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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )

   )

   EAS Management Corp dba Friendly Checker Taxi ) File No.:
   EB-FIELDSCR-13-00011539

   Licensee of Station KCT507   )

   ) NOV No.: V201332600014

   Hollywood, Florida )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released:  September 30, 2013

   By the Resident Agent, Miami Office, South Central Region, Enforcement
   Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
       of the Commission's rules (Rules)^ to EAS Management Corp dba Friendly
       Checker Taxi (Friendly Checker Taxi), licensee of radio station KCT507
       in Hollywood, Florida. Pursuant to Section 1.89(a) of the Rules,
       issuance of this Notice does not preclude the Enforcement Bureau from
       further action if warranted, including issuing a Notice of Apparent
       Liability for Forfeiture for the violation(s) noted herein.^

    2. On September 6 and 19, 2013, based on a Commission licensee's
       complaint of radio interference, agents of the Enforcement Bureau's
       Miami Office monitored and inspected radio station KCT507, and
       observed the following violations:

     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..." At the time of the
        inspection, Friendly Checker Taxi was operating from unauthorized
        geographical coordinates (25DEG 59' 48.3" N lat, 080DEG 09' 05.0" W
        lon), 38 miles from the coordinates (26DEG 32' 43.3" N lat, 080DEG 12
        46.2 W lon) specified on its authorization. The base station address
        listed on the authorization is correct.

     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." The Friendly Checker Taxi system disrupted
        communications of co-channel conventional licensee WQNR221.

     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 September 6, 2013, between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.,
        agents observed that Friendly Checker Taxi did not transmit its call
        sign identification KCT507 on the frequency 452.300 MHz.

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended,^ and Section 1.89 of the Rules, we seek additional
       information concerning the violations and any remedial actions taken.
       Therefore, Friendly Checker Taxi must submit a written statement
       concerning this matter within twenty (20) days of release of this
       Notice. The response (i) must fully explain each violation, including
       all relevant surrounding facts and circumstances, (ii) must contain a
       statement of the specific action(s) taken to correct each violation
       and preclude recurrence, and (iii) must include a time line for
       completion of any pending corrective action(s). The response must be
       complete in itself  and must not be abbreviated by reference to other
       communications or answers to other notices.^

    4. In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Rules, we direct Friendly
       Checker Taxi to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit
       or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an
       authorized officer of Friendly Checker Taxi with personal knowledge of
       the representations provided in Friendly Checker Taxi's response,
       verifying the truth and accuracy of the information therein,^ and
       confirming that all of the information requested by this Notice which
       is in the licensee's possession, custody, control, or knowledge has
       been produced. To knowingly and willfully make any false statement or
       conceal any material fact in reply to this Notice is punishable by
       fine or imprisonment under Title 18 of the U.S. Code.^

    5. 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

   Miami Office

   P.O. Box 520617

   Miami, FL 33152-0617

    6. This Notice shall be sent to EAS Management Corp dba Friendly Checker
       Taxi at its address of record.

    7. 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.

   FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

   Steven DeSena

   Resident Agent

   Miami Office

   South Central Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   ^ 47 C.F.R. S 1.89.

   ^ 47 C.F.R. S 1.89(a).

   ^ 47 U.S.C. S 308(b).

   ^ 47 C.F.R. S 1.89(c).

   ^ Section 1.16 of the Rules provides that "[a]ny document to be filed with
   the Federal Communications Commission and which is required by any law,
   rule or other regulation of the United States to be supported, evidenced,
   established or proved by a written sworn declaration, verification,
   certificate, statement, oath or affidavit by the person making the same,
   may be supported, evidenced, established or proved by the unsworn
   declaration, certification, verification, or statement in writing of such
   person . . . . Such declaration shall be subscribed by the declarant as
   true under penalty of perjury, and dated, in substantially the following
   form . . . : `I declare (or certify, verify, or state) under penalty of
   perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on (date).
   (Signature)'." 47 C.F.R. S 1.16.

   ^ 18 U.S.C. S 1001 et seq. See also 47 C.F.R. S 1.17.

   ^ P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C. S 552a(e)(3).