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

In the Matter of                )
Pine Hills Broadcasting, Inc.   )            File  No.  EB-03-DT-
Licensee of Radio Station WRIL  )
Facility ID # 52625             )            NOV No. V20043236010
Pineville, KY                   )

                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  January 
29, 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 Pine 
     Hills Broadcasting, Inc., licensee of radio station WRIL.

  2.      On December  17, 2003,  an  agent of  the  Commission's 
     Detroit Office  inspected radio  station WRIL,  licensed  to 
     Pineville,   Kentucky,    and   observed    the    following 

  2.a.      47 C.F.R.  11.15: ``The EAS Operating  Handbook 
            states in summary  form the actions to be  taken 
            by personnel  at broadcast stations...A copy  of 
            the  Handbook must  be  located at  normal  duty 
            positions  or EAS  equipment locations  when  an 
            operator  is  required to  be  on  duty  and  be 
            immediately available  to staff responsible  for 
            authenticating    messages    and     initiating 
            actions.''  At  the time of  inspection, no  EAS 
            Operating Handbook was available.

  2.b.      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,  only  one EAS  source  was 
            being  monitored and  it  was an  incorrect  EAS 

  2.c.      47 C.F.R.   11.61(a)(2)(i)(A):  ``Tests of  EAS 
            procedures...Required  Weekly  Tests:...AM,   FM 
            and TV  stations must  conduct  least 
            once   each  week   and  at   random  days   and 
            times...''  During  the period from November  2, 
            2003 to  December 13,  2003, no  EAS tests  were 

  2.d.      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, no  entries of EAS  tests were entered  in 
            the station log.

  2.e.      47    C.F.R.         73.1870(c)(3):     ``Chief 
            Operators...The  chief operator  is  responsible 
            for   completion   of   the   following   duties 
            specified in  this paragraph below.  When  these 
            duties  are  delegated  to  other  persons,  the 
            chief   operator  shall   maintain   supervisory 
            oversight   sufficient   to   know   that   each 
            requirement has been  fulfilled in a timely  and 
            correct manner...Review  of the station  records 
            at  least  once   each  week  to  determine   if 
            required     entries     are     being      made 
            correctly...Upon completion  of the review,  the 
            chief  operator or  his designee  must date  and 
            sign  the log,  initiate any  corrective  action 
            which may be  necessary, and advise the  station 
            licensee    of   any    condition    which    is 
            repetitive...''    During   the   period    from 
            November  2, 2003  to December  13, 2003,  there 
            was no review  of the station logs by the  chief 

  2.f.      47   C.F.R.      73.3526(c):   ``Local   public 
            inspection file of commercial  stations...Access 
            to material in  the file. (1) The file shall  be 
            available  for  public inspection  at  any  time 
            during regular business hours...''  At the  time 
            of  inspection, the  public  file was  not  made 

  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as  amended,2 and  Section  1.89 of  the  Commission's 
     Rules, Pine Hills Broadcasting, 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 Pine Hills  Broadcasting, 
     Inc., Radio Station WRIL, P.O. Box 693, Pineville,  Kentucky 

  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.