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                           Before the
                Federal Communications Commission
                     Washington, D.C. 20554
                                   
In the Matter of                )
                                )       
L.A.C.A., State of New York, Inc.   )   File No.: EB-03-NY-125
                                )   NAL/Acct. No. 200432380007 
Bronx, New York                 )   FRN 0007 8304 58
                                )

                        FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted:  May 17, 2004                  Released: May 20, 2004

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 L.A.C.A.,  State of  New 
          York,  Inc.  (``L.A.C.A.'') for  willful  and  repeated 
          violation of Section  301 of the Communications Act  of 
          1934,  as  amended  (``Act'').1   The  noted  violation 
          involves  L.A.C.A. operating  a  radio station  on  the 
          frequencies   of  96.1   MHz  and   96.5  MHz   without 
          Commission authorization. 

     2.   On February  24, 2004,  the  District Director  of  the 
Commission's  New  York,  New  York  Field  Office  (``New   York 
Office'') issued a  Notice of Apparent  Liability for  Forfeiture 
(``NAL'') in the amount of $10,000 to L.A.C.A.2  L.A.C.A. 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  L.A.C.A., State of New  York, 
Inc. 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. 200432380007  and FRN 0007  8304 58.  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


     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  L.A.C.A., State  of New  York, Inc.,  1112 
Garrison Avenue, Bronx, New York 10474.

                         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. 
200432380007 (Enf. Bur., New  York Office, released February  24, 
2004).

     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.