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

In the Matter of                )
Charter Communications          )             File No.  EB-04-DT-
Cable TV System Operator        )
Community Unit MI0072           )             NOV             No. 
Mount Pleasant, Michigan        )

                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                      Released: December 30, 2004

By the District Director, Detroit Office, Northeast Region, 
Enforcement Bureau:

  1.      This  is  a  Notice  of  Violation  ("Notice")   issued 
     pursuant to  Section 1.89  of  the Commission's  Rules,1  to 
     Charter Communications, operator of  Cable TV System  MI0072 
     (PSID 000874) serving Mount Pleasant, Michigan.

  2.      On December  15, 2004,  an  agent of  the  Commission's 
     Detroit Office  inspected  the  cable  TV  system  in  Mount 
     Pleasant, Michigan, and observed the following violation(s):

       47 C.F.R.   76.605(a)(12): ``As an exception to  the 
       general provision  requiring measurements to be  made 
       at subscriber  terminals, and without  regard to  the 
       type  of  signals carried  by  the  cable  television 
       system,  signal  leakage  from  a  cable   television 
       system  shall  be measured  in  accordance  with  the 
       procedures  outlined  in  76.609(h)  and  shall   be 
       limited  as follows:...Over  54 up  to and  including 
       216   MHz...20   micro-volt/meter   measured   at   3 
       meters...''   The agent  measured signal  leakage  on 
       121.2625 MHz in excess of the limits as follows:

        (signal level: v/m)  Location
         136        Pole on right side of 2139 
                    Elizabeth Street
         145        Right side of 213 Betty Lane
          45        In front of 410 East Grand
         192        Back of #20, 300 Russell (in Beau 
                    Pre' subdivision)
          65        Behind 610 N. Mission
         148        Pole in front of 517 E. Bennett 
                    on left side
          68        Pole on North side of E. Locust 
                    St. half way between S. Lansing 
                    St. and S. Fancher St.

  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as  amended,2 and  Section  1.89 of  the  Commission's 
     Rules,  Charter   Communications  must   submit  a   written 
     statement concerning this matter within twenty (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  Charter 
     Communications.   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
                 Detroit Office
                 24897 Hathaway Street
                 Farmington Hills, MI 48335-1552

  4.      This Notice shall  be sent  to Charter  Communications, 
     1480 South Valley  Center Drive, Bay  City, Michigan  48706, 
     ATTN: Jeff Shearer.

  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 

                                James A. Bridgewater
                                District Director
                                Detroit Office
                                Northeast Region
                                Enforcement Bureau

cc:  915 East Broomfield Road
       Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48858

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.