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

In the Matter of                )
American Cellular Corporation  )    File No.  EB-04-CG-113
ASR # 10422221042222            )            NOV              No.  
Campbellsville, Kentucky        )
Attention: Jeffrey S. Cohen     )

                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  March 29, 

By the District Director, Chicago Office, Enforcement Bureau:

     1.   This  is  a  Notice  of  Violation  ("Notice")   issued 
pursuant to Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules,1 to  American 
Cellular Corporation.

     2.   On March 16, 2004, an agent of the Commission's Chicago 
Office inspected the antenna structure, ASR# 1042222, located  at 
Campbellsville, Kentucky and observed the following violation:

       a.   47 C.F.R.   17.17(a):   ?The requirements  found 
            in 17.23 relating  to painting and lighting  of 
            antenna  structures  shall not  apply  to  those 
            structures  authorized  prior  to  July1,  1996.  
            Previously  authorized  structures  may   retain 
            their    present    painting    and     lighting 
            specifications,  so long  as  overall  structure 
            height  or  site  coordianates  do  no   change.?  
            Antenna  Structure Registration,  FCC Form  854, 
            specifies   the  structure   listed   above   is 
            required to have red obstruction lighting.   The 
            antenna   structure  is   equipped  with   white 
            lighting  systems rather  than  red  obstruction 

     3.   Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
1934, as amended,2  and Section 1.89  of the Commission's  Rules, 
American Cellular Corporation,  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
                 Chicago Office
                 1550 Northwest Highway, Room 306
                 Park Ridge, IL  60068

     4.   This Notice shall be sent to Jeffrey S. Cohen, American 
Cellular Corporation, 2300 N  Street, NW, Suite 700,  Washington, 
DC  20037.

     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 

                                G. Michael Moffitt
                                District Director
                                Chicago 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.