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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   ) File No. EB-10-SF-0196

   NPG Cable, Inc. )

   Physical System ID # 004744 ) NOV No. V201132960001

   Mammoth Lakes, California )



                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: October 29, 2010

   By the District Director, San Francisco  Office, 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 Lake, California.

    2. On August 30, 2010, agents of the Enforcement Bureau's San Francisco
       Office inspected the NPG Cable, Inc. system located at Mammoth Lake,
       California, and observed the following violations:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 76.605(a)(12): "As an exception to the general provision
        requiring measurements to be made at subscriber terminals, and
        without regard to the type of signals carried by the cable television
        system, signal leakage from a cable television system shall be
        measured in accordance with the procedures outlined in S: 76.609(h)
        and shall be limited as follows: Over 54 MHz up to and including 216
        MHz - 20 micro-volts per meter, measured at 3 meters." At the time of
        the inspection, an agent observed signal leakage on the frequency of
        121.2625 MHz at the following location:

      1. #16 Sierra Manor Apt. (back wall)   221 uV/m

      2. #20 Villa de  los Pinos Apts., Chateaus Rd.  72 uV/m

      3. #48 The Woodlands, Chateau Rd. and Azimath Rd. 66 uV/m

      4. 387 Mono St. (pole # 1687595)  66 uV/m

      5. 29 Lupin St.   126 uV/m

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 76.612(a): "In the aeronautical radiocommunication bands
        118-137, 225-328.6 and 335.4-400 MHz, the frequency of all carrier
        signals or signal components carried at an average power level equal
        to or greater than 10 -4watts in a 25 kHz bandwidth in any 160
        microsecond period must operate at frequencies offset from certain
        frequencies which may be used by aeronautical radio services operated
        by Commission licensees or by the United States Government or its
        Agencies. The aeronautical frequencies from which offsets must be
        maintained are those frequencies which are within one of the
        aeronautical bands defined in this subparagraph, and when expressed
        in MHz and divided by 0.025 yield an integer."   At the time of the
        inspection, an agent measured the frequency for Channel 37, as
        301.25029 MHz. This channel has not been properly offset. The
        frequency should be 301.2625 MHz +/- 5 kHz.

     c. 47 C.F.R. S: 76.1706: Cable operators shall maintain a log showing
        the date and location of each leakage source identified pursuant to
        76.614, the date on which the leakage was repaired, and the probable
        cause of the leakage. The log shall be kept on file for a period of
        two years and shall be made available to authorized representatives
        of the Commission upon request."  At the time of the inspection,
        there was no leakage log being maintained at the system since January

    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 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 Office

   5653 Stoneridge Dr.

   Pleasanton, CA 94588

    4. This Notice shall be sent 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 VanStavern

   District Director

   San Francisco 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