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                       FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                NORTHEAST REGION

                                 Boston Office

                              1 Batterymarch Park

                                Quincy, MA 02169

                               February 18, 2010

   Nadine Bartley

   Mattapan, MA

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-09-BS-0046

   Document Number: W201032260015

   The Boston Office received information that an unlicensed broadcast radio
   station on 99.7 MHz  was allegedly operating in Mattapan, MA. On February
   11, 2010, agents from this office confirmed by direction finding
   techniques that radio signals on frequency 99.7 MHz  were emanating the
   multiple dwelling unit that you own and in which you reside at 61 Ormond
   St., Mattapan MA. The Commission's records show that no license was issued
   for operation of a broadcast station on 99.7 MHz  at this location in 
   Mattapan, MA.  

   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 99.7 MHz  was measured at 295,646  microvolts per meter (uV/m)
   at 62 meters, which exceeded the maximum permitted level of 250 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 or providing services and
   facilities incidental to the operation of an unlicensed radio transmitter 
   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 510).

   UNLICENSED OPERATION OF THIS RADIO STATION MUST BE DISCONTINUED
   IMMEDIATELY.

   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.

   Dennis Loria

   District Director

   Boston Office

   Attachments:

   Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet", March 2005