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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Shentel Cable Company ) File No.: EB-11-NF-0090

   Cable System Operator )

   Community Unit ID #: VA0047 ) NOV No.: V201132640002

   Lebanon, Virginia )



                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: September 30, 2011 

   By the Resident Agent, Norfolk Office, South Central Region, and
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to section
       1.89 of the Commission's rules to Shentel Cable Company ("Shentel"),
       operator of a cable system in Lebanon, Virginia.

    2. On September 12, 2011, an agent of the Commission's Norfolk Office
       inspected the Shentel cable system located in Lebanon, Virginia, and
       observed the following violation(s):

     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, the agent observed the indicated
        signal leakage, on the frequency of 121.2625 MHz, at the following

   1) Highland Drive, between Lebanon Community Fellowship

   and Community Medical Care ------------------------------ 130 uV/m

   2) Pole VZ-2/683-1262 on Highland Dr. ----------------------- 120 uV/m

    3. Pursuant to section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and section 1.89 of the Commission's rules, Shentel Cable
       Company, 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 cable operator. 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

   Federal Communications Commission

   Norfolk Office

   1457 Mount Pleasant Rd., Suite 113

   Chesapeake, VA 23322

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Shentel Cable Company,  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.


   Luther Bolden

   Resident Agent

   Norfolk Office

   South Central 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