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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Pacific Cascade Communications Corporation ) File No.:

   Licensee of Station KGRV )

   ) NOV No.: V201332920020

   Winston, Oregon )

   ) Facility ID: 51181

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: September 12, 2013

   By the Resident Agent, Portland Resident Agent Office, Western Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
       of the Commission's rules (Rules)^ to Pacific Cascade Communications
       Corporation (Pacific Cascade), licensee of radio station KGRV in
       Winston, Oregon. 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 August 30, 2013, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Portland
       Office inspected radio station KGRV located at 196 S.E. Main Street,
       Winston, Oregon, and observed the following violation(s):

     a. 47 C.F.R. S 11.21(a): "...If a state's emergency alert system is
        capable of initiating EAS messages formatted in the Common Alerting
        Protocol (CAP), its State EAS Plan must include specific and detailed
        information describing how such messages will be aggregated and
        distributed to EAS Participants within the state, including the
        monitoring requirements associated with distributing such messages."
        During the inspection conducted on August 30, 2013, the inspecting
        agent noted that KGRV's EAS State Plan was outdated and did not
        contain information concerning the Common Alert Protocol.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S 11.15: "The EAS Operating Handbook states in summary form
        the actions to be taken by personnel at EAS Participant facilities
        upon receipt of an EAN, an EAT, tests, or State and Local Area
        alerts. It is issued by the FCC and contains instructions for the
        above situations. A copy of the Handbook must be located at normal
        duty positions or EAS equipment locations when an operator is
        required to be on duty and be immediately available to staff
        responsible for authenticating messages and initiating actions." KGRV
        could not produce the EAS Operating Handbook during an inspection
        conducted on August 30, 2013.

    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.

    4. 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, Pacific Cascade, 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.^

    5. In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Rules, we direct Pacific
       Cascade  to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or
       declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an
       authorized officer of Pacific Cascade with personal knowledge of the
       representations provided in Pacific Cascade' 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.^

    6. 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

   Portland Resident Agent Office

   PO Box 61469

   Vancouver, WA 98666-1469

    7. This Notice shall be sent to Pacific Cascade Communications
       Corporation at the address of record.

    8. 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.


   Binh Nguyen

   Resident Agent

   Portland Resident Agent Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   ^ 47 C.F.R. S 1.89.

   ^ 47 C.F.R. S 1.89(a).

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

   ^ 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