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

                              )
In the Matter of                        )
                              )    File No.: EB-02-OR-317   
Best Country Broadcasting, LLC          )    NAL/Acct.        No. 
200332620009
                              )    FRN 0007-9006-99
Owner of Unregistered Antenna Structure )
Located at 30 50'29'' North Latitude by 089     )
50' 06'' West Longitude                 )
                              )
Bogalusa, Louisiana                )    




                        FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted:  August 6, 2003                          Released:  
August 11, 2003

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 Best  Country  Broadcasting,  LLC 
          (``Best  Country''),  owner of  the  antenna  structure 
          located  at 30  50' 29''  North Longitude  by 89  50' 
          06'' West Longitude in Bogalusa, Louisiana for  willful 
          and  repeated  violation  of  Section  17.4(a)  of  the 
          Commission's Rules  (``Rules'').1  The noted  violation 
          involves  Best   Country's  failure  to  register   its 
          antenna structure.  

     2.   On February  19, 2003,  the  District Director  of  the 
Commission's New Orleans, Louisiana  Field Office (``New  Orleans 
Office'') issued a  Notice of Apparent  Liability for  Forfeiture 
(``NAL'') in the amount of $3,000 to Best Country.2  Best Country 
has not filed a  response to the NAL.   Based on the  information 
before us, we affirm the forfeiture.

     3.   Finally, we  note that  a  search of  the  Commission's 
antenna structure registration database  revealed that as of  the 
adoption  date  of  this  Order,  Best  Country  still  had   not 
registered   its   antenna   structure   with   the   Commission.  
Accordingly, we will require, pursuant  to Section 308(b) of  the 
Communications Act  of  1934,  as amended  (``Act'')3  that  Best 
Country submit a report to the Enforcement Bureau within 30  days 
of the release of this Order  demonstrating that it has filed  an 
antenna  structure  registration  application.   Best   Country's 
report  must  be  submitted  in  the  form  of  an  affidavit  or 
declaration signed by an officer or director of Best Country.4

     4.   ACCORDINGLY, IT IS  ORDERED that,  pursuant to  Section 
503(b) of the Act,5 and  Sections 0.111, 0.311 and 1.80(f)(4)  of 
the Rules,6  Best  Country  Broadcasting, LLC  IS  LIABLE  FOR  A 
MONETARY FORFEITURE in  the amount of  $3,000 for willfully   and 
repeatedly violating Section 17.4(a) of the Rules.

     5.   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.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. 200332620009, and  FRN 0007-9006-99.  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

     6.   IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that, pursuant to Section  308(b) 
of the  Act, Best  Country must  submit the  report described  in 
paragraph 3  no later  than thirty  (30) days  from the  date  of 
release of  this  Order to:  Federal  Communications  Commission, 
Enforcement  Bureau,  Spectrum  Enforcement  Division,  445  12th 
Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20554, Attention: Carmen Suarez.

     7.        IT IS FURTHER  ORDERED that a  copy of this  Order 
shall be  sent by  first class  mail and  certified mail,  return 
receipt requested, to  Best Country Broadcasting,  LLC, P.O.  Box 
280, Bogalusa, Louisiana 70429-0280.

                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                         


                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau
  - Unhandled Picture -   

_________________________

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

     2 Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 
200332620009 (Enf. Bur.,  New Orleans  Office, released  February 
19, 2003).

     3 47 U.S.C.  308(b).

     4 Such affidavit or  declaration should comply with  Section 
1.16 of the Rules, 47 C.F.R.  1.16, and be substantially in  the 
form set forth therein.

     5 47 U.S.C.  503(b).

     6 47 C.F.R.  0.111, 0.311, 1.80(f)(4).

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

     8 See 47 C.F.R.  1.1914.