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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Farm & Home Broadcasting Company ) File No. EB-09-PA-0243

   Licensee of Radio Station WFRM )

   Facility ID # 21196 )

   Antenna Structure Registrant )

   ASR # 1026692 )

   Coudersport, Pennsylvania ) NOV No. V201032400019


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: January 20, 2010

   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 Farm & Home Broadcasting Company,
       the licensee of AM Radio Station WFRM and owner of antenna structure
       number 1026692 in Coudersport, Pennsylvania. This Notice may be
       combined with a further action, if further action is warranted.

    2. On October 13 and 14, 2009, an agent of the Commission's Philadelphia
       Office inspected radio station WFRM and antenna structure
       number1026692 located in Coudersport, Pennsylvania and observed the
       following violations:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 11.52(d): "Broadcast stations and cable systems and
        wireless cable systems must monitor two EAS sources. The monitoring
        assignments of each broadcast station and cable system and wireless
        cable system are specified in the State EAS Plan and FCC Mapbook...."
        A review of WFRM's EAS logs revealed that WFRM was properly
        monitoring only one EAS source.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 17.50(a): "Antenna structures requiring painting under
        this part shall be cleaned or repainted as often as necessary to
        maintain good visibility." At the time of inspection, the agent
        observed that the paint on the antenna structure was faded and

    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. Similarly, the Commission
       investigates compliance with painting requirements for antenna
       structures because of the potential hazard to air navigation. 
       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, Farm & Home Broadcasting Company
       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

    4. In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Commission's Rules, we direct
       L-COM, Inc. to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit
       or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an
       authorized officer of Farm & Home Broadcasting Company with personal
       knowledge of the representations provided in L-COM, Inc.'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

   Philadelphia Office

   One Oxford Valley Building, Suite 404

   2300 East Lincoln Highway

   Langhorne, Pennsylvania 19047

    6. This Notice shall be sent to Farm & Home Broadcasting Company 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, further action is required to ensure compliance.


   Gene J. Stanbro

   District Director

   Philadelphia District Office

   Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

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

   Under the Pennsylvania State EAS Plan, stations in the Warren EAS
   Operational Area such as WFRM are required to monitor stations WRRN (92.3
   MHz) and WPSX (92.1 MHz). WFRM instead was monitoring stations WRRN and
   WHKS. WFRM is required to obtain a waiver if required EAS sources cannot
   be received or monitored.

   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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