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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   CMA Communications ) File No.: EB-FIELDSCR-12-00005755

   Cable System Operator ) NOV No.: V201332540004

   ) Physical System ID No.: 000677

   Hallettsville and Schulenburg, Texas )



                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: December  27, 2012

   By the Resident Agent, Houston 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 CMA Communications, operator of
       a cable system in the communities of Hallettsville and Schulenburg,
       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 December 18, 2012, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Houston
       Office inspected the cable system serving both Hallettsville and
       Schulenburg, Texas, and observed the following violation:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 76.605(a)(12): "As an exception to the general provision
        requiring measurements to be made at subscriber terminals, and
        without regard to the type of signals carried by the cable television
        system, signal leakage from a cable television system shall be
        measured in accordance with the procedures outlined in S: 76.609(h)
        and shall be limited as follows: Over 54 MHz up to and including 216
        MHz - 20 micro-volts per meter, measured at 3 meters." At the time of
        the inspection, the agent observed signal leakage on the frequency of
        133.2625 MHz at the following locations:

   Corner of E. Second and N. Market streets in Hallettsville 186 uV/m

   In Driveway at 1035 Eilers Street in Schulenburg 86 uV/m

    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,
       CMA Communications 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 CMA
       Communications to support its response to this Notice with an
       affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by
       an authorized officer of CMA Communications with personal knowledge of
       the representations provided in CMA Communications' 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

   Houston Office

   9597 Jones Road, #362

   Houston, Texas 77065

    6. This Notice shall be sent to CMA Communications at its address of

    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.


   Stephen P. Lee

   Resident Agent

   Houston 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


                       Federal Communications Commission