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


In the Matter of                )
                                )
Vector Products, Inc.           )    File No.  EB-03-TS-141
d/b/a Vector Manufacturing, Ltd.)
                                )    NAL/Acct. No.  200432100009
                               )     
                               )     FRN 0009-6109-81
                                

                              ORDER

Adopted:  March 31, 2004                Released:  April 2, 2004

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau, and the Chief, Office of 
Engineering and Technology:

     1.        In this  Order,  we  adopt  the  attached  Consent 
Decree entered into between the Enforcement Bureau and the Office 
of Engineering  and Technology  and Vector  Products, Inc.  d/b/a 
Vector Manufacturing,  Ltd.  (``Vector'').   The  Consent  Decree 
terminates an investigation initiated  by the Enforcement  Bureau 
into Vector's  compliance  with the  equipment  requirements  set 
forth in Parts  2 and  15 of the  Commission's Rules  (``Rules'') 
with respect to certain  switching power supply battery  chargers 
imported and marketed by Vector.  

     2.        The Enforcement Bureau, the Office of  Engineering 
and Technology, and Vector have negotiated the terms of a Consent 
Decree  that  would  resolve   this  matter  and  terminate   the 
investigation.  A copy of the  Consent Decree is attached  hereto 
and incorporated by reference.  

     3.        Based on the record before us, we conclude that no 
substantial or material  questions of  fact exist  as to  whether 
Vector  possesses  the  basic  qualifications,  including   those 
related to  character,  to hold  or  obtain any  FCC  license  or 
authorization. 

     4.        The public interest will be served by adopting the 
Consent Decree and terminating the investigation. 

     5.        Accordingly,  IT  IS  ORDERED  that,  pursuant  to 
Sections 4(i)  and 4(j)  of the  Communications Act  of 1934,  as 
amended,1 and Sections 0.111 and 0.311 of the Rules,2 the Consent 
Decree attached to this Order IS ADOPTED.

     6.        IT  IS  FURTHER   ORDERED  that  the   Enforcement 
Bureau's investigation of Vector IS TERMINATED.

     7.        IT IS FURTHER ORDERED  that Vector Products,  Inc. 
d/b/a  Vector  Manufacturing,  Ltd.  shall  make  its   voluntary 
contribution to the United States  Treasury, as specified in  the 
Consent Decree, by mailing a check or similar instrument, payable 
to the order  of the  Federal Communications  Commission, to  the 
Forfeiture   Collection   Section,   Finance   Branch,    Federal 
Communications Commission,  P.O.  Box  73482,  Chicago,  Illinois 
60673-7482.  The payment should  note NAL/Acct. No.  200432100009 
and FRN 0009-6109-81.

     8.        IT IS FURTHER  ORDERED that a  copy of this  Order 
and Consent  Decree  shall  be  sent  by  first  class  mail  and 
certified mail, return  receipt requested, to  Robert L.  Powell, 
Jr., General Counsel,  Vector Manufacturing, Ltd.,  4140 SW  28th 
Way, Fort Lauderdale,  Florida 33312, and  to Walter E.  Steimel, 
Jr., Esq., Greenberg Traurig, LLP, 800 Connecticut Avenue,  N.W., 
Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20006.

                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                         



                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau




                         Edmond J. Thomas
                         Chief,   Office   of   Engineering   and 
Technology
                         CONSENT DECREE

     The  Enforcement  Bureau  (``Bureau'')  and  the  Office  of 
Engineering   and   Technology    (``OET'')   of   the    Federal 
Communications Commission (``Commission'')  and Vector  Products, 
Inc. d/b/a Vector Manufacturing,  Ltd. (``Vector'') hereby  enter 
into this Consent Decree regarding possible violations of Parts 2 
and 15 of  the Commission's Rules3  concerning certain  switching 
power supply battery chargers imported and marketed by Vector.

