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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

     In the Matter of                                                        
     BASF SE                                         File No. EB-10-IH-4121  
     and                                             Acct. No. 201232080010  
     BASF CORPORATION                                FRN No. 0020448510      
     Licensee of Various Authorizations in the       FRN No. 0019696137      
     Wireless Radio Services                                                 


   Adopted: January 13, 2012 Released: January 13, 2012

   By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

    1. In this Order, we adopt the attached Consent Decree entered into
       between the Enforcement Bureau ("Bureau") of the Federal
       Communications Commission ("Commission"), BASF SE, and BASF
       Corporation (collectively, the "Companies"). The Consent Decree
       terminates an investigation by the Bureau into possible violations by
       the Companies of Section 310(d) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended (the "Act"), and Section 1.948 of the Commission's rules
       ("Rules"), which require that Commission approval be obtained prior to
       assignment or transfer of control of wireless radio station licenses.

    2. A copy of the Consent Decree negotiated by the Bureau and the
       Companies is attached hereto and incorporated by reference.

    3. After reviewing the terms of the Consent Decree and evaluating the
       facts before us, we find that adopting the Consent Decree and
       terminating the investigation would serve the public interest.

    4. In the absence of material new evidence relating to this matter, we
       conclude that our investigation raises no substantial or material
       questions of fact as to whether the Companies possess the basic
       qualifications, including those related to character, to hold or
       obtain any Commission license or authorization.

    5. Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that, pursuant to Section 4(i) of the Act,
       and Sections 0.111 and 0.311 of the Rules, the Consent Decree attached
       to this Order IS ADOPTED.

    6. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the above-captioned investigation IS

    7. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of this Order and Consent Decree
       shall be sent by certified mail, return receipt requested, to counsel
       for the Companies, Brian W. Murray, Esq., Latham & Watkins LLP, 555
       Eleventh Street, NW, Washington, DC 20004-1304.


   P. Michele Ellison

   Chief, Enforcement Bureau

   47 U.S.C. S: 310(d).

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.948.

   47 U.S.C. S: 154(i).

   47 C.F.R. S:S: 0.111, 0.311.

   Federal Communications Commission DA 12-16


   Federal Communications Commission DA 12-16