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   July 11, 2014

   Mr. Joe Pepe

   General Manager

   Kennett Square Specialties

   546 Creek Road

   Kennett Square, PA 19348

   RE:  Radio frequency interference


   Dear Mr. Pepe:

   On March 6, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission notified you that
   it had received a complaint of harmful radio interference apparently
   caused by fluorescent light ballasts being operated at Kennett Square
   Specialties (Kennett Square). This interference was been reported by
   licensed operators in the Amateur Radio Service. The complainants are:

   (Name withheld)

   (Name withheld)

   (Address withheld)

   Kennett Square, PA  19348

   Tel: (Number withheld)

   The March 6, 2014 letter advised Kennett Square that the interference, if
   unresolved, could be a violation of Commission rules. For this reason, we
   encouraged Kennett Square to voluntarily resolve the matter without
   Commission intervention. The letter specifically stated, however, that if
   it became necessary for the Commission to facilitate a resolution, the
   Commission might investigate possible rule violations and address
   appropriate remedies, including monetary forfeitures.^ Kennett Square did
   not respond to the March 6, 2014 letter. Likewise, the complainants report
   that there has been no reduction in the radio frequency interference.

   In order to avoid enforcement action on this matter, you have thirty (30)
   days from the date of receipt of this warning to respond to this office at
   the following address: 1270 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325. The
   response must contain a statement of the specific action(s)

   taken to identify and eliminate the source(s) of Mr. and Mrs. (name
   withheld)'s radio interference.

   If you have any questions about this matter, please contact me at


   Laura L. Smith, Esq.

   Special Counsel

   Enforcement Bureau

   cc: Philadelphia Field Office

   Northeast Regional Director

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