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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Brahmin Broadcasting Corporation ) File No. EB-11-DV-0223

   Licensee of Radio Station KPAD )

   Facility ID # 166006 )

   Wheatland, WY ) NOV No. V201232800011


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: January 11, 2012

   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 Brahmin Broadcasting Corporation
       ("Brahmin"), licensee of radio station KPAD,  Wheatland, WY. This
       Notice may be combined with a further action, if further action is

    2. On August 16, 2011, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Denver Office
       inspected the KPAD  main studio located in Wheatland, WY, and observed
       the following violations:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 11.52(d): "EAS Participants must monitor two EAS
        sources. The monitoring assignments of each broadcast station and
        cable system and wireless cable system are specified in the State EAS
        Plan ..."  At the time of the inspection, KPAD was monitoring a
        source other than those authorized as LP-2 sources for Wyoming EAS
        Area 5 within the Wyoming State EAS Plan.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.1125(e): "Each AM, FM, TV and Class A TV broadcast
        station shall maintain a local telephone number in its community of
        license or a toll-free number." At the time of the inspection, the
        phone number given for the KPAD main studio was a long distance call
        from the city of Wheatland, WY.

    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.  We also must investigate
       violations of other rules that apply to broadcast licensees.  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, Brahmin 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
       Brahmin to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or
       declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an
       authorized officer of Brahmin with personal knowledge of the
       representations provided in Brahmin'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

   Denver District Office

   215 S. Wadsworth Blvd., # 303

   Lakewood, CO 80226

    6. This Notice shall be sent to Brahmin Broadcasting Corporation 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.


   Nikki P. Shears

   District Director

   Denver 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


                       Federal Communications Commission