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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Randall Yee ) File No. EB-11-HL-0086

   Owner/Registrant of Personal Locator Beacon  )

   Waimanalo, Hawaii ) NOV No. V201132860012


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: June 27, 2011

   By the Honolulu Resident Agent Office, Western Region, Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules, to Randall Yee, owner/registrant of a
       Personal Locator Beacon ("PLB"), in Waimanalo, Hawaii.

    2. On June 20, 2011, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Honolulu
       Office, in response to a complaint, employed direction finding
       techniques to locate an active PLB operating on both 121.5 and 406.025
       MHz at a private residence in Waimanalo, HI. The agent observed the
       following violations:

   47 C.F.R. S: 95.1401: "The frequency band 406.0 - 406.1 MHz is an
   emergency and distress frequency band available for use by Personal
   Locator Beacons (PLBs). Personal Locator Beacons that transmit on the
   frequency band 406.0 - 406.1 MHz must use G1D emission. Use of these
   frequencies must be limited to transmission of distress and safety
   communications." The PLB was apparently defective, and activated when no
   emergency existed.

   47 C.F.R. S: 95.1402(f): "To enhance protection of life and property, it
   is mandatory that each 406 MHz PLB be registered with NOAA and that
   information be kept up-to-date." The PLB had not been registered.

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Randall Yee 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 Randall Yee. 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

   Federal Communications Commission

   Honolulu Resident Agent Office

   P.O. Box 971030

   Waipahu, Hawaii 96797-1030

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Randall Yee at his 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.


   John R. Raymond

   Resident Agent

   Honolulu Resident Agent Office

   Western 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