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

In the Matter of	)
Beaver Creek Mutual Telephone Company	)                    File No.: EB-FIELDWR-14-00015610
Cable System Operator	)
	)                    NOV No.: V201432920046
Oregon City, Oregon	)	  Physical System ID: 016361


	Released:  May 15, 2014

By the Resident Agent, Portland 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 Beaver Creek Mutual Telephone Company (Beaver Creek),  operator of a cable system in Oregon City, Oregon.  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 May 8, 2014, agents of the Enforcement Bureau's Portland Office inspected Beaver Creek's Emergency Alert System (EAS) equipment  located at  15223 S. Henrici Road, Oregon City 97045, and observed the following violation:

  + 47 C.F.R. § 11.61(b): "Entries shall be made in EAS Participant records, as specified in §11.35(a) and 11.54(a)(3)."  Beaver Creek did not have EAS CAP-formatted entries in its EAS logs from March 1, 2014 through May 7, 2014.

* As the nation's emergency warning system, the Emergency Alert System is critical to public safety, and we recognize the vital role that cable operators play in ensuring its success.  The Commission takes seriously any violations of the Rules implementing the EAS and expects full compliance from its regulatees.  
* 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, Beaver Creek 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 Beaver Creek to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an authorized officer of Beaver Creek with personal knowledge of the representations provided in Beaver Creek'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
Portland Office
P.O. Box 61469
Vancouver, WA 98666-1469

* This Notice shall be sent to Beaver Creek Mutual Telephone Company 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.  


Binh Nguyen
Resident Agent
Portland Office
Western Region
Enforcement Bureau