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


In the Matter of	)
	)
Lazaro Rodriguez	)	File No.:  EB-FIELDSCR-16-00021982
	)
Miami, Florida	)	NOV No.:  V201632600004
	)
	)
	)


NOTICE OF VIOLATION

	Released:  June 23, 2016

By the Regional Director, Miami Office, Region 2, Enforcement Bureau:

 This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
 of the Commission's rules (Rules) to Lazaro Rodriguez in Miami, Florida.
 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 June 19, 2016, agents of the Enforcement Bureau's Miami Office
 responded to a complaint of interference from the United States Coast
 Guard (USCG) in Miami, Florida, regarding a continuous unmodulated
 carrier transmitting on VHF Channel 16, the international radiotelephone
 distress, urgency, safety, and calling frequency used by the USCG.
 Using direction finding techniques, the Miami agents traced the
 interfering signal to a faulty VHF marine radio installed and operated
 on a vessel, which was parked at your residence in Miami, Florida.
 The continuous transmission was in violation of the following:

      47 C.F.R. ยง 80.89(d):  "Stations must not: when using telephony,
      transmit signals or communications not addressed to a particular
      station or stations...."	The VHF marine radio installed on your
      vessel was transmitting a continuous signal with no audio on Marine
      Channel 16.  Mr. Rodriguez was notified that his marine radio was
      faulty and caused interference to Marine Channel 16.


 Pursuant to Section 403 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, Lazaro
 Rodriguez 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 Lazaro Rodriguez
 to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or declaration
 under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an authorized officer of
 Lazaro Rodriguez with personal knowledge of the representations provided
 in Lazaro Rodriguez'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 Lazaro Rodriguez'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
		     Miami Office
		     P.O. Box 266468
		     Weston, FL 33326

 This Notice shall be sent to Lazaro Rodriguez at his 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




				       Ronald Ramage
				       Regional Director
				       Region 2
				       Enforcement Bureau