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                                  Before the
Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
In the Matter of


Anchorage School District
	File No.: EB-FIELDWR-16-00021672
Licensee of WQAE813

	NOV No.: V201632780002
Anchorage, Alaska

Released:  May 26, 2016
By the Resident Agent, Anchorage Resident Agent 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 Anchorage School District (ASD),
 licensee of industrial/business pool license WQAE813 in Anchorage,
 Alaska.  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.
 In response to a complaint, agents of the FCC's Enforcement Bureau,
 Anchorage Office monitored five (5) frequencies of four (4) of the
 six (6) licenses assigned to ASD, on May 9, 10, 11, and 19, 2016.  ASD
 license WQAE813 lists both WQAB658 and WQKK533 as "associate call signs"
 having interrelated frequencies and all having voice communications
 during the times monitored, which was most typically in the afternoon
 1300  -  1600 hours local.  Therefore citing the following violation:
 47 C.F.R. ยง 90.425(a): Identification procedure. "Except as provided
 for in paragraphs (d) and (e) of this section, each station or system
 shall be identified by the transmission of the assigned call sign during
 each transmission or exchange of transmissions, or once each 15 minutes
 (30 minutes in the Public Safety Pool) during periods of continuous
 operation. The call sign shall be transmitted by voice in the English
 language or by International Morse Code in accordance with paragraph
 (b) of this section. If the station is employing either analog or
 digital voice scrambling, or non-voice emission, transmission of the
 required identification shall be in the unscrambled mode using A3E, F3E
 or G3E emission, or International Morse, with all encoding disabled."
 ASD failed to transmit any assigned call sign on any assigned frequency
 monitored.  Dates and times monitored, all local: May 9, 1400	-  1605;
 May 10, 1400  -  1530; May 11, 1315  -  1510; May 19,	1310  -  1500.
 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,
 Anchorage School District 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, above, 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, (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 Anchorage
 School District, to support its response to this Notice with an
 affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated
 by an authorized officer of the Anchorage School District, with
 personal knowledge of the representations provided in the 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 permittee'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
		     Anchorage Resident Agent Office
		     PO Box 231949
		     Anchorage, AK 99523-1949
 This Notice shall be sent to Anchorage School District, 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.
				       David J. Charlton
				       Resident Agent
				       Anchorage Resident Agent Office
				       Western Region
				       Enforcement Bureau