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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

     In the Matter of   )    File Number: EB-08-NY-051  
     Yvon Louis         )   NAL/Acct. No: 200832380009  
     Hollis, NY         )            FRN: 0006 2631 72  

                                FORFEITURE ORDER

   Adopted: September 8, 2008 Released: September 11, 2008

   By the Acting Regional Director, Northeast Region, Enforcement Bureau:

    1. In this Forfeiture Order ("Order"), we issue a monetary forfeiture in
       the amount of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) to Yvon Louis ("Louis")
       for willfully and repeatedly violating Section 301 of the
       Communications Act of 1934, as amended ("Act"), by providing services
       and facilities incidental to the operation of an unlicensed radio
       transmitter on the frequency 88.1 MHz in Hollis, NY.

    2. On June 17, 2008, the Commission's New York Field Office issued a
       Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture ("NAL") in the amount of
       $10,000 to Louis. Despite evidence that Louis received the NAL, Louis
       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"), and Sections 0.111,
       0.311 and 1.80(f)(4) of the Commission's Rules, Yvon Louis IS LIABLE
       FOR A MONETARY FORFEITURE in the amount of $10,000 for willfully and
       repeatedly violating Section 301of the Act.

    4. 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.  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.  Louis shall 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 Yvon Louis
       at his address of record.


   G. Michael Moffitt

   Acting Regional Director, Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 U.S.C. S: 301.

   Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 200832380009
   (Enf. Bur., New York Office, rel. June 17, 2008).

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

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

   See 47 C.F.R. S: 1.1914.

   Federal Communications Commission DA 08-2061



   Federal Communications Commission DA 08-2061