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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   LKCM Radio Group, L.P. ) File No.: EB-FIELDSCR-12-00005508

   Licensee of Station KJKB-FM ) NOV No.: V201332500024

   ) Facility ID No.: 855

   Jacksboro, Texas )





                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: December 27, 2012

   By the District Director, Dallas Office, South Central Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
       of the Commission's rules (Rules), to LKCM Radio Group, L.P., licensee
       of radio station KJKB-FM in Jacksboro, Texas. 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 25, 2012, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Dallas
       Office inspected Station KJKB-FM located in Jacksboro, Texas, and
       observed the following violation(s):

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 11.35(a): "EAS Participants are responsible for ensuring
        that EAS Encoders, EAS Decoders and Attention Signal generating and
        receiving equipment used as part of the EAS are installed so that the
        monitoring and transmitting functions are available during the times
        the stations and systems are in operation. Additionally, EAS
        Participants must determine the cause of any failure to receive the
        required tests or activations specified in Sections 11.61(a)(1) and
        (a)(2). Appropriate entries indicating reasons why any tests were not
        received or sent must be made in the broadcast station log as
        specified in Sections 73.1820 and 73.1840 of this chapter for all
        broadcast streams . . . ." At the time of the inspection, the EAS
        equipment for KJKB-FM was unable to send and receive tests. The EAS
        equipment was not properly programmed and/or installed to transmit
        the required weekly tests (RWTs), the required monthly tests (RMTs)
        or to monitor the required LP1  (WBAP, 820 AM) and LP2 (KSCS, 96.3
        FM) sources. Moreover, Station KJKB-FM did not have any EAS logs.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.1350(c): "The licensee must establish monitoring
        procedures and schedules for the station and the indicating
        instruments employed must comply with S:73.1215." At the time of the
        inspection, there were no records that KJKB-FM monitoring procedures
        and schedules were established and indicating instruments were
        monitored. Also, an agent from the Dallas Office asked the Station
        Chief Engineer to monitor the transmitter power output, but the
        Station had problems with their remote connection.

     c. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.1560(d): "In the event it becomes technically
        impossible to operate at authorized power, a broadcast station may
        operate at reduced power for a period of not more than 30 days
        without specific authority from the FCC. If operation at reduced
        power will exceed 10 consecutive days, notification must be made to
        the FCC in Washington, DC. ... If causes beyond the control of the
        licensee prevent restoration of the authorized power within 30 days,
        a request for Special Temporary Authority (see S: 73.1635) must be
        made to the FCC in Washington, DC for additional time as may be
        necessary." At the time of inspection, Station KJKB-FM was operating
        at less than authorized power for more than 10 consecutive days. The
        Station Chief Engineer stated that the station had been operating at
        less than authorized power since October 11, 2012. There was no
        record that LKCM Radio Group, L.P. notified the FCC to operate at
        less than authorized power.

     d. 47 C.F.R.  S: 73.1870(b)(3): "The designation of the chief operator
        must be in writing with a copy of the designation posted with the
        station license." At the time of the inspection, there was no written
        designation of the chief operator.

     e. 47 C.F.R. S: 73.3526(e)(1): "The material to be retained in the
        public inspection file is as follows: (1) Authorization. A copy of
        the current FCC authorization to construct or operate the station, as
        well as any documents necessary to reflect any modifications thereto
        or any conditions that the FCC has placed on the authorization." At
        the time of the inspection, no station license renewal authorization
        was found at the station studio.

    3. As the nation's emergency warning system, the Emergency Alert System
       is critical to public safety, and we recognize the vital role that
       broadcasters  play in ensuring its success. The Commission takes
       seriously any violations of the Rules implementing the EAS and expects
       full compliance from its licensees.

    4. 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,
       LKCM Radio Group, L.P. 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.

    5. In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Rules, we direct LKCM Radio
       Group, L.P. to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit
       or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an
       authorized officer of LKCM Radio Group, L.P. with personal knowledge
       of the representations provided in LKCM Radio Group, L.P.'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.

    6. 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, Texas 75243

    7. This Notice shall be sent to  LKCM Radio Group, L.P. at its address of

    8. 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).

   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


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