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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

     In the Matter of        File No: EB-09-HU-0031      
     Radhames Severino       NAL/Acct. No: 200932540002  
     Houston, Texas          FRN: 0018771907             

                                FORFEITURE ORDER

   Adopted: August 5, 2009 Released: August 7, 2009

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

    1. In this Forfeiture Order ("Order"), we issue a monetary forfeiture in
       the amount of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) to Radhames Severino for
       willful and repeated violations of Section 301 of the Communications
       Act of 1934, as amended ("Act"). The noted violations involve Mr.
       Severino's operation of an unlicensed radio transmitter on the
       frequency 101.5 MHz in Houston, Texas.

   2. On May 26, 2009, the Commission's Houston Resident Agent Office of the
   Enforcement Bureau ("Houston Office") issued a Notice of Apparent
   Liability for Forfeiture ("NAL") in the amount of $10,000 to Mr. Severino.
   Mr. Severino 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, Radhames Severino IS LIABLE FOR A
   MONETARY FORFEITURE in the amount of $10,000 for violations of Section 301
   of the Act.

   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. Payments
   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. Mr.
   Severino 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 Radhames
   Severino at his address of record.


   Dennis P. Carlton

   Regional Director, South Central Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 U.S.C. S: 301.

   Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 200932540002
   (Enf. Bur., Houston Office, released May 26, 2009).

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

   47 C.F.R. S:S: 0.111, 0.311, 1.80(f)(4), 17.4(a).

   47 U.S.C. S: 301.

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

   Federal Communications Commission DA 09-1753



   Federal Communications Commission DA 09-1753