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

In the Matter of	)
Casa Media Partners, LLC	)
Owner of Antenna Structure Number 1034337	)		 File
No.: EB-FIELDWR-15-00019974
Prosser, Washington	)		 NOV No.: V201632980001



By the Acting District Director, Seattle 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 Casa Media Partners, LLC,
owner of Antenna Structure Number (ASR) 1034337 in Prosser, Washington.
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 August 26, 2015, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Seattle Office
received a report that the tower lights were not lit at nighttime, on
ASR 1034337, located in Prosser, Washington, and confirmed the following
violations with the Executive Vice President of Casa Media Partners:

  + 47 C.F.R. §17.23: "Unless otherwise specified by the Commission,
  each new or altered antenna structure must conform to the FAA's
  painting and lighting specifications set forth in the FAA's final
  determination of "no hazard" and the associated FAA study for that
  particular structure. For purposes of this part, any specifications,
  standards, and general requirements set forth by the FAA in the
  structure's determination of "no hazard" and the associated FAA study
  are mandatory. Additionally, each antenna structure must be painted
  and lighted in accordance with any painting and lighting requirements
  prescribed on the antenna structure's registration, or in accordance
  with any other specifications provided by the Commission." The agent
  observed that the required top beacon and side lights on the structure
  were extinguished more than 30 minutes after sunset.

  + 47 C.F.R. § 17.48: "The owner of any antenna structure which
  is registered with the Commission and has been assigned lighting
  specifications referenced in this part: (a) Shall report immediately
  to the FAA, by means acceptable to the FAA, any observed or otherwise
  known extinguishment or improper functioning of any top steady burning
  light or any flashing obstruction light, regardless of its position on
  the antenna structure, not corrected within 30 minutes ..." Because
  the tower had no lights lit on the night of August 26, 2015, the
  agent called the FAA to check if a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) had been
  issued, and found that no one had notified the FAA of the outage.
  The agent subsequently notified the FAA of the outage and a NOTAM for
  the structure was issued.

  + 47 C.F.R. § 17.47:  "The owner of any antenna structure which
  is registered with the Commission and has been assigned lighting
  specifications referenced in this part: (a)(1) Shall make an observation
  of the antenna structure's lights at least once each 24 hours either
  visually or by observing an automatic properly maintained indicator
  designed to register any failure of such lights, to insure that all
  such lights are functioning properly as required; or alternatively,
  (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..." Visual observations of this tower were
  not routinely made, nor was there a working automatic alarm reporting
  system in operation at the time of the outage.

* Pursuant to Section 308(b) 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,
Casa Media Partners, LLC, 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

* In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Rules, we direct Casa
Media Partners, LLC, to support its response to this Notice with an
affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated
by an authorized officer of Casa Media Partners, LLC, with personal
knowledge of the representations provided in Casa Media Partners, LLC
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 owner'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
Seattle Office
11410 NE 122[nd] Way, Suite 312
Kirkland, Washington 98034

* This Notice shall be sent to Casa Media Partners, LLC, 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.


Leo Cirbo
Acting District Director
Seattle Office
Western Region
Enforcement Bureau