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

In the Matter of                 )
Ripley Video Cable, Inc.         )         File No. EB-05-
Operator of Cable Television System        )
Physical System ID # 001157      )         NOV           No.  
Ripley, Mississippi              )
                     NOTICE OF VIOLATION
                                    Released: March 17, 2005

By the District Director, New Orleans Office, South Central 
Region, Enforcement Bureau:

   1.     This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued 
     pursuant to Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules,1 to 
     Ripley Video Cable, Inc., operator of cable television 
     system serving Ripley, Mississippi.

   2.     On March 4, 2005, an agent of the Commission's New 
     Orleans Office inspected the cable television system 
     located in Ripley, Mississippi, and observed the 
     following violations:

          a.     47 C.F.R.  17.4(a):  ``Effective July 
          1, 1996, the owner of any             
                                proposed or existing 
                  antenna structure that requires 
                  notice of proposed construction to 
                  the Federal Aviation Administration 
                  must register the structure with the 
                  Commission.  This includes those 
                  structures used as part of stations 
                  licensed by the Commission for the 
                  transmission of radio energy, or to 
                  be used as part of a cable television 
                  head end system.'' Paragraph (2) of 
                  this section states that ``For an 
                  existing antenna structure that had 
                  been assigned painting or lighting 
                  requirements prior to July 1, 1996, 
                  the owner must register the structure 
                  prior to July 1, 1998.''  At the time 
                  of inspection, the antenna structure 
                  registration number was not posted at 
                  the cable head end site located at 
                  725 South Line Street, Ripley, 
                  Mississippi at or near the 
                  geographical coordinates of 34 43' 
                  15'' north latitude and 88 57' 20'' 
                  west longitude, nor was there a 
                  record of the tower being registered 
                  in the FCC database.

          b.   47 C.F.R.  76.605(a)(12): ``...signal 
     leakage from a cable
                  television system shall be 
                  measured...and shall be limited as 
                  follows:''  This section requires 
                  that cable operators maintain their 
                  cable system signal leakage below 20 
                  V/m measured at 3 meters in the 
                  frequency band between 54 MHz and 216 
                  MHz.  Signal leakage in excess of 20 
                  V/m was measured on 133.2625 MHz at 
                  the following locations. 

        Signal    Location
        28        Pole to right of 115 West Palmer Street 
                  (Blue Mountain)
        33        Pole across street from 105 South 1st 
        53        Pole next to office at Pine Valley 
                  Apartments on Martindale Lane
        74        Pole on corner of Jackson Street and 
                  West Pine Street
        212       Pole on left side of 1230 North Main 

   3.     Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications 
     Act of 1934, as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the 
     Commission's Rules, Ripley Video Cable, Inc., 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 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
                  New Orleans Office
                  2424 Edenborn Avenue, Suite 460
                  Metairie, LA 70001

   4.     This Notice shall be sent to Ripley Video Cable, 
     Inc. at its 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 

                            James C. Hawkins
                            District Director
                            New Orleans District Office
                            South Central 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.