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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Crown Castle GT Company LLC ) File No. EB-08-LA-0123


   Antenna Structure Registrant )  

   ASR # 1017908 )

   Bakersfield, CA ) NOV No. V200832900005


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: May 13,  2008

   By the District Director, Los Angeles Office, Western Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules, to Crown Castle GT Company LLC,
       registrant of antenna structure # 1017908  in  Bakersfield,

    2. On April 2, 2008, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Los Angeles
       Office inspected  antenna structure #  1017908  in  Bakersfield,
       California, and observed the following violation:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 17.51(a): "All red obstruction lighting shall be
        exhibited from sunset to sunrise unless otherwise specified." The
        Antenna Structure Registration for antenna structure #  1017908 
        requires the tower to be painted and lit in accordance with FAA
        Chapters 4, 8, and 12 of FAA Circular Number 70/7460-1K. Paragraph 81
        of FAA Chapter 8 states that "[t]he light units should be installed
        as specified in the appropriate portions of Chapters 4, 5, and 6. The
        number of light levels needed may be obtained from Appendix 1." The
        FCC's Antenna Structure Registration database lists the overall
        height above ground as 57.3 meters  for antenna structure #  1017908.
        For structures of 350 feet AGL or less, paragraph 53(b)(1)(a) of FAA
        Chapter 5 states that "[t]wo or more steady burning (L-810) lights
        should be installed on diagonally or diametrically opposite
        positions."  Referring to Appendix 1, Fig 13, Red Obstruction
        Lighting Standards (FAA Style A), the tower labeled A1 depicts
        intermediate level lighting for towers between 46-107 meters. A
        nighttime observation revealed that no intermediate lights were
        displayed on  antenna structure #  1017908. 

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
       and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Crown Castle GT Company
       LLC, 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 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
       Crown Castle GT Company LLC. 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

   Los Angeles Office

   18000 Studebaker Road, Suite 660

   Cerritos, CA 90703

    4. This Notice shall be sent to by Certified Mail/Return Receipt
       Requested and regular mail to Crown Castle GT Company LLC at the
       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.


   Leo E. Cirbo

   Acting Interim District Director

   Los Angeles 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