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   May 18, 2012

   Mr. Paul L. Williams

   (Address withheld)

   (Address withheld)

   Re: Amateur Radio License KD0JVA


   Dear Mr. Williams:

   By letter dated April 9, 2012, the Commission notified you that it had
   received a complaint concerning the operation of your amateur radio
   station. The complaint alleged that you transmitted obscene or indecent
   words or language in violation of Section 97.113(a) (4) of the
   Commission's rules. The letter further noted that it had been alleged that
   you routinely intentionally interfered with the ongoing communications of
   other amateurs by using foul language, racial slurs and threats against
   the other amateurs in your community in an effort to deliberately
   interfere with the their ongoing QSOs.

   You responded to the Commission's letter on April 17, 2012. In that
   letter, you acknowledged that you had "lost" it a couple of times on the
   local 146.805 repeater. You further indicated that you had "a few too many
   drinks" and that you "made a fool" of yourself while inebriated. In
   addition, you conceded that the your "language was very inappropriate" and
   indicated that in the future you would refrain from using your radio while

   Your operation as described above is contrary to the basis and purpose of
   the amateur radio service as set out in Section 97.1 of the Commission's
   rules. Please be advised that the Commission expects you to abide by its
   rules. This letter serves as notice that, if operation of this type
   reoccurs after receipt of this letter, you could be

   subject to severe penalties, including license revocation, monetary
   forfeiture (fines), or a

   modification proceeding to restrict the frequencies upon which you may


   Laura L. Smith, Esq.

   Special Counsel

   Enforcement Bureau

   Cc: Kansas City Field Office

   South Central Regional Director

   See 47 C.F.R. S: 97.1.

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