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

In the Matter of	)
Santa Ynez Valley Airport Inc.	)                    File No.:  EB-FIELDWR-14-00015762	)	NOV No.:  V201432900021
Registrant of Antenna Structure No. 1237108	)	       
Santa Ynez, CA	)


	     Released:  May 29, 2014

By the District Director, Los Angeles 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 Santa Ynez Valley Airport Inc. (SYVA) registrant of antenna structure 
# 1237108 in Santa Ynez, CA.  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 May 1, 2014, in response to a complaint, agents of the Enforcement Bureau's Los Angeles Office inspected antenna structure number 1237108, located at the coordinates of 34° 36' 21.3" north latitude and 120º 04' 33.9" west longitude, at the Santa Ynez airport and observed the following violations:

  + 47 C.F.R. § 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 agent observed the antenna structure was constructed at the registered coordinates.  At the time of the inspection, the FCC's antenna structure registration database listed the status of the antenna structure as "Granted" instead of "Constructed."   SYVA did not notify the Commission of the construction completion.

  + 47  C.F.R. § 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 antenna structure registration number was not displayed.

* 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, SYVA 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 SYVA to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an authorized officer of SYVA with personal knowledge of the representations provided in SYVA'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
Los Angeles Office
18000 Studebaker Rd., Suite 660
Cerritos, CA 90703

* This Notice shall be sent to Santa Ynez Valley Airport 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.  


Charles A. Cooper
District Director
Los Angeles Office
Western Region
Enforcement Bureau