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

In the Matter of	)
	)
Acumen Communication	)
Licensee of Radio Station of WQHT327	)		File No.:
EB-FIELDWR-14-00016569	     )
Los Angeles, California )	  NOV No.:  V201432900025



NOTICE OF VIOLATION

	     Released:	July 29, 2014

By the District Director, Los Angeles 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 Acumen Communication,
licensee of radio station WQHT327, serving Los Angeles, California.
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 noted herein.
* On May 6, 2014, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Los Angeles
Office, in response to a complaint, monitored the frequency 451.225 MHz,
and used direction finding techniques to locate radio station WQHT327 at
Contractor's Point near San Fernando, California (approximately 34° 20'
33" north latitude and 118° 24' 23" west longitude), and observed the
following violation:

  + 47 C.F.R. § 90.425(a):  "Except as provided for in paragraphs (d)
  and (e) of this section, each station or system shall be identified by
  the transmission of the assigned call sign during each transmission or
  exchange of transmissions, or once each 15 minutes (30 minutes in the
  Public Safety Pool) during periods of continuous operation."	At the
  time of the monitoring, no identification of the station was observed.

* On June 18, 2014, agents of the Enforcement Bureau's Los Angeles Office
inspected radio station WQHT327 located at the Contractor's Point and
observed the following violation:

  + 47 C.F.R. § 1.903(a):  "Stations in the Wireless Radio Services must
  be used and operated only in accordance with the rules applicable to
  their particular service as set forth in this title and with a valid
  authorization granted by the Commission under the provisions of this
  part..." At the time of the inspection, the WQHT327 license did not
  authorize a fixed transmitter to be located at the Contractor's Point
  radio site.
* 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,
Acumen Communication 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 Acumen
Communication to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit
or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an
authorized officer of Acumen Communication with personal knowledge
of the representations provided in Acumen Communication'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
Los Angeles Office
18000 Studebaker Road, Suite 660
Cerritos, CA 90703

* This Notice shall be sent to Acumen Communication, 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



Charles A. Cooper
District Director
Los Angeles Office
Western Region
Enforcement Bureau