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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Williard C. Buttner ) File No. EB-07-PA-081

   Licensee of Amateur Radio Station [1]KA2VEM )

   Phillipsburg, New Jersey ) NOV No. V20073240009




                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: April 30, 2007

   By the District Director, Philadelphia 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 Williard C. Buttner ("Buttner"),
       licensee of Amateur Radio Station [2]KA2VEM  in  Phillipsburg, New

    2. On April 4, 2007, agents of the Commission's Philadelphia Office
       inspected the low-powered, non-licensed AM broadcast transmitter that
       Buttner was operating on 1700 kHz at his residence in Phillipsburg,
       New Jersey, and observed the following violation:

   47 C.F.R. S Section 15.219(b): "The total length of the transmission line,
   antenna and ground lead (if used) shall not exceed 3 meters." At the time
   of the inspection, the combined length of the antenna and ground lead for
   Buttner's AM broadcast transmitter was 8.4 meters. The length of the
   ground lead was 5.8  meters and the length of the antenna was 2.6 meters.

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

   Federal Communications Commission

   Philadelphia Field Office

   One Oxford Valley, Suite 404

   2300 E. Lincoln Highway

   Langhorne, Pennsylvania 19047

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Williard C. Buttner  at his 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.


   Gene Stanbro

   District Director

   Philadelphia District 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.

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