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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   High Desert Broadcasting LLC ) File No. EB-FIELDWR-12-0003946

   Licensee of Station KGMX )



   Facility ID # 19703 ) NOV No. V201332900002

   Lancaster, California )


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: November 30, 2012

   By the Acting District Director, Los Angeles Office, Western Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
       of the Commission's rules (Rules), to High Desert Broadcasting LLC,
       licensee of radio station KGMX in Lancaster, California. Pursuant to
       Section 1.89(a) of the Rules, issuance of this Notice does not
       preclude the Enforcement Bureau from further action if warranted,
       including issuing a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture for
       the violation noted herein.

    2. On April 3, 2012, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Los Angeles
       Office inspected radio station KGMX located at 570 East Avenue Q9,
       Palmdale, California, and observed the following violation:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 11.52(d)(1): " With respect to monitoring for EAS
        messages that are formatted in accordance with the EAS Protocol, EAS
        Participants must monitor two EAS sources. The monitoring assignments
        of each broadcast station and cable system and wireless cable system
        are specified in the State EAS Plan and FCC Mapbook. They are
        developed in accordance with FCC monitoring priorities." At the time
        of inspection, the Los Angeles agent observed that KGMX was not
        monitoring its assigned LP-2 station.

    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 regulates

    4. 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,
       High Desert Broadcasting LLC, 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 Rules, we direct High Desert
       Broadcasting LLC to support its response to this Notice with an
       affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by
       an authorized officer of High Desert Broadcasting LLC with personal
       knowledge of the representations provided in High Desert Broadcasting
       LLC 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

   Los Angeles Office

   18000 Studebaker Road, Ste 660

   Cerritos, California 90703

    7. This Notice shall be sent to High Desert Broadcasting LLC 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.


   Margaret. M. Egler

   Acting District Director

   Los Angeles 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 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