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                FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

                       ENFORCEMENT BUREAU
                        NORTHEAST REGION

                         Detroit Office
                      24897 Hathaway Street
              Farmington Hills, Michigan 48335-1552

                       September 20, 2005

CERTIFIED MAIL NO: 7002 0860 0004 2418 9306
RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED AND FIRST CLASS U.S. MAIL

Jeremy Hidy
Sabina, Ohio

                 NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

                                   Case Number:  EB-05-DT-281
                                   Document Number:  W20053236003

The Detroit Office received information that an unlicensed 
broadcast radio station on 98.3 MHz was allegedly operating in 
Sabina, Ohio.  On July 19, 2005, agents from this office 
confirmed by direction finding techniques that radio signals on 
frequency 98.3 MHz were emanating from Jeremy Hidy's residence in 
Sabina, Ohio.  The Commission's records show that no license was 
issued for operation of a broadcast station on 98.3 MHz at this 
location in Sabina, Ohio.  

Radio stations must be licensed by the FCC pursuant to 47 U.S.C. 
 301.  The only exception to this licensing requirement is for 
certain transmitters using or operating at a power level or mode 
of operation that complies with the standards established in Part 
15 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R.  15.1 et seq.  The 
field strength of the signal on frequency 98.3 MHz was measured 
at 164,366 V/m at 247 meters, which exceeded the maximum 
permitted level of 250 microvolts per meter (V/m) at 3 meters 
for non-licensed devices.  Thus, this station is operating in 
violation of 47 U.S.C. 301.

You are hereby warned that operation of radio transmitting 
equipment without a valid radio station authorization constitutes 
a violation of the Federal laws cited above and could subject the 
operator to severe penalties, including, but not limited to, 
substantial monetary fines, in rem arrest action against the 
offending radio equipment, and criminal sanctions including 
imprisonment.  (see 47 U.S.C.  401, 501, 503 and 510).

UNLICENSED OPERATION OF THIS RADIO STATION MUST BE DISCONTINUED 
IMMEDIATELY.

You have ten (10) days from the date of this notice to respond 
with any evidence that you have authority to operate granted by 
the FCC.  Your response should be sent to the address in the 
letterhead and reference the listed case and document number.  
Under the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C.  552a(e)(3), we are 
informing you that the Commission's staff will use all relevant 
material information before it to determine what, if any, 
enforcement action is required to ensure your compliance with FCC 
Rules.  This will include any information that you disclose in 
your reply.

You may contact this office if you have any questions.



James A. Bridgewater
District Director 
Detroit Office





Attachments:
     Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended
     Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet", July 2003