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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   County of Nevada ) File No. EB-07-SF-012

   Licensee of Radio Station WQED600 )

   ) NOV No. V20073296008

   Nevada City, CA 95959 )


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: February 23, 2007

   By the District Director, San Francisco Office, Western Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules, to Nevada County, licensee of radio
       station WQED600 in Nevada City, California.

    2. On January 26, 2007, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's San
       Francisco Office monitored WQED600 located at Banner and Wolf
       mountains, and observed the following violation:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S 90.403: "Licensees shall take reasonable precautions to
        avoid causing interference. This includes monitoring the transmitting
        frequency for communications in progress and such other measures as
        may be necessary to minimize the potential for causing interference."
        An agent from the San Francisco office responded to a complaint of
        interference from a mobile data system to a Stockton Fire Department
        tactical channel, 460.6 MHz. After driving to Stockton and tracking
        the signal to Sacramento, the signal identified as WQED600. Testing
        confirmed this station was the source of interference.

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
       and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, the County of Nevada, must
       submit a written statement concerning this matter within 20 days of
       release of this Notice. The response must fully explain each
       violation, must contain a statement of the specific actions taken to
       correct each violation and preclude recurrence, and should include a
       time line for completion of pending corrective actions. The response
       must be complete in itself and signed by a principal or officer of the
       County of Nevada. 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

   San Francisco Office

   5653 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 105

   Pleasanton, CA 94588

    4. This Notice shall be sent to by Certified Mail/Return Receipt
       Requested and regular mail to the County of Nevada at its address of

    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.


   Thomas N. VanStavern

   District Director

   San Francisco District Office

   Western 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