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                       Federal Communications Commission

                               Enforcement Bureau

                                NORTHEAST REGION

                            Chicago District Office
                      1550 North Northwest Hwy., Suite 306

                              Park Ridge, IL 60068

                                December 6, 2011

   Shailesh Patel

   Dba: Central Buy Low Liquors

   Chicago, IL



   Case No.: EB-11-CG-0417

   Document Number: W201232320003

   On November 22, 2011, in response to a complaint of interference, an agent
   from the Enforcement Bureau's Chicago Office visited Central Buy Low
   Liquors in Chicago, Illinois, and detected radio signals in the 840 - 911
   MHz frequency band emanating from a radio transmitter. At the time of the
   investigation, the agent determined that you were operating a radio
   transmitting device designed to jam or intentionally interfere with
   licensed radio communications.

   Persons operating or using radio transmitters must be licensed or
   authorized by the FCC, pursuant to Section 301 of the Communications Act
   of 1934, as amended. In addition, radio transmitting equipment must comply
   with FCC rules. Section 333 of the Act prohibits willful or malicious
   interference with any radio communications of any station licensed or
   authorized by or under the Act or operated by the United States
   Government. In addition, Section 302(b) of the Act, and Section 2.803 of
   the Commission's rules, prohibits the manufacture, importation, marketing,
   sale or operation of devices deliberately designed to jam or disrupt
   wireless communications. The Commission has issued two Public Notices
   specifically stating that the sale and use of transmitters designed to
   prevent, jam or interfere with the operation of cellular and personal
   communications service (PCS) telephones is unlawful.

   You are hereby warned that operation of jamming devices may constitute a
   violation of Sections 333, 302(b), and 301 of the Act, as described above.
   Such operation may subject you to substantial monetary forfeitures, in rem
   arrest action against the offending radio equipment, and criminal
   sanctions including imprisonment. Because unauthorized operation creates a
   danger of interference to important radio communications services, and may
   subject the operator to severe penalties, this warning emphasizes the
   importance of complying strictly with these legal requirements.


   You must respond with any information you believe relevant to this warning
   within (10) days from the date of this notice. Your response should be
   sent to the address in the letterhead and reference the listed case
   number. Under the Privacy Act of 1974, 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.

   Be advised that this notice does not preclude this office from pursuing
   additional sanctions based upon our investigation of this incident.

   James M. Roop

   District Director

   Chicago District Office

   Northeast Region

   FCC Enforcement Bureau


   Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet", March 2005

   Public Notice DA 11-250, Cell Jammers, GPS Jammers and Other Jamming

   Public Notice DA 11-249, Cell Jammers, GPS Jammers and Other Jamming

   Public Notice DA 05-1776, Sale or Use of Transmitters Designed to Prevent,
   Jam or Interfere with Cell Phone Communications is Prohibited in the
   United States

   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.

   47 C.F.R. Part 2, Subpart J.

   47 U.S.C. S: 333.

   47 U.S.C. S: 302a(b); 47 C.F.R. S: 2.803.

   See Office of Engineering and Technology and Compliance and Information
   Bureau Warn Against the Manufacture, Importation, Marketing or Operation
   of Transmitters Designed to Prevent or Otherwise Interfere with Cellular
   Radio Communications. DA 99-2150, released October 12, 1999; Sale or Use
   of Transmitters Designed to Prevent, Jam or Interfere with Cell Phone
   Communications is Prohibited in the United States. DA 05-1776, released
   June 27, 2005. See also Cell Jammers, GPS Jammers, and Other Jamming
   Devices Consumers Beware: It is Unlawful to Use "Cell Jammers" and Other
   Equipment that Blocks, Jams, or Interferes with Authorized Radio
   Communications in the U.S., FCC Enforcement Advisory, DA 11-250 (2011).

   47 U.S.C. S:S: 301, 302a(b), 333.

   See 47 U.S.C. S:S: 401, 501, 503, 510.

   5 U.S.C. S: 552a(e)(3).

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