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                1.                       Before the
          2.            Federal Communications Commission
             3.                 Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of                )
American Towers, Inc.           )            File No.   EB-05-NY-
Antenna Structure Registrant
ASR # 1220241                   )            NOV              No.  
Middletown, New York            )

              5.                  NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  October 
13, 2005

By the District Director, New York Office, Northeast Region, 
Enforcement Bureau:

     This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant  to 
Section 1.89  of the  Commission's  Rules,1 to  American  Towers, 
Inc., registered owner of antenna structure 1220241.

     On September 14, 2005,  agents of the Commission's New  York 
Office inspected  antenna  structure 1220241,  located  near  750 
Kirby Town Road,  Middletown, New  York 10940,  and observed  the 
following violation:

       47  C.F.R.    17.4(g):   ``[T]he  Antenna  Structure 
       Registration   Number   must  be   displayed   in   a 
       conspicuous place so that it is readily visible  near 
       the base of the antenna structure.''  At the time  of 
       inspection,  antenna  structure registration (ASR)  # 
       1061119  was posted  at the  base of  the  structure.  
       According  to   FCC  records,  ASR   #  1061119   was 
       terminated  in 2001  and  American Towers,  Inc.  was 
       assigned ASR #  1220241 for the tower located at  750 
       Kirby Road, Middletown, New York.

     Pursuant to Section 403 of  the Communications Act of  1934, 
as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, American 
Towers, 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 American Towers, Inc. with  personal knowledge of the  matter.  
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 York Office
                 201 Varick Street, Suite 1151
                 New York, NY 10014

     This Notice shall be  sent to American  Towers, Inc. at  its 
address of record.

     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 

                                Daniel W. Noel
                                District Director
                                New York Office
                                Northeast Region
                                Enforcement Bureau


1 47 C.F.R.  1.89.

2 47 U.S.C.  403.

3 P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C.  552a(e)(3).

4 18 U.S.C.  1001 et seq.