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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

     In the Matter of               File Number: EB-09-LA-0001  
     Tropicana Products Inc.       NAL/Acct. No.: 200932900006  
     City of Industry, CA                      FRN: 0019140367  

                                FORFEITURE ORDER

   Adopted: May 10, 2010 Released: May 12, 2010

   By the Regional Director, Western Region, Enforcement Bureau:

    1. In this Forfeiture Order ("Order"), we issue a monetary forfeiture in
       the amount of five thousand dollars ($5,000) to Tropicana Products
       Inc. ("Tropicana"), former licensee of PLMRS station WPIJ645, in City
       of Industry, California, for willful and repeated violation of Section
       301 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended ("Act"). The noted
       violation involves Tropicana's operation of radio transmitters without
       a license.

   2. On September 28, 2009, the Enforcement Bureau's Los Angeles District
   Office issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture ("NAL") in the
   amount of $5,000 to Tropicana for operation of radio transmitters without
   a license, in violation of Section 301 of the Act. Despite evidence that
   Tropicana received the NAL, Tropicana 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 Act,
   and Sections 0.111, 0.311 and 1.80(f)(4) of the Commission's Rules,
   Tropicana Products, Inc.,  IS LIABLE FOR A MONETARY FORFEITURE in the
   amount of $5,000 for willfully and repeatedly violating Section 301 of the

   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
   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.
   Tropicana Products, Inc., 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 Tropicana
   Products, Inc., at its address of record.


   Rebecca L. Dorch

   Regional Director, Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 U.S.C. S: 301.

   Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 200932900006
   (Enf. Bur., Western Region, Los Angeles District Office, released
   September 28, 2009).

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

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

   47 U.S.C. S: 301.

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

   Federal Communications Commission DA 10-799



   Federal Communications Commission DA 10-799