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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Atlantic Broadband ) File No. EB-07-PA-260


   Curwensville, Pennsylvania ) NOV No. V20073240017


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: September 20, 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 Atlantic Broadband, operator of
       cable system serving Curwensville, Pennsylvania (Community Unit No.

    2. On August 14, 2007 and August 16, 2007, an agent of the Commission's
       Philadelphia Office inspected the Atlantic Broadband cable system
       located in Curwensville, Pennsylvania and observed the following

   47 C.F.R. S: 76.605(a)(12): "As an exception to the general provision
   requiring measurements to be made at subscriber terminals, and without
   regard to the type of signals carried by the cable television system,
   signal leakage from a cable television system shall be measured in
   accordance with the procedures outlined in 76.609(h) and shall be limited
   as follows: Over 54 MHz up to and including 216 MHz...... 20 micro-volts
   per meter, measured at 3 meters." At the time of the inspection, the agent
   measured signal leakage in excess of 20 micro-volts per meter (mV/m) on
   the frequency of 127.2625 MHz at the following locations:

                Frequency   Signal Strength                                  
       Date                                             Location             
                  (MHz)         (uV/m)                                       

                                                   405806 N 0783025 W        
     08/14/07   127.2625         86.8                                        
                                                 1175 Bloomington Avenue     

                                                   405905 N 0783015 W        
     08/14/07   127.2625         141.5                                       
                                               pole # 73693 on Route T459.   

                                                   405724 N 0783024 W        
     08/14/07   127.2625         129.3         intersection of Route T454    
                                                        and T457             
                                                     (Ed Bloom Road)         

                                                   405804 N 0783020 W        
     08/16/07   127.2625         68.3          about 30 feet East of Stop    
                                                 Sign at Intersection of     
                                                  Routes T459 and T454.      

                                                   405808 N 0783135 W        
     08/16/07   127.2625         117.3                                       
                                               pole 73774 at 631 Schofield   

                                                   405939 N 0783140 W        
     08/16/07   127.2625         40.1                                        
                                                    428 Walnut Street        

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
       and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Atlantic Broadband 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
       cable operator. 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

   Philadelphia Office

   One Oxford Valley Building, Suite 404

   2300 East Lincoln Highway

   Langhorne, Pennsylvania 19047

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Atlantic Broadband 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.


   Gene J. Stanbro

   District Director

   Philadelphia 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