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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   American Airlines ) File No. EB-11-MA-0017

   Licensee of Radio Station WPPF945 )

   Miami, Florida ) NOV No. V201132600002



                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: April 1, 2011

   By the Resident Agent, Miami Office, South Central Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules, to American Airlines ("American"),
       licensee of radio station WPPF945 in Miami, Florida.

    2. On February 17, 2011, based on a Commission licensee's complaint of
       radio interference, agents of the Enforcement Bureau's Miami Office
       inspected radio station WPPF945 on the frequency 463.2375 MHz in
       Miami, Florida, and observed the following violation:

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.903(a): "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." Furthermore, 47 C.F.R. S: 1.903(b) states: "The holding of an
   authorization does not create any rights beyond the terms, conditions and
   period specified in the authorization." The license for station WPPF945
   specifies the address 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Florida. At the time of
   inspection, agents observed that American was operating station WPPF945 at
   Miami International Airport, which is approximately 5.8 miles away from
   the address specified on the license. The license for station WPPF945
   specifies the coordinates 25DEG 47' 52.0" N latitude and 080DEG 16' 07.0"
   W longitude. At the time of inspection, agents observed that American was
   operating station WPPF945 at coordinates 25DEG 47' 42.7" N latitude and
   080DEG 16' 47.1" W longitude which is approximately 0.7 miles away from
   the authorized coordinates. The license for station WPPF945 specifies
   "radios will be used to coordinate activities of the arena." At the time
   of inspection, agents observed that American was operating WPPF945 to
   coordinate airline activities at Miami International Airport.

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, American 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 a principal or officer of
       American. 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

   Miami Office

   PO Box 520617

   Miami, FL 33152-0617

    4. This Notice shall be sent to by Certified Mail/Return Receipt
       Requested and regular mail to American at its 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.


   Stephanie Dabkowski

   Resident Agent

   Miami Office

   South Central 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


                       Federal Communications Commission