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

                              )
In the Matter of                        )
                              )    File No.: EB-02-MA-023   
Air Paging, Inc.                        )    NAL/Acct.        No. 
200332600001
Licensee of Radio Station WPPB501       )    FRN 0003-7891-04
North Miami Beach, Florida              )    




                        FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted:  August 27, 2003                              Released:  
September 2, 2003

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

     1.   In  this  Forfeiture  Order  (``Order''),  we  issue  a 
          monetary  forfeiture in  the  amount of  nine  thousand 
          dollars ($9,000) to Air Paging, Inc. (``Air  Paging''), 
          licensee of Radio  Station WPPB501, North Miami  Beach, 
          Florida,  for   willful  and   repeated  violation   of 
          Sections  1.903(a),  90.403(f)  and  90.425(a)  of  the 
          Commission's Rules (``Rules'').1  The noted  violations 
          involve Air  Paging's failure to  operate its  Wireless 
          Radio   Station   in  accordance   with   its   station 
          authorization, continuous  radiation of an  unmodulated 
          carrier, and failure to provide station  identification 
          by the assigned call sign.

     2.   On March  18,  2003, the  Commission's  Miami,  Florida 
Resident Agent  Office  (``Miami  Office'') issued  a  Notice  of 
Apparent Liability  for Forfeiture  (``NAL'')  in the  amount  of 
$9,000 to Air Paging.2   Air Paging has not  filed a response  to 
the NAL.   Based on  the  information before  us, we  affirm  the 
forfeiture.

     3.   Finally, we note  that it  is unclear  from the  record 
before us what steps, if any, Air Paging has taken to correct the 
violations cited in the NAL  and to ensure that these  violations 
do not  recur  in  the future.   Accordingly,  we  will  requires 
pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934,  as 
amended, (``Act''),3  that  Air Paging  submit  a report  to  the 
Enforcement Bureau within 30  days of the  release of this  Order 
outlining what measures it has taken or will take to correct  the 
violations and  ensure  that they  do  not recur.   Air  Paging's 
report  must  be  submitted  in  the  form  of  an  affidavit  or 
declaration signed by an officer or director of Air Paging.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 Air Paging IS LIABLE FOR A MONETARY FORFEITURE in the 
amount of $9,000 for willfully and repeatedly violating  Sections 
1.903(a), 90.403(f) and 90.425(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. 200332600001, and  FRN 0003-7891-04.  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,  Air Paging  must  submit the  report  described  in 
paragraph 3 no later than thirty  (30) days from the date of  the 
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  Air Paging,  Inc., at 469  NE 167  Street, 
North Miami Beach, Florida 33162  and 1000 N. Hiatus Road,  Suite 
110, Pembroke Pines, Florida 33026. 

                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                         


                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau
_________________________

     1 47 C.F.R.  1.903(a), 90.403(f) and 90.425(a).

     2 Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 
200332600001 (Enf. Bur., Miami Office, released March 18, 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 herein.

     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.