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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                 WESTERN REGION

                               Los Angeles Office

                        18000 Studebaker Road, Suite 660

                               Cerritos, CA 90703

                               November 17, 2009

   Michael Rappaport

   Beverly Hills, CA 90212

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-09-LA-0148

   Document Number: W201032900002

   On October 15, 2009, this office received an interference complaint from
   Verizon Wireless concerning a signal on the frequency 849.0 MHz in Beverly
   Hills, California. The signal was located to a bi-directional amplifier
   ("BDA") installed in a residence in Beverly Hills, California, 90212. On
   October 22, 2009, agents from this office met with you and you
   acknowledged operating the BDA in question to the Los Angeles agents.

   Verizon Wireless has a license to provide cellular communications on 849.0
   MHz in the Beverly Hills area. Section 22.383 of the Commission's Rules,
   which applies to public mobile service licensees like Verizon Wireless,
   provides that "[l]icensees may install in-building radiation systems
   without applying for authorization or notifying the FCC, provided that the
   locations of the in-building radiation systems are within the protected
   service area of the licensee's authorized transmitter(s) on the same
   channel or channel block." A licensee's authority to install a BDA does
   not, without further authorization from the licensee, permit a subscriber
   to install a BDA. In response to an inquiry from a Los Angeles agent,
   Verizon Wireless reported that it did not provide you authorization to
   install a BDA.

   Operation of radio transmitting equipment without a valid FCC
   authorization or license is a violation of Section 301 of the
   Communications Act of 1934, as amended, and may subject the responsible
   parties to substantial monetary forfeitures, in rem arrest action against
   the offending radio equipment, and criminal sanctions including
   imprisonment. Because unlicensed operation creates a danger of
   interference to important radio communications services and may subject
   the operator to severe penalties, this warning emphasizes the importance
   of complying strictly with these legal requirements.


   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 or have
   obtained consent from a licensed Common Carrier. To resolve the issues
   with respect to your authority to operate this device, and pursuant to
   Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, provide an
   explanation as to what has been done to correct the interference issue and
   to ensure that it will not recur; provide any agreements made with any
   cellular carrier to operate the system and include any relevant documents.
   Identify the make, model and serial number of each piece of equipment
   including the antennas if applicable.

   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.

   Nader Haghighat

   District Director

   Los Angeles Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau


   Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet", March 2005

   Section 22.99 of the Commission's Rules defines "in-building radiation
   systems" as "[s]upplementary systems comprising low power transmitters,
   receivers, indoor antennas and/or leaky coaxial cable radiators, designed
   to improve service reliability inside buildings or structures located
   within the service areas of stations in the Public Mobile Services." 47
   C.F.R. S: 22.99

   47 C.F.R. S: 22.383.

   47 U.S.C. S: 301.

   See 47 U.S.C. S:S: 401, 501, 503, 510.

   47 U.S.C. S: 403.