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

In the Matter of	)
SpectraSite Communications, LLC through )
American Towers, LLC	)		    File No.:
Antenna Structure Registrant	)
ASR# 1226410	)		    NOV No.: V201732920004
Weitz, Idaho	)


	Released:  February 27, 2017

By the Regional Director, Region Three, Enforcement Bureau:

 This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
 of the Commission's rules (Rules) to SpectraSite Communications, LLC
 through American Towers, LLC (American Towers), registrant of antenna
 structure ASR# 1226410 in Weitz, Idaho.  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 February 8, 2017, approximately 8:33 AM local time, the Portland
 Office received a complaint concerning tower light outage on antenna
 structure ASR#1226410. The agent investigated the complaint and observed
 the following violation:

		47 C.F.R. ยง 17.48(a):	"The owner of any antenna
		structure which is registered with the Commission has
		been assigned lighting specifications referenced in this
		part shall report immediately by telephone or telegraph
		to the nearest Flight Service Station or office of the
		Federal Aviation Administration 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." Approximately 12:10
		PM local time on February 8, 2017, the Portland agent
		contacted the Flight Service Station (FSS) at 877-478-6867
		to inquire whether there was a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM)
		to cover for the light outage on antenna structure ASR#
		1226410. The FSS informed the agent that there was
		no NOTAM filed in effect for this tower. Upon request
		from the agent, the FSS filed a NOTAM number EUL 02/008
		with an expiration date of February 23, 2017.  A local
		representative from American Towers indicated that
		the top-level, red steady burning light for nighttime
		was extinguished on or approximately February 6, 2017;
		therefore, the American Towers failed to timely notify
		the FSS or the Federal Aviation Administration the tower
		light outage within 30 minutes.

 Pursuant to Sections 303(q) and 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,
 American Towers, 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 American Towers
 to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or declaration
 under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an authorized officer of
 American Towers with personal knowledge of the representations provided
 in American Towers' 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, Washington 98666-1469

 This Notice shall be sent to SpectraSite Communications, LLC through
 American Towers, 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.


				       Lark Hadley
				       Regional Director
				 Region Three
				       Enforcement Bureau