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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Fellowshipworld, Inc. ) File No. EB-FIELDNER-12-00004958

   Licensee of Station WFWO )

   Facility ID # 172262 )

   Medina, New York ) NOV No. V201332400014


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: January 3, 2013

   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 Fellowshipworld, Inc.
       (Fellowshipworld), licensee of FM Station WFWO in Medina, New York.
       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 violations noted herein.

    2. On October 18, 2012 and November 15, 2012, an agent of the Enforcement
       Bureau's Philadelphia Office monitored and inspected FM Station WFWO
       located at 1420 Main Street, Buffalo, New York and observed the
       following violations:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.1350(a): "Each licensee is responsible for
        maintaining and operating its broadcast station in a manner ... in
        accordance with the terms of the station authorization." At the time
        of the inspections, Fellowshipworld was operating Station WFWO at
        1420 Main Street, Buffalo, New York at the coordinates 42o 54' 44.6"
        North Latitude 078o 51' 56.3" West Longitude. The license
        BLED-20120724AAB authorizes a transmitter location at the coordinates
        43o 14' 33" North Latitude 078o 18' 27" West Longitude. Station WFWO
        was operating at a location 36.2 miles (58.3 km) from the location
        authorized in its license.

     b. 47 C.F.R. 73.1125(a): "...each AM, FM, TV broadcast station shall
        maintain a main studio at one of the following location: (1) within
        the station's community of license; (2) At any location within the
        principal community contour of any AM, FM, or TV broadcast station
        licensed to the station's community of license; or (3) Within
        twenty-five miles from the reference coordinates of the center of its
        community of license as described in S: 73.208(a)(1.)" The Commission
        has interpreted this rule to require a station to "equip the main
        studio with production and transmission facilities that meet
        applicable standards, maintain continuous program transmission
        capability, and maintain a meaningful management and staff presence."
        Specifically, the Commission has found that a main studio "must, at a
        minimum, maintain full-time managerial and full-time staff
        personnel."  At the time of the inspections, the WFWO main studio at
        1420 Main Street, Buffalo, New York did not meet any of the three
        requirements specified in Sections 73.1125(a)(1), 73.1125(a)(2), or
        73.1125(a)(3). Furthermore, at the time of the inspections,
        Fellowshipworld did not maintain a full time staff presence at the
        WFWO main studio.

     c. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.3526(e)(5): "The material to be retained in the
        public inspection file is as follows...A copy of the most recent,
        complete ownership report filed with the FCC for the station,
        together with any statements filed with the FCC certifying that the
        current report is accurate, and together with all related material.
        These materials shall be retained until a new, complete ownership
        report is filed with the FCC, at which time a copy of the new report
        and any related materials shall be placed in the file..." At the time
        of inspection on November 15, 2012, there was no ownership report in
        the public inspection file.

     d. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.3526(e)(12): "The material to be retained in the
        public inspection file is as follows...For commercial AM and FM radio
        broadcast stations, every three months a list of programs that have
        provided the station's most significant treatment of community issues
        during the preceding three month period. The list for each calendar
        quarter is to be filed by the tenth day of the succeeding calendar
        quarter (e.g. January 10 for the quarter October-December, April 10
        for the quarter January-March, etc.). The list shall include a brief
        narrative describing what issues were given significant treatment and
        the programming that provided this treatment. The description of the
        programs shall include, but shall not be limited to, the time, date,
        duration, and title of each program in which the issue was treated.
        The lists described in this paragraph shall be retained in the public
        inspection file until final action has been taken on the station's
        next license renewal application." At the time of inspection on
        November 15, 2012, the public inspection file was missing one
        Issues-programs listing for the third quarter of 2012.

     e. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.1870(b)(3): "The designation of the chief operator
        must be in writing with a copy of the designation posted with the
        station license. Agreements with chief operators serving on a
        contract basis must be in writing with a copy kept in the station
        files." At the time of the inspection on November 15, 2012, the chief
        operator's designation was not in writing.

     f. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.1590(d): "Equipment Performance Measurements. The
        data required by paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section, together
        with a description of the equipment and procedure used in making the
        measurements, signed and dated by the qualified person(s) making the
        measurements, must be kept on file at the transmitter or remote
        control point for a period of 2 years, and on request must be made
        available during that time to duly authorized representatives of the
        FCC." At the time of the inspection on November 15, 2012,
        Fellowshipworld was unable to provide the agent any records of the
        equipment performance measurements that were allegedly made when the
        station commenced operations in July 2012.

     g. 47 C.F.R. S: 11.35(a): "EAS Participants are responsible for ensuring
        that EAS Encoders, EAS Decoders, Attention Signal generating and
        receiving equipment, and Intermediate Devices used as part of the EAS
        to decode and/or encode messages formatted in the EAS Protocol and/or
        the Common Alerting Protocol are installed so that the monitoring and
        transmitting functions are available during the times the stations
        and systems are in operation. Additionally, EAS Participants must
        determine the cause of any failure to receive the required tests or
        activations specified in S: 11.61(a)(1) and (2). Appropriate entries
        indicating reasons why any tests were not received must be made in
        the broadcast station log as specified in S:S: 73.1820 and 73.1840 of
        this chapter for all broadcast streams...." At the time of the
        inspection on November 15, 2012, Fellowshipworld did not have any EAS
        equipment installed for Station WFWO.

    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 regulatees. We also must investigate
       violations of other rules that apply to broadcast licensees. 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,
       Fellowshipworld 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
       Fellowshipworld to support its response to this Notice with an
       affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by
       an authorized officer of Fellowshipworld with personal knowledge of
       the representations provided in Fellowshipworld'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 Fellowshipworld, Inc. at its address of

    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).

   Amendment of Sections 73.1125 and 73.1130 of the Commission's Rules, the
   Main Studio and Program Origination Rules for Radio and Television
   Broadcast Stations, Memorandum Opinion and Order, 3 FCC Rcd 5024, 5026
   (1988) (Main Studio and Program Origination Rules), erratum issued, 3 FCC
   Rcd 5717 (1988) (correcting language in n.29).

   See  Jones Eastern of the Outer Banks, Inc., Memorandum Opinion and Order,
   6 FCC Rcd 3615, 3616 & n.2 (1991)  (noting that, "This is not to say that
   the same staff person and manager must be assigned full-time to the main
   studio. Rather, there must be management and staff presence on a full-time
   basis during normal business hours to be considered `meaningful.'"),
   clarified, 7 FCC Rcd 6800 (1992)  (Jones Eastern II). See also Birach
   Broadcasting Corporation, Notice of Apparent Liability, 25 FCC Rcd 2635
   (Enf. Bur. 2010).

   Fellowshipworld filed an ownership report with the Commission on or about
   February 7, 2011. See File No. BOS-20110207ADG.

   At the time of the inspection, Fellowshipworld was only required to
   maintain the Issues/Programs list for the 3rd Quarter of 2012 in the WFWO
   public inspection file because it commenced operation of the station on or
   about July 24, 2012.

   47 U.S.C. S: 308(b).

   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