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

Certified Mail #
Return Receipt Requested

In the Matter of                )
Northland Cable Properties, Inc.)            File  No.  EB-05-ST-
Physical System ID # 006870     )            NOV              No.  
Sandpoint, Idaho                )

                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  July 15, 

By the Acting District Director, Seattle 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 
     Northland Cable Properties, Inc. ("Northland"), operator of 
     a cable system in Sandpoint, Idaho.

  2.      On June 21, 2005, agents of the Commission's Seattle 
     Office inspected Northland's cable television system located 
     at Sandpoint, Idaho and observed the following violation:

      a.  47 C.F.R.  76.605(a)(12): ``As an exception to 
          the general provisions requiring measurements to 
          be made at subscriber terminals, and without 
          regard to the type of signals carried by the cable 
          television system, signal leakage from a cable 
          television system shall be measured in accordance 
          with the procedures outlined in 76.609(h) and 
          shall be limited as follows:  Over 54 MHz up to 
          and including 216 MHz - 20 micro-volts per meter, 
          measured at 3 meters.''  At the time of the 
          inspection, the agents observed signal leakage on 
          the frequency of 121.2625 MHz at the following 

          In the alley next to 114 fourth St.                                    
          80.5 ?V/m

          205 Lincoln Ave.                       .                                     
          64.5 ?V/m

          1309 Mathison Dr.                                                          
          145  ?V/m

  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the Commission's 
     Rules, Northland 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 Northland.  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
               Seattle Office
               11410 NE 122nd Way, Suite 312
               Kirkland, WA 98034

  4.      This Notice shall be sent by Certified Mail/Return 
     Receipt Requested and regular mail to Northland Cable 
     Properties, 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 

                                Kristine McGowan
                                Acting District Director
                                Seattle 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.