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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   SpectraSite Communications, LLC ) File No. EB-FIELDNER-12-00005368

   Antenna Structure Registrant )

   ASR # 1055888 ) NOV No. V201332400013

   Whitpain, Pennsylvania )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: December, 7, 2012

   By the District Director, Philadelphia Office, Northeast Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
       of the Commission's rules (Rules) to SpectraSite Communications, LLC
       (SpectraSite), registrant of antenna structure number 1055888 in
       Whitpain, Pennsylvania. 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 15, 2012, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's
       Philadelphia Office inspected antenna structure number 1055888 located
       in Whitpain, Pennsylvania, and observed the following violation:

   47 C.F.R. S: 17.51(b): "All high intensity and medium intensity
   obstruction lighting shall be exhibited continuously unless otherwise
   specified." At the time of inspection, the medium intensity flashing white
   light was not functioning during the day.

    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,
       SpectraSite 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 SpectraSite to
       support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or declaration
       under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an authorized officer of
       SpectraSite with personal knowledge of the representations provided in
       SpectraSite'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

   Philadelphia Office

   One Oxford Valley Building, Suite 404

   2300 East Lincoln Highway

   Langhorne, Pennsylvania 19047

    6. This Notice shall be sent to SpectraSite Communications, LLC 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.


   David C. Dombrowski

   District Director

   Philadelphia District 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 Commission's 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