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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Centerpoint Energy, Inc. ) File No. EB-11-HU-0107

   Owner of Antenna Structure )

   ASR # 1277180 ) NOV No. V201232540008

   Waller, Texas )



                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                                  Released: December 16, 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 Centerpoint Energy, Inc., owner of
       antenna structure # 1277180 in Waller, Texas.

    2. On December 13, 2011, an agent of the Commission's Houston Office
       inspected antenna structure # 1277180 located in Waller, Texas, and
       observed the following violation:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 17.4(g): "Except as described in paragraph (h) of this
        section, 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 inspection, the Antenna Structure
        Registration Number for this structure was not observed displayed
        anywhere near the base of the structure.

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Centerpoint
       Energy, 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 owner of the antenna structure. 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 Centerpoint Energy, 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.


   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