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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

     In the Matter of                )   File No. EB-02-IH-0819      
     AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION     )   NAL/Acct. No. 200432080203  
     Licensee of Station KBMP(FM),   )   FRN 0005025911              
     Enterprise, Kansas              )   Facility ID No. 91037       


   Adopted: July 21, 2006 Released: July 21, 2006

   By the Deputy Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

   1. By this Order, we cancel the forfeiture imposed in the Order on
   Reconsideration, released on June 23, 2006, in the above-captioned case
   concerning American Family Association ("AFA"), licensee of non-commercial
   educational Station KBMP(FM), Enterprise, Kansas. The Order on
   Reconsideration imposed a $3000 forfeiture on AFA for its failure to
   respond fully to a Letter of Inquiry ("LOI") concerning an apparent
   violation of the main studio rule by KBMP(FM). On July 18, 2006, AFA
   submitted a "Supplemental Request for Reconsideration of Forfeiture"
   contesting some characterizations in the Order on Reconsideration of its
   LOI response and reiterating its belief that a forfeiture was not
   justified in this case given the nature and intent of it response.

   2. While licensees are expected to respond fully to requests for
   information, and the LOI in this case placed AFA on clear and unambiguous
   notice of that fact, we do not now believe that AFA's omission warrants
   the imposition of a monetary forfeiture. AFA's omission was based on an
   openly expressed albeit mistaken understanding of our requirements. We
   find no evidence that AFA intentionally did not respond fully with the
   Commission's information requests. Indeed, AFA made efforts to respond to
   our requests as rapidly as possible and ultimately filed its original
   response to the Commission's inquiry ten days prior to its due date and
   invited the Commission to contact it if further clarification was
   required. We conclude that AFA's overall intention was to comply with the
   Bureau's request, even if AFA failed to do so materially in the body of
   that response. Although we conclude that the unique circumstances in this
   case justify rescission of the $3,000 forfeiture imposed on AFA, we remind
   the licensee that, in the future, its responses to Commission inquiries
   should be complete and timely filed unless it has actively sought and
   received express Commission consent to do otherwise.

   3. ACCORDINGLY, IT IS ORDERED,  that pursuant to sections 0.111 and 0.311
   and 1.113 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. SS 0.111, 0.311 and 1.113,
   the $3,000 forfeiture imposed in the Order on Reconsideration, released on
   June 23, 2006, IS HEREBY CANCELED.

   4. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED,  that a copy of this Order shall be sent by
   certified mail, return receipt requested, to Patrick J. Vaughn, General
   Counsel, American Family Association, P.O. Drawer 2440, Tupelo,
   Mississippi 38803.


   Robert H. Ratcliffe

   Deputy Chief, Enforcement Bureau

   See American Family Association, Order on Reconsideration, DA 06-1307
   (Enf. Bur. rel. June 23, 2006) ("Order on Reconsideration").

   Letter from William D. Freedman, Deputy Chief, Investigations and Hearings
   Division, Enforcement Bureau, to Patrick J. Vaughn, dated November 13,
   2003 ("LOI").

   The main studio rule is set forth in section 73.1125 of the Commission's
   rules, 47 C.F.R. S 73.1125.

   See LOI at 1.

   Licensees are generally expected to respond fully to requests for
   information from the Commission. See, e.g., SBC Communications, Inc.,
   Forfeiture Order, 17 FCC Rcd 7589, 7591, P 4 (2002).

   Federal Communications Commission DA 06-1495


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