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

In the Matter of                )
Timothy M. Valentine            )            File  No.  EB-05-LA-
Licensee of Radio Station N6ZZA )
                                )            NOV              No.  
Bell Canyon, CA                 )

                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  August 
31, 2005 

By the District Director, Los Angeles 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 
     Timothy M.Valentine, licensee of amateur radio station 

  2.      On July 26, 2005, agents of the Commission's Los 
     Angeles Office inspected radio station N6ZZA in Pacific 
     Palisades, CA, and observed the following violation(s):

  2.a.      47 C.F.R.  97.119(a) : ``Each amateur station, 
            except a space station or telecommand station, 
            must transmit  its assigned call sign on its 
            transmitting channel at the end of each 
            communication, and at least every 10 minutes 
            during a communication, for the purpose of 
            clearly making the source of the transmissions 
            from the station known to those receiving the 
            transmissions.  No station may transmit 
            unidentified communications or signals, or 
            transmit as the station call sign, any call 
            sign not authorized to the station.''  On July 
            26, 2005, between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., 
            Valentine failed to transmit his amateur radio 
            service call sign N6ZZA at the end of each 
            communication or every 10 minutes during his 
            communication on frequency 147.680 MHz.
  2.b.      47 C.F.R.  97.113(a): ``(3) No amateur station 
            shall transmit: Communications in which the 
            station licensee or control operator has a 
            pecuniary interest ....''  On July 26, 2005, 
            Valentine transmitted communications directly 
            related to his construction business.

  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the Commission's 
     Rules, Timothy M. Valentine 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
                 Los Angeles Office
                 18000 Studebaker Rd
                 Suite 660
                 Cerritos, CA. 90706

  4.      This Notice shall be sent to Timothy M. Valentine.

  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 

                                Catherine Deaton
                                District Director
                                Los Angeles District 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.