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             Federal Communications Commission     DA 00-637



                           Before the
                Federal Communications Commission
                     Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of                )
                                )
Mar-Comm Broadcasting Inc.      )            File No. EB-99-PA-
143(b)
Radio Station WCVI-AM           )            NAL/Acct.        No. 
X15PA0002
133 East Crawford Avenue              )
Connellsville, Pennsylvania 15425  )    



                        FORFEITURE ORDER 

Adopted:   March 22, 2000                    Released:      March 
23, 2000 

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

     1.   In  this  Forfeiture  Order  (``Order''),  we  issue  a 
monetary forfeiture  in the  amount  of twenty  thousand  dollars 
($20,000) against Mar-Comm  Broadcasting, Inc.,  for willful  and 
repeated violations of Section  303(q) of the Communications  Act 
of 1934, as amended (``Act''),  and Sections 1.89, 11.15,  11.35, 
11.41, 17.4, 17.21, 17.50 and 17.56(a) of the Commissions'  Rules 
(``Rules'').1  The noted violations involve failure to respond to 
a Notice of  Violation, failure to  comply with prescribed  tower 
marking requirements, failure to  register the tower and  failure 
to install and operate EAS equipment.

     2.   On October  29,  1999, the  Commission's  Philadelphia, 
Pennsylvania Field Office issued  a Notice of Apparent  Liability 
(``NAL'') for Forfeiture in the amount of twenty thousand dollars 
($20,000). Mar-Comm Broadcasting Inc.  has not filed a  response.  
Based on the information before us, we affirm this forfeiture.  

     3.   Accordingly, IT IS  ORDERED THAT,  pursuant to  Section 
503(b) of the  Act,2 and Sections  0.111, 0.311 and  1.80 of  the  
Rules,3 Mar-Comm Broadcasting Inc., IS LIABLE FOR A MONETARY 
FORFEITURE in  the  amount  $20,000,  for  willful  and  repeated 
violations of  Section  303(q) of  the  Act, and  Sections  1.89, 
11.15, 11.35,  11.41,  17.4, 17.21,  17.50  and 17.56(a)  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.4 
Payment may  be  made by  credit  card through  the  Commission's 
Credit and Debt Management Center at (202) 418-1995 or by mailing 
a check  or  similar instrument,  payable  to the  order  of  the 
Federal Communications Commission, to the Federal  Communications 
Commission, P.O. Box  73482, Chicago,  Illinois 60673-7482.   The 
payment  should  note  the  NAL/Acct.  number  referenced  above.  
Requests for full  payment under  an installment  plan should  be 
sent to:  Chief,  Credit and  Debt  Management Center,  445  12th 
Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20554.

     5.  IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of this Forfeiture 
Order shall be sent by Certified Mail, Return Receipt Requested, 
to Mar-Comm Broadcasting Inc. at 133 East Crawford Avenue, 
Connellsville, Pennsylvania 15425.




                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                         

                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau
_________________________

     1 47 U.S.C.  303(q); 47 C.F.R.  1.89, 11.15, 11.35, 
11.41, 17.4, 17.21, 17.50 and 17.56(a).

     2 47 U.S.C.  503(b).

     3 47 C.F.R.  0.111, 0.311, 1.80.

     4 47 U.S.C.  504(a).