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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Norfolk Southern Corporation ) File No. EB-10-DT-0084

   Registrant of Antenna Structure )

   ASR # 1026361 ) NOV No. V201032360008

   South Lorain, Ohio )


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: May 18, 2010

   By the District Director, Detroit Office, Northeast Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules to Norfolk Southern Corporation
       ("Norfolk Southern"), the owner of antenna structure number 1026361 in
       South Lorain, Ohio.

    2. On March 28, 2010, agents of the Commission's Detroit Office inspected
       antenna structure number 1026361, located at the coordinates
       41-26-50.0 North Latitude / 082-05-12.0 West Longitude in South
       Lorain, Ohio and observed the following violation:

   47 C.F.R. S: 17.51(b): "Time when lights should be exhibited... (b) All
   high intensity and medium intensity shall be exhibited continuously unless
   otherwise specified." Antenna structure number 1026361 is assigned
   painting and lighting specifications in accordance with FAA Circular
   Number 70/7460-1J, FAA Chapters 4, 6, 13. Chapter 6 specifies a medium
   intensity flashing white lighting system standard with a control device
   that switches to a low intensity for night mode operation. After local
   sunset, the tower lighting continued flashing medium intensity and did not
   transition to low intensity.

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

   Detroit Office

   24897 Hathaway Street

   Farmington Hills, Michigan 48335

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Norfolk Southern 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.


   James A. Bridgewater

   District Director

   Detroit Office

   Enforcement Bureau

   Northeast Region

   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