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                                  Before the
Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of	)
Dot Com Plus, LLC	)	File No.:  EB-FIELDSCR-13-00010933
Licensee of Station WZEW(FM) 	)
Fairhope, Alabama	)	NOV No.:  V201332480028
Licensee of Station WNSP(FM)	)	Facility IDs:  74287, 21227
Bay Minette, Alabama	)		


	Released:  September 9, 2013

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

* This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89 of the Commission's rules (Rules) to Dot Com Plus, LLC, licensee of radio station WZEW(FM) in Fairhope, Alabama and radio station WNSP(FM) in Bay Minette, Alabama.  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.

* On August 27, 2013, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Atlanta Office inspected collocated Stations WZEW(FM) and WNSP(FM) in Mobile, Alabama and observed the following violation(s):

  + 47 C.F.R. § 11.52(d)(1):  "EAS Participants must comply with the following monitoring requirements: (1) With respect to monitoring for EAS messages that are formatted in accordance with the EAS Protocol, EAS Participants must monitor two EAS sources.  The monitoring assignments of each broadcast station and cable system and wireless cable system are specified in the State EAS Plan and FCC Mapbook.  They are developed in accordance with FCC monitoring priorities."  At the time of inspection, Stations WZEW(FM) and WNSP(FM) were monitoring only one EAS source.

  + 47 C.F.R. § 11.52(d)(2):  "EAS Participants must comply with the following monitoring requirements: With respect to monitoring EAS messages formatted in accordance with the specifications set forth in § 11.56(a)(2), EAS Participants' EAS equipment must interface with the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) to enable ... the distribution of Common Alert Protocol (CAP)-formatted alert messages from the IPAWS system to EAS Participants' EAS equipment."  At the time of inspection, the shared EAS equipment for the collocated stations was not interfacing with the Federal Emergency Management Agency's IPAWS.
* 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 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, Dot Com Plus, 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.  

* In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Rules, we direct Dot Com Plus, 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 Dot Com Plus, LLC with personal knowledge of the representations provided in Dot Com Plus, LLC'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.  

* 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
Atlanta Office
3575 Koger Blvd., Suite 320
Duluth, GA  30096

* This Notice shall be sent to Dot Com Plus, LLC at its address of record.  

* 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.  


Douglas Miller
District Director
Atlanta District Office
South Central Region
Enforcement Bureau