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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Cox Communications ) File No. EB-08-OR-0031


   Physical ID # 005341 )


   Metairie, Louisiana ) NOV No. V200832620002

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: April 1, 2008

   By the District Director, New Orleans Office, South Central Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules to Cox Communications ("Cox"), operator
       of a cable system serving Metairie, Louisiana.

    2. On March 3, 2008, agents of the Commission's New Orleans Office of the
       Enforcement Bureau conducted an inspection of Cox's cable system
       located in Metairie, Louisiana, and observed the following violation:

   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, agents
   measured signal leakage in excess of 20 mV/m on the frequencies of
   121.2625 MHz and 133.2625 MHz at the following locations:

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

     3/19/2008   133.2625          306         Pole between 400 and 404      
                                               Pasadena Ave, Metairie, LA.   

                                               Pole on northeast corner of   
     3/26/2008   133.2625          562         intersection of Zenith St.    
                                               and Lemon St., Metairie, LA.  

     3/26/2008   121.2625          106         Pole between 3605 and 3609    
                                               Delaware Ave., Kenner, LA.    

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

   New Orleans Office

   2424 Edenborn Ave.

   Suite 460

   Metairie, Louisiana 70001

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Cox Communications by Certified
       Mail/Return Receipt Requested and regular mail 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.


   Leroy Hall

   District Director

   New Orleans Office

   South Central 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