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Released: April 11, 2011

Federal Communications Commission

Before the

Federal Communications Commission

Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of
)
)
Service Electric Cablevision Inc.
) File No. EB-11-PA-0062
Physical System ID # 001704
)
Kutztown, Pennsylvania
)
NOV No. V201132400022

NOTICE OF VIOLATION

Released: April 8, 2011

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 Rules1 to Service Electric Cablevision Inc. ("Service Electric"), operator
of a cable system in Kutztown, Pennsylvania.
2. On March 30, 2011, agents of the Commission's Philadelphia Office monitored Service
Electric's cable television system in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, and observed the following
violation:
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 agent measured signal leakage in
excess of 20 V/m on the frequency of 121.2625 MHz at the following
location:

Signal

Frequency

Date/Time

Strength

Location

(MHz)
(v/m)
intersection of Noble and
3/31/2011
Rosecrest Roads,
121.2625
353.7
12:35 p.m.
Kutztown, PA
4030'17"N / 7546'09"W


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, Service Electric must submit a written statement
concerning this matter within twenty (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 Service Electric. 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 District Office
One Oxford Valley Building, Suite 404
2300 East Lincoln Highway
Langhorne, Pennsylvania 19047
4. This Notice shall be sent to Service Electric Cablevision Inc. 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
Gene J. Stanbro
District Director
Philadelphia District Office
Northeast 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.
2

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