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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   David M. Baughn ) File No. EB-11-AT-0191


   ) NOV No. V201232480005

   Licensee of Amateur Radio Station KX4I )

   Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 )


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: January 5, 2012

   By the District Director, Atlanta Office, South Central Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules to David M. Baughn, licensee of amateur
       radio station KX4I.

    2. On December 22, 2011, in connection with a complaint of interference
       to aviation communications, agents of the Commission's Atlanta Office
       inspected your radio station located at Tuscaloosa, AL and observed
       the following violation.

   47 C.F.R. S: 97.307(c): "All spurious emissions from a station transmitter
   must be reduced to the greatest extent practicable. If any spurious
   emission...causes harmful interference to the reception of another radio
   station, the licensee of the interfering amateur station is required to
   take steps to eliminate the interference." During the inspection, agents
   detected spurious emissions from your repeater station on 145.35 MHz,
   caused by a transmitter malfunction, which were interfering with aviation
   communications on 132.25 MHz. You ceased operations of your repeater
   station when informed of the interference.

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

   Atlanta Office

   3575 Koger Blvd; Ste 320

   Duluth, GA 30096

    4. This Notice shall be sent to David M. Baughn 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.


   Douglas Miller

   District Director

   Atlanta 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