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

                                 )
In the Matter of                           )      File  No.:  EB-
02-LA-117
                                 )           NAL/Acct.        No. 
                         200232900004
El Dorado 900, LLC                                              )                      
FRN 0006-7923-03
                                         )
Antenna Structure Registration Number 1041257   )           
City of Industry, California                              )
                                 )


                        FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted:  December 10, 2002                            Released:  
December 12, 2002 

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

     1.   In  this  Forfeiture  Order  (``Order''),  we  issue  a 
          monetary forfeiture in  the amount of fifteen  thousand 
          dollars  ($15,000)   to  El  Dorado   900,  LLC   (``El 
          Dorado''), owner  of Antenna  Structure Registration  # 
          1041257, in City  of Industry, California, for  willful 
          violation of Section  303(q) of the Communications  Act 
          of  1934, as  amended (``Act''),1  and Sections  17.23, 
          17.47(a),   17.48(a),   17.56,   and   17.57   of   the 
          Commission's Rules  (``Rules'').2 The noted  violations 
          involve: (1) failure  to maintain required lighting  on 
          the  antenna   structure;  (2)  failure   to  make   an 
          observation of the antenna structure's lights at  least 
          once each 24  hours either visually or by observing  an 
          automatic  properly maintained  indicator  designed  to 
          register any  failure of  such lights;  (3) failure  to 
          notify  the FAA  of  any observed  or  otherwise  known 
          extinguishment  or  improper  functioning  of  any  top 
          steady  burning  light  or  any  flashing   obstruction 
          light,  regardless  of  its  position  on  the  antenna 
          structure,  not   corrected  within  30  minutes;   (4) 
          failure  to  replace  or  repair  lights  as  soon   as 
          practicable;  and (5)  failure to  properly notify  the 
          FCC of a change in ownership of the antenna structure.

     2.   On  June  28,  2002,  the  District  Director  of   the 
Commission's Los Angeles, California Field Office (``Los  Angeles 
Office'') issued a  Notice of Apparent  Liability for  Forfeiture 
(``NAL'')3 in the amount of $15,000.   El Dorado has not filed  a 
response to  the NAL.   Based on  the information  before us,  we 
affirm the forfeiture.

     3.   ACCORDINGLY, IT IS  ORDERED THAT,  pursuant to  Section 
503(b) of the Act,4 and  Sections 0.111, 0.311 and 1.80(f)(4)  of 
the Rules,5 El Dorado IS LIABLE FOR A MONETARY FORFEITURE in  the 
amount of $15,000 for willfully  violating Section 303(q) of  the 
Act and Sections 17.23, 17.47(a),  17.48(a), 17.56, and 17.57  of 
the Rules.

     4.   Payment of the forfeiture shall  be made in the  manner 
provided for in Section 1.80 of the Rules6 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.7  
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, P.O.  Box 
73482, Chicago,  Illinois 60673-7482.   The payment  should  note 
NAL/Acct. No. 200232900004, and  FRN 0006-7923-03.  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. 20554.8

     5.        IT IS  FURTHER ORDERED  THAT this  Order shall  be 
sent by  regular  mail  and by  certified  mail,  return  receipt 
requested, to El Dorado 900, LLC, 1980 Post Oak Boulevard,  Suite 
1500, Houston, TX  77056 and  to its  counsel, Lawrence  Roberts, 
Esq., Skadden, Arps, Slate,  Meagher & Flom,  LLP, 1440 New  York 
Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20005-2111.

                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                         


                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau
_________________________

     1 47 U.S.C.  303(q).

     2 47 C.F.R.  17.23, 17.47(a), 17.48(a), 17.56, and 17.57.

     3 Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 
     200232900004 (Enf. Bur., Los  Angeles Office, released  June 
     28, 2002).

     4 47 U.S.C.  503(b).

     5 47 C.F.R.  0.111, 0.311, 1.80(f)(4).

     6 47 C.F.R.  1.80.

     7 47 U.S.C.  504(a).

     8 See 47 C.F.R.  1.1914.