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

In the Matter of                )
San Luis Obispo Broadcasting    )            File  No.  EB-04-LA-
Licensee of Radio Station KKJL-AM            )
Facility ID#  58897             )            NOV              No.  
San Luis Obispo, California     )

                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  December 
17, 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 San 
     Luis Obispo Broadcasting, licensee of radio station KKJL-AM.

  2.      On August 19, 2004, agents of the Commission's Los 
     Angeles Office inspected radio station KKJL-AM located at 
     San Luis Obispo, and observed the following violation:  

  2.a.      47 C.F.R.   11.35(a): ``Broadcast stations  and 
            cable  systems and  wireless cable  systems  are 
            responsible  for ensuring  that Emergency  Alert 
            System   (EAS)  Encoders,   EAS   Decoders   and 
            Attention   Signal  generating   and   receiving 
            equipment used as part of the EAS are  installed 
            so   that  the   monitoring   and   transmitting 
            functions  are available  during the  times  the 
            stations   and   systems   are   in   operation.  
            Additionally,  broadcast   stations  and   cable 
            systems   and  wireless   cable   systems   must 
            determine the  cause of any  failure to  receive 
            the required  tests or activations specified  in 
              11.61(a) (1)  and (2).  Appropriate  entries 
            must be  made in  the broadcast  station log  as 
            specified in   73.1820  and   73.1840 of  this 
            chapter . .  . indicating reasons why any  tests 
            were not received.''   During the inspection  on 
            August 19,  2004, the agents  found a log  sheet 
            dated  July 28,  2003  indicating that  the  EAS 
            printer, which automatically maintained the  EAS 
            log, failed.  This failure rendered the  station 
            incapable  of determining  whether the  required 
            tests or  activations were received  for over  a 

  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the Commission's 
     Rules, San Luis Obispo Broadcasting, 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. 
     specified above, and mailed to the following address:

                 Federal Communications Commission
                 Los Angeles Office
                 18000 Studebaker Road, Suite 660
                 Cerritos, CA  90703

  4.      This Notice shall be sent to San Luis Obispo 
     Broadcasting, P.O. Box 1400, San Luis Obispo, CA  93407.

  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


147 C.F.R.  1.89.

247 U.S.C.  308(b).

3P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C.  552a(e)(3).

418 U.S.C.  1001 et seq.