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



In the Matter of                 )
                                )
Maria L. Salazar                 )       File Number: EB-05-KC-024
                                )
Licensee of Station KTCM         )      NAL/Acct. No. 200532560003
Kingman, Kansas                  )
Facility ID # 1137               )                  FRN 0009498346          
                                )


                        FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted:  October 17, 2005                                
Released:  October 19, 2005

By the  Regional  Director,  South  Central  Region,  Enforcement 
Bureau:

     1.   In this Forfeiture Order (``Order''), we issue a 
          monetary forfeiture in the amount of ten thousand 
          dollars ($10,000) to Maria L. Salazar, licensee of 
          station KTCM, in Kingman, Kansas, for willful and 
          repeated violation of Section 11.35(a) of the 
          Commission's Rules (``Rules'') and willful violation 
          of Section 73.3526(e) of the Rules.1  The noted 
          violations involve Ms. Salazar's failure to maintain 
          operational emergency alert system (``EAS'') equipment 
          and failure to maintain a complete public inspection 
          file.
 
     2.   On August 4, 2005, the District Director of the 
Commission's Kansas City Field Office (``Kansas City Office'') 
issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (``NAL'') in 
the amount of $10,000 to Ms. Salazar.2  Ms. Salazar 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,3 and 
Sections 0.111, 0.311 and 1.80(f)(4) of the Commission's Rules,4 
Maria L. Salazar IS LIABLE FOR A MONETARY FORFEITURE in the 
amount of $10,000 for violation of Sections 11.35(a) and 
73.3526(e) 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 of the forfeiture must be made by check or similar 
instrument, payable to the order of the Federal Communications 
Commission. The payment must include the NAL/Acct. No. and FRN 
No. referenced above. Payment bycheck or money order may be 
mailed to Federal Communications Commission, P.O. 
Box358340,Pittsburgh, PA 15251-8340. Payment by overnight mail 
may be sent toMellon Bank/LB358340,500 Ross Street, Room 
1540670, Pittsburgh, PA 15251. Payment by wire transfer may be 
made to ABA Number043000261, receiving bankMellon Bank, and 
account number911-6106.  Requests for full payment under an 
installment plan should be sent to: Associate Managing Director, 
Financial Operations, 445 12th Street, S.W., Room 1A625, 
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 Maria L. Salazar at her address of record. 


                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                         


                         Dennis P. Carlton
                         Regional Director, South Central Region
                         Enforcement Bureau
_________________________

147 C.F.R.  11.35(a), 73.3526(e).

2Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 
200532560003 (Enf. Bur., Kansas City Office, released August 4, 
2005).

347 U.S.C.  503(b).

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

547 U.S.C.  504(a).

6See 47 C.F.R.  1.1914.