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                       FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                Northeast Region

                                 Boston  Office

                                   Suite 102

                              1 Batterymarch Park

                                Quincy, MA 02169

                                October 14, 2010

   Maurice Pimpkin

   Hartford, CT

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-10-BS-0045

   Document Number: W201132260003

   The Boston Office received information that an unlicensed broadcast radio
   station on 102.5 MHz was allegedly operating in Hartford, CT. On September
   21, 2010, agents from this office confirmed by direction finding
   techniques that radio signals on frequency 102.5 MHz were emanating from a
   building at  878 Asylum Ave, Hartford CT.  According to the building
   owner, you are the lessee of the suite where the station was located.  The
   Commission's records show that no license was issued for operation of a
   broadcast station on 102.5 MHz  at this location in Hartford, CT.  

   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 102.5 MHz was measured at 417,057 microvolts per meter (uV/m) at
   73 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 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 NOT RESUME.

   You have ten (10) days from the date of this notice to respond with any
   evidence that you had authority to operate granted by the FCC or a
   description of the steps taken to prevent the operation of any unlicensed
   radio stations from  your offices. Your response should be sent to the
   address in the letterhead and reference the listed case and document
   number identified above. If you leased any of the space used in the
   operation of the station, your response should include a copy of the lease
   agreement.  If no lease was executed, include the name, address, and phone
   number of any individual associated with the station along with details of
   any arrangement that was made for use of that space.  Your response should
   also include the make and serial number(s) of all radio station equipment,
   or a daytime phone number where you can be reached to arrange an
   inspection of the station by agents from this office.  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