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

In the Matter of                )
Norristown Area School District              )    File No. EB-04-
Norristown, Pennsylvania        )            NOV No. 20043240008
Attn: Albert Martin, Asst. Coordinator of Operations   )

                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  March 17, 

By the District Director, Philadelphia Office, Enforcement 

  1.      This  is  a  Notice  of  Violation  ("Notice")   issued 
     pursuant to  Section 1.89  of  the Commission's  Rules,1  to 
     Norristown  Area  School   District  (``Norristown''),   the 
     licensee of station KKZ728.  

  2.      On  March  10,  2004,  an  agent  of  the  Commission's 
     Philadelphia  Office  inspected  the  radio   communications 
     equipment in Norristown's Transportation Department.  During 
     the inspection, the agent found the following violation: 

  2.a.      47  C.F.R.     1.903(a):   ``Stations  in   the 
            Wireless  Radio   Service  must   be  used   and 
            operated  only  in  accordance  with  the  rules 
            applicable to  their particular  service as  set 
            forth   in  this   title   and  with   a   valid 
            authorization  granted by  the Commission  under 
            the provisions of this part.''  

            Norristown    operated    radio     transmitting 
            equipment   on  the   unauthorized   frequencies 
            154.570   MHz  and   151.625  MHz.    Norristown 
            primarily uses  the frequency 154.570 for  radio 
            communications  with the  Stewart Middle  School 
            and  the   frequency  151.625   MHz  for   radio 
            communications with the Blaine High School.  

  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as  amended,2 and  Section  1.89 of  the  Commission's 
     Rules, Norristown 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  actions  taken to  correct  each 
     violation and preclude recurrence, and should include a time 
     line for  completion  of pending  corrective  actions.   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 

                 Federal Communications Commission
                 Philadelphia Office 
                 One Oxford Valley Building, Suite 404
                 2300 East Lincoln Highway
                 Langhorne, Pennsylvania 19047

  4.      This Notice  shall be  sent to  Norristown Area  School 
     District, Attn:  Albert  Martin,  Assistant  Coordinator  of 
     Operations,   401   North   Whitehall   Road,    Norristown, 
     Pennsylvania 19401.  

  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 

                                John E. Rahtes
                                District Director
                                Philadelphia 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.