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                               17.50 (Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

     In the Matter of                                                        
     APAC Kansas Inc. DBA Allied                                             
                                      )   File No.: EB-FIELDSCR-12-00003474  
     Owner of Antenna Structure No.                                          
     1222687                          )   NOV No.: V201232560007             
     Hays, KS                         )                                      

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: August 6, 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 APAC Kansas Inc. DBA Allied, owner of
       antenna structure number  1222687 in Hays, Kansas.

    2. On July 13, 2012, an agent of the Commission's Kansas City Office 
       inspected antenna structure number 1222687 located 0.3 miles east of
       the Fairground Rd and 230th Ave intersection and observed the
       following violation(s):

          47 C.F.R.S:17.4(a): ...the owner of any proposed or existing       
          antenna structure that requires notice of proposed construction    
          to the Federal Aviation Administration must register the           
     a.   structure with the Commission.  All of information provided to     
          the Commission must be accurate. At the time of inspection, the    
          reported coordinates in Commission's database differed from the    
          actual coordinates of the tower by 1.45 miles.                     

          47 C.F.R.S:17.50: Antenna structures requiring painting under      
          this part shall be cleaned or repainted as often as necessary to   
     b.   maintain good visibility. At the time of inspection, the paint on  
          this structure was faded and its visibility to aircraft was        

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's rules, APAC Kansas Inc.
       DBA Allied 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  APAC Kansas Inc. DBA Allied. 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 N.E. Colbern Rd.

   2nd Floor

   Lees Summit, MO  64086-4711

    4. This Notice shall be sent to APAC Kansas Inc. DBA Allied 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