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   October 22, 2012

   Mr. Joseph Waltz

   Director of Energy Resources

   Department of Energy Resources

   520 E. 6th Street #A

   Front Royal, Virginia 22630-4006

   Re:  EB-11-GB-0033

   Warning Letter

   Mr. Waltz:

   The Federal Communications Commission has been in contact with
   representatives of your company since July of 2010 to inform your company
   that the Commission had received complaints of harmful radio interference
   possibly caused by power line equipment maintained by your company. The
   interference was reported by:

   (Name withheld)

   (Address withheld)

   (Address withheld)

   Phone: (Number withheld)

   On July 6, 2011, the Commission contacted you again and advised you that
   the interference, if unresolved, could be a violation of Commission rules.
   For this reason, we encouraged you to voluntarily resolve the matter
   without Commission intervention. The letter specifically stated, however,
   that if it became necessary for the Commission to facilitate a resolution,
   the Commission might investigate possible rule violations and address
   appropriate remedies, including monetary forfeitures. Front Royal
   responded in writing to the July 6, 2011, letter stating that you were
   unable to locate the source of the interference and indicating that the
   City would continue to investigate the matter. Since that time, however,
   the City has not made written contact with this office with an update nor
   has anyone from the City made telephone contact with this office despite
   repeated attempts by this office to call the City. Likewise, (name
   withheld) reports that there has not been any reduction in the radio
   frequency interference.

   In order to avoid enforcement action on this matter, you have thirty (30)
   days from the date of receipt of this warning to respond to this office at
   the following address: 1270 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325. The
   response must contain a statement of the specific action(s)

   taken to identify and eliminate the source(s) of (name withheld) radio
   interference. Your response must also include a carbon copy to (name
   withheld) so that he can confirm any statement that you make regarding
   resolution of the interference.

   If you have any questions about this matter, please contact me at


   Laura L. Smith, Esq.

   Special Counsel

   Enforcement Bureau

   cc: Columbia Field Office

   South Central Regional Director

   Agents at the FCC's Columbia field office initially spoke with Mr. Jenkins
   of Front Royal Electric and Mr. Potter of Rappahannock Electric.

   While the complainant is not a customer of Rappahannock Electric, his
   residence is within a short distance of the demarcation line between
   Rappahannock's territory and that of Front Royal.

   Fines normally range from $7,500 to $10,000.