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                                  Before the
Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of	)
State of Colorado	)                    File No.:  EB-FIELDWR-13-00012840 Owner of Antenna Structure No. 1022651	)
	)	          NOV No.:  V201432800025
Walsenburg, CO	)


	     Released:  April 3, 2014

By the District Director, Denver District Office, Western Region, Enforcement Bureau:

* This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89 of the Commission's rules (Rules) to State of Colorado (Colorado), registrant of antenna structure # 1022651 in Walsenburg, 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 violation noted herein.

* On December 13, 2013, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Denver District Office inspected antenna structure # 1022651 by Walsenburg, CO, and observed the following violation:

  + 47 C.F.R. ยง 17.21(a):  "Antenna structures shall be painted and lighted when:
(a) They exceed 60.96 meters (200 feet) in height above the ground or they require special aeronautical study."  The Antenna Structure Registration database shows that antenna structure # 1022651 is required to be lit in accordance with FCC Paragraphs A1 and H.  FCC Paragraph A1 specifies a white flashing light atop the structure.  At the time of the inspection, the agent observed a red flashing light atop the structure.
* 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, Colorado 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.

* In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Rules, we direct Colorado to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an authorized officer of Colorado with personal knowledge of the representations provided in Colorado'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.

* 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

* This Notice shall be sent to State of Colorado at its address of record.  

* 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 Office
Western Region
Enforcement Bureau