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Federal Communications Commission
Before the
Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
In the Matter of )
)               File No.:  EB-FIELDSCR-17-00023427 
Westface Ventures, LLC )
Licensee of Station K253AN )
Austin, Texas )
Released:  December 14, 2017
By the Regional Director, Region Two, Enforcement Bureau:
1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89 of the rules of the 
Federal Communications Commission 
 to Westface Ventures, LLC, licensee of FM translator station 
K253AN, Austin, Texas (Facility ID No. 139280) (Station).  Pursuant to Section 1.89(a) of the 
Commission’s rules, issuance of this Notice does not preclude the Enforcement Bureau (Bureau) from 
further action if warranted, including issuing a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture for the 
violation noted herein.
2. On April 20, 2017 Agents of the Bureau’s Dallas Field Office inspected the Station 
operating in Austin, Texas and observed the following violations:
a. 47 CFR § 1.903(a):  “General rule. Stations in the Wireless Radio Services must be 
used and operated only in accordance with the rules applicable to their particular 
service as set forth in this title and with a valid authorization granted by the 
Commission under the provisions of this part, except as specified in paragraph (b) of 
this section.”
  During the inspection on April 20, 2017 the Agents observed the 
Station operating from an unauthorized location with the geographic coordinates of 
30° 19’ 23”  North Latitude, 097° 47’ 58” West Longitude. This location is 13 miles 
from the location authorized on the Station’s license.4
  In addition, during the April 
20, 2017 inspection, the agents observed the Station operating with a transmitter 
 47 CFR § 1.89.
 47 CFR § 1.89(a).  
 47 CFR 1.903.  The term “Wireless Radio Services” is defined as including all radio services authorized under Part 74 of the 
Commission’s rules, thus encompassing the Station, which is an FM translator authorized under Part 74, Subpart L.  47 CFR 
§ 1.907.
 See FCC File No. BLFT-20130708ABY (License).
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power output (TPO) of 527 Watts which is 15.8% above the authorized power of 455 
Watts.  The Agents also observed that the antenna height above ground was 304 
meters, which exceeded the authorized height of 90 meters.
3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
Section 1.89 of the Commission’s rules, we seek additional information concerning the violation and any 
remedial actions taken.  Therefore, Westface Ventures, 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 notices.
4. In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Commission’s rules, we direct Westface Ventures, 
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 Westface Ventures, LLC with personal knowledge of the 
representations provided in Westface Ventures, LLC’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 
Westface Ventures, LLC’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.
5. All replies and documentation sent in response to this Notice should be marked with the 
File No. specified above, and mailed to the following address:
Federal Communications Commission
Atlanta Regional Office
P.O. Box 1493
Powder Springs, GA 30127
6. This Notice shall be sent to Westface Ventures, LLC at its address of record.  
 47 U.S.C. § 308(b).
 47 CFR § 1.89(c).
 Section 1.16 of the Commission’s rules provides that “[a]ny document to be filed with the Federal 
Communications Commission and which is required by any law, rule or other regulation of the United States to be 
supported, evidenced, established or proved by a written sworn declaration, verification, certificate, statement, oath 
or affidavit by the person making the same, may be supported, evidenced, established or proved by the unsworn 
declaration, certification, verification, or statement in writing of such person . . . .  Such declaration shall be 
subscribed by the declarant as true under penalty of perjury, and dated, in substantially the following form:  ‘I 
declare (or certify, verify, or state) under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct.  Executed on 
(date).  (Signature)’.”  47 CFR § 1.16.
 18 U.S.C. § 1001 et seq. See also 47 CFR § 1.17.
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7. 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.  
Ronald Ramage
Regional Director
Region Two
Enforcement Bureau
 P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C. § 552a(e)(3).