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



In the Matter of                 )
                                )        File Number EB-04-ST-066
Rafael C. Guerrero               )      NAL/Acct. No. 200532980002
Licensee of AM Station KRSC      )                  FRN 0009705435
Othello, Washington              )
Facility ID # 25350              )



                        FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted:  August 29, 2005                                 
Released:  August 31, 2005

By the Regional Director, Western Region, Enforcement Bureau:

     1.   In this Forfeiture Order (``Order''), we issue a 
          monetary forfeiture in the amount of eight thousand 
          dollars ($8,000) to Rafael C. Guerrero, licensee of 
          station KRSC(AM), in Othello, Washington, for willful 
          and repeated violation of Section 11.35 of the 
          Commission's Rules ("Rules").1  The noted violation 
          involves Mr. Guerrero's failure to maintain 
          operational EAS equipment at KRSC(AM).  

     2.   On March 7, 2005, the Acting District Director of the 
Commission's Seattle District Office issued a Notice of Apparent 
Liability for Forfeiture (``NAL'') in the amount of $8,000 to Mr. 
Guerrero.2  Mr. Guerrero 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 Rafael C. Guerrero IS LIABLE FOR A MONETARY FORFEITURE in 
the amount of $8,000 for willfully and repeatedly failing to 
maintain operational EAS equipment at KRSC(AM), Othello, 
Washington, in violation of Section 11.35 of the Rules.5

     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.6  
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. 
20554.7

     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 Rafael C. Guerrero at his address of record. 


                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                         




                         Rebecca L. Dorch
                         Regional Director, Western Region
                         Enforcement Bureau
_________________________

147 C.F.R.  11.35. 

2Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 
200532980002 (Enf. Bur., Western Region, Seattle Office, released 
March 7, 2005).

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

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

547 C.F.R.  11.35.  

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

7See 47 C.F.R.  1.1914.