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

In the Matter of                 )
Northwoods Cable, Inc.           )         File No. EB-05-
Cable TV System Operator         )
Community Unit MI1350            )         NOV           No.  
Drummond Island, Michigan        )

                     NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                Released:  November 28, 2005

By the District Director, Detroit 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 
     Northwoods Cable, Inc., operator of cable system MI1350 
     (PSID 013806) in Drummond Island, Michigan.

   2.     On September 27, 2005, an agent of the 
     Commission's Detroit Office inspected the cable 
     television system located at Drummond Island, Michigan, 
     and observed the following violation(s):

   2.a.      47 C.F.R.  76.605(a)(12) of the Rules 
             requires that cable operators maintain 
             their cable system signal leakage below 20 
             microvolts per meter (V/m) measured at 3 
             meters 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 leakage in excess of 20 
             V/m on 127.2625 MHz at the following 

         (signal level: v/m)      Location
         1,270       29071 E. Channel Road, near pole 
                     DMI 118

   2.b.      47 C.F.R.  76.614: ``Cable television 
             operators transmitting carriers in the 
             frequency bands 108-137 and 225-400 MHz 
             shall provide for a program of regular 
             monitoring for signal leakage by 
             substantially covering the plant every 
             three months...''  In a meeting with 
             management personnel on September 29, 
             2005, the agent was told that no 
             monitoring of the cable plant had been 
             conducted since January 1, 2005.

   3.     Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act 
     of 1934, as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the 
     Commission's Rules, Northwoods Cable, 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 the 
     cable operator.  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
                  Detroit Office
                  24897 Hathaway Street
                  Farmington Hills, Michigan 48335-1552

   4.     This Notice shall be sent to Northwoods Cable, 
     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


                         James A. Bridgewater
                         District Director
                         Detroit District Office
                         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.