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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                NORTHEAST REGION

                                Columbia  Office

                              9200 Farm House Lane

                               Columbia, MD 21046

                                October 24, 2006

   CERTIFIED MAIL NO.: 7099  3220 0006 5292 6105


   Martha Ann 1 LLC Case Number: EB-06-CF-111

   Silver Spring, MD  Document Number: W20073234001

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   The Columbia Office received a complaint from Verizon Wireless ("Verizon")
   that a signal centered on the frequency 841.0 MHz was allegedly
   originating from the vessel Martha Ann, docked at the Annapolis Yacht
   Basin, Annapolis, MD and causing harmful interference to Verizon's radio
   system. On July 5, 2006, agents from this office confirmed by direction
   finding techniques that radio signals approximately 12 MHz wide and
   centered on frequency 841.0 MHz were emanating from a bi-directional
   amplifier ("BDA") on the Martha Ann, official ship number 1123277. The
   agents advised the captain to turn off the "BDA."

   On August 29, 2006 agents from this office again responded to a complaint
   from Verizon concerning interference originating from the Martha Ann.
   Agents confirmed by direction finding techniques that radio signals
   approximately 12 MHz wide and centered on frequency 841.0 MHz were
   emanating from a BDA on the Martha Ann. The agents advised the Martha Ann
   crew members to turn off the BDA.

   At the time of the inspection, there was no valid authorization for the
   operation of a BDA at this location. Operation of radio transmitting
   equipment without a valid FCC authorization or license is a violation of
   Section 301 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended. 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. SS
   15.1 et seq. There is no such exception for transmitters operating on
   841.0 MHz.

   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. SS 401, 501, 503 and


   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. S
   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 T. Higgins

   District Director

   Columbia Office


   Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet", July 2003

   47 U.S.C. S 301.