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August 18, 2014

Mr. Creeden W. Huber, CEO
Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Coop, Inc.
350 North Haskell Avenue
Wilcox, Arizona 85643

RE:  	EB- 09-GB-0014
	Radio Frequency Interference	

Dear Mr. Huber:

The Federal Communications Commission has previously notified you by letters dated March 16, 2009, August 17, 2009, and March 1, 2011 that it had received complaints of harmful radio interference possibly caused by equipment operated by your company.  This interference has been reported by an operator in the Amateur Radio Service.  The complainant is:

		Mr. Tom Lopez, K7GMF
		683 E. Van Ness Street
		Cochise, Arizona 85606-8531
		Tel: (520) 826-1612 

	In response to these letters, Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Coop, Inc. (SSVEC) sent this office a letter detailing some of the repairs and actions taken by the utility to address Mr. Lopez's complaint.  The letter further notes that SSVEC would provide this office a status update every 45 days.  You have failed to do this.
The Commission appreciates the considerable effort that SSVEC has expended in this matter.  However, Mr. Lopez reports that the interference continues.  We are concerned about the lack of results and your failure to continue to provide the Commission with status updates.  In most cases, a noise source can be located easily by trained personnel using the proper equipment.  Given that the noise has been ongoing for a considerable period of time, the Commission directs SSVEC to revisit this case and update both the Commission and the complainant within 45 days of receiving this letter as to what progress is being made in locating and resolving this interference.

	If you have any questions about this matter, please contact me in writing at 1270 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325.  Technical help is also available by calling Michael 

Gruber at the ARRL. His number is (860) 594-0392.


					Laura L. Smith, Esq.
					Special Counsel 
					Enforcement Bureau

cc:  	San Diego Field Office
Western Regional Director