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

In the Matter of                )
                                )            File No.   EB-05-NY-
Joseph-Paul Ferraro             )            
Licensee of Radio Station WHVW  )            NOV              No.  
Poughkeepsie, NY                )            

              5.                  NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  December 
21, 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 Joseph-Paul  Ferraro, 
licensee of radio station WHVW, Hyde Park, NY.

     On September 22,  2005,  an  agent of  the Commission's  New 
York Office  inspected  radio  station, WHVW,  and  observed  the 
following violation:

47 C.F.R.  73.1820(a)(1)(iii):  ``Entries must be made in 
the station log, including ``an entry of each test and 
activation of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) pursuant to 
the requirement of part 11 of this chapter and the EAS 
Operating Handbook.''  At the time of the inspection, 
Joseph-Paul Ferraro could not locate any EAS logs.

     Pursuant to  Section 308(b)  of  the Communications  Act  of 
1934, as amended,2  and Section 1.89  of the Commission's  Rules, 
Joseph-Paul Ferraro, 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 Joseph-Paul  Ferraro.  
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  Joseph-Paul Ferraro  at  his 
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.  308(b).

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

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