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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Family Stations, Inc. ) File No. EB-FIELDWR-12-00002929

   Licensee of Radio Station KQKD )

   Facility ID # 70083 )

   Redfield, South Dakota ) NOV No. V201232800034


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released:  July 5, 2012

   By the District Director, Denver Office, Western Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
       of the Commission's Rules, to Family Stations, Inc., licensee of radio
       station KQKD in Redfield, South Dakota.

    2. On April 12, 2012, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Denver Office
       inspected radio station KQKD located at Redfield, South Dakota, and
       observed the following violations:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.158(b): "When the description of the monitoring point
        as shown on the station license is no longer correct due to road or
        building construction or other changes, the licensee must prepare and
        file with the FCC, in Washington, DC, a request for a corrected
        station license showing the new monitoring point description. The
        request shall include the information specified in paragraphs (a)(3)
        and (a)(4) of this section, and a copy of the station's current
        license. A copy of the description is to be posted with the existing
        station license."

   The 145 degree monitoring point states, "From the intersection of Highway
   261 and Highway 212, proceed east on Highway 212 to point designated by
   sign along fence on north side of highway, 2.77 km from site, max 39.6
   mV/m daytime." Highway 261 and the sign along the north side of Highway
   212 no longer exist.

   The 202.5 degree monitoring point states, "From intersection of Highway
   281 and Airport Road, proceed west on Airport Road 0.16 km to point
   designated by sign along fence on north side of road, 3.78 km from site,
   max 35.2 mV/m daytime."  Airport Road and the sign along the fence no
   longer exist.

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Family Stations,
       Inc.,  must submit a written statement concerning this matter  within
       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 Family Stations, Inc.  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

   Denver District Office

   215 S.  Wadsworth Blvd. Suite 303

   Lakewood, Colorado 80226

    4. This Notice shall be sent to  Family Stations, Inc., 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.


   Nikki P. Shears

   District Director

   Denver  District Office

   Western 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