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

In the Matter of                        )
                              )         
Deans Cablevision, Inc.                 )         File  No.:  EB-
02-KC-393
Owner of Antenna Structure Registration             )                        
Number 1223423 at Conception Junction,  )         NAL/Acct.   No. 
200232560010
Missouri                      )
Lamoni, Iowa                       )         FRN 0006-1494-96
                         


                        FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted:  December 10, 2002                            Released:  
December 12, 2002 


By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

     1.   In  this  Forfeiture  Order  (``Order''),  we  issue  a 
          monetary  forfeiture  in the  amount  of  ten  thousand 
          dollars ($10,000)  to Deans Cablevision, Inc.  (``Deans 
          Cablevision''),  owner  of an  antenna  structure  with 
          Antenna  Structure   Registration  number  1223423   in 
          Conception  Junction, Missouri,  for willful  violation 
          of   Section   17.50   of   the   Commission's    Rules 
          (``Rules'').1    The  noted   violation  involves   the 
          failure to  clean or repaint  the antenna structure  as 
          often as necessary to maintain good visibility.

     2.   On  June  26,  2002,  the  District  Director  of   the 
Commission's Kansas City,  Missouri Field  Office (``Kansas  City 
Office'') issued a  Notice of Apparent  Liability for  Forfeiture 
(``NAL'') in the amount of  $10,000.2  Deans Cablevision has  not 
filed a response to the NAL.  Based on the information before us, 
we affirm the forfeiture.

     3.   ACCORDINGLY, IT IS  ORDERED THAT,  pursuant to  Section 
503(b) of the  Communications Act of 1934, as amended (``Act''),3 
and Sections  0.111, 0.311  and  1.80(f)(4) of  the  Commission's 
Rules,4 Deans Cablevision IS LIABLE FOR A MONETARY FORFEITURE  in 
the amount of  $10,000 for willfully  violating Section 17.50  of 
the Rules.

     4.   Payment of the forfeiture shall  be made in the  manner 
provided for in Section 1.80 of the Rules 5 within 30 days of the 
release of this Order.  If the forfeiture is not paid within  the 
period specified, the case may  be referred to the Department  of 
Justice for collection  pursuant to Section  504(a) of the  Act.6  
Payment shall be made by  mailing a check or similar  instrument, 
payable  to   the   order   of   the   ``Federal   Communications 
Commission,'' to the Federal Communications Commission, P.O.  Box 
73482, Chicago,  Illinois 60673-7482.   The payment  should  note 
NAL/Acct. No. 200232560010, and  FRN 0006-1494-96.  Requests  for 
full payment under an installment plan should be sent to:  Chief, 
Revenue and Receivables Operations Group, 445 12th Street,  S.W., 
Washington, D.C. 20554.7

     5.        IT IS  FURTHER ORDERED  THAT this  Order shall  be 
sent by  regular  mail  and by  certified  mail,  return  receipt 
requested, to Deans Cablevision, Inc., 115 South Linden,  Lamoni, 
Iowa 50140. 


                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                         


                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau
_________________________

     1 47 C.F.R. 17.50

     2 Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 
     200232560010 (Enf. Bur., Kansas  City Office, released  June 
     26, 2002).

     3 47 U.S.C.  503(b).

     4 47 C.F.R.  0.111, 0.311, 1.80(f)(4).

     5 47 C.F.R.  1.80.

     6 47 U.S.C.  504(a).

     7 See 47 C.F.R.  1.1914.