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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

     In the Matter of                                                        
     Mid America Regional                                                    
     Council - Emergency Rescue    )   File Number: EB-FIELDSCR-12-00002532  
     Owner of Antenna Structure    )   NOV Number: V201232560004             
     No.  1230974                                                            
     Kansas City, MO                                                         

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: June 11, 2012

   By the District Director, Kansas City 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 Mid America Regional Council - Emergency
       Rescue, owner of antenna structure number  1230974 in Kansas City,

    2. On April 13, 2012, an agent of the Commission's Kansas City Office 
       inspected antenna structure number 1230974 located at 8100 Ozark,
       Kansas City, Missouri, and observed the following violation(s):

          47 C.F.R.S:17.47(a): The owner of any antenna structure which is   
          registered with the Commission and has been assigned lighting      
          specifications referenced in this part: (a)(1) Shall make an       
          observation of the antenna structure's lights at least once each   
          24 hours either visually or by observing an automatic properly     
          maintained indicator designed to register any failure of such      
          lights, to insure that all such lights are functioning properly    
          as required; or alternatively, (2) Shall provide and properly      
          maintain an automatic alarm system designed to detect any failure  
     a.   of such lights and to provide indication of such failure to the    
          owner.   On April 13, 2012, an agent from the Kansas City Office   
          observed that the top beacon on antenna structure number 1230974   
          was not lit during a day of heavy fog. In  a  letter to this       
          Office dated May 7, 2012, Mid America Regional Council -           
          Emergency Rescue  stated that it observed the antenna structure's  
          lights on a monthly basis. In addition, the tower logs provided    
          by Mid America Regional Council - Emergency Rescue on April 18,    
          2012 show no evidence that a light outage was observed between     
          April 5, 2012 and April 13, 2012.                                  

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's rules, Mid America
       Regional Council - Emergency Rescue 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 Mid America
       Regional Council - Emergency Rescue. 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

   Kansas City Office

   520 N.E. Colbern Rd.

   2nd Floor

   Lees Summit, MO  64086-4711

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Mid America Regional Council - Emergency
       Rescue 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 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