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                                  Before the
Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
In the Matter of
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Seward Media Partners LLC
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	File No.: EB-FIELDWR-13-00010002
Licensee of KSEW (AM)
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	NOV No.: V201432780010
Seward, Alaska
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	Facility ID: 72209

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NOTICE OF VIOLATION
Released:  November 21, 2013
By the Resident Agent, Anchorage Resident Agent Office, Western Region, Enforcement Bureau:
* This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89 of the Commission's rules (Rules) to Seward Media Partners LLC, (SMP) licensee of AM broadcast radio station KSEW with a community of service in Seward, Alaska.  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 13, 2013, a Notice of Violation was issued to SMP for violations noted during a June 17, 2013, and June 18, 2013, site and main studio inspections (August Notice).  The August Notice was sent via USPS certified and first class mailings to the address of record.  Both mailings were returned to the Anchorage Office unopened, marked by USPS indicating the postal box was vacated (closed).  On August 29, 2013, a second August Notice mailing, first class and certified, to the owner of SMP at his address of record, were also returned to the Anchorage Office unopened, marked by USPS indicating that this postal box was also vacated (closed).  Therefore, the following violations:
* 47 C.F.R. § 73.1015: "The Commission or its representatives may, in writing, require from any applicant, permittee, or licensee written statements of fact relevant to a determination whether an application should be granted or denied, or to a determination whether a license should be revoked, or to any other matter within the jurisdiction of the Commission, or, in the case of a proceeding to amend the AM or Television Table of Allotments, require from any person filing an expression of interest, written statements of fact relevant to that allotment proceeding. Any such statements of fact are subject to the provisions of § 1.17 of this chapter."  No response to the August Notice has been received.
* 47 C.F.R. § 1.5(a): "Each licensee shall furnish the Commission with an address to be used by the Commission in serving documents or directing correspondence to that licensee. Unless any licensee advises the Commission to the contrary, the address contained in the licensee's most recent application will be used by the Commission for this purpose. (b) The licensee is responsible for making any arrangements which may be necessary in his particular circumstances to assure that Commission documents or correspondence delivered to this address will promptly reach him or some person authorized by him to act in his behalf."  SMP failed to furnish to the Commission a reliable address to ensure that Commission documents would promptly reach SMP.
* 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, Seward Media Partners 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 Seward Media Partners 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 Seward Media Partners LLC, with personal knowledge of the representations provided in Seward Media Partners LLC 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
Anchorage Resident Agent Office
PO Box 231949
Anchorage, AK 99523-1949
* This Notice shall be sent to Seward Media Partners 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.
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
David J. Charlton
Resident Agent
Anchorage Resident Agent Office
Western Region
Enforcement Bureau