                           Background


1.   Under Parts  2 and  15 of  the Commission's  Rules,  certain 
  external  switching  power  supplies  must  be  authorized   in 
  accordance  with the  Commission's verification  procedure  and 
  comply  with  all  applicable  technical  standards,  including 
  emission  limits,  and  labeling  requirements  prior  to   the 
  initiation  of marketing  in the  United States.   In  February 
  2003, Vector  began to import and  market in the United  States 
  certain switching power supply battery chargers, model  numbers 
  VEC086,  VEC087, VEC088,  VEC090, VEC092  and VEC093.   In  May 
  2003,   Vector  disclosed   to  the   Commission's  Office   of 
  Engineering and  Technology (``OET'') that  it had  incorrectly 
  determined that these  battery charger models were exempt  from 
  the  Part 2  and Part  15 requirements  and therefore  had  not 
  verified  or  labeled the  devices  prior  to  marketing.   OET 
  subsequently referred the matter to the Enforcement Bureau  and 
  the  Enforcement   Bureau  initiated   an  investigation   into 
  Vector's  compliance with  Parts 2  and 15  of the  Rules  with 
  respect to these battery charger models.

2.   In  June  and  July   of  2003,  Vector  obtained   multiple 
  verifications  from  a  Telecommunications  Certification  Body 
  (``TCB'') for revised  versions of the battery charger  models, 
  labeled  the  revised battery  charger  models,  and  began  to 
  import and  market the  revised battery charger  models in  the 
  United States.    In August of 2003,  Vector notified OET  that 
  it  had  become  aware  of  possible  inconsistencies  in   the 
  Verification reports it received from its TCB.    On  September 
  23,  2003,  the  Enforcement  Bureau  issued  a  Public  Notice 
  advising  retailers that  the  OET Laboratory  had  tested  the 
  revised battery  charger models and  determined that they  were 
  not in  compliance with the  Part 15 emission  limits and  that 
  continued marketing of these battery charger models may  result 
  in enforcement  action.4  Vector ceased  marketing the  revised 
  battery charger models  and immediately notified its  retailers 
  that the revised battery charger models should be removed  from 
  their  shelves.  Vector  subsequently developed  new models  of 
  its  switching  power  supply  battery  chargers  and  obtained 
  verifications from a new  TCB for these new models under  model 
  numbers VEC1086A,  VEC1087A, VEC1088A,  VEC1090A, VEC1092A  and 
  VEC1093A.   OET tested  these new  battery charger  models  and 
  determined that they comply with the Part 15 emission limits.

                           Definitions

     3.   For the purposes of  this Consent Decree the  following 
          definitions shall apply:

          (a)  ``Commission''     means     the      Federal 
          Communications Commission;
          (b)  ``Bureau'' means  the Enforcement  Bureau  of 
               the Commission;
          (c)  ``OET'' means the  Office of Engineering  and 
               Technology of the Commission;
          (d)  ``Vector'' means Vector Products, Inc.  d/b/a 
               Vector Manufacturing, Ltd., its subsidiaries, 
               affiliates and any successors or assigns;
          (e)  ``Parties'' means  Vector,  the  Bureau,  and 
               OET;
          (f)  ``Adopting Order''  means  an  order  of  the 
               Bureau  and  OET   adopting  the  terms   and 
               conditions of  this  Consent Decree,  in  the 
               form attached hereto;
          (g)  ``Effective  Date''   means  the   date   the 
               Adopting Order is released by the Bureau  and 
               OET;
          (h)  ``Rules'' means the Commission's Rules  found 
               in  Title   47  of   the  Code   of   Federal 
               Regulations; and
          (i)  ``Act'' means the Communications Act of 1934, 
               as amended, 47 U.S.C. 151 et seq.

                       Terms of Settlement

     4.   The Parties agree that  the provisions of this  Consent 
          Decree shall be subject to final approval by the Bureau 
          and  OET  by  incorporation   of  such  provisions   by 
          reference in the Adopting Order.

     5.   The Parties agree that this Consent Decree shall become 
          binding on the  Parties on the  Effective Date.    Upon 
          release, the  Adopting Order  and this  Consent  Decree 
          shall have the same force and effect as any other final 
          order of the Commission and any violation of the  terms 
          or conditions of this Consent Decree shall constitute a 
          violation of a Commission order.

     6.   Vector  acknowledges  that  the  Bureau  and  OET  have 
          jurisdiction over the matters contained in this Consent 
          Decree and the authority to  enter into and adopt  this 
          Consent Decree.     

