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

In the Matter of                 )
Charter Communications           )         File No. EB-05-
Operator of Cable Television System        )
Physical System ID # 011633      )         NOV           No. 
Annapolis, Missouri              )

                     NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                      Released: May 25, 2005

By the District Director, Kansas City 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 Charter Communications, operator of a cable 
     television system serving Annapolis, Missouri.

   2.     On April 13, 2005, an agent of the Commission's 
     Kansas City Office inspected the cable television 
     system located in Annapolis, Missouri and observed the 
     following violations:

        2.a.      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 from the 
                  apparent source in the frequency band 
                  between 54 MHz and 216 MHz.  Signal 
                  leakage in excess of 20 V/m was 
                  measured on 187.250 MHz at the 
                  following locations. 

             Signal Level   Location
             512.8          Alley at Allen St. between 
                            2nd St. and Front St.
             95.5           Alley centered between Center 
                            St. and Jackson St.
             39.3           Corner of Second St. and 
                            Jackson St.
             199.5          Alley on Center St. between 
                            2nd and Front St.
             89.1           1st pole after crossing 
                            branch on Spring St./Walnut 
                            Hollow Road
             116.1          Pole near yellow striped 
                            barricade near corner of 2nd 
                            St. and Spring St.
                            Drop serving 207/208 Spring 
             103.5          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 an 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 address:

                  Federal Communications Commission
                  Kansas City Office
                  520 NE Colbern Road
                  Second Floor
                  Lee's Summit, MO. 64086-4711

   4.     This Notice shall be sent to Charter 
     Communications 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 

                            Robert C. McKinney
                            District Director
                            Kansas City 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.