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

In the Matter of	)
Steckline Communications, Inc.	)    File No.:  EB-FIELDSCR-14-00014626
Owner of Antenna Structure No. 1033013	)    
	)    NOV No.:  V201432560009
Garden City, KS	)	


	Released:  May 8, 2014

By the District Director, Kansas City Office, South Central Region, Enforcement Bureau:

* This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89 of the Commission's rules (Rules) to Steckline Communications, Inc., owner of antenna structure number 1033013 in Garden City, Kansas.  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.

* On March 20, 2014, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Kansas City Office inspected antenna structure number 1033013 located at 0.5 miles NW of the intersection of VFW Rd & Mary St , Garden City, KS 67846, and observed the following violation(s):

  + 47 C.F.R. ยง 17.47(a):  "... the owner of any antenna structure which is registered with the Commission and assigned lighting specifications ... 2) Shall provide and properly maintain an automatic alarm system designed to detect any failure of such lights and to provide indication of such failure to the owner."  On the evening of March 18, 2014, an agent observed that the top beacon on the structure was on but not flashing.  During the inspection on March 20, 2014, the agent confirmed this condition.  Steckline personnel were unaware of this condition, because the installed monitoring equipment was unable to detect the non-flashing condition of the lights; it could only detect light outages.

* 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, Steckline Communications, Inc. 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 Steckline Communications, Inc. to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an authorized officer of Steckline Communications, Inc. with personal knowledge of the representations provided in Steckline Communications, Inc.'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 Steckline Communications, Inc. 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
Kansas City Office 
520 NE Colbern Rd., 2nd Floor
Lees Summit, MO  64086

* This Notice shall be sent to Steckline Communications, Inc. 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.  


Ronald D. Ramage
District Director
Kansas City Office 
South Central Region
Enforcement Bureau