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                           Before the
                Federal Communications Commission
                     Washington, D.C. 20554
                                   
In the Matter of                )
                                )       
John W. Ashley d/b/a Ashley Communications        )         File 
No.: EB-02-TP-105
Owner of Antenna Structure Registration )         NAL/Acct.   No. 
200332700014
Number 1038740 in Dover, Florida)       FRN 0006-1642-89
Plant City, Florida             )       
                                )

                        FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted:  May 29, 2003                            Released:  June 
2, 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  John  W.  Ashley  d/b/a  Ashley 
          Communications   (``Ashley''),    owner   of    antenna 
          structure  number   1038740  in  Dover,  Florida,   for 
          willful violation of Section 17.50 of the  Commission's 
          Rules  (``Rules'').1   The  noted  violation   involves 
          Ashley's  failure  to comply  with  prescribed  antenna 
          structure lighting and/or marking requirements.

     2.   On January  22,  2003,  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  Ashley.2  Ashley  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 Communications Act of 1934, as amended  (``Act''),3 
and Sections 0.111, 0.311 and  1.80(f)(4) of the Rules,4 John  W. 
Ashley d/b/a  Ashley  Communications  IS LIABLE  FOR  A  MONETARY 
FORFEITURE in  the  amount  of $10,000  for  willfully  violating 
Section 17.50 of the Rules.

     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. 200332700014  and FRN  0006-1642-89.  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 John W. Ashley, Ashley Communications, 1301 
North Wheeler Street, Plant City, Florida 33466. 

                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                         


                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau
_________________________

     1 47 C.F.R.  17.50.

     2 Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 
200332700014 (Enf.  Bur.,  Tampa  Office,  released  January  22, 
2003).

     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.