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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission ) File No. EB-FIELDNER-12-00005466

   Owner of Antenna Structure No. 1214416 )

   Silver Spring, MD ) NOV No. V201332340002


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: December 5, 2012

   By the District Director, Columbia Office, Northeast Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
       of the Commission's rules (Rules) to the Washington Suburban Sanitary
       Commission, owner of antenna structure number 1214416 in Silver
       Spring, Maryland. 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 noted herein.

    2. On November 27, 2012, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Columbia
       Office inspected antenna structure number 1214416, located at 2201
       Industrial Parkway, Silver Spring, Maryland, and observed the
       following violation:

   47 C.F.R. S: 17.4(g): "The Antenna Structure Registration Number must be
   displayed in a conspicuous place so that it is readily visible near the
   base of the antenna structure. Material 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, the Antenna Structure Registration Number was not

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
       and Section 1.89 of the Rules, the Washington Suburban Sanitary
       Commission must submit a written statement concerning this matter
       within 20 days of release of this Notice. The response must fully
       explain each violation, must contain a statement of the specific
       action(s) taken to correct each violation and preclude recurrence, and
       should include a time line for completion of 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 the Washington
       Suburban Sanitary Commission  to support its response to this Notice
       with an affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and
       dated by an authorized officer of the Washington Suburban Sanitary
       Commission with personal knowledge of the representations provided in
       the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission'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

   Federal Communications Commission

   Columbia Office

   9200 Farm House Lane

   Columbia, Maryland 21046

    5. This Notice shall be sent to by Certified Mail, Return Receipt
       Requested, and First Class Mail to the Washington Suburban Sanitary
       Commission 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.


   Salomon Satche

   District Director

   Columbia Office

   Northeast 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


                       Federal Communications Commission