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                                   Before the

                         * Federal Communications Commission

                              * Washington, D.C. 20554

     In the Matter of                                                        
     Union Broadcasting, Inc.                                                
                                      )   File No.: EB-FIELDSCR-12-00005365  
     Owner of Antenna Structure                                              
     Numbers 1014877, 1014878,        )   NOV No.: V201332560008             
     1014879, 1014880, and 1014881                                           
     Nashua, MO                                                              

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: November 28, 2012

   By the District Director, Kansas City Office, South Central Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
       of the Commission's rules (Rules) to Union Broadcasting, Inc., owner
       of antenna structure numbers 1014877, 1014878, 1014879, 1014880, and
       1014881 in Nashua, Missouri. 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 9, 2012, an agent of the Commission's Kansas City Office
       inspected antenna structure numbers 1014877, 1014878, 1014879,
       1014880, and 1014881 located at 400 E Cookingham Rd, Nashua, MO and
       observed the following violation(s):

          47 C.F.R. S: 17.23: "Unless otherwise specified by the             
          Commission, each new or altered antenna structure to be            
          registered on or after January 1, 1996, must conform to the FAA's  
          painting and lighting recommendations set forth on the             
          structure's FAA determination of "no hazard..." At the time of     
          inspection, the agent observed that the top beacons on structure   
          numbers 1014878, 1014879, 1014880, and 1014881 were white, and     
          not red as required.                                               
          47 C.F.R.S:17.47(a): "The owner of any antenna structure which is  
          registered with the Commission and has been assigned lighting      
     a.   specifications referenced in this part: (a)(1) Shall make an       
          observation of the antenna structure's lights at least once each   
     b.   24 hours either visually or by observing an automatic properly     
          maintained indicator designed to register any failure of such      
          lights, to insure that all such lights are functioning properly    
          as required; or alternatively, (2) Shall provide and properly      
          maintain an automatic alarm system designed to detect any failure  
          of such lights and to provide indication of such failure to the    
          owner." At the time of the inspection, Union Broadcasting's        
          operations manager told the agent that the lights on antenna       
          structure numbers 1014877, 1014878, 1014879, 1014880, and 1014881  
          were visually monitored once a week. The automatic indicator       
          installed was only able to detect a complete light outage and was  
          unable to determine if individual lights were out.                 

          47 C.F.R.S:17.56: "Maintenance of lighting equipment. (a)          
          Replacing or repairing of lights, automatic indicators or          
          automatic control or alarm systems shall be accomplished as soon   
          as practicable. (b) The flash tubes in a high intensity            
     b.   obstruction lighting system shall be replaced whenever the peak    
          effective daytime intensity falls below 200,000 candelas." At the  
          time of the inspection, the agent found that the lights on         
          antenna structure number 1014880 were inoperable and had been      
          inoperable since at least August 5, 2010.                          

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
       and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Union Broadcasting, Inc.,
       must submit a written statement concerning this matter within twenty
       (20) days of release of this Notice. The response must (i) 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

    4. In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Rules, we direct Union
       Broadcasting, 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 Union Broadcasting, Inc. with personal
       knowledge of the representations provided in Union Broadcasting,
       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.
       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

   Kansas City Office

   520 NE Colbern Rd.

   2nd Floor

   Lees Summit, MO  64086-4711

    5. This Notice shall be sent to Union Broadcasting, Inc. at its address
       of record.

    6. 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. Any false
       statement made knowingly and willfully in reply to this Notice is
       punishable by fine or imprisonment under Title 18 of the U.S. Code.


   Ronald D. Ramage

   District Director

   Kansas City 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).

   18 U.S.C. S: 1001 et seq.

                       Federal Communications Commission