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

In the Matter of	)
United States Cellular Corporation	)		    File No.:
EB-FIELDNER-14-00016538 Owner of Antenna Structure No. 1244254	 )
NOV No.:  V201432340009
Martinsburg, WV )


	    Released:  August 13, 2014

By the District Director, Columbia Office, Northeast Region, Enforcement

* This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
of the Commission's rules (Rules) to United States Cellular Corporation
(US Cellular), owner of antenna structure #1244254 in Martinsburg, WV.
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
violations noted herein.
* On July 16, 2014, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Columbia Office
inspected antenna structure #1244254 located in Martinsburg, WV,  and
observed the following violations:

* 47 C.F.R. ยง 17.4(g):  "[T]he 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."
The agent observed that 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, US Cellular
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 US Cellular
to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or declaration
under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an authorized officer of
US Cellular with personal knowledge of the representations provided
in US Cellular'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
Columbia Office
9200 Farm House Lane
Columbia, MD 21040

* This Notice shall be sent to the US Cellular, 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.


Salomon Satche
District Director
Columbia Office
Northeast Region
Enforcement Bureau