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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                NORTHEAST REGION

                              Philadelphia Office

                     One Oxford Valley Building, Suite# 404

                            2300 E. Lincoln Highway

                         Langhorne, Pennsylvania, 19047

                               November 10, 2009

   Bill Salmon

   Auto Body & Mechanical Repair

   Bensalem, Pennsylvania

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-09-PA-0258

   Document Number: W201032400001

   The Philadelphia Office received information that an unlicensed broadcast
   radio station on 90.3 MHz was allegedly operating in Bensalem,
   Pennsylvania. On October 28, 2009, agents from this office confirmed by
   direction finding techniques that radio signals on frequency 90.3 MHz were
   emanating from Bill Salmon's "Auto Body & Mechanical Repair"  shop located
   at 5526 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem, Pennsylvania 19020. The Commission's
   records show that no license was issued for operation of a broadcast
   station on 90.3 MHz  at this location in  Bensalem  Pennsylvania.  

   Radio stations must be licensed by the FCC pursuant to 47 U.S.C. S: 301.
   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. S:S:  15.1 et seq. The field strength of the signal on
   frequency 90.3  MHz was measured at 3,408 microvolts per meter  (uV/m) at
   181.4 meters, which exceeded the maximum permitted level of 250 microvolts
   per meter (uV/m) at 3 meters for non-licensed devices. Thus, this station
   is operating in violation of 47 U.S.C. S:  301.

   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. S:S: 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.

   Gene J. Stanbro

   District Director

   Philadelphia Office


   Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet", July 2003