of Radio Station WOSS )

   Facility ID # 68811 ) NOV No. V201032380007

   Ossining, New York )


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released:  January 22, 2010

   By the District Director, New York Office, Northeast Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules to Union Free School District #1
       ("Union Free"), licensee of radio station WOSS in Ossining, New York.
       This Notice may be combined with a further action, if further action
       is warranted.

    2. On September 29, 2009, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's New York
       Office inspected station WOSS located in Ossining, New York, and
       observed the following violations:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 11.61(b): "Entries shall be made in EAS Participant
        records, as specified in Sections 11.35(a) and 11.54(b)(13)." At the
        time of inspection, the broadcast station records did not contain
        entries documenting the weekly tests received or weekly tests
        conducted for the period from July 1, 2009 to September 28, 2009,
        with the exception of one entry for a test received on September 21,
        2009. Moreover, the station records contained no entries for monthly
        tests received or retransmitted for the period between July 1, 2009
        and September 28, 2009. The broadcast station records contained no
        reasons why tests were not sent or received.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.3527(e)(7): "At all times, a copy of the most recent
        version of the manual entitled The Public and Broadcasting." At the
        time of inspection, WOSS's public file contained no copy of The
        Public and Broadcasting.

     c. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.3527(e)(8): "For non-exempt noncommercial educational
        broadcast stations, every three months a list of programs that have
        provided the station's most significant treatment of community issues
        during the preceding three month period." At the time of inspection,
        WOSS's public file did not contain any quarterly issues/programs

    3. As the nation's emergency warning system, the Emergency Alert System
       is critical to public safety, and we recognize the vital role that
       broadcasters play in ensuring its success. The Commission takes
       seriously any violations of the Rules implementing the EAS and expects
       full compliance from its regulatees. We also must investigate
       violations of other rules that apply to broadcast licensees. Pursuant
       to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, and
       Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, we seek additional information
       concerning the violation(s) and any remedial actions the station may
       have taken.  Therefore, Union Free must submit a written statement
       concerning this matter within twenty (20) days of release of this
       Notice. The response (i) must fully explain each violation, including
       all relevant surrounding facts and circumstances, (ii) must contain a
       statement of the specific action(s) taken to correct each violation
       and preclude recurrence, and (iii) must include a time line for
       completion of any pending corrective action(s). The response must be
       complete in itself  and must not be abbreviated by reference to other
       communications or answers to other notices.

    4. In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Commission's Rules, we direct
       Union Free to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or
       declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an
       authorized officer of Union Free with personal knowledge of the
       representations provided in Union Free's response, verifying the truth
       and accuracy of the information therein, and confirming that all of
       the information requested by this Notice which is in the licensee's
       possession, custody, control, or knowledge has been produced. To
       knowingly and willfully make any false statement or conceal any
       material fact in reply to this Notice is punishable by fine or
       imprisonment under Title 18 of the U.S. Code.

    5. 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

   New York Office

   201 Varick Street

   New York, New York 10014

    6. This Notice shall be sent to Union Free at its address of record.

    7. 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.


   Daniel W. Noel

   District Director

   New York District Office

   Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89(a).

   47 U.S.C. S: 403.

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89(c).

   Section 1.16 of the Commission's Rules provides that "[a]ny document to be
   filed with the Federal Communications Commission and which is required by
   any law, rule or other regulation of the United States to be supported,
   evidenced, established or proved by a written sworn declaration,
   verification, certificate, statement, oath or affidavit by the person
   making the same, may be supported, evidenced, established or proved by the
   unsworn declaration, certification, verification, or statement in writing
   of such person . . . . Such declaration shall be subscribed by the
   declarant as true under penalty of perjury, and dated, in substantially
   the following form . . . : `I declare (or certify, verify, or state) under
   penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on
   (date). (Signature)'." 47 C.F.R. S: 1.16.

   18 U.S.C. S: 1001 et seq. See also 47 C.F.R. S: 1.17.

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

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