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

In the Matter of                )
                                )
Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority )  File No. EB-02-SJ-010
                                )
Owner of Antenna Structure Located at:  )    NAL/Acct.        No. 

200232680003
Atalya Substation, Ramal Road #411, Barrio   )    FRN  0001-7284-

01
Atalya, Ricon, Puerto Rico (18-18-43.8 North )    
Latitude and 067-10-56.6 West Longitude)     )    

                        FORFEITURE ORDER 

Adopted:  May 16, 2002                       Released:   May  20, 
2002 

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

1.        In  this  Forfeiture  Order  (``Order''),  we  issue  a 
  monetary forfeiture  in the  amount of  three thousand  dollars 
  ($3,000) to  Puerto Rico Electric  Power Authority  (``PREPA'') 
  for  willfully violating  Section 17.4(a)  of the  Commission's 
  Rules  (``Rules'').1   The  noted  violation  involves  PREPA's 
  failure  to  register its  antenna  structure  located  at  the 
  Atalya Substation, Ricon, Puerto Rico. 

2.        On February 20, 2002, the Commission's San Juan, Puerto 
  Rico  Resident  Agent  Office  issued  a  Notice  of   Apparent 
  Liability  for Forfeiture  to PREPA  for  a forfeiture  in  the 
  amount  of  three  thousand  dollars  ($3,000)  for  the  noted 
  violation.2   PREPA has  not filed  a response.   Based on  the 
  information  before  us,  we  affirm  the  assessment  of  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 Puerto Rico  Electric Power Authority, Inc., IS  LIABLE 
  FOR  A MONETARY  FORFEITURE in  the  amount of  three  thousand 
  dollars  ($3,000) for  willfully violating  Section 17.4(a)  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 may be made by mailing a check  or 
  similar  instrument,  payable  to  the  order  of  the  Federal 
  Communications  Commission,   to  the  Federal   Communications 
  Commission, P.O. Box 73482, Chicago, Illinois 60673-7482.   The 
  payment should  note NAL/Acct. No.  200232680003 and FRN  0001-
  7284-01.  Requests for  full payment under an installment  plan 
  should be sent  to: Chief, Revenue and Receivables,  Operations 
  Group, 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  Puerto 
  Rico Electric Power  Authority, RD #, 15.1 San Roberto  Street, 
  Rio Piedras, PR (PO Box 364267, San Juan, PR 00936-4267).

                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                         


                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau
_________________________

  1 47 C.F.R.  17.4(a)(1).

  2 Notice  of Apparent Liability  for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct.  No. 
200232680003 (Enf. Bur., San  Juan Office, released February  20, 
2002).

  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.