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

                              )
In the Matter of                        )
                              )    File No.: EB-04-NF-051
The Paradise Network (TPN) of      )        
North Carolina, Inc.                        )     NAL/Acct. No.:  
200432640003
Licensee of WHNC & WCBQ            )        
Henderson and Oxford, North Carolina         )    FRN:  9332149
                              )


                        FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted:  September 30, 2004                                           
Released:  October 4, 2004

By the Assistant Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

     1.   In this Forfeiture Order (``Order''), we issue a 
          monetary forfeiture in the amount of eighteen thousand 
          dollars ($18,000) to The Paradise Network of North 
          Carolina, Inc. (``TPN''), licensee of AM radio 
          stations WHNC, Henderson, North Carolina and WCBQ, 
          Oxford, North Carolina, for willful and repeated 
          violation of Sections 11.35 and 73.3526(c)(1) of the 
          Commission's Rules (``Rules'').1  The noted violations 
          involve TPN's failure to install and maintain 
          Emergency Alert System (``EAS'') equipment and failure 
          to make available for inspection the complete public 
          inspection file.
 
     2.   On June 23, 2004, the Resident Agent of the 
Commission's Norfolk, Virginia Field Office (``Norfolk Office'') 
issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (``NAL'') in 
the amount of $18,000 to TPN.2  TPN 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 Commission's 
Rules,4 The Paradise Network of North Carolina, Inc. IS LIABLE 
FOR A MONETARY FORFEITURE in the amount of $18,000 for willfully 
and repeatedly violating Sections 11.35 and 73.3526(c)(1) 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 by check or money order may be mailed to Forfeiture 
Collection Section, Finance Branch, Federal Communications 
Commission, P.O. Box 73482, Chicago, Illinois 60673-7482.  
Payment by overnight mail may be sent to Bank One/LB 73482, 525 
West Monroe, 8th Floor Mailroom, Chicago, IL 60661.  Payment by 
wire transfer may be made to ABA Number 071000013, receiving bank 
Bank One, and account number 1165259.  The payment should note 
NAL/Acct. No. 200432640003, and FRN 9332149.  Requests for full 
payment under an installment plan should be sent to: Chief, 
Revenue and Receivables 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 The Paradise Network of North Carolina, 
Inc., 9300 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 and The 
Paradise Network of North Carolina, Inc., 601 Henderson St., 
Oxford, North Carolina 27565. 


                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                         


                         George R. Dillon
                         Assistant Chief, Enforcement Bureau
_________________________

147 C.F.R.  11.35, 73.3526(c)(1).

2Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 
200432640003 (Enf. Bur., Norfolk Office, released June 23, 2004); 
Erratum (Enf. Bur., Norfolk Office, released June 24, 2004).

347 U.S.C.  503(b).

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

547 U.S.C.  504(a).

6See 47 C.F.R.  1.1914.