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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   University of Maryland Medical System ) File No. EB-11-CF-0057

   Licensee of Radio Station WQAW907 )

   Baltimore, MD 21201 ) NOV No. V201132340003




                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: June 6, 2011

   By the District Director, Columbia Office, Northeast Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules, to University of Maryland Medical
       System, licensee of Station WQAW907 in Baltimore, Maryland.

    2. On May 26, 2011, an agent of the Commission's Columbia Office observed
       the following violation:

     a. 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, except as specified in paragraph (b) of this section." The
        license for Station WQAW907 authorizes the use of F3E modulation (FM
        Voice). At the time of the investigation, Station WQAW907 was using
        F1D modulation (Digital Paging).

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 90.210(c)(3): "Emission Mask C.  [Author ID1: at Thu Jun
        2 14:38:00 2011 ]For transmitters that are not equipped with an audio
        low-pass filter, the power of any emission must be attenuated below
        the unmodulated carrier output power (P) as follows: . . . [o]n any
        frequency removed from the center of the authorized bandwidth by more
        than 250 percent of the authorized bandwidth: At least 43 + 10 log
        (P) dB." Station WQAW907 is authorized to operate on 462.775 MHz and
        the agent observed a spurious emission at frequency 463.250 MHz that
        was attenuated less than 43 + 10 log (P).

     c. 47 C.F.R. S: 90.425(a): "Except as provided for in paragraphs (d) and
        (e) of this section, each station or system shall be identified by
        the transmission of the assigned call sign during each transmission
        or exchange of transmissions, or once each 15 minutes (30 minutes in
        the Public Safety Pool) during periods of continuous operation. The
        call sign shall be transmitted by voice in the English language or by
        International Morse Code in accordance with paragraph (b) of this
        section." On May 26, 2011, between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., Station
        WQAW907 did not transmit its call sign identification "WQAW907" on
        the frequency 462.775 MHz.

    3. Pursuant to section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, University of
       Maryland Medical Systems must submit a written statement concerning
       this matter within 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 University of Maryland Medical
       Systems. 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

   Columbia District Office

   9200 Farm House Lane

   Columbia, MD 21046

    4. This Notice shall be sent by Certified Mail/Return Receipt Requested
       and regular mail to University of Maryland Medical Systems 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.


   Salomon Satche

   District Director

   Columbia District Office

   Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   47 U.S.C. S: 403.

   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