     7.   The Parties  waive any  rights they  may have  to  seek 
          administrative  or  judicial  reconsideration,  review, 
          appeal or stay,  or to otherwise  challenge or  contest 
          the validity of  this Consent Decree  and the  Adopting 
          Order, provided  that  the Adopting  Order  adopts  the 
          Consent   Decree    without   change,    addition    or 
          modification.

     8.   Vector  waives  any  rights  it  may  have  under   any 
          provision of the Equal Access to Justice Act, 5  U.S.C. 
           504 and 47 C.F.R.   1.1501 et seq., relating to  the 
          matters discussed in this Consent Decree.

     9.   The Parties  agree that  this Consent  Decree does  not 
          constitute either an  adjudication on the  merits or  a 
          factual  or  legal  finding  or  determination  of  any  
          compliance or noncompliance with the Act or the  Rules.  
          The Parties further agree  that this Consent Decree  is 
          for settlement purposes  only and that  by agreeing  to 
          this Consent Decree, Vector does not admit or deny  any 
          liability  for  violating  the  Act  or  the  Rules  in 
          connection with  the matters  that are  the subject  of 
          this Consent Decree.

     10.  In   express    reliance   on    the   covenants    and 
          representations in  this  Consent  Decree,  the  Bureau 
          agrees to  terminate  its  investigation  into  whether 
          Vector may  have violated  the Act  or the  Rules  with 
          respect to any switching  power supply battery  charger 
          models imported  and marketed  prior to  the  Effective 
          Date of this Consent Decree.  

     11.  Vector agrees that,  as of the  Effective Date of  this 
          Consent Decree, every model  of switching power  supply 
          battery charger subject to the Commission's Rules  that 
          is imported and  marketed by Vector  shall be  verified 
          and labeled  in accordance  with applicable  Commission 
          Rules  before  importation  and  marketing  by  Vector.  
          Vector further agrees to undertake the development of a 
          quality assurance/quality  control (``QA/QC'')  program 
          to  educate  employees  involved  in  the  design   and 
          development of its products with the Commission's Rules 
          and their applicability  to Vector's products.   Vector 
          will also maintain a QA/QC testing program. 

     12.  Vector has  implemented  and will  maintain  a  Federal 
          Communications Commission  Regulatory  Compliance  Plan 
          (``RCP'').  The RCP includes Vector's appointment of  a 
          regulatory compliance officer charged with oversight of 
          personnel responsible for ensuring that switching power 
          supply battery  chargers  comply  with  all  applicable 
          Commission Rules  prior to  importation and  marketing. 
          Vector will submit details of its RCP to the Bureau  no 
          later than thirty (30)  days after the Effective  Date.  
          Vector may  submit  its  RCP on  a  confidential  basis 
          pursuant  to   Sections   0.457  and   0.459   of   the 
          Commission's Rules.5

     13.  Vector agrees that  it will file  a motion to  withdraw 
          its petition for reconsideration  of the September  23, 
          2003 Public  Notice  within  five (5)  days  after  the 
          Effective Date  of this  Consent Decree.    The  Bureau 
          agrees that it will  grant Vector's motion and  dismiss 
          the petition for reconsideration.  

     14.  The Parties  acknowledge and  agree that  this  Consent 
          Decree shall constitute a final and binding  settlement 
          between Vector, the Bureau  and OET regarding  possible 
          violations of the Act and the Rules with respect to any 
          switching power supply battery charger models  imported 
          and marketed by Vector prior  to the Effective Date  of 
          this Consent Decree.  In consideration for  termination 
          by the Bureau of its investigation into whether  Vector 
          may have violated the Act or the Rules with respect  to 
          any  switching  power  supply  battery  charger  models 
          imported and marketed  prior to the  Effective Date  of 
          this Consent Decree and in accordance with the terms of 
          this Consent  Decree, Vector  agrees to  the terms  set 
          forth herein.

