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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-FIELDWR-13-00011837

   Licensee of Station WQJN841 )  NOV No.: V201432900007

   )

   Los Angeles, California )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: November 14, 2013

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

    1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
       of the Commission's rules (Rules)^ to  United Independent Taxi
       Drivers, Inc.,  licensee of radio station WQJN841 in Los Angeles,
       California.   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 June 5, 2013,  agents  of the Enforcement Bureau's Los Angeles
       Office monitored and inspected  radio station WQJN841 located at 2050
       Cyprean Drive, Los Angeles, California and on October 22, 2013, an
       agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Los Angeles Office further monitored
       WQJN841 emission and observed the following violations:

     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 both the June and the October investigations, the agent
        observed that WQJN841 was transmitting on 463.4875 MHz nearly
        continuously.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S 90.425(a): "Stations licensed under this part shall
        transmit identification in accordance with the following provisions:
        (a) Identification procedure. 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. If the station is employing either analog or
        digital voice scrambling, or non-voice emission, transmission of the
        required identification shall be in the unscrambled mode using A3E,
        F3E or G3E emission, or International Morse, with all encoding
        disabled." At the time of both the June and October investigations,
        no identification of the station was observed.

     c. 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 under the provisions of this part, except
        as specified in paragraph (b) of this section."  At the time of the
        inspection on June 5, 2013, United Independent Taxi Drivers, Inc.'s
        authorization for WQJN841 had  a FB2 classification (mobile relay).
        However, during monitoring on June 5, 2013, on frequency 463.4875
        MHz, agents observed that the station was operating as a base station
        on that frequency. On June 12, 2013, United Independent Taxi Drivers,
        Inc. submitted a Form 601 application to modify the  WQJN841
        authorization on frequency  463.4875 MHz from a FB2 to a FB6
        classification.

    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, United Independent Taxi Drivers, Inc.,  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 United
       Independent Taxi Drivers, Inc.,  to support its response to this
       Notice with an affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury,
       signed and dated by an authorized officer of United Independent Taxi
       Drivers, Inc.,  with personal knowledge of the representations
       provided in United Independent Taxi Drivers, Inc.'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

   Los Angeles Office

   18000 Studebaker Rd., #660

   Cerritos, CA 90703

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

   Charles A. Cooper

   District Director

   Los Angeles Office

   Western 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).

   Federal Communications Commission

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