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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   United Independent Taxi Drivers, Inc. ) File No. EB-11-LA-0204


   Licensee of Radio Station WQJN841 ) NOV No. V201232900008

   Los Angeles, CA )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: December 15, 2011

   By the District Director, Los Angeles Office, Western Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules, to United Independent Taxi Drivers,
       Inc., ("United Taxi") licensee of radio station WQJN841, Los Angeles,

    2. On October 13, 2011 and October 14, 2011, in response to a complaint,
       agents from the Enforcement Bureau's Los Angeles Office monitored the
       frequency 463.6875 MHz, and used direction finding techniques to
       locate the station WQJN841, which was found to be located at the top
       of Oak Mountain in Van Nuys, CA. The agents observed the following

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 90.403(c): "Except for stations that have been granted
        exclusive channels under this part and that are classified as
        commercial mobile radio service providers pursuant to Part 20 of this
        chapter, each licensee must restrict all transmissions to the minimum
        practical transmission time and must employ an efficient operating
        procedure designed to maximize the utilization of the spectrum." At
        the time of the investigation, agents observed that WQJN841 was
        transmitting on 463.6875 MHz nearly continuously.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 90.403(e): Licensees shall take reasonable precautions
        to avoid causing harmful interference. This includes monitoring the
        transmitting frequency for communications in progress and such other
        measures as may be necessary to minimize the potential for causing
        interference." At the time of the investigation, agents monitored
        WQJN841 and observed a digitally modulated continuous signal, on
        463.6875 MHz, a frequency shared with other licensees in the Los
        Angeles area.

     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." At
        the time of the investigation, agents monitored WQJN841 for an
        extended period and observed that WQJN841 did not identify with a
        call sign.

     d. 47 C.F.R. S: 1.903(a): "General Rule. 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 authorization lists the United Taxi transmitter's
        location in Van Nuys California, with the coordinates at 34DEG 19'
        26.0" north latitude, 118DEG 34' 37.3" west longitude. The
        transmitter's current location is in Van Nuys California, with
        coordinates of 34DEG 19' 44.6" north latitude, 118DEG 36' 5.3" west
        longitude, which was approximately 2317 meters from the authorized

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, United Taxi must
       submit a written statement concerning this matter within twenty (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
       United Taxi. 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

   Los Angeles District Office

   18000 Studebaker Road, Suite 660

   Cerritos, CA 90703

    4. This Notice shall be sent to United Independent Taxi Drivers, Inc., 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.


   Nader Haghighat

   District Director

   Los Angeles District 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