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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   KNTO, Inc ) File No. EB-10-SF-0003

   Registrant of Antenna Structure #1014641 )

   Livingston, California ) NOV No. V201032960003




                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                                     Released:  March 9, 2010

   By the District Director, San Francisco District Office, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules, to KNTO, Inc, registrant of antenna
       structure #1014641, located near Livingston, California.

    2. On January 11, 2010 agents of the Commission's San Francisco Office
       inspected the antenna structure. On January 12, 2010, agents
       interviewed a representative of the structure owner KNTO, Inc., and
       observed the following violations:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 17.47(a)(1): "The owner of any antenna structure which
        is registered with the Commission and has been assigned lighting
        specifications referenced in this part: Shall make an observation of
        the antenna structure's lights at least once each 24 hours either
        visually or by observing an automatic properly maintained indicator
        designed to register any failure of such lights, to insure that all
        such lights are functioning properly as required; or alternatively,
        (2) Shall provide and properly maintain an automatic alarm system
        designed to detect any failure of such lights and to provide
        indication of such failure to the owner." According to KNTO's
        representative, the antenna structure was not equipped with an
        automatic monitoring system, and observations of the structure's
        lights were not being made once every 24 hours.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 17.47(b): "The owner of any antenna structure which is
        registered with the Commission and has been assigned lighting
        specifications referenced in this part: Shall inspect at intervals
        not to exceed 3 months all automatic or mechanical control devices,
        indicators, and alarm systems associated with the antenna structure
        lighting to insure that such apparatus is functioning properly."
        According to structure maintenance records provided by the KNTO
        representative, the tower has been maintained during single events in
        2003, 2005, and 2008. The provided records did not establish that
        inspections had been conducted at least every three months.

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, KNTO, 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 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

   San Francisco District Office

   5653 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 105

   Pleasanton, CA 94588-8543

    4. This Notice shall be sent to KNTO, Inc., 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.


   Thomas N. Van Stavern

   District Director

   San Francisco District Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   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