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

In the Matter of                )
                                )
Netcom Technologies, Inc.       )    File No. EB-00-SJ-094
                                )
Condominio Castillo del Mar, PMB-1222)  NAL/Acct.             No.  

200132680001
#4633 Isla Verde Ave.          ) 
Carolina, Puerto Rico 00979-53000    )
                                   

                        FORFEITURE ORDER 

Adopted:  February 7, 2001              Released:   February   9, 
2001

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

1.        In  this  Forfeiture  Order  (``Order''),  we  issue  a 
  monetary forfeiture in the amount of thirteen thousand  dollars 
  ($13,000)  to   Netcom  Technologies,  Inc.  (``Netcom'')   for 
  willful  and repeated  violations  of Sections  17.4(a)(1)  and 
  17.51(b)  of the  Commission's Rules  (``Rules'').1  The  noted 
  violations  involve  Netcom's failure  to  register  its  Juana 
  Diaz, Puerto Rico antenna structure and its failure to  exhibit 
  medium  intensity  obstruction  lighting  on  its  Juana  Diaz, 
  Puerto Rico antenna structure.

2.        On October 19, 2000, the Commission's San Juan,  Puerto 
  Rico  Resident  Agent  Office  issued  a  Notice  of   Apparent 
  Liability for  Forfeiture in  the amount  of thirteen  thousand 
  dollars ($13,000) to Netcom for the noted violations.2   Netcom 
  has not filed a response.  Based on the information before  us, 
  we affirm this forfeiture.

3.        Accordingly, IT IS  ORDERED that,  pursuant to  Section 
  503(b)  of   the  Communications  Act   of  1934,  as   amended 
  (``Act''),3 and  Sections 0.111,  0.311 and  1.80(f)(4) of  the 
  Rules,4 Netcom  Technologies, Inc.,  IS LIABLE  FOR A  MONETARY 
  FORFEITURE  in   the  amount  of   thirteen  thousand   dollars 
  ($13,000) for failing  to register its Juana Diaz, Puerto  Rico 
  antenna structure in willful and repeated violation of  Section 
  17.4(a)(1)  of the  Rules and  for  failing to  exhibit  medium 
  intensity obstruction lighting  on its Juana Diaz, Puerto  Rico 
  antenna structure in willful and repeated violation of  Section 
  17.51(b) of the Rules.

4.        Payment of the forfeiture shall  be made in the  manner 
  provided for  in Section 1.80 of the  Rules5 within 30 days  of 
  the  release of  this Order.   If the  forfeiture is  not  paid 
  within the  period specified, the case  may be referred to  the 
  Department  of  Justice  for  collection  pursuant  to  Section 
  504(a) of the Act.6   Payment shall be made by mailing a  check 
  or  similar instrument,  payable to  the order  of the  Federal 
  Communications  Commission,   to  the  Federal   Communications 
  Commission,  Forfeiture  Collection  Section,  Finance  Branch, 
  P.O.  Box 73482,  Chicago,  Illinois 60673-7482.   The  payment 
  should note the  NAL/Acct. No. referenced above.  Requests  for 
  full  payment under  an installment  plan  should be  sent  to: 
  Chief,  Credit and  Debt Management  Center, 445  12th  Street, 
  S.W., Washington, D.C. 20554.7

5.        IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that, a copy of this Order  shall 
  be sent by Certified Mail, Return Receipt Requested, to  Netcom 
  Technologies,  Inc.,  Condominio Castillo  del  Mar,  PMB-1222, 
  #4633 Isla Verde Ave., Carolina, Puerto Rico 00979-53000.


                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                         


                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau
_________________________

     1 47 C.F.R.  17.4(a)(1) and 17.51(b).

  2   Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct.  No. 
200132680001 (Enf. Bur.,  San Juan Office,  released October  19, 
2000).

     3 47 U.S.C.  503(b).

     4 47 C.F.R.  0.111, 0.311, 1.80(f)(4).

     5 47 C.F.R.  1.80.

     6 47 U.S.C.  504(a).

     7 See 47 C.F.R.  1.1914.