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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Central Electric Power Cooperative ) File No.:   EB-FIELDSCR-13-00008123

   Owner of Antenna Structure No. 1003945 ) NOV No.: V201332560022

   Sedalia, MO )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: April 29, 2013

   By the District Director, Kansas City Office, South Central Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
       of the Commission's rules (Rules)^ to Central Electric Power
       Cooperative (Central Electric), owner of antenna structure number
       1003945 in Sedalia, Missouri.   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(s) noted herein.^

    2. On April 19, 2013, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Kansas City
       Office inspected antenna structure number 1003945 in Sedalia,
       Missouri, and observed the following violation(s):

     a. 47 C.F.R. S 17.50:   "Antenna structures requiring painting under
        this part shall be cleaned or repainted as often as necessary to
        maintain good visibility." At the time of inspection, the paint on
        this structure was faded and its visibility to aircraft was reduced.

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

   Kansas City Office

   520 NE Colbern Rd.

   Lee's Summit, MO 64086

    6. This Notice shall be sent to Central Electric  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.


   Ronald D. Ramage

   District Director

   Kansas City  District Office

   South Central 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).

   Federal Communications Commission


                       Federal Communications Commission