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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )

   )

   Munson Radio, Inc. ) File No. EB-FIELDWR-12-00004918

   Licensee of Station KEIN )

   Facility ID 56664 )

   Great Falls, MT ) NOV No. V201332800023

   )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: December 3, 2012

   By the District Director, Denver District  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 Munson Radio, Inc. (Munson),
       licensee of radio station KEIN  serving Great Falls, Montana. 
       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 August 10, 2012, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Denver
       District Office attempted to inspect radio station KEIN located at
       3313 15th Street NE, Black Eagle, Montana, and observed the following
       violation:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.1225(a): "The licensee of a broadcast station shall
        make the station available for inspection by representatives of the
        FCC during the station's business hours, or at any time it is in
        operation." On August 10, 2012, the agent observed that the station
        was locked and unattended. Multiple telephone calls to the station
        throughout that day were not answered, and two voice messages were
        not returned that day. The agent taped his business cards to the
        doors with a note requesting to inspect the station. No alternative
        contact information was found at the main studio or in the station's
        telephone message. The station was not available for inspection on
        August 10, 2012.

    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 violation and any remedial actions taken.  Therefore,
       Munson 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 Munson to
       support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or declaration
       under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an authorized officer of
       Munson with personal knowledge of the representations provided in
       Munson'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 regulatee'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

   Denver District Office

   215 S. Wadsworth Blvd., Suite 303

   Lakewood, CO 80226

    6. This Notice shall be sent to Munson Radio, Inc.,  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.

   FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

   Nikki P. Shears

   District Director

   Denver District 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

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