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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   SN RADIO, LLC  )  File No.  EB-FIELDSCR-13-00007955

   Licensee of Station WGNC )

   ) NOV No. V201332480011

   Gastonia, NC  )

   ) Facility ID: 35657

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                                     Released: April 15, 2013

   By the District Director, Atlanta  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 SN RADIO, LLC,  licensee of
       radio station WGNC  serving Gastonia, North Carolina.  Pursuant to
       Section 1.89(a) of the Rules, issuance of this Notice 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 March 29, 2013, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Atlanta Office
       inspected Station WGNC located at Shelby, North Carolina and observed
       the following violations:

     a. 47 C.F.R S 73.3526(e)(12): "For commercial AM and FM broadcast
        stations, every three months a list of programs that provided the
        station's most significant treatment of community issues during the
        preceding three month period. The list for each calendar quarter is
        to be filed by the tenth day of the succeeding calendar quarter (e.g.
        January 10 for the quarter October--December, April 10 for the
        quarter January--March etc). The list shall include a brief narrative
        describing what issues were given significant treatment and the
        programming that provided this treatment. The description of the
        programs shall include, but shall not be limited to, the time, date,
        duration, and title of each program in which the issue was treated.
        The lists described in this paragraph shall be retained in the public
        inspection file until final action has been taken on the station's
        next license renewal application." During the inspection during
        regular business hours, Station WGNC's public inspection file was
        missing four issues programs lists, first, second, third, and fourth
        quarters of 2012.

    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,  SN RADIO, 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 the SN RADIO,
       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  SN RADIO, LLC  with personal knowledge of the
       representations provided in SN RADIO, 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
       regulatee'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

   Atlanta Office

   3575 Koger Blvd Ste 320

   Duluth, Georgia, 30096

    6. This Notice shall be sent to SN RADIO, 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.


   Douglas Miller

   District Director

   Atlanta 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