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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Inspirational Family Radio, Inc. )  File No. EB-FIELDWR-12-00003864

   Licensee of Station KSPD )


   Facility ID # 35627 )

   ) NOV No. V201232920014

   Boise, Idaho )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: September 13, 2012

   By the Resident Agent, Portland 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  Inspirational Family Radio, Inc.
       (Inspirational Family Radio), licensee of radio station KSPD  in
       Boise, Idaho.   Pursuant to Section 1.89(a) of the Commission's Rules,
       issuance of this NOV does not preclude the Enforcement Bureau from
       further action if warranted, including issuing a Notice of Apparent
       Liability for Forfeiture for the violation(s) noted herein.

    2. On August 16, 2012, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Portland
       Office inspected radio station KSPD located at 1440 Weideman Avenue,
       Boise, Idaho, and observed the following violations:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 11.61(b): "Entries shall be made in EAS Participant
        records, as specified in S:11.35(a) and 11.54(a)(3)." KSPD did not
        have any records for receiving tests formatted with the Common
        Alerting Protocol in the EAS logs from July 2 through August 16,

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.1590(a)(6): "The equipment performance measurements
        for each transmitter has to be made annually, for AM stations, with
        not more than 14 months between measurements." During the inspection
        conducted on August 16, 2012, KSPD produced its equipment performance
        measurements, dated June 29, 2009. The referenced document was
        outdated and there were no equipment performance measurements made
        after June 29, 2012, within 14 months intervals.

     c. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.1870(b)(3): "The designation of the chief operator
        must be in writing with a copy of the designation posted with the
        station license. Agreements with chief operators serving on a
        contract basis must be in writing with a copy kept in the station
        files." At the time of the inspection, KSPD did not have the chief
        operator designation in writing.

    3. As the nation's emergency warning system, the Emergency Alert System
       is critical to public safety, and we recognize the vital role that 
       broadcasters play in ensuring its success. The Commission takes
       seriously any violations of the Rules implementing the EAS and expects
       full compliance from its regulatees.  In addition, each AM station
       must make the equipment performance measurements of the transmitter,
       annually, with not more than 14 months between measurements; and the
       designation of the chief operator must be in writing with a copy
       posted with the station license. 

    4. Pursuant to Section  308(b) 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 taken.  Therefore, Inspirational Family Radio, 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.

    5. In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Commission's Rules, we direct 
       Inspirational Family Radio  to support its response to this Notice
       with an affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and
       dated by an authorized officer of  Inspirational Family Radio with
       personal knowledge of the representations provided in  Inspirational
       Family Radio'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.

    6. 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

   Portland Resident Agent Office

   P.O. Box 61469

   Vancouver, Washington 98666-1469

    7. This Notice shall be sent to  Inspirational Family Radio, Inc. at  its
       address of record.

    8. 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.


   Binh Nguyen

   Resident Agent

   Portland Resident Agent  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: 308(b).

   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