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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   North Oaks Medical System ) FileNo.: EB-FIELDSCR-13-00008262

   )  NOV No. V201332620013


   Owner of Antenna Structure No. 1065724  )

   Hammond, LA )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: May 1, 2013

   By the Deputy Regional Director, New Orleans Office, SouthCentral Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
       of the Commission's rules (Rules)^ to North Oaks Medical System, owner
       of antenna structure number 1065724 in Hammond, Louisiana. 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 April 23, 2013, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's New Orleans
       Office inspected antenna structure 1065724 located at 15790 Paul Vega
       M.D. Drive in Hammond, Louisiana, and observed the following

   47 C.F.R. S 17.4(g): "The Antenna Structure Registration Number must be
   displayed in a conspicuous place so that it is readily visible near the
   base of the antenna structure. Materials used to display the Antenna
   Structure Registration number must be weather-resistant and of sufficient
   size to be easily seen at the base of the antenna structure." At the time
   of inspection, the Antenna Structure Registration Number was not posted.

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

   New Orleans Office

   Room 460, 2424 Edenborn Avenue

   Metairie, Louisiana 70001

    6. This Notice shall be sent to North Oaks Medical System  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.


   Loyd Perry

   Deputy Regional Director

   New Orleans District Office

   SouthCentral 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