Click here for Adobe Acrobat version
Click here for Microsoft Word version
******************************************************** 
                      NOTICE
********************************************************

This document was converted from Microsoft Word.

Content from the original version of the document such as
headers, footers, footnotes, endnotes, graphics, and page numbers
will not show up in this text version.

All text attributes such as bold, italic, underlining, etc. from the
original document will not show up in this text version.

Features of the original document layout such as
columns, tables, line and letter spacing, pagination, and margins
will not be preserved in the text version.

If you need the complete document, download the
Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat version.

*****************************************************************




                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )

   )

   Joe L. Ford ) File No. EB-09-CG-0072

   Licensee of Radio Station WPZQ395 )

   Greenville, Kentucky ) NOV No. V200932320007

   )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: July 22, 2009

   By the District Director, Chicago 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 Joe L. Ford, licensee of land mobile
       radio station WPZQ395, in Greenville, Kentucky.

    2. On June 24, 2009, in response to a complaint, an agent of the
       Commission's Chicago Office inspected radio station WPZQ395 and
       observed the following violation:

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.903(a): "General rule. Stations in the Wireless Radio
   Services must be used and operated only in accordance with the rules
   applicable to their particular service as set forth in this title and with
   a valid authorization granted by the Commission under the provisions of
   this part, except as specified in paragraph (b) of this section." The
   license for this station authorizes a Private Carrier (FB6) class of
   station on the frequencies of 153.320 MHz and 153.335 MHz. During the
   investigation, the licensee was found to also be operating a Mobile Relay
   (FB2) station on the unauthorized frequency of 155.685 MHz.

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

   Chicago Office

   1550 North Northwest Highway, Suite 306

   Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Joe L. Ford 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

   James M. Roop

   District Director

   Chicago 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

   2

                       Federal Communications Commission