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                       FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

                               Enforcement Bureau

                         Spectrum Enforcement Division

                              1270 Fairfield Road

                      Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325-7245

   VIA CERTIFIED MAIL - RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED

   September 12, 2007

   Thomas E. Hood

   222 West C Street

   Pine Mountain Valley, GA 31823

   RE: Complaint Regarding Interference From NA4MB Repeater; Case
   #EB-07-SE-249

   Dear Mr. Hood:

   We have reviewed the complaint you filed on July 20, 2007, and have
   determined that it is not appropriate for enforcement action.

   Your complaint outlined interference to your coordinated repeater, WB4ULJ,
   from coordinated repeater NA4MB. Your repeater transmits analog voice
   communications using emission type F3E. The NA4MB repeater transmits
   digital communications between user stations using the "D-Star" protocol.
   We note that the definition of a repeater station does not depend upon the
   emission type or designator and therefore we treat this complaint as a
   complaint regarding interference between two coordinated repeaters.

   Section 97.205(c) of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. S: 97.205(c),
   states that where there is interference between coordinated repeaters, the
   two station licensees are equally and fully responsible for resolving the
   interference.

   Sincerely,

   W. Riley Hollingsworth

   Special Counsel

   cc: FCC South Central Regional Director

   See http://www.icomamerica.com/amateur/dstar/dstar4.asp