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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

     In the Matter of                                                     
     Western Slope Communications, LLC         File Number: EB-07-DV-196  
     Antenna Structure Registrant            NAL/Acct. No.: 200832800001  
     Rifle, CO                                           FRN: 0004259552  
     ASR # 1023390                                                        


   Adopted: December 23, 2008 Released: December 29, 2008

   By the Deputy Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

    1. In this Order, we adopt the attached Consent Decree entered into
       between the Enforcement Bureau (the "Bureau") and Western Slope
       Communications, LLC, ("Western Slope") registrant of antenna structure
       number 1023390, near Rifle, Colorado. The Consent Decree terminates an
       enforcement proceeding relating to whether Western Slope violated
       Section 303(q) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, ("Act"),
       and Sections 17.51(a), 17.47(a), 17.48, and 17.57  of the Commission's
       Rules ("Rules").

    1. The Bureau and Western Slope have negotiated the terms of the Consent
       Decree, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated by

    2. After reviewing the terms of the Consent Decree and evaluating the
       facts before us, we find that the public interest would be served by
       adopting the Consent Decree and terminating the investigation. In the
       absence of material new evidence relating to this matter, we conclude
       that our investigation raises no substantial or material questions of
       fact as to whether Western Slope possesses the basic qualifications,
       including character qualifications, to be or remain a Commission

    3. ACCORDINGLY, IT IS ORDERED that, pursuant to Section 4(i) of the
       Communications Act of 1934, as amended, and the authority delegated by
       Sections 0.111 and 0.311 of the Commission's rules, the attached
       Consent Decree IS ADOPTED.

    4. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the above captioned matter IS TERMINATED.

    5. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Western Slope Communications, LLC, shall
       make its voluntary contribution to the United States Treasury, as
       specified in the Consent Decree, by mailing a check or similar
       instrument payable to the order of the Federal Communications
       Commission, to Federal Communications Commission, P.O. Box 979088, St.
       Louis, MO 63197-9000. Payment by overnight mail may be sent to U.S.
       Bank - Government Lockbox #979088, SL-MO-C2-GL, 1005 Convention Plaza,
       St. Louis, MO 63101. Payment by wire transfer may be made to ABA
       Number 021030004, receiving bank TREAS/NYC, and account number
       27000001. For payment by credit card, an FCC Form 159 (Remittance
       Advice) must be submitted.  When completing the FCC Form 159, enter
       the NAL/Account number in block number 23A (call sign/other ID), and
       enter the letters "FORF" in block number 24A (payment type code).
       Western Slope Communications, LLC, shall also send electronic
       notification on the date said payment is made to

    6. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that copies of this Order shall be sent by
       regular first class mail and certified mail - return receipt
       requested, to Western Slope Communications, LLC, at its address of


   George R. Dillon

   Deputy Chief, Enforcement Bureau

   47 U.S.C. S: 303(q).

   47 C.F.R. S:S: 17.47(a), 17.48, 17.51(a), 17.57.

   47 U.S.C. S: 154(i).

   47 C.F.R. S:S: 0.111, 0.311.

                  Federal Communications Commission DA 08-2776



                  Federal Communications Commission DA 08-2776