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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Horizon Broadcasting, Inc ) File No. EB-11-KC-0065

   Licensee of Radio Station KOJY )

   Facility ID # 27659 ) NOV No. V201232560003

   Bloomfield, IA )



                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: February 7, 2012

   By the District Director, Kansas City Office, South Central, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
       of the Commission's rules to Horizon Broadcasting, Inc, licensee of
       Station KOJY in Bloomfield, Iowa.

    2. On August 23, 2011, an agent of the Commission's Kansas City Office
       inspected Station KOJY located at Bloomfield, IA, and observed the
       following violation(s):

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.1225 (c)(2): "The following records shall be made
        available by all broadcast stations upon request by representatives
        of the FCC (2) The written designations for chief operators and, when
        applicable, the contracts for chief operators engaged on a contract
        basis." At the time of inspection, there was nothing in writing
        designating the chief operator.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.1225(c)(5): "The following records shall be made
        available by all broadcast stations upon request by representative of
        the FCC. (5) Station logs and special technical records." At the time
        of inspection, no logs were available for review.

     c. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.1870(c)(3): "The chief operator is responsible for
        completion of the following duties specified in the paragraph below.
        When these duties are delegated to other persons, the chief operator
        shall maintain supervisory oversight sufficient to know that each
        requirement has been fulfilled in a timely and correct manner. (3)
        Review of the station records at least once each week to determine if
        required entries are being made correctly additionally, verification
        must be made that the station has been operated as required by the
        rules or the station authorization. Upon completion of the review,
        the chief operator or his designee must date and sign the log,
        initiate any corrective action which may be necessary and advise the
        station licensee of any condition which is repetitive." At the time
        of inspection, no station records were available to determine if the
        required logs were being maintained or reviewed. During the
        inspection, the station engineer stated that he was not reviewing the
        station records.

     d. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.3526 (e)(5): "Contents of the file. The material to
        be retained in the public file is as follows: (5) Ownership reports
        and related materials. A copy of the most recent, complete ownership
        report filed with the FCC for the station, together with any
        statement filed with the FCC certifying that the current report is
        accurate and together with all related material. These materials
        shall be retained until a new, complete ownership report is filed
        with the FCC at which time a copy of the new report and any related
        materials shall be placed in the file." At the time of inspection,
        there was no recent ownership report in the Public Inspection File.
        The ownership report in the Public Inspection File was from 2008, and
        the station changed ownership in 2009.

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's rules, Horizon
       Broadcasting, Inc.Violator, 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 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

   Federal Communications Commission

   Kansas City Office

   520 NE Colbern Road, 2nd Floor

   Lee's Summit, MO 64081

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Horizon Broadcasting, Inc. 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.


   Ronald D Ramage

   District Director

   Kansas City District Office

   South Central

   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