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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Grande Communications ClearSource, Inc. ) File No. EB-FIELDSCR-12-00003812

   Cable System Operator ) NOV No. V20133250003

   ) Physical System No. 020197

   Odessa, Texas ) Community Unit No. TX2287


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: November 13, 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 (Rules), to Grande Communications
       ClearSource, Inc., operator of a cable system in Odessa, Texas.
       Pursuant to Section 1.89(a) of the 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 2 2012, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Dallas Office
       inspected the cable system located at Odessa, Texas, and observed the
       following violation(s):

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 11.35(a): "EAS Participants are responsible for ensuring
        that EAS Encoders, EAS Decoders and Attention Signal generating and
        receiving equipment used as part of the EAS are installed so that the
        monitoring and transmitting functions are available during the times
        the stations and systems are in operation."  At the time of the
        inspection, the EAS equipment was not fully operational. During a
        demonstration, the EAS equipment would not transmit the required
        audio and video messages from the encoder to the cable channels.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 76.1700(a): "Records to be maintained by cable system
        operators - The operator of every cable television system having 5000
        or more subscribers shall maintain for public inspections a file
        containing a copy of all records which are required to be kept by
        (76.1701 (political file); 76.1715 (sponsorship identification);
        76.1702 (EEO records available for public inspection), 76.1703
        (commercial records for children's programming); 76.1704 (proof of
        performance) and 76.1706 (signal leakage logs and repair records)."
        At the time of the inspection, Grande Communications ClearSource,
        Inc. did not have copies of the following records: 76.1702 (Annual
        Equal Employment Opportunity reports) [1 year], 76.1704 (Proof of
        Performance tests) [5 Years], and 76.1706 (Leakage Logs) [2 Years].

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
       and Section 1.89 of the Rules, we seek additional information
       concerning the violations and any remedial actions taken. Therefore,
       Grande Communications ClearSource, 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.

    4. In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Rules, we direct Grande
       Communications ClearSource, 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 Grande Communications
       ClearSource, Inc. with personal knowledge of the representations
       provided in Grande Communications ClearSource, 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.

    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

   Dallas Office

   9330 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1170

   Dallas, TX 75243

    6. This Notice shall be sent to Grande Communications ClearSource, Inc.
       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.


   James D. Wells

   District Director

   Dallas District Office

   South Central 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 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