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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )

   ) File No.: EB-05-DL-103

   Joann Anson )

   ) Citation No.: C20063250003

   d.b.a. Striker Antennas )

   d.b.a. Striker CB Shop )


   Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73128 )


                                                 Released: September 29, 2006

   By the District Director, Dallas Office, South Central Region, Enforcement

    1. This is an Official Citation issued pursuant to Section 503(b)(5) of
       the Communications Act of 1934, as amended ("Act"),  to Joann Anson
       d.b.a. Striker Antennas and as Striker CB Shop ("Joann Anson") for
       violation of Section 302(b) of the Act, and Section 2.803(a)(1) of the
       Commission's Rules ("Rules").

    2. An investigation by the Commission's Dallas Office of the Enforcement
       Bureau revealed that on July 20, 2006, Joann Anson offered for sale
       non-certified Citizens Band ("CB") transceivers, namely, Connex model
       4300HP, Galaxy models DX45MP, DX55T and DX99V, General model Lee, and
       Magnum models S3, S380, S6 and S9. These transceivers did not have FCC
       ID labels indicating they had been certified. According to Commission
       records, these devices have not received an FCC equipment
       authorization, which is required for CB transmitters marketed in the
       United States.

    3. Section 302(b) of the Act provides: "No person shall manufacture,
       import, sell, offer for sale, or ship devices or home electronic
       equipment and systems, or use devices, which fail to comply with
       regulations promulgated pursuant to this section." Section 2.803(a)(1)
       of the Rules provides that " person shall sell or lease, or offer
       for sale or lease (including advertising for sale or lease), or
       import, ship or distribute for the purpose of selling or leasing or
       offering for sale or lease, any radio frequency device unless: (1) In
       the case of a device subject to certification, such device has been
       authorized by the Commission in accordance with the rules in this
       chapter and is properly identified and labeled..." Joann Anson's
       offering for sale of the transceivers listed in paragraph 2 violates
       both sections.

    4. Although Joann Anson marketed the devices listed in paragraph 2 as 10
       meter mobile radios, the Commission has evaluated devices similar to
       those at issue and concluded that they fall within the definition of a
       CB transmitter because they can be easily configured to operate on CB

    5. Additionally, dual use CB and amateur radios of the kind at issue here
       may not be certificated under the Commission's rules.

    6. Violations of the Act or the Rules may subject the violator to
       substantial monetary forfeitures, seizure of equipment through in rem
       forfeiture action, and criminal sanctions, including imprisonment.

    7. Joann Anson may request an interview at the closest FCC Office, which
       is Federal Communications Commission, 9330 LBJ Freeway, #1170, Dallas,
       Texas 75243. You may contact this office by telephone, XXX XXX-XXXX,
       to schedule this interview, which must take place within 14 days of
       this Citation. Joann Anson may also submit a written statement to the
       above address within 14 days of the date of this Citation. Any written
       statements should specify what actions have been taken to correct the
       violations outlined above. Please reference file number EB-05-DL-103
       when corresponding with the Commission.

    8. Any statement or information provided by you may be used by the
       Commission to determine if further enforcement action is required. Any
       knowingly or willfully false statement made in reply to this Citation
       is punishable by fine or imprisonment.

    9. IT IS ORDERED that copies of this Citation shall be sent by First
       Class U.S. Mail and Certified Mail, Return Receipt Requested to  Joann
       Anson  at her address of record and to the address of record for
       Striker Antennas.


   James D. Wells

   District Director, Dallas Office

   South Central Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 U.S.C. S 503(b)(5).

   47 U.S.C. S 302a(b).

   47 C.F.R. S 2.803(a)(1).

   See Letter from Christopher Wright, General Counsel, FCC to John Atwood,
   Chief Intellectual Property Rights, US Customs Service, 14 FCC Rcd 7797
   (OGC, 1999). See also definition of CB transmitter, 47 C.F.R. S 95.603(b)
   ("transmitter that operates or is intended to operate at a station
   authorized for the CB service").

   47 C.F.R. S 95.655(a); see also FCC 88-256, 1988 WL 488084 (August 17,
   1988). This clarification was added to explicitly foreclose the
   possibility of certification of dual use CB and amateur radios, see id.,
   and thereby deter use by CB operators of frequencies allocated for amateur
   radio use.

   47 C.F.R. S 1.80(b)(3).

   47 U.S.C. SS 401, 501, 503, 510.

   47 U.S.C. S 503(b)(5).

   See Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. S 552a(e)(3).

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

                       Federal Communications Commission


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