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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Etan Industries, Inc. ) File No. EB-11-HU-0062

   Owner of Antenna Structure # 1051381 ) NOV No. V201132540001

   Hallettsville, Texas )



                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                                 Released:  September 8, 2011

   By the Resident Agent, Houston 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 Etan Industries, Inc., owner of
       antenna structure # 1051381 in Hallettsville, Texas.

    2. On August 24, 2011, an agent of the Commission's Houston Office of the
       Enforcement Bureau observed antenna structure # 1051381 located in
       Hallettsville, Texas, and observed the following violation(s):

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 17.47(a)(1): "The owner of any antenna structure which
        is registered with the Commission and has been assigned lighting
        specifications referenced in this part: Shall make an observation of
        the antenna structure's lights at least once each 24 hours either
        visually or by observing an automatic properly maintained indicator
        designed to register failure of the lights to insure all lights are
        functioning properly as required; ..." Although it was confirmed the
        tower lights were observed once each 24 hours, the observation was
        not conducted in a way to insure all of the lights were operating
        properly. The daily light observer saw that the top light and a
        midpoint light were working, but did not notice that another midpoint
        light was not operating properly.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 17.51(b): "All high intensity and medium intensity
        obstruction lighting shall be exhibited continuously unless otherwise
        specified." At the time of inspection, one of the two medium
        intensity strobe lights installed at the . point of the structure was
        not functioning.

     c. 47 C.F.R. S: 17.57: "The owner of an antenna structure for which an
        Antenna Structure Registration Number has been obtained must notify
        the Commission within 24 hours of completion of construction (FCC
        Form 854-R) and/or the dismantlement (FCC Form 854). The owner must
        also immediately notify the Commission using FCC Form 854 upon any
        change in structure height or change in ownership information." The
        telephone number provided in the ownership information of the Antenna
        Structure Registration is not current and must be updated.

    3. Pursuant to section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and section 1.89 of the Commission's rules, Etan Industries,
       Inc., 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(s) taken to correct each violation and preclude recurrence, and
       should include a time line for completion of pending corrective
       action(s). The response must be complete in itself and signed by a
       principal or officer of the tower owner. 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

   Houston Office

   9597 Jones Road, #362

   Houston, Texas 77065

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Etan Industries, Inc., 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.


   Stephen P. Lee

   Resident Agent

   Houston Office

   South Central Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   47 U.S.C. S: 308(b).

   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