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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Atmos Energy ) File No. EB-FIELDSCR-12-00000512

   Owner of Antenna Structure Number 1275480  )   NOV No. V20123250010


   Dallas, Texas )


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: April 2, 2012

   By the District Director, Dallas 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 Atmos Energy, owner of antenna structure
       number 1275480  in  Dallas, Texas.

    2. On January 31, 2012, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Dallas
       Office inspected antenna structure number 1275480 located in Dallas,
       Texas, and observed the following violation(s):

     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 1275480 was not posted; instead ASR number
        1053483 was posted at the front gate.

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
       and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Atmos Energy, must submit
       a written statement concerning this matter within 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, to 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 Atmos
       Energy. 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

   Dallas Office

   9330 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1170

   Dallas, Texas, 75243

    4. This Notice shall be sent to by Certified Mail/Return Receipt
       Requested and regular mail to Atmos Energy 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.


   James D. Wells

   District Director

   Dallas District Office

   South Central 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