Click here for Adobe Acrobat version
Click here for Microsoft Word version

This document was converted from Microsoft Word.

Content from the original version of the document such as
headers, footers, footnotes, endnotes, graphics, and page numbers
will not show up in this text version.

All text attributes such as bold, italic, underlining, etc. from the
original document will not show up in this text version.

Features of the original document layout such as
columns, tables, line and letter spacing, pagination, and margins
will not be preserved in the text version.

If you need the complete document, download the
Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat version.


                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   SBA Towers III LLC ) File No. EB-11-DT-0128

   Antenna Structure Registrant )

   ASR # 1275397 ) NOV No. V201132360005

   Pine Knot, KY )


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: June 9, 2011

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

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules to SBA Towers III LLC ("SBA"), the
       owner of antenna structure number 1275397 in Pine Knot, Kentucky.

    2. On May 19, 2011, an agent from the Commission's Detroit Office
       inspected antenna structure number 1275397, located at the coordinates
       36-39-45.6 North Latitude / 084-26-36.6 West Longitude in Pine Knot,
       Kentucky. The agent observed the following violation:

   47 C.F.R. S: 17.4(g): "The Antenna Structure Registration Number must be
   displayed in a conspicuous place so that it is readily visible near the
   base of the antenna structure. Materials used to display the Antenna
   Structure Registration Number must be weather-resistant and of sufficient
   size to be easily seen at the base of the antenna structure." At the time
   of the inspection, the Antenna Structure Registration Number was not

    3. Pursuant to section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
       and section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, SBA 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 actions taken to correct each
       violation and preclude recurrence, and should include a time line for
       completion of pending corrective actions. The response must be
       complete in itself and signed by a principal or officer of SBA Towers
       III LLC. 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

   Detroit Office

   24897 Hathaway Street

   Farmington Hills, Michigan 48335

    4. This Notice shall be sent to SBA Towers III LLC at its address of

    5. 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. Any false
       statement made knowingly and willfully in reply to this Notice is
       punishable by fine or imprisonment under Title 18 of the U.S. Code.


   James A. Bridgewater

   District Director

   Detroit Office

   Enforcement Bureau

   Northeast Region

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   47 U.S.C. S: 403.

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

   18 U.S.C. S: 1001 et seq.

                       Federal Communications Commission


                       Federal Communications Commission