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

                                )
In the Matter of                          )       
                                )       
Assondieu Fortune                         )  File No.:  EB-02-TP-
334
                                )  NAL/Acct. No. 200332700007
4073 Coconut Circle North                 )  FRN 0007879570
Naples, Florida                                     )


                        FORFEITURE ORDER


Adopted:   April 30, 2003                         Released:   May 
5, 2003

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

     1.   In  this  Forfeiture  Order  (``Order''),  we  issue  a 
          monetary  forfeiture  in the  amount  of  ten  thousand 
          dollars ($10,000) to Assondieu Fortune for willful  and 
          repeated   violation    of   Section    301   of    the 
          Communications  Act  of 1934,  as  amended  (``Act'').1  
          The noted  violation involves  Mr. Fortune's  operation 
          of an FM  broadcast station on the frequency 105.9  MHz 
          without Commission authorization. 

     2.   On November  18, 2002,  the  District Director  of  the 
Commission's  Tampa,  Florida  Field  Office  (``Tampa  Office'') 
issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (``NAL'') in 
the amount of $10,000 to Assondieu Fortune.2  Mr. Fortune 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,3 and  Sections 0.111, 0.311 and 1.80(f)(4)  of 
the Commission's Rules (``Rules''),4 Assondieu Fortune IS  LIABLE 
FOR A MONETARY FORFEITURE in the amount of $10,000 for  willfully 
and repeatedly violating Section 301 of the Act.

     4.   Payment of the forfeiture shall  be made in the  manner 
provided for in Section 1.80 of  the Rules 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.5  
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.  200332700007, and  FRN 0007879570.   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. 20554.6

     5.        IT IS FURTHER  ORDERED THAT a  copy of this  Order 
shall be  sent by  first class  mail and  certified mail,  return 
receipt requested,  to  Assondieu Fortune,  4073  Coconut  Circle 
North, Naples, Florida 34104.

                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                         


                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau
_________________________

     1 47 U.S.C.  301.

     2 Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 
200332700007 (Enf.  Bur.,  Tampa Office,  released  November  18, 
2002).

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

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

     5 47 U.S.C.  504(a).

     6 See 47 C.F.R.  1.1914.