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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   NPG Cable, Inc. )

   ) File No. EB-08-SF-0258

   Physical System ID # 004744 )

   Mammoth Lakes, California )

   ) NOV No. V200832960009

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: July 28, 2008

   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 NPG Cable, Inc., operator of a
       cable system in Mammoth Lakes, California.

    2. On June 20, 2008, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's San Francisco
       Office inspected NPG Cable, Inc.'s emergency alert system ("EAS"),
       located at 123 Commerce Drive, Suite B6, Mammoth Lakes, California,
       and observed the following violation:

   a. 47 C.F.R. S:11.61(b): "Entries shall be made in EAS Participant
   records, as specified in Sections 11.35(a) and 11.54(b)(13)." NPG Cable,
   Inc's EAS records did not indicate that the required monthly test ("RMT")
   for the months of January, February, March, and April of 2008 were
   conducted.  There were no notes recorded as to why the cable system did
   not receive the required weekly test ("RWT") or the required monthly tests
   ("RMT") from the local primary (LP-1) station, KIBS(FM) - Bishop,
   California, from January, 2008 to the present. Further, there were no
   records of EAS equipment inspections and if those inspections revealed any
   equipment malfunctions.

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
       and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, NPG Cable, Inc. 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 NPG
       Cable, Inc. 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 District Office

   5653 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 105

   San Francisco, CA 94588-8543

    4. This Notice shall be sent to by Certified Mail/Return Receipt
       Requested and regular mail to NPG Cable, Inc., 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. Van Stavern

   District Director

   San Francisco District Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   cc: NPG Cable, Inc.

   123 Commerce Dr. Ste B6

   P.O. Box 396

   Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

   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