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Released: August 7, 2013

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Before the

Federal Communications Commission

Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of
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County of Monmouth, New Jersey
) File No. EB-FIELDNER-13-00010100
Antenna Structure Registrant
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ASR # 1281338
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Allenwood, New Jersey
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NOV No. V201332400038
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NOTICE OF VIOLATION

Released: August 7, 2013

By the District Director, Philadelphia Office, Northeast Region, Enforcement Bureau:
1.
This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89 of the
Commission's rules (Rules)1 to County of Monmouth, registrant of antenna structure number 1281338 in
Allenwood, New Jersey. 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.2
2.
On July 24, 2013, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Philadelphia Office inspected
antenna structure number 1281338 located at 2350 Hospital Road, Allenwood, New Jersey, and observed
the following violation:
47 C.F.R. 17.4(g): "The Antenna Structure Registration Number must be
displayed in a conspicuous place so that it is readily visible near the base of the
antenna structure. Materials used to display the Antenna Structure Registration
Number must be weather-resistant and of sufficient size to be easily seen at the
base of the antenna structure." At the time of inspection, no Antenna Structure
Registration Number was visible at the base of the tower.
3.
Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,3 and Section
1.89 of the Rules, we seek additional information concerning the violation and any remedial actions
taken. Therefore, County of Monmouth 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


1 47 C.F.R. 1.89.
2 47 C.F.R. 1.89(a).
3 47 U.S.C. 403.

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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
4.
In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Rules, we direct County of Monmouth to support
its response to this Notice with an affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by
an authorized officer of County of Monmouth with personal knowledge of the representations provided in
County of Monmouth's response, verifying the truth and accuracy of the information therein,5 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.6
5.
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
Philadelphia Office
One Oxford Valley Building, Suite 404
2300 East Lincoln Highway
Langhorne, Pennsylvania 19047
6.
This Notice shall be sent to County of Monmouth at its address of record.


4 47 C.F.R. 1.89(c).
5 Section 1.16 of the 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 C.F.R. 1.16.
6 18 U.S.C. 1001 et seq. See also 47 C.F.R. 1.17.
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7.
The Privacy Act of 19747 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.
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
David C. Dombrowski
District Director
Philadelphia Office
Northeast Region

Enforcement Bureau


7 P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(3).
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