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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   New Age Media of Tennessee License, LLC ) File No. EB-10-AT-0099

   Licensee of TV Station WDSI-TV )

   Facility ID #71353 ) NOV No. V201032480007

   Chattanooga, TN )



                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: August 20, 2010

   By the District Director, Atlanta Office, South Central Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules to New Age Media of Tennessee License,
       LLC, licensee of television station WDSI-TV, Chattanooga,TN.

    2. On July 29, 2010, agents from the Enforcement Bureau's Atlanta Office
       inspected the station's main studio located in Chattanooga, TN and
       observed the following violation(s):

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 11.52(d): "EAS participants must monitor two assigned
        EAS sources."

   The station was monitoring only one of the two assigned EAS sources.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 11.61: "(a)... All tests will conform with the
        procedures in the EAS Operating Handbook. ... (b) Entries shall be
        made in EAS Participant records, as specified in Sections 11.35(a)
        and 11.54(b)(13)." The EAS Operating Handbook requires EAS
        participants to log all received and transmitted EAS tests. In
        addition, Section 73.1820(a)(1)(iii) states that "[e]ntries must be
        made in the station log either manually by a person designated by the
        licensee ... or by automatic devices. ... The following information
        must be entered: An entry of each test and activation of the EAS
        pursuant to the requirement of part 11 of this chapter and the EAS
        Operating Handbook."

   The station's EAS logs contained no entries for transmitting weekly tests
   or receiving and retransmitting monthly tests.

   The station's EAS logs contained no entries for transmitting weekly tests
   or receiving and retransmitting monthly tests.

     c. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.1870(c)(3): The designated chief operator must review
        and sign the station logs on a weekly basis.

   The chief operator was not reviewing or signing the station logs on a
   weekly basis.

    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, New Age Media of Tennessee License, LLC 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
       New Age Media of Tennessee License, LLC to support its response to
       this Notice with an affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury,
       signed and dated by an authorized officer of New Age Media of
       Tennessee License, LLC with personal knowledge of the representations
       provided in New Age Media of Tennessee License, LLC 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

   Atlanta Office

   3575 Koger Blvd.

   Duluth, GA 30096

    6. This Notice shall be sent to New Age Media of Tennessee License, LLC 
       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.


   Douglas G. Miller

   District Director

   Atlanta District Office

   South Central Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   cc: WDSI-TV

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   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).

                       Federal Communications Commission


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