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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Oasis Christian Radio, Inc. ) File No. EB-11-SF-0259

   Licensee of Radio Station KAVS-LP )

   Facility ID # 126241 )

   Fallon, Nevada ) NOV No. V201232960003

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: October 31, 2011

   By the District Director, San Francisco Office, Western Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules, to Oasis Christian Radio,
       Inc.("Oasis"), licensee of radio station KAVS-LP in Fallon, Nevada.
       This Notice may be combined with a further action, if further action
       is warranted.

    2. On June 1, 2011, agents of the Enforcement Bureau's San Francisco
       Office inspected radio station KAVS-LP located at Fallon, Nevada, and
       observed the following violations:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 11.35(a): "[Emergency Alert System (EAS)] Participants
        are responsible for ensuring that EAS Encoders, EAS Decoders and
        Attention Signal generating and receiving equipment used as part of
        the EAS are installed so that the monitoring and transmitting
        functions are available during the times the stations and systems are
        in operations. Additionally, EAS Participants must determine the
        cause of any failure to receive the required tests or activations
        specified in Sections 11.61(a)(1) and (a)(2). Appropriate entries
        indicating reasons why any tests were not received must be made in
        the broadcast station log as specified in Sections 73.1820 and
        73.1840 of this chapter for all broadcast streams and cable system
        records as specified in Sections 76.1700, 76.1780, and 76.1711 of
        this chapter. " At the time of the inspection, there were no entries
        in KAVS-LP's logs indicating why the required monthly tests (RMTs)
        and the required weekly tests (RWTs) had not been received over the
        three months prior to the inspection.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 11.61(a): "EAS Participants shall conduct tests at
        regular intervals, as specified in paragraphs (a)(1) and (a)(2) of
        this section. Additional tests may be performed anytime. EAS
        activations and special tests may be performed in lieu of required
        tests as specified in paragraph (a)(4) of this section. All tests
        will conform with the procedures in the EAS Operating Handbook."
        KAVS-LP failed to ensure that, over the three months prior to the
        inspection, that RMTs and RWTs of the EAS were transmitted.

     c. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.845: "Each LPFM licensee is responsible for
        maintaining and operating its broadcast station in a manner that
        complies with the technical rules set forth elsewhere in this part
        and in accordance with the terms of the station authorization. In the
        event that an LPFM station is operating in a manner that is not in
        compliance with the technical rules set forth elsewhere in this part
        or the terms of the station authorization, broadcast operation must
        be terminated within three hours." At the time of the inspection,
        KAVS-LP was operating as an unattended station, but did not have the
        capability to take the station off the air within three hours of any
        technical malfunction.

     d. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.877(d): "The licensee of each LPFM station must
        maintain a station log. Each log entry must include the time and date
        of observation and the name of the person making the entry. The
        following information must be entered in the station log: EAS weekly
        log requirements set forth in Section 11.61(a) . . . of this
        chapter." KAVS-LP failed to maintain a station log, no records of log
        entries indicating that a person observed the EAS test each week.

     e. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.1300: "Broadcast stations may be operated as either
        attended (where a designated person is responsible for the proper
        operation of the transmitting apparatus either at the transmitting
        site, a remote control point or an ATS control point) or unattended
        (where highly stable equipment or automated monitoring of operating
        parameters is employed)." At the time of inspection, agents
        determined that KAVS-LP was operating as an unattended station but
        with no monitoring equipment installed to monitor the station's

    3. As the nation's emergency warning system, the Emergency Alert System
       is critical to public safety, and we recognize the vital role that
       broadcasters play in ensuring its success. The Commission takes
       seriously any violations of the Rules implementing the EAS and expects
       full compliance from its regulatees. We also must investigate
       violations of other rules that apply to broadcast licensees. Pursuant
       to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, and
       Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, we seek additional information
       concerning the violations and any remedial actions the station may
       have taken. Therefore, Oasis must submit a written statement
       concerning this matter within twenty (20) days of release of this
       Notice. The response (i) must fully explain each violation, including
       all relevant surrounding facts and circumstances, (ii) must contain a
       statement of the specific action(s) taken to correct each violation
       and preclude recurrence, and (iii) must include a time line for
       completion of any pending corrective action(s). The response must be
       complete in itself and must not be abbreviated by reference to other
       communications or answers to other notices.

    4. In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Commission's Rules, we direct
       Oasis to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or
       declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an
       authorized officer of Oasis with personal knowledge of the
       representations provided in Oasis's response, verifying the truth and
       accuracy of the information therein, and confirming that all of the
       information requested by this Notice which is in the licensee's
       possession, custody, control, or knowledge has been produced. To
       knowingly and willfully make any false statement or conceal any
       material fact in reply to this Notice is punishable by fine or
       imprisonment under Title 18 of the U.S. Code.

    5. 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 Drive, Suite 105

   Pleasanton, CA 94588-8543

    6. This Notice shall be sent to Oasis Christian Radio, Inc. at its
       address of record.

    7. 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.


   Thomas N. Van Stavern

   District Director

   San Francisco District Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89(a).

   47 U.S.C. S: 403.

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89(c).

   Section 1.16 of the Commission's Rules provides that "[a]ny document to be
   filed with the Federal Communications Commission and which is required by
   any law, rule or other regulation of the United States to be supported,
   evidenced, established or proved by a written sworn declaration,
   verification, certificate, statement, oath or affidavit by the person
   making the same, may be supported, evidenced, established or proved by the
   unsworn declaration, certification, verification, or statement in writing
   of such person . . . . Such declaration shall be subscribed by the
   declarant as true under penalty of perjury, and dated, in substantially
   the following form . . . : `I declare (or certify, verify, or state) under
   penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on
   (date). (Signature)'." 47 C.F.R. S: 1.16.

   18 U.S.C. S: 1001 et seq. See also 47 C.F.R. S: 1.17.

   P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C. S: 552a(e)(3).

   Federal Communications Commission


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