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


In the Matter of	)
	)
Cape Finisterre Fishing LP	)		    File
No. EB-FIELDWR-15-00018630
Licensee of Ship Radio Station WDA4699	)
	)
Bellevue, WA	)	    NOV No. V201532860011
	)

NOTICE OF VIOLATION

	  Released:  March 31, 2015

By the Resident Agent, Honolulu 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 Cape Finisterre Fishing LP
(Finisterre), licensee of ship radio station WDA4699, F/V Cape Finisterre,
in Bellevue, 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.
* Between January 1, 2015, and February 15, 2015, the High Frequency
Direction Finding (HFDF) Center of the FCC's Public Safety and Homeland
Security Bureau monitored transmissions by ship radio station WDA4699,
F/V Cape Finisterre, on the frequency 8935.0 kHz lower sideband (LSB),
operating between Hawaii and American Samoa, and observed the following
violation:

47 C.F.R. ยง 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..."  The license for ship station
WDA4699 does not authorize operation on the aeronautical frequency 8935.0
kHz. The HFDF Center has received complaints from Aeronautical Radio,
Inc. (ARINC) that the unauthorized transmissions are causing harmful
interference to ARINC's authorized operations.

* 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,
Finisterre 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 Finisterre to
support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or declaration
under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an authorized officer
of Finisterre with personal knowledge of the representations provided
in Finisterre'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 regulatee'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
Honolulu Office
P.O. Box 971030
Waipahu, Hawaii 96797-1030

* This Notice shall be sent to Cape Finisterre Fishing LP, 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



Ryan Hagihara
Resident Agent
Honolulu Office
Western Region
Enforcement Bureau