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                                  Before the
Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554


In the Matter of	)
	)
SSA Terminals	)
	)
Licensee of Station WQEW384	)		 File No.:
EB-FIELDWR-14-00016839
	)
Seattle, Washington	)		 NOV No.: V201432980015
	)
	)




NOTICE OF VIOLATION

														Released:
														August
														28,
														2014

By the Acting District Director, Seattle Office, Western Region,
Enforcement Bureau:

* This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
of the Commission's rules (Rules) to SSA Terminals, licensee of radio
station WQEW384 in Seattle, Washington.  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 noted herein.

* On August 12, 2014, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Seattle
Office monitored radio station WQEW384, located in Seattle, Washington,
and observed the following violations:

  + 47 C.F.R. § 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 under the provisions
  of this part, except as specified in paragraph (b) of this section."
  License WQEW384 specifies 2 watts transmitter output power.  During an
  on-scene investigation on August 12, 2014, an agent from the Seattle
  Office inspected an "SSA Terminals" mobile radio station, WQEW384,
  a Motorola model "XPR 5550" transceiver, installed in "SSA Terminals"
  truck number "T-998," and measured its power output at 15 watts,
  transmitting on 468.2125 MHz, exceeding the authorized maximum power
  of 2 watts.

  + 47 C.F.R. § 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 on-scene investigation on August
  12, 2014 the station WQEW384 transmitter was repeatedly transmitting a
  signal on 468.2125 MHz, at the same time as another licensee, WPWK633
  in Shelton, Washington, which is licensed to operate on this frequency,
  468.2125 MHz. The WQEW384 transmissions created harmful interference
  to the WPWK633's repeater input frequency of 468.2125 MHz and prevented
  the effective use of the frequency.

* 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,
SSA Terminals, 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.

* In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Rules, we direct SSA Terminals,
to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or declaration
under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an authorized officer of
SSA Terminals, with personal knowledge of the representations provided
in SSA Terminals 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.

* 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
Seattle Office
11410 NE 122[nd] Way, Suite 312
Kirkland, Washington 98034

* This Notice shall be sent to SSA Terminals, at its address of record.

* 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




Leo Cirbo
Acting District Director
Seattle Office
Western Region
Enforcement Bureau