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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )

   )

   Ronald S. Todaro ) File No. EB-06-LA-295

   Licensee of Maritime Radio Station )

   SUN RISE, WBF8154 ) NOV No. V20073290002

   San Diego, CA )

   )

   )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: November 7, 2006

   By the District Director, Los Angeles 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 Ronald S. Todaro, licensee of ship
       maritime station WBF8154, U.S. Coast Guard Hull ID number 685001.

    2. On October 21, 2006, in response to a complaint of interference on
       156.800 MHz from the U.S. Coast Guard, an agent from the Enforcement
       Bureau's Los Angeles Office assisted in locating the vessel SUN RISE,
       offshore south of Pt. Dune, California, and observed the following
       violation:

   47 C.F.R. S 80.89(a): "Stations must not engage in superfluous radio
   communications." Interference to 156.800 MHz, the maritime VHF distress
   and safety frequency, is a violation with potential impact upon safety of
   life and property. The VHF marine radio on board the vessel SUN RISE was
   apparently activated by improper handling while the vessel was in transit.

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
       and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Ronald S. Todaro 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 Ronald S. Todaro. 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

   Enforcement Bureau

   Los Angeles District Office

   18000 Studebaker Rd, Suite 660

   Cerritos, California 90703

    4. This Notice shall be sent by certified mail, return receipt requested,
       to Ronald S. Todaro, at his 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

   Catherine Deaton

   District Director

   Los Angeles District Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S 1.89.

   47 U.S.C. S 403.

   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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