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

Certified Mail #7001 0320 0002 9838 7325                    
Return Receipt Requested

In the Matter of                )
                                )
Alpine Aviation Inc             )            File  No.  EB-05-HL-
061
Licensee of Aircraft Radio Station N197GA    )
Honolulu, Hawaii                )            NOV              No.  
V20053286002
                                )
                                )
                                )


                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  April 6, 
2005

By the Resident Agent, Honolulu 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 
     Alpine Aviation  Inc,  licensee of  aircraft  radio  station 
     N197GA.

  2.      On  March  22,  2005,  an  agent  of  the  Commission's 
     Honolulu Office  inspected  aircraft  radio  station  N197GA 
     located at the Alpine Aviation Inc hanger, on the south ramp 
     of  Honolulu   International  Airport,   and  observed   the 
     following violation:

       47  C.F.R.   87.193:  ``Transmissions  by  emergency 
       locator  transmitters  (ELTs)  are  intended  to   be 
       actuated  manually  or  automatically  and   operated 
       automatically as  part of an  aircraft or a  survival 
       craft  station  as   a  locating  aid  for   survival 
       purposes.''   The ELT  on board  the aircraft  N197GA 
       was apparently activated after the aircraft landed.

  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as  amended,2 and  Section  1.89 of  the  Commission's 
     Rules, Alpine Aviation Inc  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
                 Honolulu Office
                 P.O. Box 971030
                 Waipahu, Hawaii 96797-1030

  4.      This Notice  shall be  sent by  certified mail,  return 
     receipt requested, to Alpine Aviation Inc, at the 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 
COMMISSION




                                Ryan T. Hagihara
                                Resident Agent
                                Honolulu Office
                                Western Region
                                Enforcement Bureau















                 
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1 47 C.F.R.  1.89.

2 47 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.