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



In the Matter of                 )
                                )        File Number EB-04-OR-185
Scottie E. Kennedy               )       NAL/Acct. No.200532620002
Greenbrier, Arkansas  72058      )                  FRN 0012802096
                                )


                        FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted:  June 17, 2005                                 Released:  
June 21, 2005

By the  Regional  Director,  South  Central  Region,  Enforcement 
Bureau:

     1.   In this Forfeiture Order (``Order''), we issue a 
          monetary forfeiture in the amount of ten thousand 
          dollars ($10,000) to Scottie E. Kennedy for willful 
          violation of Section 301 of the Communications Act of 
          1934, as amended (``Act'').1  The noted violation 
          involves Mr. Kennedy's operation of a transmitter on 
          157.025 MHz (VHF marine channel 80) without a license. 
 
     2.   On April 6, 2005, the District Director of the 
Commission's New Orleans Field Office (``New Orleans Office'') 
issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (``NAL'') in 
the amount of $10,000 to Mr. Kennedy.2  Mr. Kennedy 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 Scottie E. Kennedy IS LIABLE FOR A MONETARY FORFEITURE in 
the amount of $10,000 for willfully operating a radio transmitter 
without a license in violation of 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 of the forfeiture must be made by check or similar 
instrument, payable to the order of the Federal Communications 
Commission. The payment must include the NAL/Acct. No. and FRN 
No. referenced above. Payment bycheck or money order may be 
mailed to Federal Communications Commission, P.O. 
Box358340,Pittsburgh, PA 15251-8340. Payment by overnight mail 
may be sent toMellon Bank/LB358340,500 Ross Street, Room 
1540670, Pittsburgh, PA 15251. Payment by wire transfer may be 
made to ABA Number043000261, receiving bankMellon Bank, and 
account number911-6106.  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 Scottie E. Kennedy at his address of record. 


                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                         


                         Dennis P. Carlton
                         Regional Director, South Central Region
                         Enforcement Bureau
_________________________

147 U.S.C.  301.

2Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 
200532620002 (Enf. Bur., New Orleans Office, released April 6, 
2005).

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.