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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Joines Towers ) File No. EB-FIELDSCR-12-00005165

   Owner of Antenna Structure No. 1202268 ) NOV No. V201332540002


   El Campo, Texas )




                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: November 13, 2012

   By the Resident Agent, Houston 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 Joines Towers, owner of antenna
       structure number 1202268 located in El Campo, 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 November 2, 2012, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Houston
       Office inspected antenna structure number 1202268 located in El Campo,
       Texas, and observed the following violation:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 17.4(g): "Except as described in paragraph (h) of this
        section, the Antenna Structure Registration Number must displayed in
        a conspicuous place so that it is readily visible near the base of
        the antenna structure. Materials used to display the Antenna
        Structure Registration Number must be weather-resistant and of
        sufficient size to be easily seen at the base of the antenna
        structure." At the time of inspection, a display of the Antenna
        Structure Registration Number for this structure was not observed
        anywhere near the base of the structure.

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) 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,
       Joines Towers 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 Joines Towers
       to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or
       declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an
       authorized officer of Joines Towers with personal knowledge of the
       representations provided in Joines Towers'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

   Houston Office

   9597 Jones Road, #362

   Houston, Texas 77065

    6. This Notice shall be sent to Joines Towers 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.


   Stephen P. Lee

   Resident Agent

   Houston 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: 308(b).

   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