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

In the Matter of
Hanson Broadcasting Co. of       )          File No.:      EB-04-
California                       )          SD-178
ASR # 1031207                    )          NOV No.:   
695 N. Highway 111                             )          V20053294001
Calexico, CA 92231                              )

                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  November 
2, 2004

By the District Director, San Diego 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 
     Hanson Broadcasting Co. of California, owner of antenna 
     structure 1031207.

  2.      On October 31, 2004, an agent of the Commission's San 
     Diego Office inspected the transmitter antenna tower, ASR # 
     1031207, located at 1222 E. Carr Road  near Calexico, 
     California, and observed the following violation:

     47 C.F.R.  17.50: ``Antenna structures requiring 
     painting under this part shall be cleaned or repainted 
     as often as necessary to maintain good visibility''.  
     The paint on the structure was severely faded and 

  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the Commission's 
     Rules, Hanson Broadcasting Co, 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.  All replies and documentation sent in response to 
     this Notice should be marked with the File No. and NOV No. 
     in this letter's caption, and mailed to the following 

                 Federal Communications Commission
                 San Diego Office
                 4542 Ruffner Road, Suite 370
                 San Diego, CA 92111

  4.      This Notice shall be sent to Hanson Broadcasting Co of 
     California, 695 N Highway 111, Calexico, California 92231.

  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 

                                William R. Zears Jr.
                                District Director
                                San Diego Office
                                Western Region
                                Enforcement Bureau


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.