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                           Before the
                Federal Communications Commission
                     Washington, D.C. 20554
                                   
In the Matter of                )       
                                )    
Sunbelt Television, Inc.        )    File No.: EB-03-LA-144
License of KHIZ(TV)             )    NAL/Acct. No. 200432900005
Victorville, California         )    FRN 0007940810
                                )    
                                
                        FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted:  July 7, 2004                  Released:  July 9, 2004

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

     1.   In  this  Forfeiture  Order  (``Order''),  we  issue  a 
          monetary  forfeiture  in  the  amount  of           two 
          thousand dollars  ($2,000) to Sunbelt Television,  Inc. 
          (``Sunbelt''),   licensee  of   TV  broadcast   station 
          KHIZ(TV),   Victorville,   California,   for   repeated 
          violation of  Section 11.35(a) and  11.61(a)(1) of  the 
          Commission's Rules  (``Rules'').1  The noted  violation 
          involves Sunbelt's failure to conduct required  monthly 
          Emergency   Alert  System   (``EAS'')  tests   and   to 
          determine  the cause  of failures  to receive  required 
          EAS tests.

     2.   On  April   12,  2004,  the   Resident  Agent  of   the 
          Commission's  Los  Angeles,  California  Field   Office 
          (``Los Angeles  Office'') issued a  Notice of  Apparent 
          Liability  for Forfeiture  (``NAL'') in  the amount  of 
          $2,000 to Sunbelt.2   Sunbelt 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 Rules,4  Sunbelt Television, Inc. IS LIABLE  FOR 
          A  MONETARY FORFEITURE  in  the amount  of  $2,000  for 
          repeatedly violating  Section 11.35(a) and  11.61(a)(1) 
          of the Rules. 

     4.   Payment of the  forfeiture shall be made in the  manner 
          provided for in  Section 1.80 of   the Rules 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.5  
          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.  200432900005   and   FRN   0007940810.  
          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. 20554.6

     5.   IT IS FURTHER  ORDERED that a copy of this Order  shall 
          be sent by  first class mail and certified mail  return 
          receipt requested,  to Sunbelt Television, Inc.,  15605 
          Village Drive, Victorville, California 92393. 

                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                         


                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau
_________________________

     1 47 C.F.R.  11.35(a), 11.61(a)(1).

     2 Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 
200432900005 (Enf. Bur., Los  Angeles Office, released April  12, 
2004).

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

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

     5 47 U.S.C.  504(a).

     6 See 47 C.F.R.  1.1914.