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


In the Matter of	)
	)
Global Paratransit, Inc.	)	       File
No. EB-FIELDWR-16-00021401
Licensee of Station WPPY512	)
	)	       NOV No.:  V201632900006
Rancho Palos Verdes, California )
	)
	)							)



NOTICE OF VIOLATION

	Released:  May 13, 2016

By the District Director, Los Angeles Field Office, Region 3, Enforcement
Bureau:

 This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section
 1.89 of the Commission's rules (Rules) to Global Paratransit, Inc.,
 licensee of radio station WPPY512 in Rancho Palos Verdes, 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 April 4, 2016, agents of the Enforcement Bureau's Los Angeles
 Office inspected radio station WPPY512 located at Latitude 33-45-27.1
 N Longitude 118-21-40.3 W, and observed the following violation(s):

 47 C.F.R. § 90.210(d)(2):  Emission Mask. "On any frequency removed
 from the center of the authorized bandwidth by a displacement frequency
 (fd in kHz) of more than 5.625 kHz but no more than 12.5 kHz:
 At least 7.27(fd−2.88 kHz) dB"of attenuation.  On April 4, 2016,
 the Los Angeles Office's Agents monitored and inspected radio station
 WPPY512.  At the time of inspection Los Angeles Office's agents observed
 that the station's Emission Mask was in violation of the Commission
 Rules. Additionally, the radio station's service provider stated that
 the radio equipment had not been narrow banded.

	    b.	       47 C.F.R. § 90.425(a): Station
	    identification. "Stations licensed under this part shall
	    transmit identification in accordance with the following
	    provisions:
	    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."  On April 4, 2016, Los Angeles
	    Office agents monitored WPPY512 radio station transmissions
	    and observed that the station was not transmitting their
	    assigned callsign.

 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,
 Global Paratransit, 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 Global
 Paratransit, 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 Global Paratransit, Inc., with personal
 knowledge of the representations provided in Global Paratransit, 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
		     Los Angeles Office
		     18000 Studebaker Road, Suite 660
		     Cerritos, CA 90703


 This Notice shall be sent to Global Paratransit, 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




				       James T. Lyon
				       Acting District Director
				       Los Angeles District Office
				       Enforcement Bureau