     15.  The Bureau and OET agree that they will not  entertain, 
          or institute on their  own motion, any new  proceeding, 
          formal or  informal,  take  any  action  on  their  own 
          motion,  or  recommend  to  the  full  Commission   any 
          forfeiture or other  sanction, against  Vector for  any 
          alleged violation of the Act or the Rules with  respect 
          to any switching  power supply  battery charger  models 
          imported and marketed by Vector prior to the  Effective 
          Date of this Consent  Decree.  Nothing in this  Consent 
          Decree shall prevent the Bureau or OET from instituting 
          new investigations or  enforcement proceedings  against 
          Vector in the  event of any  alleged future  misconduct 
          for violation of this  Consent Decree or for  violation 
          of the Act and the Rules consistent with the provisions 
          of this Consent Decree.  

     16.  The Parties agree that each is required to comply  with 
          each individual condition of this Consent Decree.  Each 
          specific condition  is  a  separate  condition  of  the 
          Consent Decree as approved.  To the extent that  Vector 
          fails to  satisfy  any  condition, in  the  absence  of 
          Commission alteration  of  the condition,  it  will  be 
          deemed noncompliant  and  may be  subject  to  possible 
          future enforcement action with respect to such  failure 
          to satisfy the condition.

     17.  The Parties agree that Vector's obligations under  this 
          Consent Decree shall remain  in effect for  twenty-four 
          (24) months  from  the  Effective Date,  but  that  the 
          Bureau's and OET's  covenants and  agreements shall  be 
          perpetual.  The Parties also  agree that any  provision 
          of  this  Consent  Decree  which  conflicts  with   any 
          subsequent rule,  order  of  general  applicability  or 
          other decision of general applicability adopted by  the 
          Commission will be superseded by such Commission  rule, 
          order or other decision. 

     18.   Vector agrees to make a voluntary contribution to  the 
          United States Treasury in the amount of thirty thousand 
          dollars  ($30,000)  within  thirty  (30)  days  of  the 
          Effective  Date.   Such  contribution  shall  be  made, 
          without further  protest or  recourse, by  credit  card 
          through the  Commission's  Debt and  Credit  Management 
          Center at  (202) 418-1995,  or by  mailing a  check  or 
          similar instrument, payable to the order of the Federal 
          Communications    Commission,     to    the     Federal 
          Communications   Commission,   Forfeiture    Collection 
          Section,  Finance  Branch,  P.O.  Box  73482,  Chicago, 
          Illinois  60673-7482.   The  payment  should  reference 
          NAL/Acct. No. 200432100009.

     19.  If any Party  (or the  United States on  behalf of  the 
          Commission) brings  a judicial  action to  enforce  the 
          terms of  the Adopting  Order, neither  Vector nor  the 
          Commission shall contest the continuing validity of the 
          Consent Decree or Adopting Order.  The Parties agree to 
          comply with, defend  and support the  validity of  this 
          Consent Decree and the Adopting Order in any proceeding 
          seeking to  nullify,  void,  or  otherwise  modify  the 
          Consent Decree or the Adopting Order.

     20.  The Parties agree that in  the event that any court  of 
          competent  jurisdiction  renders  this  Consent  Decree 
          invalid, this Consent Decree shall become null and void 
          and may  not  be  used  in  any  manner  in  any  legal 
          proceeding.

     21.  This Consent  Decree  cannot be  modified  without  the 
          advance written consent of all of the Parties.

     22.  This Consent Decree may be signed in counterparts.

For the Enforcement Bureau:


By:                                
     David H. Solomon
     Chief, Enforcement Bureau


For the Office of Engineering and Technology:


By:                                
     Edmond J. Thomas
     Chief, Office of Engineering and Technology


For Vector Products, Inc. d/b/a Vector Manufacturing, Ltd.


By:                                
     Robert L. Powell, Jr., Esq.
     General Counsel
     Vector Products, Inc. d/b/a Vector Manufacturing, Ltd.

_________________________

  1 47 U.S.C.  4(i) and 4(j).

  2 47 C.F.R.  0.111, 0.311.

  3  47 C.F.R. Parts 2  and 15.

  4   Public  Notice,  Notice  Regarding  Non-Compliant   Battery 
Chargers, DA 03-2923 (September 23, 2003).   On October 23, 2003, 
Vector filed a petition for reconsideration of the Public Notice.

  5  47 C.F.R.  0.457, 0.459.