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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )

   )

   Alaska Public Telecommunications, Inc. )  File No. EB-FIELDWR-12-00003239

   Licensee of TV Translator Station K21AM-D )

   Facility ID #798 )

   Ninilchik, Alaska )  NOV No. V201232780015

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: July 26, 2012

   By the Resident Agent, Anchorage Resident Agent  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 Alaska Public Telecommunications,
       Inc., licensee of TV translator station K21AM-D  in  Ninilchik,
       Alaska.

    2. On May 14, 2012, agents of the Enforcement Bureau's  Anchorage
       Resident Agent  Office inspected  TV translator station K21AM-D 
       located west of the Sterling Highway at mile 138, Ninilchik, Alaska
       and observed the following violation:

   a. 47 C.F.R. S: Section 74.765(b): "The call sign of the station together
   with the name, address, and telephone number of the licensee or local
   representative of the licensee if the licensee does not reside in the
   community served by the station, and the name and address of a person and
   place where station records are maintained, shall be displayed at the
   transmitter site on the structure supporting the transmitting antenna, so
   as to be visible to a person standing on the ground. The display shall be
   maintained in legible condition by the licensee."   The agents did observe
   a display posted at the transmitting antenna site identifying the licensee
   located in Anchorage, Alaska.  However, the posted contact is not local to
   the Ninilchik, Alaska area. The display did not identify the person and
   place where the station records are maintained.  [Author ID1: at Fri May 4
   11:07:00 2012 ][Author ID1: at Fri May 4 11:06:00 2012 ]

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

   Anchorage Resident Agent Office

   P.O. Box 231949

   Anchorage, Alaska 99523-1949

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Alaska Public Telecommunications, 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.

   FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

   Marlene Windel

   Resident Agent

   Anchorage Resident Agent  Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   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

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