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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Louisville TV Licenses, LLC ) File No. EB-10-CG-0658

   Licensee of Television Station WBKI-TV )

   Facility ID # 25173 ) NOV No. V201132320007

   Campbellsville, Kentucky )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                                       Released: May 25, 2011

   By the District Director, Chicago Office, Northeast Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules to Louisville TV Licenses, LLC,
       licensee of television station WBKI-TV, Campbellsville, Kentucky.

    2. On November 17, 2010, an agent of the Commission's Chicago Office
       inspected the main studio of Station WBKI-TV  located in Louisville,
       Kentucky, and observed the following violations:

     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 Sections 11.61(a)(1) and (a)(2). Appropriate entries
        indicating reasons why any tests were not received or sent must be
        made in the broadcast station log as specified in Sections 73.1820
        and 73.1840 of this chapter for all broadcast streams . . . ."  At
        the time of the inspection, there were no EAS entries in the
        station's records except for the period from September 9, 2010 to
        October 31, 2010.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 11:52(d): "EAS participants must  monitor two EAS
        sources. The monitoring assignment of each broadcast station and
        cable system and wireless cable system are specified in the State EAS
        Plan and FCC Mapbook."   At the time of the inspection, WBKI-TV was
        not monitoring the correct local primary stations as required by the
        preliminary Kentucky EAS plan.

     c. 47 C.F.R.  S: 73.1870(b)(3): "The designation of the chief operator
        must be in writing with a copy of the designation posted with the
        station license." At the time of the inspection, there was no written
        designation of the chief operator.

     d. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.1870(c)(3): "Review of the station records at least
        once each week to determine if required entries are being made
        correctly. . . . [U]pon completion of the review, the chief operator
        or his designee must date and sign the log . . . ." At the time of
        the inspection, the EAS logs were not being signed by the chief

    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, Louisville TV Licenses, 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 notices.

    4. In accordance with section 1.16 of the Commission's Rules, we direct
       Louisville TV Licenses, 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 Louisville TV Licenses, LLC with
       personal knowledge of the representations provided in Louisville TV
       Licenses, 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

   Chicago Office

   1550 North Northwest Highway, Room 306

   Park Ridge, IL 60068

    6. This Notice shall be sent to Louisville TV Licenses, 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.


   James M. Roop

   District Director

   Chicago District Office

   Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   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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