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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   City of Alamosa ) File No.: EB-FIELDWR-13-00012842 Owner of Antenna
   Structure No. 1032457 )

   ) NOV No.: V201432800018

   Alamosa, CO )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: March 19, 2014

   By the District Director, Denver District 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 City of Alamosa (Alamosa),
       registrant of antenna structure # 1032457 in Alamosa, CO. 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 December 13, 2013, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Denver
       District Office inspected antenna structure # 1032457 located near
       coordinates 37DEG 29' 04.0" north latitude and 105DEG 53' 36.0" west
       longitude, and observed the following violations:

     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."   At the time of the inspection,  the
        agent observed that the Antenna Structure Registration Number was not
        displayed by the structure.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S 17.57:  "The owner of an antenna structure for which an
        Antenna Structure Registration Number has been obtained must notify
        the Commission within 24 hours of completion of construction (FCC
        Form 854-R) and/or dismantlement (FCC Form 854). The owner must also
        immediately notify the Commission using FCC Form 854 upon any change
        in structure height or change in ownership information."   At the
        time of the inspection, there was no phone number provided on the
        ASR. On December 19, 2013, the agent spoke with a representative of
        the registrant, City of Alamosa. The agent found that the mailing
        address provided on the ASR was invalid.

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

    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

   Denver District Office

   P.O. Box 25446

   One Denver Federal Center - Building 1A

   Lakewood, CO 80225

    6. This Notice shall be sent to the City of Alamosa 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.


   Nikki P. Shears

   District Director

   Denver  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