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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )



   County of Benton, Washington, dba SE COMM ) File No.:

   Owner of Antenna Structure No. 1035542 ) NOV No.: V201332980014


   Kennewick, WA )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: June  5, 2013

   By the Acting District Director, Seattle Office, Western Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
       of the Commission's rules (Rules),^ to the County of Benton,
       Washington, dba SE COMM, registrant of antenna structure #1035542 in
       Kennewick, WA. 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 noted herein.^

    2. On May 23, 2013, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Seattle Office
       inspected antenna structure #1035542 in Kennewick, WA. The agent
       observed the following violation:

   a. 47 C.F.R. S 17.4(g): "... the Antenna Structure Registration Number
   must be displayed in a conspicuous place so that it is readily visible
   near the base of the antenna structure. Materials used to display the
   Antenna Structure Registration Number must be weather resistant and of
   sufficient size to be easily seen at the base of the antenna structure."
   On May 23, 2013, the agent determined there was no displayed sign for
   antenna structure #1035542.

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 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, the County of Benton, dba SE COMM, 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 County of
       Benton, dba SE COMM, to support its response to this Notice with an
       affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by
       an authorized officer of the County of Benton, dba SE COMM, with
       personal knowledge of the representations provided in the County of
       Benton'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

   Seattle District Office

   11410 NE 122^nd Way, Suite 312

   Kirkland, Washington 98034

    6. This Notice shall be sent to the County of Benton, dba SE COMM, 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.


   Binh Nguyen

   Acting District Director

   Seattle District Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   ^ 47 C.F.R. S 1.89.

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

   ^ 47 U.S.C. S 403.

   ^ 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