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


In the Matter of	)
	)
Spectrum Networks Group, LLC	)		 File No.:
EB-FIELDSCR-17-00023919
	)
Licensee of Station WQYD321	)		 NOV No.: V201732600001
	)
Miami, Florida	)


NOTICE OF VIOLATION

														Released:
														April
														20,
														2017

By the Regional Director, Region Two, Enforcement Bureau:

 This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section
 1.89 of the Commission's rules (Rules) to Spectrum Networks Group,
 LLC (SNG), licensee of radio station WQYD321 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 noted herein.
 On March 22 and March 24, 2017, in response to a complaint of
 interference to licensed public safety communications in the Miami area,
 agents of the Enforcement Bureau's Miami Office monitored transmissions
 from radio station WQYD321 and observed violations of the following
 rules:

		47 CFR § 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 . . . ."  Furthermore, 47 CFR § 1.903(b) states:
		"The holding of an authorization does not create any
		rights beyond the terms, conditions and period specified
		in the authorization . . ."  SNG is authorized under
		its license, WQYD321, to operate a fixed base station
		only on frequency 854.4375 MHz from antenna structure
		number 1027529, at coordinates 25° 58' 16" N latitude
		and 80° 12' 31" W longitude, with an antenna height of
		259.1 meters, and is authorized to operate associated
		mobile units on frequency 809.4375 MHz.  The agents
		observed signal transmissions which drifted from 810.25
		MHz down to 809.45 MHz, and used mobile direction finding
		techniques to determine that the source of the signal
		was emanating from SNG's base station located at antenna
		structure 1027529.  Agents did not observe a signal on
		854.4375 MHz.  SNG personnel stated to an agent: (1)
		that its base station was first installed and powered up
		on March 20, 2017; (2) that apparently its base station
		transmitter was improperly set up to transmit on the
		mobile frequency instead of the base frequency; and (3)
		that an additional malfunction caused it to transmit the
		drifting signal on 810.25 MHz.	Therefore, SNG apparently
		failed to operate its station WQYD321 according to the
		terms of its authorization. When SNG turned off its base
		station transmitter, the interfering signal ceased.

		47 CFR § 90.403(e):  "Licensees shall take reasonable
		precautions to avoid causing harmful interference . . ."
		Agents determined that SNG's transmissions on 810.25 MHz
		were causing harmful interference to licensed public
		safety communications.	Based on SNG's statements
		regarding its recent transmitter installation, SNG
		apparently failed to take reasonable precautions to
		avoid causing harmful interference.

		47 CFR § 90.433(c):  "The station licensee shall be
		responsible for the proper operation of the station at all
		times and is expected to provide observations, servicing
		and maintenance as often as may be necessary to ensure
		proper operation . . ."  SNG apparently failed to ensure
		proper operation of its station since its base station
		transmitter was improperly set up to transmit on its
		mobile transmit frequency, and an additional malfunction
		caused it to transmit the drifting signal on 810.25 MHz
		which interfered with public safety communications.

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

 This Notice shall be sent to Spectrum Networks Group, LLC, 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



				       Ronald Ramage
				       Director, Region Two
				       Enforcement Bureau
				       Federal Communications Commission