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                       FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                NORTHEAST REGION

                            Chicago District Office

                     1550 North Northwest Highway, Room 306

                           Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

                                  May 17, 2011

   Brandon Sims via Certified Return Receipt Requested

   Marion, Illinois, 62959 and First Class Mail

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-11-CG-0033

   Document Number: W201132320005

   The Chicago District Office has investigated an unlicensed broadcast radio
   station on 100.3 MHz operating in Marion, Illinois. On May 5, 2011, an
   agent from this office confirmed by direction finding techniques that
   radio signals on frequency 100.3 MHz were emanating from 400 N. Granite
   Street. Marion, Illinois. The Commission's records show that no license
   was issued for operation of a broadcast station at this location on 100.3
   MHz in Marion, Illinois.

   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 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 100.3 MHz
   exceeded the maximum permitted level of 250 microvolts per meter at 3
   meters for non-licensed device. Your operation on frequency 100.3 MHz  was
   measured at 1,780  microvolts per meter at  520  meters. This exceeds the
   allowable unlicensed limit of 250 uV/m at 3 meters established in Part 15.
   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 of this illegal
   operation to severe penalties, including, but not limited to, substantial
   monetary forfeitures, 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.

   James M. Roop

   District Director

   Chicago District Office

   Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   Attachments:

   Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet", March 2005