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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )

   )

   Chauvin Communications, Inc. ) File No. EB-FIELDSCR-13-00008451

   ) NOV No. V201332620015

   )

   Morgan City, LA )

   )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: May 17, 2013

   By the Deputy Regional Director, New Orleans 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 Chauvin Communications, Inc. ^
       ^ in Morgan City, Louisiana.

    2. On April 29, 2013, agents of the Enforcement Bureau's New Orleans
       Office conducted an investigation and determined the following
       violation:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S 90.427(b): "Except for frequencies used in accordance
        with S 90.417, no person shall program into a transmitter frequencies
        for which the licensee using the transmitter is not authorized."
        Agents determined Chauvin Communications, Inc. programmed radio
        transmitting equipment for Fire Protection District 11, licensee with
        call sign WQOM992, with an unauthorized frequency of 151.0775 MHz.

    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, Chauvin Communications, Inc. must submit a written
       statement concerning this matter within 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 Chauvin
       Communications, Inc. to support its response to this Notice with an
       affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by
       an authorized officer of Chauvin Communications, Inc. with personal
       knowledge of the representations provided in Chauvin Communications,
       Inc.'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

   2424 Edenborn Ave. Suite 460

   Metairie, LA 70001

    6. This Notice shall be sent to Chauvin Communications, 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. 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

   Loyd Perry

   Deputy Regional Director

   New Orleans District Office

   South Central Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   ^ 47 C.F.R. S 1.89.

   ^ Chauvin Communications, Inc. ^ has a license in the Industrial/Business
   Pool, Conventional Service, call sign WPPD373.

   ^ 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).

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

   Federal Communications Commission

                       Federal Communications Commission