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

In the Matter of                 )
Litchfield Tower Corporation     )         File No. EB-05-
Antenna Structure Registrant     )
ASR # 1247577                    )         NOV           No.  
Westbrook, Maine                 )

                     NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                        Released:  October 
11, 2005

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 
     Litchfield Tower Corporation, registered owner of 
     antenna structure #1247577 in Westbrook, Maine.

   2.     On September 14, 2005, an agent of the 
     Commission's Boston Office inspected antenna structure 
     #1247577 located in Westbrook, Maine, and observed the 
     following violation:

          47 C.F.R.  17.4(g): ``The Antenna Structure 
          Registration Number must be displayed in a 
          conspicuous place so that it is readily 
          visible near the base of the antenna 
          structure. Materials used to display the 
          Antenna Structure Registration Number must be 
          weather-resistant and of sufficient size to 
          be easily seen at the base of the antenna 
          structure.''   At the time of inspection, no 
          Antenna Structure Registration Number was 
          visible at the base of the structure. 

   3.     Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act 
     of 1934, as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the 
     Commission's Rules, Litchfield Tower Corporation, 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 
     tower owner.  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 Litchfield Tower 
     Corporation 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.