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Released: December 23, 2009

Federal Communications Commission

Before the

Federal Communications Commission

Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of
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File No. EB-09-SF-0112
Comcast of California V Inc.
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Community Unit ID: CA0051
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Physical System ID: 006084
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NOV No. V201032960001
Mill Valley, CA
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NOTICE OF VIOLATION

Released: December 23, 2009

By the District Director, San Francisco Office, Western Region, Enforcement Bureau:
1.
This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section 1.89 of the
Commission’s Rules,1 to Comcast of California V Inc. (Comcast), operator of a cable system in Mill
Valley, California.
2.
On December 8, 2009, agents of the Enforcement Bureau’s San Francisco Office
inspected Comcast’s cable system located in Mill Valley, California, and observed the following
violations:
47 C.F.R. § 76.605(a)(12): “As an exception to the general provision
requiring measurements to be made at subscriber terminals, and without
regard to the type of signals carried by the cable television system, signal
leakage from a cable television system shall be measured in accordance with
the procedures outlined in 76.609(h) and shall be limited as follows: Over 54
MHz up to and including 216 MHz - 20 micro-volts per meter, measured
at 3 meters.” At the time of the inspection, the agents measured signal
leakage in excess of 20 μV/m on the frequency of 121.2625 MHz at the
following locations:

Date

Time

Signal Strength (μV/m)

Location

12/8/2009
3:30 PM
81.3
96 Miller Street
12/8/2009
3:50 PM
65.3
130 Miller Street


1 47 C.F.R. § 1.89.

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3.
Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,2 and Section
1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Comcast must submit a written statement concerning this matter within
20 days of release of this Notice. The response must fully explain each violation, must contain a
statement of the specific action(s) taken to correct each violation and preclude recurrence, and should
include a time line for completion of pending corrective action(s). The response must be complete in
itself and signed by a principal or officer of Comcast. 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
San Francisco Office
5653 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 105
Pleasanton, CA 94558-8543
4.
This Notice shall be sent to by Certified Mail/Return Receipt Requested and regular mail
to Comcast at its address of record.
5.
The Privacy Act of 19743 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. Any false statement made knowingly
and willfully in reply to this Notice is punishable by fine or imprisonment under Title 18 of the U.S.
Code.4
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
Thomas N. Van Stavern
District Director
San Francisco District Office
Western Region
Enforcement Bureau


2 47 U.S.C. § 403.
3 P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C. § 552a(e)(3).
4 18 U.S.C. § 1001 et seq.
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