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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

     In the Matter of                     )                                
     D-Mitch Broadcasting, Inc.           )   File Number: EB-08-AT-0072   
     Licensee of Radio Station WBSC(AM)   )   NAL/Acct. No.: 200832480002  
     Bennettsville, SC                    )   FRN: 0005003199              
     Facility ID # 5214                   )                                

                                FORFEITURE ORDER

   Adopted: June 27, 2008 Released: July 1, 2008

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

    1. In this Forfeiture Order ("Order"), we issue a monetary forfeiture in
       the amount of twelve thousand dollars ($12,000) to D-Mitch
       Broadcasting, Inc. ("D-Mitch"), licensee of station WBSC (AM), in
       Bennettsville, South Carolina for willful and repeated violation of
       Sections 11.35 and 73.3526 of the Commission's Rules ("Rules"). The
       noted violations involve D-Mitch's failure to maintain operational
       Emergency Alert System ("EAS") equipment and failure to maintain and
       make available a complete public inspection file.

   2. On May 2, 2008, the Commission's Atlanta Office of the Enforcement
   Bureau ("Atlanta Office") issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for
   Forfeiture ("NAL") in the amount of $12,000 to D-Mitch. D-Mitch 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, and Sections 0.111, 0.311 and
   1.80(f)(4) of the Commission's Rules, D-Mitch Broadcasting, Inc. IS LIABLE
   FOR A MONETARY FORFEITURE in the amount of $12,000 for violation of
   Sections 11.35 and 73.3526 of the Rules.

   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. 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/Account Number and FRN Number
   referenced above. Payment by check or money order may be mailed to Federal
   Communications Commission, P.O. Box 979088, St. Louis, MO 63197-9000.
   Payment by overnight mail may be sent to U.S. Bank - Government Lockbox
   #979088, SL-MO-C2-GL, 1005 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63101.
   Payment[s] by wire transfer may be made to ABA Number 021030004, receiving
   bank TREAS/NYC, and account number 27000001. For payment by credit card,
   an FCC Form 159 (Remittance Advice) must be submitted.  FCC Form 159 may
   be obtained at When completing
   the FCC Form 159, enter the NAL/Account number in block number 23A (call
   sign/other ID), and enter the letters "FORF" in block number 24A (payment
   type code). Requests for full payment under an installment plan should be
   sent to:  Chief Financial Officer -- Financial Operations, 445 12th
   Street, S.W., Room 1-A625, Washington, D.C.  20554.   Please contact the
   Financial Operations Group Help Desk at 1-877-480-3201 or Email: with any questions regarding payment procedures.
   D-Mitch will also send electronic notification on the date said payment is
   made to

   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 D-Mitch
   Broadcasting, Inc. at its address of record.


   Dennis P. Carlton

   Regional Director, South Central Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S:S: 11.35, 73.3526.

   Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 200832480002
   (Enf. Bur., Atlanta Office, released May 2, 2008).

   47 U.S.C. S: 503(b).

   47 C.F.R. S:S: 0.111, 0.311, 1.80(f)(4), 11.35, 73.3526.

   47 U.S.C. S: 504(a).

   Federal Communications Commission DA 08-1528



   Federal Communications Commission DA 08-1528