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                           Before the
                Federal Communications Commission
                     Washington, D.C. 20554


In the Matter of                )
                                )
Panther Med LLC.                )            File  No.  EB-04-NY-
006
Licensee of Aircraft Radio Station N435TA    )
Derby, Kansas                   )            NOV              No.  
V20043238005
                                )
                                )
                                )


                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  January 
12, 2004

By the District Director, New York Office, Enforcement Bureau:

  1.      This  is  a  Notice  of  Violation  ("Notice")   issued 
     pursuant to  Section 1.89  of  the Commission's  Rules,1  to 
     Panther Med LLC., licensee of aircraft radio station N435TA.

  2.      On January 7, 2004, agents of the Commission's New York 
     Office inspected aircraft radio  station N435TA, located  at 
     Essex  County  Airport,  Fairfield,  NJ,  and  observed  the 
     following violation:

          47 C.F.R.   87.193: ``Transmissions by  emergency 
     locator transmitters (ELTs) are intended to be actuated 
     manually or automatically and operated automatically as 
     part of an aircraft  or a survival  craft station as  a 
     locating aid for  survival purposes''.  The  activation 
     of the  ELT  was  not  for  survival  purposes,  or  in 
     accordance with testing as specified in Section  87.197 
     of the Commission's Rules. 2


  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as  amended,3 and  Section  1.89 of  the  Commission's 
     Rules, Panther  Med LLC.,  must submit  a written  statement 
     concerning this matter  within 20  days of  release of  this 
     Notice.  The  response must  fully explain  each  violation, 
     must contain a statement of the specific action(s) taken  to 
     correct each violation and  preclude recurrence, and  should 
     include a  time line  for completion  of pending  corrective 
     action(s).  The  response must  be  complete in  itself  and 
     signed by  a  principal or  officer  of the  licensee.   All 
     replies and documentation  sent in response  to this  Notice 
     should be marked  with the  File No. and  NOV No.  specified 
     above, and mailed to the following address:
                 Federal Communications Commission
                 New York Office
                 201 Varick Street, Suite 1151
                 New York, NY 10014

  4.      This Notice shall  be sent  to Panther  Med LLC.,  1113 
     Partridge Circle, Derby, KS 67037. 

  5.      The Privacy Act  of 19744 requires  that we advise  you 
     that  the  Commission   will  use   all  relevant   material 
     information before it,  including any information  disclosed 
     in your reply, to determine what, if any, enforcement action 
     is required to ensure compliance.  Any false statement  made 
     knowingly  and  willfully  in   reply  to  this  Notice   is 
     punishable by fine  or imprisonment  under Title  18 of  the 
     U.S. Code.5


                                FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS 
COMMISSION




                                Daniel W. Noel
                                District Director
                                New York Office



_________________________

1 47 C.F.R.  1.89.

2 47 C.F.R.  87.197.

3 47 U.S.C.  308(b).
4 P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C.  552a(e)(3).

5 18 U.S.C.  1001 et seq.