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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                 WESTERN REGION

                            Seattle District Office

                         11410 NE 122nd Way, Suite 312

                            Kirkland, WA 98034-6927

                                 (425) 820-6271

                                 July 19, 2012

   Susan McRae

   Olympia, Washington 98506


   Case Number: EB-FIELDWR-12-00003035

   Document Number: W201232980011

   The Seattle District Office received information that an unlicensed
   broadcast radio station on 98.5 MHz was allegedly operating in Olympia,
   Washington. On June 20, 2012, an agent from this office confirmed by
   direction finding techniques that radio signals on frequency 98.5 MHz were
   emanating from a residence in Olympia, Washington. Public records list you
   as the owner of the property. The Commission's records show that no
   license was issued for operation of a broadcast station at this location
   on 98.5 MHz in Olympia, Washington.

   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 operation on frequency 98.5 MHz was measured on
   June 20, 2012 at 1,853,136 microvolts per meter (uV/m) at 3 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.)


   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.

   Leo Cirbo

   Acting District Director

   Seattle District Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau


   Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet," March 2005