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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Bresnan Communications LLC )  File No. EB-FIELDWR-12-00003200

   Cable System Operator )

   Physical System ID # 002218 )

   Worland, WY ) NOV No. V201232800042


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released:  July 24, 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  Bresnan Communications LLC., (Bresnan)
       operator of a cable system in Worland, Wyoming. This Notice may be
       combined with a further action, if further action is warranted.

    2. On  June 7, 2012, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Denver Office
       inspected  cable system located at Worland, WY, and observed the
       following violations:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 11.35(a): "...EAS Participants must determine the cause
        of any failure to receive the required tests or activations specified
        in Sections 11.61(a)(1) and (a)(2). Appropriate entries indicating
        reasons why any tests were not received must be made in the ...cable
        system records as specified in Sections 76.1700, 76.1708 and 76.1711
        of this chapter... " At the time of the inspection, there were no
        entries in the system's  records indicating why Bresnan  did not
        receive the Required Monthly Tests from KTHE  during the period from 
        March 1, 2012, to May 31, 2012. KTHE is the required primary EAS
        assignment per the State EAS Plan. At the time of inspection,
        Brensnan was monitoring KKLX(FM) 96.1 and NOAA and for the period of
        March 1, 2012, to May 31, 2012, Bresnan did not receive any Required
        Monthly Tests from KKLX(FM) or NOAA during this period.

     b. 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 inspection, Bresnan was monitoring an
        incorrect source as its primary EAS assignment. Bresnan was found
        monitoring KKLX(FM), 96.1 MHz, instead of KTHE as required in the
        Wyoming State Plan.

    3. As the nation's emergency warning system, the Emergency Alert System
       is critical to public safety, and we recognize the vital role that
       cable operators play in ensuring its success. The Commission takes
       seriously any violations of the Rules implementing the EAS and expects
       full compliance from its regulatees.  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, Bresnan 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
       Bresnan  to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or
       declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an
       authorized officer of Bresnan  with personal knowledge of the
       representations provided in Bresnan'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 Bresnan Communications LLC.,  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 District 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