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


In the Matter of                )
                                )
William A. Chapman              )         File No.     EB-04-PA-
097
                                )                      
Feasterville, Pennsylvania      )         
                                )         NOV No. V20043240015
                                )


                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  July 2, 
2004 

By the District Director, Philadelphia Office, Enforcement 
Bureau:

  1.      This  is  a  Notice  of  Violation  ("Notice")   issued 
     pursuant to  Section 1.89  of  the Commission's  Rules,1  to 
     William A. Chapman,  the licensee of  Amateur Radio  Service 
     Station KB3IXS.  

  2.      On June 2, 2004,  between 7:30 p.m.  and 8:45 p.m.,  an 
     agent of the Commission's Philadelphia Office used direction 
     finding techniques to determine that Chapman operated  radio 
     transmitting equipment on the frequency 146.550 MHz from 152 
     East Myrtle Avenue,  Feasterville, Pennsylvania 19053.   The 
     FCC  agent  monitored  Chapman's  radio  communications  and 
     observed that Chapman was in violation of the following:    

  2.a.      47 C.F.R.  97.119(a):  ``Each amateur  station, 
            except a  space station or telecommand  station, 
            must  transmit its  assigned  call sign  on  its 
            transmitting  channel   at  the   end  of   each 
            communication,  and at  least every  10  minutes 
            during  a  communication,  for  the  purpose  of 
            clearly marking the source of the  transmissions 
            from the  station known to  those receiving  the 
            transmissions.    No   station   may    transmit 
            unidentified  communications   or  signals,   or 
            transmit  as the  station  call sign,  any  call 
            sign not  authorized to that  station.  On  June 
            2,  2004  between  7:30  p.m.  and  8:45   p.m., 
            Chapman  failed to  transmit his  amateur  radio 
            service  call sign  KB3IXS every  10 minutes  on 
            the    frequency   146.55    MHz   during    his 
            communication with other radio operators.   

  2.b.      47  C.F.R.   97.113(a):  ``No  amateur  station 
            shall  transmit...obscene or  indecent words  or 
            language...''   On June  2, 2004  at 7:50  p.m., 
            Chapman  transmitted the  word ``shit''  on  the 
            frequency 146.55 MHz.  
  


  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as  amended,2 and  Section  1.89 of  the  Commission's 
     Rules, William A.  Chapman 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 actions taken  to 
     correct each violation and  preclude recurrence, and  should 
     include a  time line  for completion  of pending  corrective 
     actions.  The response must be complete in itself and signed 
     by a  principal or  officer of  the licensee  with  personal 
     knowledge of the matter.  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
                 Philadelphia Office 
                 One Oxford Valley Building, Suite 404
                 2300 East Lincoln Highway
                 Langhorne, Pennsylvania 19047

  4.      This Notice shall  be sent to  William A. Chapman,  152 
     East Myrtle Avenue, Feasterville, Pennsylvania 19053.  

  5.      The Privacy Act  of 19743 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.4


                                FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS 
COMMISSION




                                John E. Rahtes
                                District Director
                                Philadelphia Office

_________________________

1 47 C.F.R.  1.89.

2 47 U.S.C.  308(b).

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

4 18 U.S.C.  1001 et seq.