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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Andrew Ban ) File No. EB-06-PA-227


   Licensee of Radio Station KB3GRK ) NOV No. V20073240005


   Feasterville, Pennsylvania )


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: December 20, 2006

   By the District Director, Philadelphia Office, Northeast Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules to Andrew Ban, the licensee of amateur
       radio station KB3GRK.

    2. On September 12, 2006 and September 13, 2006, an agent of the
       Commission's Philadelphia Office monitored transmissions on the
       frequency 439.850 MHz from station KB3GRK and observed the following

   47 C.F.R. S 97.119(a): "Each amateur station, except a space station or
   telecommand station, must transmit its assigned call sign on its
   transmitting channel at the end of each communication, and at least every
   10 minutes during a communication, for the purpose of clearly making the
   source of the transmissions from the station known to those receiving the
   transmissions. No station may transmit unidentified communications or
   signals, or transmit as the station call sign, any call sign not
   authorized to the station." On September 12, 2006 between 10:30 p.m. and
   11:29 p.m. and on September 13, 2006 between 5:00 p.m. and 5:22 p.m., Ban
   failed to transmit his amateur radio service call sign KB3GRK at the end
   of each communication or every 10 minutes during his communications on the
   frequency 439.850 MHz.

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Andrew Ban, must
       submit a written statement concerning this matter within twenty (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 a principal or officer of the
       licensee. 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. This Notice shall be sent to Andrew Ban 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.


   Gene Stanbro

   District Director

   Philadelphia District Office

   Northeast 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


                       Federal Communications Commission