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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Citadel Broadcasting Company ) File No. EB-11-PA-0304

   Antenna Structure Registrant )

   ASR # 1026574, 1026575, 1026576, ) NOV No. V201232400035

   1026577, and 1026578 )

   Falls, Pennsylvania )


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: April 5, 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 Citadel Broadcasting Company (Citadel),
       registrant of antenna structure numbers 1026574, 1026575, 1026576,
       1026577, and 1026578 (Antenna Structures) in Falls, Pennsylvania.

    2. On January 12, 2012, agents of the Commission's Philadelphia Office
       inspected the Antenna Structures located in Falls, Pennsylvania, and
       observed the following violations:

       a. 47 C.F.R. S:: 17.51(a): "All red obstruction lighting shall be
          exhibited from sunset to sunrise unless otherwise specified." At
          the time of inspection, one of the two steady burning side marker
          obstruction lights at the one-third level was extinguished on both
          antenna structure numbers 1026574 and 1026576.

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
       and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Citadel Broadcasting
       Company 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 Citadel Broadcasting Company. 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 Citadel Broadcasting Company 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 Dombrowski

   Acting District Director

   Philadelphia District Office

   Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   The antenna structure registrations for antenna structures # 1026574 and
   1026576 require that the painting and obstruction lighting comply with the
   FCC paragraphs 1, 3, 12, and 21 which require the antenna structures to be
   painted and have a top-level flashing red beacon and at least two steady
   burning side marker obstruction lights at the one-thirds and two-thirds

   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