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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Alderson-Broaddus College, Inc. ) File No. EB-06-CF-269

   Licensee of Radio Station WQAB )

   Facility ID #908 ) NOV No. V20073234001

   Philippi, WV )



                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: February 6, 2007

   By the District Director, Columbia Field Office, Northeast Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules to Alderson Broaddus College, Inc.,
       licensee of radio station WQAB(FM) in Philippi, West Virginia.

    2. On December 6, 2006, agents of the Commission's Columbia Field Office
       inspected radio station WQAB,  located at Philippi, West Virginia and
       observed the following violations:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S 11.15: "A copy of the [EAS Operating] Handbook must be
        located at normal duty positions or EAS equipment locations when an
        operator is required to be on duty, and immediately available to
        staff responsible for authenticating messages and initiating
        actions." During the inspection, the EAS Handbook was not available.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S 11.61(b): EAS "entries must be made in broadcast station
        records as specified in S  11.54(b)(12)." At the time of the
        inspection, agents found that the station was not maintaining EAS

     c. 47 C.F.R. S 73.1870(b)(3): "The designation of the chief operator
        must be in writing with a copy of the designation posted with the
        station license." During the inspection, the agents observed that
        there was no written designation of the chief operator.

     d. 47 C.F.R. S 73.1870(c)(3): "The chief operator is responsible of the station records at least once each week to
        determine if required entries are being made correctly..." At the
        time of the inspection the chief operator could not produce any of
        the station records to indicate that they had been reviewed.

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Alderson Broaddus
       College, 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 licensee. 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

   Columbia Field Office

   9200 Farm House Lane

   Columbia, MD 21046

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Alderson Broaddus College, Inc.,  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 T. Higgins

   District Director

   Columbia Field Office

   Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S 1.89.

   47 U.S.C. S 308(b).

   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