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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Alaska Public Telecommunications, Inc. )  File No. EB-FIELDWR-12-00003305

   Licensee of TV Translator Station K12LA-D )

   Facility ID #800 )

   Kenai, Alaska ) NOV No. V201232780016

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: July 26, 2012

   By the Resident Agent, Anchorage Resident Agent  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  Alaska Public Telecommunications,
       Inc. licensee of TV translator station K12LA-D  in  Kenai, Alaska.

    2. On May 16, 2012, agents of the Commission's Anchorage Resident Agent 
       Office inspected  TV translator station K12LA-D  located at  44890
       Churchill Avenue, Soldotna, Alaska and observed the following

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: Section 74.765(b): "The call sign of the station
        together with the name, address, and telephone number of the licensee
        or local representative of the licensee if the licensee does not
        reside in the community served by the station, and the name and
        address of a person and place where station records are maintained,
        shall be displayed at the transmitter site on the structure
        supporting the transmitting antenna, so as to be visible to a person
        standing on the ground. The display shall be maintained in legible
        condition by the licensee."   The agents did not observe a display
        providing the required information at or near the base of the
        structure supporting the transmitting antenna.

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Alaska Public
       Telecommunications, 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 Alaska Public Telecommunications,
       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

   Anchorage Resident Agent Office

   P.O. Box 231949

   Anchorage, Alaska 99523-1949

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Alaska Public Telecommunications, 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.


   Marlene Windel

   Resident Agent

   Anchorage Resident Agent  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