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

In the Matter of                )
Adelphia Communications         )            File  No.  EB-05-BF-
Olean, New York                 )            NOV              No.  

                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released: March 15, 

By the Resident Agent, Buffalo 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 
     Adelphia Communications., operator of a cable systems 
     serving Belmont, New York, Wellsville, New York, Olean, New 
     York and Alleghany, New York.

  2.      On February 22, 2005, an agent of the Commission's 
     Buffalo Office inspected the cable systems located at 
     Belmont, New York, Wellsville, New York, Olean, New York and 
     Alleghany, New York, and observed the following violation:

       Section 76.605(a)(12) of the Rules requires that 
       cable operators maintain their cable system signal 
       leakage below 20 V/m when operating in the 
       frequency band between 54 MHz and 216 MHz.  47 
       C.F.R.  76.605(a)(12).  Signal leakage in excess of 
       20 V/m was measured at the following locations:

 Date    Fre-      Signal                 Location
        quency    Strength
         (MHz)     (V/m)
2/22/-  133.2-       190     116   Greenwich  Street,  Belmont, 
2005    625                  New York.
2/22/-  133.2-       220     Wellsville   Central   Middle/High 
2005    625                  School,  West  State,  Wellsville, 
                             New York
2/22/-  133.2-       240     Highland  Health Care,  160 Seneca 
2005    625                  Street, Wellsville, New York
2/22/-  133.2-       210     639  East State Street, Olean, New 
2005    625                  York 
2/22/-  133.2-       480     Rt.   417  in  front  of  Anderson 
2005    625                  Equipment  Company,  Pole #  298A, 
                             Alleghany, New York.

  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the Commission's 
     Rules,  Adelphia 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 Adelphi 
     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
                 Buffalo Office
                 1307 Federal Building
                 Buffalo, New York 14202

  4.      This Notice shall be sent to Adelphia Communications at 
     their address of record.

  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 

                                David A. Viglione
                                Resident Agent
                                Buffalo Office
                                Northeast 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.