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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                NORTHEAST REGION

                              Philadelphia Office

                     One Oxford Valley Building, Suite 404

                           2300 East Lincoln Highway

                         Langhorne, Pennsylvania 19047

                                 April 8, 2011

    (Sent via Certified Return Receipt Requested and First Class U.S. Mail)

   Joseph Gries, Owner

   Bensalem Travel Plaza CB Shop

   Bensalem, Pennsylvania

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-11-PA-0050

   Document Number: W201132400005

   The Philadelphia Office received a complaint alleging that you are
   operating a Citizens Band ("CB") radio station with excessive power and
   with a non-certified CB radio. As described below, agents from the
   Enforcement Bureau's Philadelphia Office found during an investigation
   that you were operating your CB station at the Bensalem Travel Plaza CB
   Shop in Bensalem, Pennsylvania in a manner that voided your authorization
   to operate.

   On March 29, 2011, agents inspected your CB station and observed that you
   were operating a non-certified CB transceiver, a Ranger RCI2995 DX, at
   your CB station. CB Rule 9, 47 C.F.R. S: 95.409(a), states that "You must
   use an FCC certificated CB transmitter at your CB station. You can
   identify an FCC certificated transmitter by the certification label placed
   on it by the manufacturer...Use of a transmitter which is not FCC
   certified voids your authority to operate the station." By using the
   non-certified Ranger RCI2995 DX transceiver, you voided your authority to
   operate this station.

   During the inspection agents also observed that you were operating your CB
   station with a power in excess of 4 Watts in AM mode. CB Rule 10, 47
   C.F.R. S:S: 95.410(a) and (c), states that "Your CB station transmitter
   power output must not exceed the following values under any conditions: AM
   (A3) - 4 Watts (carrier power), SSB - 12 Watts (peak envelope power)...Use
   of a transmitter which has carrier or peak envelope power in excess of
   that authorized voids your authority to operate the station." By operating
   your CB station with a power in excess of 4 Watts in AM mode, you voided
   your authority to operate this station.

   During the inspection, you informed the agent that you install sound
   effect modules in customers' CB radios and that these installations are
   very profitable for your business. However, CB Rule 9, 47 C.F.R. S:
   95.409(b), states that "You must not make, or have made, any internal
   modifications to a certificated CB transmitter." At 10:45 a.m. on March
   29, 2011, the agents observed that you transmitted an advertisement for
   the Bensalem Travel Plaza on CB Channel 19 (27.185 MHz). CB Rule 13, 47
   C.F.R. S: 95.413(a)(5), states that "You must not use a CB station to
   advertise or solicit the sale of any goods or services."

   You are hereby warned that operation of radio transmitting equipment
   without a valid radio station authorization constitutes a violation of 47
   U.S.C. S: 301 and could subject you 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).


   If the over-powered operation or transmission of advertisements continues,
   the FCC may impose restricted hours of operation for your CB station
   pursuant to CB Rule 23, 47 C.F.R. S: 95.423. In addition, the Commission
   may commence a further investigation to determine whether you continue to
   operate your station in violation of any of the Commission's Rules.

   Pursuant to section 308(b) of the Act, you have 15 days from the date of
   this letter to respond advising what corrective actions you have taken to
   eliminate the observed violations of Commission Rules. 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

   Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau


   Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet", March 2005