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

In the Matter of                )
Santa Ynez Valley Airport Inc.  )            File  No.  EB-04-LA-
Owner of Antenna Structure      )
ASR # 1237108                   )            NOV              No.  
Santa Ynez, California          )
Attention: Kim S. Joos          )

                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                      Released:  October 18, 2004

By the District Director, Los Angeles Office, Western Region, 
Enforcement Bureau:

  1.      This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued 
     pursuant to Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules,1 to 
     Santa Ynez Valley Airport Inc., registered owner of antenna 
     structure #1237108.

  2.      On August 31, 2004, an agent of the Commission's Los 
     Angeles Office inspected antenna structure #1237108, located 
     south of the runway at Santa Ynez Valley Airport, Santa 
     Ynez, California, and observed the following violation:

  2.a.      47 C.F.R.  17.4(g): ``The Antenna Structure 
            Registration Number must be displayed in a 
            conspicuous place so that it is readily visible 
            near the base of the antenna structure.  
            Materials used to display the Antenna Structure 
            Registration Number must be weather-resistant 
            and of sufficient size to be easily seen at the 
            base of the antenna structure.''  At the time 
            of inspection, no antenna structure 
            registration number was visible at the base of 
            the tower. 

  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the Commission's 
     Rules, Santa Ynez Valley Airport 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 
     registrant.  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
                 Los Angeles Office
                 18000 Studebaker Road, Room 660
                 Cerritos, California 90703

  4.      This Notice shall be sent to Attn: Kim S. Joos, Santa 
     Ynez Valley Airport Inc., P.O. Box 1572, Santa Ynez, 
     California, 93463.

  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 

                                Catherine Deaton
                                District Director
                                Los Angeles Office
                                Western Region
                                Enforcement Bureau

cc: Fred Koval
  Santa Ynez Valley Airport Inc.
  P.O. Box 1572
  Santa Ynez, CA 93463   


147 C.F.R.  1.89.

247 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.