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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Lake Country Radio, L.P. ) File No. EB-10-DL-0057

   Licensee of FM Station KCKL )

   Facility ID # 9715 ) NOV No. V201132500002

   Malakoff, Texas )



                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released:October 27, 2010

   By the District Director, Dallas Office, South Central Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules to Lake Country Radio, L.P., licensee
       of FM station KCKL, Malakoff, Texas.

    2. On July 27, 2010, agents of the Enforcement Bureau's Dallas Office
       inspected the station's main studio in Malakoff, Texas and observed
       the following violation(s):

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 11.35(a): "..EAS Participants must determine the cause
        of any failure to receive the required tests or activations specified
        in S: 11.61(a)(1) and (a)(2). Appropriate entries indicating reasons
        why any tests were not received must be made in the broadcast station
        log as specified in S:S: 73.1820 and 73.1840 of this chapter for all
        broadcast streams .."

   Although the station's EAS equipment was operational, the station did not
   have any EAS logs for April or May of 2010 and did not have an explanation
   for the missing entries.

     b. 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 logs on a weekly

     c. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.3526(e)(12): "For commercial AM and FM 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. The list for each calendar quarter
        is to be filed by the tenth day of the succeeding calendar quarter
        (e.g., January 10 for the quarter October-December, April 10 for the
        quarter January-March, etc.). The list shall include a brief
        narrative describing what issues were given significant treatment and
        the programming that provided this treatment. The description of the
        programs shall include, but shall not be limited to, the time, date,
        duration, and title of each program in which the issue was treated."

   The licensee failed to reduce the last quarterly issues to a list
   containing the required information.

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended,3 and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Lake Country
       Radio, L.P. 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 taken to correct each violation and preclude recurrence, and
       should include a time line for completion of pending corrective
       action. The response must be complete in itself and signed by a
       principal or officer of the owner.

    4. 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

   Dallas Office

   9330 LBJ Freeway, #1170

   Dallas, Texas 75243

    5. This Notice shall be sent to Lake Country Radio, L.P.  at its address
       of record.

    6. The Privacy Act of 19746 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.


   James D. Wells

   District Director

   Dallas District Office

   South Central Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   3 47 U.S.C. S: 403

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

                       Federal Communications Commission


                       Federal Communications Commission