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   September 29, 2010

   Mr. Craig W. Gold

   (Address withheld)

   (Address withheld)

   Re: Amateur Radio License KG4WQF


   Warning Notice

   Dear Mr. Gold:

   The trustee of AB4AZ has requested, via a written request sent to you in
   May of 2010 that you refrain from use of the repeater. The request was
   issued as a result of your failure to follow operational rules set forth
   by the licensee/control operators of the repeater system for its users.
   You were previously issued several requests to refrain from using the
   system, but failed to comply with them necessitating the request for
   Commission intervention.

   The Commission requires that repeaters be under the supervision of a
   control operator and not only expects, but requires, that such control
   operators be responsible for the proper operation of the repeater system.
   Control operators may take whatever steps they deem appropriate to ensure
   compliance with the repeater rules, including limiting the repeater use to
   certain users, converting the repeater to a closed repeater or taking it
   off the air entirely.

   Please be advised that the Commission expects you to abide by the request
   of the control operator that you stay off of AB4AZ - and any other similar
   requests to cease operations on any other repeaters by any other repeater
   licensees, control operators or trustees.

   Use of AB4AZ again after receipt of this letter could subject you to
   severe penalties, including license revocation, monetary forfeiture (fine)
   or a modification proceeding to restrict the frequencies upon which you
   may operate.


   Laura L. Smith

   Special Counsel

   Cc: Tampa Field Office

   South Central Regional Director

   In a letter dated June 2, 2010, Mr. Richard Jackson (the trustee) advised
   the ARRL that he has requested that you refrain from using his repeater
   multiple times and that your response has been to continue to use the
   repeater despite his repeated requests.

   Fines normally range from $7,500 to $10,000.