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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   WXXI Public Broadcasting Council Inc. ) File No.: EB-FIELDNER-12-00001042

   Antenna Structure Registrant )

   ASR # 1003954, 1003955, 1003956, and 1003957 ) NOV No. V201232400032

   Licensee of Radio Station WXXI )

   Facility ID # 74220 )

   Rochester, New York )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: March 19, 2012

   By the Acting District Director, Philadelphia Office, Northeast Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
       of the Commission's rules to WXXI Public Broadcasting Council Inc.
       (WXXI), licensee of AM Radio Station WXXI in Rochester, New York and
       registrant of antenna structure numbers 1003954, 1003955, 1003956, and
       1003957 (Antenna Structures) in Brighton, New York.

    2. On February 22, 2012, agents of the Commission's Philadelphia Office
       inspected the Antenna Structures located at 560 French Road, Brighton,
       New York and observed the following violations:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 17.48(a): "The owner of any antenna structure which is
        registered with the Commission and has been assigned lighting
        specifications referenced in this part shall report immediately by
        telephone or telegraph to the nearest Flight Service Station or
        office of the Federal Aviation Administration any observed or
        otherwise known extinguishment or improper functioning of any top
        steady burning light or any flashing obstruction light, regardless of
        its position on the antenna structure, not corrected within 30
        minutes. Such reports shall set forth the condition of the light or
        lights, the circumstances which caused the failure, the probable date
        for restoration of service, the FCC Antenna Structure Registration
        Number, the height of the structure (AGL and AMSL if known) and the
        name, title, address, and telephone number of the person making the
        report." An investigation by this office determined that, although
        WXXI was aware that the top-level flashing obstruction beacon on
        antenna structure number 1003957 was steady burning instead of
        flashing, WXXI did not notify the Federal Aviation Administration
        within 30 minutes of its observation of the light malfunction.

     b. 47 C.F.R. 17.4(g): "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 the inspection, there were no Antenna
        Structure Registration Numbers posted at or near the base of the
        Antenna Structures.

     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....
        immediately notify the Commission using FCC Form 854 upon any change
        in structure height or change in ownership information." At the time
        of inspection, the Antenna Structure Registration database had not
        been updated for the Antenna Structures to reflect a change in
        telephone number.

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, WXXI Public
       Broadcasting Council 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

   Federal Communications Commission

   Philadelphia Office

   One Oxford Valley Building, Suite 404

   2300 East Lincoln Highway

   Langhorne, Pennsylvania 19047

    4. This Notice shall be sent to WXXI Public Broadcasting Council 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.


   David C. Dombrowski

   Acting District Director

   Philadelphia District Office

   Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   47 U.S.C. S: 403.

   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