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

In the Matter of                )
Adelphia Communications         )            File  No.  EB-05-BF-
Dunkirk, New York               )            NOV              No. 

                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released: November 
22, 2005

By the Resident Agent, Buffalo Office, Northeast Region, 
Enforcement Bureau:

  1.      This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued 
     pursuant to Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules (the 
     ``Rules''),1 to Adelphia Communications, operator of a cable 
     system serving Ripley and Westfield, New York.

  2.      On October 20, 2005, an agent of the Commission's 
     Buffalo Office inspected the cable systems located at Ripley 
     and Westfield, New York, and observed the following 

       Section  76.605(a)(12) of  the Rules  requires that  cable 
       operators  maintain  their  cable  system  signal  leakage 
       below 20  micro volts per meter  (V/m) when operating  in 
       the frequency  band between 54  MHz and 216  MHz.  See  47 
       C.F.R.     76.605(a)(12).   The  agent  measured   signal 
       leakages in excess of 20 V/m at the following locations:

 Date    Fre-      Signal                  Location
        quency    Strength
         (MHz)     (V/m)
10/20-  133.26-      310      Intersection  of  Main  Street  and 
/05     25                    Lumis, Ripley, NY
10/20-  133.26-      225      Rt  21, 1/10  mile south  of Minton 
/05     25                    Road, Pole 965, Westfield, NY

  3.      Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the Commission's 
     Rules, Adelphia 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 a principal or officer of Adelphia 
     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 

                 Federal Communications Commission
                 Buffalo Office
                 1307 Federal Building
                 111 W. Huron Street
                 Buffalo, New York 14202

  4.      This Notice shall be sent to Adelphia 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 

                                David A. Viglione
                                Resident Agent
                                Buffalo Office
                                Northeast Region
                                Enforcement Bureau


147 C.F.R.  1.89.

247 U.S.C.  403.

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

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