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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Major Market Stations, Inc.    )    File No. EB-FIELDWR-13-00011748

   Antenna Structure Owner )      NOV No. V201432940006

   Corona, California )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                          Released: November  21, 2013

   By the District Director, San Diego Office, Western Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
       of the Commission's rules (Rules)^ to  Major Market Stations, Inc.
       (Major Market)  owner of antenna structure identified as "Tower 5,"^
       which is one tower of a five tower antenna array  for AM radio station
       KWRM,   in Corona, California.  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 violations noted herein.^

    2. On July 30, 2013, and November 13, 2013, an agent of the Enforcement
       Bureau's San Diego Office inspected  the above Tower 5  located in
       Corona, California, behind the main studio of Major Market's AM radio
       station KWRM and observed the following violations:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S 17.7: "A notification to the Federal Aviation
        Administration is required, except as set forth in S 17.14, for any
        of the following construction or alteration: (a) Any construction or
        alteration of more than 60.96 meters (200 feet) height above ground
        level at its site." A notification to the FAA could not be found
        after a search of the FAA's database. Also, Major Market's letter
        dated September 30, 2013, stated that the physical height of Tower 5
        is 62.79 meters in height, requiring notice to the FAA, and that the
        station does not have any record of notification of the FAA regarding
        this tower.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S 17.4(a):" Effective July 1, 1996, the owner of any
        proposed or existing antenna structure that requires notice of
        proposed construction to the FAA must register the structure with the
        Commission. This includes those structures used as part of stations
        licensed by the Commission for the transmission of radio energy ...
        ." At the time of inspection, Tower 5 was not registered.

     c. 47 C.F.R. S 17.50: "Antenna structures requiring painting under this
        part shall be cleaned or repainted as often as necessary to maintain
        good visibility." The antenna structure was required to be painted
        and at the time of the inspection, the agent observed that the paint
        was partially faded on Tower 5.

    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 violation and any remedial actions taken.
       Therefore, Major Market  must submit a written statement concerning
       this matter within twenty (20) days of release of this Notice. The
       response (i) must fully explain the violation, including all relevant
       surrounding facts and circumstances, (ii) must contain a statement of
       the specific action(s) taken to correct the violations 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 Major Market
       support the response to this Notice with an affidavit or declaration
       under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by a licensee
       representative with personal knowledge of the representations provided
       in the 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 registrant'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

   San Diego Office

   4542 Ruffner St., #  370

   San Diego, CA 92111

    6. This Notice shall be sent Major Market Stations, Inc.,  at the 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 T. Lyon

   District Director

   San Diego Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   ^ 47 C.F.R. S 1.89.

   ^ The San Diego Office issued a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) to Major Market
   Stations, Inc., on August 22, 2013, asking the current height of each of
   the five towers and if the towers were greater than 60.96 meters had the
   FAA been notified. The San Diego office received a reply from Major Market
   dated September 30, 2013, that each of the five towers was greater than
   60.96 meters and that Major Market did not have a record of the FAA being
   notified about the towers, and that Major Market would proceed to notify
   the FAA and register the towers with the FCC. The reply designated the
   towers in the antenna array as "Tower 1", "Tower 2", "Tower 3", "Tower 4",
   and "Tower 5". This Notice adopts those designations.

   ^ 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