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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Cable One Inc. )  File No. EB-FIELDWR-12-00004417



   Physical System ID #001959 )

   ) NOV No. V201232940026

   Roswell, New Mexico )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: September  28, 2012

   By the District Director, San Diego Office, Western Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
       of the Commission's Rules, to  Cable One Inc. (Cable One), operator of
       a cable system  in Roswell, New Mexico.   Pursuant to Section 1.89(a)
       of the Commission's Rules, issuance of the NOV does not preclude the
       Enforcement Bureau from issuing a Notice of Apparent Liability for
       Forfeiture for the violation noted herein.

    2. On September 18, 2012, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's San Diego
       Office inspected the cable system Cable One Inc., located in Roswell,
       New Mexico, and observed the following violation:

     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)." Cable One Inc.
        did not have any records for receiving tests formatted with the
        Common Alerting Protocol in the EAS logs from July 22 through
        September 15, 2012. In addition, there were no records to indicate
        why the July required monthly test (RMT) had not been received or
        sent and why the required weekly tests were not received from
        KBCQ/KSFX from August 5 - September 1, 2012.

    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. 

    4. 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 taken.  Therefore, Cable One Inc. 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 
       Cable One Inc.  to support its response to this Notice with an
       affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by
       an authorized officer of  Cable One Inc. with personal knowledge of
       the representations provided in  Cable One Inc.'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

   San Diego Office

   4542 Ruffner St., Room 370

   San Diego, CA 92111

    7. This Notice shall be sent to  Cable One Inc. at  its address of

    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.


   James T. Lyon

   District Director

   San Diego  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

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