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

In the Matter of                 )
Saco Tower Operators, Inc.       )         File No. EB-05-
Antenna Tower Registrant         )         
ASR # 1020829                    )         NOV           No.  
Saco, Maine 04107                )

                     NOTICE OF VIOLATION


By the District Director, Boston Office, Northeast Region, 
Enforcement Bureau:

   1.     This is a Notice of Violation (``Notice'') issued 
     pursuant to Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules1 to 
     Saco Tower Operators, Inc., owner of antenna structure 
     #1020829 in Saco, Maine.

   2.     On September 14, 2005, an agent of the 
     Commission's Boston Office inspected antenna structure 
     #1020829 located at 95 Portland Road Route One, Saco, 
     Maine and observed the following violation:

        47 C.F.R.  17.23: ``Unless otherwise specified 
        by the Commission, each new or altered antenna 
        structure to be registered on or after January 
        1, 1996, must conform to the FAA's painting and 
        lighting recommendations set forth on the 
        structure's FAA determination of  ``no 
        hazard,'' as referenced in the . . . FAA 
        Advisory Circulars. . . .'' According to the 
        registration for antenna structure #1020829, 
        the structure must comply with the painting and 
        lighting specifications in Chapters 3, 4, 5, 
        and 13 of FAA Advisory Circular AC 70/7460.  At 
        the time of the inspection, the agent observed 
        that the antenna structure was painted, but the 
        visibility of the paint was obstructed by 
        coaxial cables attached and running along two 
        sides of the face of the structure. The FAA 
        Advisory Circular requires that alternate bands 
        of aviation orange and white be displayed on 
        coaxial cables attached to the face of a tower.  
        See  FAA Advisory Circular AC 70/7460-1K, 
        Chapter 3, Para. 33(d)(7).  

   3.     Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act 
     of 1934, as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the 
     Commission's Rules, Saco Tower Operators, 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 Saco 
     Tower Operators, Inc.  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
                  Boston Office
                  1 Batterymarch Park
                  Quincy, MA 02169

   4.     This Notice shall be sent to Saco Tower Operators, 
     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


                         Dennis Loria
                         District Director
                         Boston District Office
                         Northeast Region
                         Enforcement Bureau


147 C.F.R.  1.89.

247 U.S.C.  403
3P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C.  552a(e)(3).

418 U.S.C.  1001 et seq.