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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   Certified Mail # 7001 2510 0007 6500 2060

   Return Receipt Requested

   In the Matter of )

   )

   George Halatchev )

   George Electronics ) File No. EB-06-ST-101

   Bellevue, WA )

   ) NOV No. V20063298001

   )

   )

   )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: May 17, 2006

   By the Acting District Director, Seattle Office, Western Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules, to George Halatchev, owner of George
       Electronics.

    2. On April 5, 2006, agents of the Commission's Seattle Office inspected
       an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon ("EPIRB") at George
       Electronics, Bellevue, WA, and observed the following violation:

   47 C.F.R. S 80.89(a): "Stations must not engage in superfluous
   radio-communication." Transmissions by EPIRBs are intended to be actuated
   manually or automatically and operated automatically as part of a ship or
   a survival craft station as a locating aid for survival purposes. At the
   time of the inspection, agents found that the EPIRB had been inadvertently
   activated.

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, George Halatchev
       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 George Halatchev. 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

   Seattle Office

   11410 NE 122^nd Way, Suite 312

   Kirkland, WA 98034-6927

    4. This Notice shall be sent by certified mail, return receipt requested,
       to George Halatchev, at the address of record.

    5. The Privacy Act of 1974 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.

   FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

   Kristine McGowan

   Acting District Director

   Seattle Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S 1.89.

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

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

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

   Federal Communications Commission

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                       Federal Communications Commission