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

In the Matter of                )
Vernon R. Baldwin, Inc.         )            File  No.  EB-03-DT-
Licensee of Radio Station WWLT  )
Facility ID # 72442             )            NOV No. V20043236008
Manchester, KY                  )

                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  January 
8, 2004

By the District Director, Detroit Office, Enforcement Bureau:

  1.      This  is  a  Notice  of  Violation  ("Notice")   issued 
     pursuant to  Section 1.89  of  the Commission's  Rules,1  to 
     Vernon R. Baldwin, Inc., licensee of radio station WWLT.

  2.      On December  16, 2003,  an  agent of  the  Commission's 
     Detroit Office  inspected radio  station WWLT,  licensed  to 
     Manchester,   Kentucky,   and    observed   the    following 

  2.a.      47 C.F.R.   11.52(d): ``Broadcast stations  ... 
            must monitor  two EAS  sources.  The  monitoring 
            assignments of  each broadcast  station ...  are 
            specified  in  the   State  EAS  Plan  and   FCC 
            Mapbook.  They are also developed in  accordance 
            with  FCC  monitoring  priorities...''   At  the 
            time of  inspection, the  incorrect EAS  sources 
            were being monitored. 

  2.b.      47 C.F.R.   73.1820(a)(1)(iii): ``Station  Log.  
            Entries  must be  made in  the station  log...An 
            entry  of  each  test  and  activation  of   the 
            Emergency  Alert System  (EAS)...''  During  the 
            period  from November  2, 2003  to December  13, 
            2003,  there were  no  entries of  EAS  received 

  2.c.      47  C.F.R.   73.3526(e)(8): ``Contents  of  the 
            file.  The material  required to be retained  in 
            the public inspection file is as  follows:...The 
            public and broadcasting.   At all times, a  copy 
            of  the  most  recent  version  of  the   manual 
            entitled  ``The Public  and Broadcasting.''   At 
            the time  of inspection,  there was  no copy  of 
            ``The Public  and Broadcasting''  in the  public 
            inspection file. 

  2.d.      47  C.F.R.   73.3526(e)(9): ``Contents  of  the 
            file.  The material  required to be retained  in 
            the    public    inspection    file    is     as 
            follows:...Letters and  e-mail from the  public.  
            All written  comments and  suggestions from  the 
            public  regarding  operation  of  the   station, 
            unless the letter writer has requested that  the 
            letter not be  made public or when the  licensee 
            feels  that it  should be  excluded from  public 
            inspection  because   of  the   nature  of   its 
            content,  such   as  a  defamatory  or   obscene 
            letter...shall  be  retained  for  a  period  of 
            three  years from  the date  on which  they  are 
            received  by the  licensee...'' At  the time  of 
            inspection,  there  were no  letters  or  emails 
            from the public in the public inspection file. 

  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as  amended,2 and  Section  1.89 of  the  Commission's 
     Rules, Vernon  R.  Baldwin,  Inc.,  must  submit  a  written 
     statement concerning this matter  within 20 days of  release 
     of this  Notice.   The  response  must  fully  explain  each 
     violation,  must  contain  a   statement  of  the   specific 
     action(s) taken  to  correct  each  violation  and  preclude 
     recurrence, and should include a time line for completion of 
     pending corrective action(s).  The response must be complete 
     in itself  and  signed by  a  principal or  officer  of  the 
     licensee with personal knowledge of the matter.  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
                 Detroit Office
                 24897 Hathaway Street
                 Farmington Hills, MI 48335

  4.      This Notice shall be sent  to Vernon R. Baldwin,  Inc., 
     Radio Station  WWLT,  8686  Michael  Lane,  Fairfield,  Ohio 
     45014.  A  copy shall  also be  sent to  Vernon R.  Baldwin, 
     Inc., Radio Station  WWLT, 402 South  Broad Street,  London, 
     Kentucky 40471.

  5.      The Privacy Act  of 19743 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.  Any false statement  made 
     knowingly  and  willfully  in   reply  to  this  Notice   is 
     punishable by fine  or imprisonment  under Title  18 of  the 
     U.S. Code.4

                              FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

                              James A. Bridgewater
                              District Director
                              Detroit Office

1 47 C.F.R.  1.89.

2 47 U.S.C.  308(b).
3 P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C.  552a(e)(3).
4 18 U.S.C.  1001 et seq.