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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Caldwell County, NC ) File No.: EB-FIELDSCR-00014605 Owner of Antenna
   Structure No. 1258086 )

   ) NOV No.: V201432640007

   Lenoir, North Carolina )


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: March 26, 2014

   By the Resident Agent Norfolk 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 Caldwell County, NC, owner of
       Antenna Structure Number 1258086 in Lenoir, North Carolina (Antenna
       Structure). 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 December 19, 2013, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Norfolk
       Office inspected the Antenna Structure, located atop Hibriten Mountain
       in Lenoir, North Carolina and observed the following violation):

   47 C.F.R. S 17.4(g): "Except as described in paragraph (h) of this
   section, 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." At the time of inspection, the ASR number was posted
   at the base of the Antenna Structure located at the top of Hibriten
   Mountain in Lenoir, NC. However, there was no ASR number posted at the
   locked gate that prohibits access to the top of the mountain, so the ASR
   number was not readily visible.

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

   Norfolk Resident Agent Office

   1457 Mount Pleasant Rd., Suite 113

   Chesapeake, Virginia, 23322

    6. This Notice shall be sent to Caldwell County, NC 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.


   Luther Bolden

   Resident Agent

   Norfolk District 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