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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )

   )

   KMEX License Partnership, G.P. ) File No. EB-11-LA-0140

   Licensee of Television Station KMEX-DT )

   Facility ID # 35123 )

   Los Angeles, CA ) NOV No. V201232900012

   )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: December 20, 2011

   By the District Director, Los Angeles Office, Western Region, Enforcement
   Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules, to KMEX License Partnership, G.P.
       ("KMEX"), licensee of television station KMEX-DT serving Los Angeles,
       California. This Notice may be combined with a further action, if
       further action is warranted.

    2. On September 12, 2011, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Los
       Angeles Office inspected television station KMEX-DT and observed the
       following violation:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.1870(c)(3): "(c) The chief operator is responsible
        for completion of the following duties specified in this paragraph
        below. ... (3) Review of the station records at least once each week
        to determine if required entries are being made correctly.
        Additionally, verification must be made that the station has been
        operated as required by the rules or the station authorization. Upon
        completion of the review, the chief operator or his designee must
        date and sign the log, initiate any corrective action which may be
        necessary, and advise the station licensee of any condition which is
        repetitive." At the time of inspection, the Chief Operator had not
        signed the Emergency Alert System ("EAS") logs for over eight weeks.

    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.  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
       violations and any remedial actions the station may have taken. 
       Therefore, KMEX 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
       KMEX to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or
       declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an
       authorized officer of KMEX with personal knowledge of the
       representations provided in KMEX's 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

   18000 Studebaker Rd.

   Suite 660

   Cerritos, CA 90703

    6. This Notice shall be sent to KMEX, 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.

   FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

   Nader Haghighat

   District Director

   Los Angeles District Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89(a).

   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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