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Released: September 30, 2011

Federal Communications Commission

Before the

Federal Communications Commission

Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of
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Shentel Cable Company
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File No.: EB-11-NF-0090
Cable System Operator
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Community Unit ID #: VA0047
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NOV No.: V201132640002
Lebanon, Virginia
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NOTICE OF VIOLATION

Released: September 30, 2011

By the Resident Agent, Norfolk Office, South Central Region, and Enforcement Bureau:
1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to section 1.89 of the
Commission's rules1 to Shentel Cable Company ("Shentel"), operator of a cable system
in Lebanon, Virginia.
2. On September 12, 2011, an agent of the Commission's Norfolk Office inspected the
Shentel cable system located in Lebanon, Virginia, and observed the following
violation(s):
a.
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 observed the indicated signal
leakage, on the frequency of 121.2625 MHz, at the following
locations:
1) Highland Drive, between Lebanon Community Fellowship
and Community Medical Care ------------------------------ 130 V/m
2) Pole VZ-2/683-1262 on Highland Dr. ----------------------- 120 V/m


147 C.F.R. 1.89.

Federal Communications Commission

3. Pursuant to section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,2 and section
1.89 of the Commission's rules, Shentel Cable Company, 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 the cable operator. 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
Norfolk Office
1457 Mount Pleasant Rd., Suite 113
Chesapeake, VA 23322
4. This Notice shall be sent to Shentel Cable Company, 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
Luther Bolden
Resident Agent
Norfolk Office
South Central Region
Enforcement Bureau


247 U.S.C. 308(b).
3P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(3).
418 U.S.C. 1001 et seq.
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