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                1.                       Before the
          2.            Federal Communications Commission
             3.                 Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of                )
College District #508, County of Cook        )    File  No.   EB-
Licensee of Television Station WYCC          )
Chicago, Illinois               )            NOV              No.  
              5.                  NOTICE OF VIOLATION
                                             Released:  March 31, 

By the District Director, Chicago Office, Enforcement Bureau:

     This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant  to 
Section 1.89  of the  Commission's  Rules,1 to  College  District 
#508, County of Cook, licensee of television station WYCC.

     On March 24, 2004, agents of the Commission's Chicago Office 
inspected television  station WYCC,  located at  7500 S.  Pulaski 
Road, Chicago, Illinois, and observed the following violation(s):

  5.a.      47 C.F.R.  11.61(a)(1)(v):  ``...monthly  tests 
            must  be   transmitted  within  60  minutes   of 
            receipt by  broadcast stations or cable  systems 
            in an EAS  Local Area or State.''  There was  no 
            evidence that  the required  monthly tests  were 
            transmitted during  the months  of January  2003 
            through October 2003, and December 2003  through 
            February 2004.

  5.b.      47   C.F.R.      11.61(a)(2)(A):    ``Effective 
            January 1,  1997, AM,  FM and  TV stations  must 
            conduct tests  of the EAS  header and EOM  codes 
            at least  once a week at  random days and  times 
            at  least once  a  week.''  The  required  tests 
            were not transmitted every week from January  5, 
            2003 through March 1, 2004.

  5.c.      47  C.F.R.    73.1820(a)(1)(c)(iii):    Entries 
            must be  made in the  station log for  ``...each 
            test  and  activation  of  the  Emergency  Alert 
            System  (EAS)  pursuant to  the  requirement  of 
            Part 11  of this chapter  and the EAS  Operating 
            Handbook.''   At  the  time  of  the  inspection 
            there  were numerous  entries missing  from  the 
            logs for the  period of January 1, 2003  through 
            March 1, 2004. 

  5.d.      47  C.F.R.   73.1870(b)(3):  ``The  designation 
            of the chief operator must be in writing with  a 
            copy of the designation posted with the  station 
            license.   At  the time of  the inspection,  the 
            station did  not have a  written designation  of 
            the chief operator.

  5.e.      47 C.F.R.   73.1870(c)(3):  The chief  operator 
            is  responsible  for  ``Review  of  the  station 
            records at least once each week to determine  if 
            the  required entries  are being  made ...  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  of   any 
            condition which  is repetitive.''   At the  time 
            of  the inspection,  the  station logs  had  not 
            been reviewed or signed.

     Pursuant to  Section 308(b)  of  the Communications  Act  of 
1934, as amended,2  and Section 1.89  of the Commission's  Rules, 
College District  #508, County  of Cook,  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

     This Notice shall be sent  to College District #508,  County 
of Cook, 7500 South Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL  60652.

     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.