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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )

   )

   Turquoise Broadcasting Company, LLC )  File No. EB-FIELDWR-12-00005355

   Licensee of FM Translator Station K281AZ )

   Facility ID #  142643 )

   Seward, Alaska )   NOV No. V201332780003

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: December  19, 2012

   By the Resident Agent, Anchorage Resident Agent  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  Turquoise Broadcasting
       Company, LLC, licensee of FM translator station K281AZ  in  Seward,
       Alaska.  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 violations noted herein.

    2. On October 23, 2012, agents of the Enforcement Bureau's  Anchorage
       Resident Agent  Office inspected  FM translator station K281AZ located
       off of 4th Avenue and Van Buren Street, Seward, Alaska and observed
       the following violations:

   a. 47 C.F.R. S: Section 74.1265(b): "The call sign of the translator or
   booster together with the name, address, and telephone number of the
   licensee or local representative of the licensee if the licensee does not
   reside in the community served by the translator or booster, and the name
   and address of a person and place where station records are maintained,
   shall be displayed at the translator or booster site on the structure
   supporting the transmitting antenna, so as to be visible to a person
   standing on the ground at the transmitter site. The display shall be
   prepared so as to withstand normal weathering for a reasonable period of
   time and shall be maintained in a legible condition by the licensee."  
   The agents did observe a display posted at the transmitting antenna site;
   however, the contact listed was not local to the Seward, Alaska area. In
   addition, the display did not list the name and address of a person and
   place where station records are to be maintained.  [Author ID1: at Fri May
   4 11:07:00 2012 ]

   b. 47 C.F.R. S: Section 74.1284(b): "The licensee of an FM translator
   shall not rebroadcast the programs of any AM or FM broadcast station or
   other FM translator without obtaining prior consent of the primary station
   whose programs are proposed to be re-transmitted. The Commission shall be
   notified of the call letters of each station rebroadcast and the licensee
   of the FM translator shall certify that written consent has been received
   from the licensee of the station whose programs are retransmitted." The
   primary station provided on the station authorization is KWVV-FM, which is
   licensed to Peninsula Communications, Inc. The agents monitored the
   translator programming and heard the re-broadcast programming identify as
   KXBA. The agents failed to locate any notification of the call letters and
   certification of written consent.[Author ID1: at Fri May 4 11:06:00 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 violations and any remedial actions taken. Therefore,
       Turquoise Broadcasting Company, 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.

    4. In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Rules, we direct Turquoise
       Broadcasting Company, 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 Turquoise Broadcasting Company, LLC,
       with personal knowledge of the representations provided in Turquoise
       Broadcasting Company, 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 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

   Anchorage Resident Agent Office

   P.O. Box 231949

   Anchorage, Alaska 99523-1949

    6. This Notice shall be sent to  Turquoise Broadcasting Company, 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. 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.

   FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

   Marlene Windel

   Resident Agent

   Anchorage Resident Agent  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).

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

   Federal Communications Commission

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