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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Township of Lakewood ) File No. EB-10-PA-0040

   Licensee of Radio Stations KAR824 and WPCH324 )

   Lakewood, New Jersey ) NOV No. V201032400028 )


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: February 18, 2010

   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 the Township of Lakewood, the
       licensee of radio stations KAR824 and WPCH324.

    2. On February 9, 2009 between 2:30 p.m. and 3:10 p.m., agents of the
       Commission's Philadelphia Office monitored the transmissions from
       station KAR824 and WPCH324 on the frequency 453.600 MHz and observed
       the following violations:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 1.903(a): "Stations in the Wireless Radio Services must
        be used and operated only in accordance with the rules applicable to
        their particular service as set forth in this title and with a valid
        authorization granted by the Commission under the provisions of this
        part, except as specified in paragraph (b) of this section." The
        Township of Lakewood was transmitting digital emissions on the
        frequency 453.600 MHz for its digital voice two-way communications
        system. The license for stations KAR824 and WPCH324 only authorizes
        FM analog telephony emissions (F3E) on the frequency 453.600 MHz. The
        F3E class of emission does not authorize digital transmissions.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 90.425(a): "Each station or system shall be identified
        by the transmission of the assigned call sign during each
        transmission or exchange of transmissions, or once each 15 minutes
        (30 minutes in the Public Safety Pool) during periods of continuous
        operation. The call sign shall be transmitted by voice in the English
        language or by International Morse Code in accordance with paragraph
        (b) of this section." The Township of Lakewood failed to transmit the
        call sign identification on the frequency 453.600 MHz.

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, the Township of
       Lakewood 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 licensee. 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 the Township of Lakewood at its 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.


   Gene J. Stanbro

   District Director

   Philadelphia District Office

   Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   The licenses KAR824 and WPCH324 both authorize the use of the frequency
   453.600 MHz from the 800 Massachusetts Avenue, Lakewood, New Jersey at the
   coordinates 40-04-15.4 N 074-13-56.5 W.

   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.

                       Federal Communications Commission


                       Federal Communications Commission