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


In the Matter of	)
	)
American Airlines Group Inc.	)	File No.: EB-FIELDWR-14-00017861
Licensee of Station WNCA631	)	NOV No.:  V201532960001
San Francisco, California	)
	)


NOTICE OF VIOLATION

Released:  January 8, 2015

By the District Director, San Francisco 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 American Airlines Group
Inc., licensee of radio station WNCA631 in San Francisco, 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.

* On October 30, 2014, in response to a complaint of interference from
the Milpitas Fire Department, agents of the Enforcement Bureau's San
Francisco Office investigated radio station WNCA631 located at San
Francisco International Airport, and observed the following violations:

  + 47 C.F.R. § 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."  At the time of the investigation, American Airlines
  was operating on 460.625 MHz, however, the WCNA631 license authorizes
  operation on 460.6625 MHz.

  + 47 C.F.R. § 90.403(e):  "Licensees shall take reasonable precautions
  to avoid causing harmful interference."  At the time of investigation,
  American Airlines failed to correct its unauthorized transmission
  on 460.625 MHz, causing harmful interference to the Milpitas Fire
  Department.

  + 47 C.F.R. § 90.403(g):  "The radiations of the transmitter shall
  be suspended immediately upon detection or notification of a deviation
  from the technical requirements of the station authorization and until
  such deviation is corrected. For transmissions concerning the imminent
  safety-of-life or property, the transmissions shall be suspended as soon
  as the emergency is terminated."  An agent of the San Francisco Office
  notified the contact person for WNCA631 regarding its unauthorized
  operation on 460.625 MHz and the subsequent harmful interference
  caused to the Milpitas Fire Department land mobile radios and was
  asked to take immediate action.  On November 25, 2014, the Milpitas
  Fire Department notified the San Francisco Office that it continued
  to receive interference.  American Airlines failed to take immediate
  action or suspend its operation.


* 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,
American Airlines Group 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.

* In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Rules, we direct American
Airlines Group 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 American Airlines Group Inc. with personal
knowledge of the representations provided in American Airlines Group
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.

* 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
San Francisco Office
5653 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 105
Pleasanton, CA 94588-8543

* This Notice shall be sent to American Airlines Group Inc. 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




David K. Hartshorn
District Director
San Francisco Office
Western Region
Enforcement Bureau