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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   South Texas FM Investments, LLC )  File No. EB-FIELDSCR-12-00005509

   Licensee of Station KZAM-FM  )  NOV No. V201332500022

   ) Facility ID No.: 164195

   Pleasant Valley, TX )


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: December 14, 2012

   By the  District Director, Dallas  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 (Rules) to South Texas FM Investments, LLC,
       licensee of radio station KZAM-FM  in Pleasant Valley, TX. Pursuant to
       Section 1.89(a) of the Rules, issuance of this NOV does not preclude
       the Enforcement Bureau from further action if warranted, including
       issuing a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture for the
       violation(s) noted herein.

    2. On October 24, 2012, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Dallas
       Office  inspected radio station KZAM-FM located at Pleasant Valley,
       TX, and observed the following violation(s):

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.1125(a): ""... each AM, FM... broadcast station shall
        maintain a main studio at one of the following locations: (1) Within
        the station's community of license; (2) At any location within the
        principal community contour of any AM, FM or TV broadcast station
        licensed to the  station's community of license; or (3) Within
        twenty-five miles from the reference coordinates of the center of its
        community of license..."  "A station must equip the main studio with
        production and transmission facilities that meet applicable
        standards, maintain continuous program transmission capability, and
        maintain a meaningful management and staff presence." The Commission
        has defined a minimally acceptable "meaningful presence" as full-time
        managerial and full-time staff personnel. At the time of the
        inspection, the agent tried to inspect the studio but it was not open
        to the public. The agent contacted the licensee and asked for an
        employee to open the studio to perform the inspection, but there were
        no personnel available in the area on the day of the inspection.

     b. 47 C.F.R. 73.1740(a)(4): "In the event that causes beyond the control
        of a licensee make it impossible to adhere to the operating schedule
        of this section or to continue operating, the station may limit or
        discontinue operation for a period of not more than 30 days without
        further authority from the FCC. Notification must be sent to the FCC
        in Washington, DC not later than the 10th day of limited or
        discontinued operation. ... If causes beyond the control of the
        licensee make it impossible to comply with the allowed period,
        informal written request shall be made to the FCC no later than the
        30th day for such additional time as may be deemed necessary." At the
        time of inspection, Station KZAM-FM had temporarily discontinued
        operations. An agent talked to the licensee over the phone, and was
        informed that Station KZAM-FM had been off the air since September 4,
        2012 due to management personnel changes. There was no record that
        South Texas FM Investments, LLC notified the FCC of its temporary
        discontinuance of operations.

    3. Pursuant to Section  308(b)  of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Rules, we seek additional information
       concerning the violations and any remedial actions taken. Therefore,
       South Texas FM Investments, LLC, must submit a written statement
       concerning this matter within twenty (20) days of release of this
       Notice. The response (i) must fully explain each violation, including
       all relevant surrounding facts and circumstances, (ii) must contain a
       statement of the specific action(s) taken to correct each violation
       and preclude recurrence, and (iii) must include a time line for
       completion of any pending corrective action(s). The response must be
       complete in itself  and must not be abbreviated by reference to other
       communications or answers to other notices.

    4. In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Rules, we direct South Texas FM
       Investments, LLC  to support its response to this Notice with an
       affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by
       an authorized officer of South Texas FM Investments, LLC  with
       personal knowledge of the representations provided in South Texas FM
       Investments, LLC's  response, verifying the truth and accuracy of the
       information therein, and confirming that all of the information
       requested by this Notice which is in the licensee's possession,
       custody, control, or knowledge has been produced. To knowingly and
       willfully make any false statement or conceal any material fact in
       reply to this Notice is punishable by fine or imprisonment under Title
       18 of the U.S. Code.

    5. 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

   Dallas Office

   9330 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1170

   Dallas, TX 75243

    6. This Notice shall be sent to South Texas FM Investments, LLC at its 
       address of record.

    7. 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.



   James D. Wells

   District Director

   Dallas District Office

   South Central Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89(a).

   Main Studio and Program Origination Rules, Memorandum Opinion and Order, 
   3 FCC Rcd 5024, 5026 (1988).

   Jones Eastern of the Outer Banks, Inc., Memorandum Opinion and Order, 6
   FCC Rcd 3615, 3616 (1991), clarified 7 FCC Rcd 6800 (1992).

   47 U.S.C. S: 308(b).

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89(c).

   Section 1.16 of the Rules provides that "[a]ny document to be filed with
   the Federal Communications Commission and which is required by any law,
   rule or other regulation of the United States to be supported, evidenced,
   established or proved by a written sworn declaration, verification,
   certificate, statement, oath or affidavit by the person making the same,
   may be supported, evidenced, established or proved by the unsworn
   declaration, certification, verification, or statement in writing of such
   person . . . . Such declaration shall be subscribed by the declarant as
   true under penalty of perjury, and dated, in substantially the following
   form . . . : `I declare (or certify, verify, or state) under penalty of
   perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on (date).
   (Signature)'." 47 C.F.R. S: 1.16.

   18 U.S.C. S: 1001 et seq. See also 47 C.F.R. S: 1.17.

   P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C. S: 552a(e)(3).

   Federal Communications Commission


                       Federal Communications Commission