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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Michigan Bell Telephone Company ) File No. EB-06-DT-314

   Antenna Structure Registrant )

   ASR# 1006477 ) NOV No. V20063236019

   Southfield, Michigan )



                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                                 Released: September 18, 2006

   By the District Director, Detroit Office, Northeast, Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules to Michigan Bell Telephone Company,
       registrant of antenna structure # 1006477 in Southfield, Michigan.

    2. On August 22, 2006, an agent of the Commission's Detroit Office
       inspected antenna structure # 1006477 located at 25189 Lahser Road,
       Southfield, Michigan, and observed the following violation:

   47 C.F.R. S 17.21: "Antenna structures shall be painted and lighted when.
   . . [t]hey exceed 60.96 meters (200 feet) in height above the ground or
   they require special aeronautical study." Michigan Bell Telephone
   Company's antenna structure is 362 feet and the FCC's ASR database
   specifies painting and lighting specifications for antenna structure
   #1006477 in accordance with FCC Paragraphs 1, 3, 12 and 21. Paragraph 3
   requires a red beacon at the top of the antenna structure. At the time of
   the inspection, the agent observed that the structure had a medium
   intensity light at the top of the structure.

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
       and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Michigan Bell Telephone
       Company, 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 Michigan Bell Telephone Company with personal
       knowledge of the matter. 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 Michigan Bell Telephone Company  at its
       address of record.

    5. The Privacy Act of 1974 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.


   James A. Bridgewater

   District Director

   Detroit District Office

   Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S 1.89.

   47 U.S.C. S 403


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

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

                       Federal Communications Commission


                       Federal Communications Commission