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


In the Matter of                )
                                )
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital      )       File No.  EB-
04-PA-174
                                )                      
Station WPVQ779                 )         NOV No. V20053240004
                                )         
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania      )


                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  February 
04, 2005 

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 
     Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (``Thomas Jefferson''), 
     the licensee of station WPVQ779.  

  2.      On November 15, 2004,  Lankenau Hospital, the  licensee 
     of station WPQJ871,  informed the Commission's  Philadelphia 
     Office that  Lankenau  Hospital was  receiving  harmful  co-
     channel interference from station  WPVQ799.  On December  2, 
     2004,  an  agent  with  the  Philadelphia  Office  inspected 
     station WPVQ799  and  found  that Thomas  Jefferson  was  in 
     violation of the following:

  2.a.      47  C.F.R.     1.903(a):   ``Stations  in   the 
            Wireless  Radio   Service  must   be  used   and 
            operated  only  in  accordance  with  the   rule 
            applicable to  their particular  service as  set 
            forth   in  this   title   and  with   a   valid 
            authorization  granted by  the Commission  under 
            the   provisions  of   this  part,   except   as 
            specified in  paragraph (b)  of this  section.''  
            The  license for  station WPVQ779  specifies  an 
            Effective Radiated Power (``ERP'') of 250  Watts 
            and an  overall antenna height  above ground  of 
            1.5   meters   for  the   163.250   MHz   paging 
            transmitter   at   11th   and   Walnut   Street, 
            Philadelphia,  Pennsylvania.   However,   Thomas 
            Jefferson was  operating the paging  transmitter 
            with an ERP of 569 Watts and an overall  antenna 
            height above  ground of at  least 51.8  meters.2  
            Furthermore,  the license  for  station  WPVQ779 
            specifies an  ERP of  100 Watts  and an  overall 
            height of 3.3 meters for the 163.250 MHz  paging 
            transmitter   at  2301   South   Broad   Street, 
            Philadelphia,  Pennsylvania.   However,   Thomas 
            Jefferson was  operating the paging  transmitter 
            with an ERP of 116 Watts and an overall  antenna 
            height above ground of at least 12.1 meters.3  

  2.b.      47  C.F.R.   90.425(a):  ``...each  station  or 
            system shall  be identified by the  transmission 
            of   the   assigned  call   sign   during   each 
            transmission  or exchange  of transmissions,  or 
            once   each  15   minutes  during   periods   of 
            continuous operation.   The call  sign shall  be 
            transmitted by voice in the English Language  or 
            by International  Morse Code in accordance  with 
            paragraph   (b)  of   this  section.''    Thomas 
            Jefferson was  identifying station WPVQ779  with 
            the incorrect call sign KR1649.    

  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as  amended,4 and  Section  1.89 of  the  Commission's 
     Rules, Thomas Jefferson  University Hospital  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.      Failure  to  respond  to  this  Notice  constitutes   a 
     separate  violation   that   could  result   in   additional 
     penalties, including monetary forfeiture.
 
  5.      This Notice shall be sent to the address of record  for 
     Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. 

  6.      The Privacy Act  of 19745 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.6


                                FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS 
COMMISSION




                                John E. Rahtes
                                District Director
                                Philadelphia Office

_________________________

147 C.F.R.  1.89.

2The antenna for the 163.250 MHz paging transmitter at 11th and 
Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was mounted on the roof 
of a 17 story building.  Therefore, the Philadelphia Office 
estimated that the overall height of the antenna was at least 170 
feet (51.8 meters).   

3The antenna for the 163.250 MHz paging transmitter at 2301 South 
Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was mounted on the roof 
of a 4 story building.  Therefore, the Philadelphia Office 
calculated that the overall height of the antenna was at least 40 
feet (4 * 10 feet) or 12.1 meters. 
 
447 U.S.C.  308(b).

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

6 18 U.S.C.  1001 et seq.