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



In the Matter of                 )
                                )
Paul D. Westcott                 )    File No. EB-04-KC-135
Purdy, MO 65734                  )    NAL/Acct. No. 200532560001 
                                )    FRN 0007599210
Licensee of Amateur Radio        )
Station KC0OAB                   )



                        FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted:  February 14, 2005                               
Released:  February 16, 2005

By the Assistant Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

     1.   In this Forfeiture Order (``Order''), we issue a 
          monetary forfeiture in the amount of four thousand 
          dollars ($4,000) to Paul D. Westcott, licensee of 
          amateur radio station KC0OAB, for willful and repeated 
          failure to respond to Commission requests for 
          information about his station, pursuant to Section 
          308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended 
          (``Act'').1 
 
     2.   On November 30, 2004, the District Director of the 
Commission's Kansas City Field Office (``Kansas City Office'') 
issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (``NAL'') in 
the amount of $4,000 to Mr. Westcott.2  Mr. Westcott 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 Paul D. Westcott IS LIABLE FOR A MONETARY FORFEITURE in 
the amount of $4,000 for willfully and repeatedly failing to 
respond to Commission requests for information about his station.

     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. 200532560001, and FRN 0007599210.  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 Paul D. Westcott at his address of record. 


                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                         


                         George R. Dillon
                         Assistant Chief, Enforcement Bureau
_________________________

147 U.S.C.  308(b).

2Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 
200532560001 (Enf. Bur., Kansas City Office, released November 
30, 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.