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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Metro Networks Communications, Inc. ) File No. EB-11-DV-0077

   Licensee of Remote Pickup Radio Station KPF300 )

   ) NOV No. V201232800001

   Denver, Colorado )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: October  31, 2011

   By the District Director, Denver Office, Western Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules, to Metro Networks Communications, Inc.
       ("Metro Networks"), licensee of broadcast auxiliary remote pickup
       ("RPU") radio station KPF300 in Denver, Colorado.

    2. On April 8, 2011, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Denver Office
       investigated broadcast auxiliary RPU repeater KPF300, located on the
       Lookout Mountain communications site in Golden, Colorado, and observed
       the following violation:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: Section 1.903(a): "Stations in the Wireless Radio
        Services must be used and operated only in accordance with the rules
        applicable to their particular service as set forth in this title and
        with a valid authorization granted by the Commission under the
        provisions of this part." Furthermore, 47 C.F.R. S: 1.903(b) states:
        "The holding of an authorization does not create any rights beyond
        the terms, conditions and period specified in the authorization." The
        license for station KPF300 authorized Doublehead Mountain (39DEG 33'
        46.0" north latitude and 105DEG 15' 39.0" west longitude) as the
        fixed location for the repeater, however, KPF300 was found operating
        on Lookout Mountain, in Golden Colorado (39DEG 43' 43.6" north
        latitude and 105DEG 14' 15.1" west longitude).

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Metro Networks
       must submit a written statement concerning this matter within 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
       Metro Networks. 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

   Denver District Office

   215 S. Wadsworth Blvd., Suite 303

   Lakewood, Colorado 80226

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Metro Networks Communications, Inc., at
       its address of record.

    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.


   Nikki P. Shears

   District Director

   Denver District Office

   Western 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