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

In the Matter of                 )
K.I.D.S. - TV6                   )    File No. 99100489
                                )    NAL/Acct. No. 20013208005
Licensee of Low Power            )    Facility #63149
Television Station K06MU, Big    )
Bear Lake, California            )

                        FORFEITURE ORDER

   Adopted:  March 13, 2001             Released:  March 15, 2001  
By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

                        I.   INTRODUCTION

     1.   In this Forfeiture Order, we find that K.I.D.S. -  TV6, 
licensee of low  power television station  K06MU, Big Bear  Lake, 
California, violated section 310(d) of the Communications Act  of 
1934, as  amended  (``Act''), 47  U.S.C.   310(d),  and  section 
73.3540(a) of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R.  73.3540(a),  by 
transferring de  facto  control  of  the  K06MU  license  without 
obtaining prior Commission approval.  We conclude that K.I.D.S. - 
TV6 is liable for an eight thousand dollar ($8,000) forfeiture.

                         II.  BACKGROUND

     2.   On October  20, 2000,  the  Commission, by  the  Chief, 
Enforcement  Bureau,  acting  pursuant  to  delegated  authority, 
issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (``NAL'') to 
K.I.D.S. - TV6, proposing an  $8,000 forfeiture.1  We issued  the 
NAL because it appeared  that K.I.D.S. -  TV6 had transferred  de 
facto  control   of  K06MU   without  Commission   authorization.  
Pursuant to paragraph 18 of the NAL, we sent the NAL by certified 
mail to the then licensee's  last known address.  On November  7, 
2000, the NAL was returned to the Commission as ``Not  Sufficient 
for Delivery.''  After obtaining a current address, we resent the 
NAL on January 30, 2001.  The return receipt reflects delivery of 
the NAL on  February 2, 2001.   To date, we  have not received  a 
response to the NAL.

                      III.      DISCUSSION

     3.        Section 310(d) of  the Act  provides in  pertinent 

     No  .  .   .  station  license,   or  any   rights 
     thereunder, shall  be  transferred,  assigned,  or 
     disposed  of   in  any   manner,  voluntarily   or 
     involuntarily,  directly  or  indirectly,  or   by 
     transfer of  control  of any  corporation  holding 
     such permit  license, to  any person  except  upon 
     application to the Commission and upon finding  by 
     the   Commission   that   the   public   interest, 
     convenience, and necessity will be served thereby.

Similarly, section  73.3540(a)  of  the  Commission's  rules,  47 
C.F.R.  73.3540(a), provides, ``Prior consent of the FCC must be 
obtained for a voluntary assignment or transfer of control.''  As 
detailed in the NAL, K.I.D.S. - TV6 transferred control of  K06MU 
to Bear  Valley  Broadcasting,  Inc.  prior  to  having  received 
Commission authorization to  do so.  Having  received nothing  to 
suggest otherwise,  we conclude  that the  unauthorized  transfer 
occurred and that imposition of the forfeiture is warranted.

                      IV.  ORDERING CLAUSES

     4.   ACCORDINGLY, IT  IS ORDERED  pursuant  to 47  U.S.C.   
503(b) and 47 C.F.R.   0.111, 0.311 and  1.80, that K.I.D.S.  - 
TV6 FORFEIT  to  the United  States  the sum  of  eight  thousand 
dollars ($8,000) for willfully and repeatedly violating 47 U.S.C. 
 310(d) and 47 C.F.R.  73.3540(a).

     5.   Payment of the  forfeiture shall be  made by mailing  a 
check or  money  order,  payable  to the  order  of  the  Federal 
Communications Commission, to the Forfeiture Collection  Section, 
Finance  Branch,  Federal  Communications  Commission,  P.O.  Box 
73482, Chicago, Illinois 60673-7482,  within thirty (30) days  of 
the release of this Forfeiture  Order.  See 47 C.F.R.   1.80(h).  
The payment should note the  NAL/Acct. No. referenced above.   If 
the forfeiture is not paid within the period specified, the  case 
may be  referred  to the  Department  of Justice  for  collection 
pursuant to 47 U.S.C.  504.   A request for payment of the  full 
amount of this Forfeiture Order under an installment plan  should 
be sent to: Chief, Revenue and Receivables Operations Group,  445 
12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20554.2  

     6.   IT IS FURTHER  ORDERED THAT a  copy of this  Forfeiture 
Order shall be sent by Certified Mail Return Receipt Requested to 
K.I.D.S. -  TV6, c/o  Mr.  Chuck Foster,  1055  - C  Ortega  Way, 
Placentia, California 92870.


          David H. Solomon
          Chief, Enforcement Bureau

1  See K.I.D.S. - TV6, 15 FCC Rcd 20212 (Enforcement Bureau 

2 See 47 C.F.R.  1.1914.