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

In the Matter of                )
Willis Broadcasting Corporation                                  
)              EB-99-OR-155   
KVLA (AM)                                                         
Vidalia, Louisiana              )       NAL/Acct. No. X015OR0001 
                        FORFEITURE ORDER

     Adopted:  March 29, 2000           Released:  March 30, 2000

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

     1.   In  this  Forfeiture   Order,  we   issue  a   monetary 

forfeiture in the amount  of $12,000 against Willis  Broadcasting 

Corporation, for  willful  and repeated  violations  of  Sections 

1.89(b) and 11.35(a) of  the Commission's Rules (``the  Rules''), 

47 C.F.R.  1.89(b) and 11.35(a).  The noted violations  involve 

Willis  Broadcasting   Corporation's  failure   to  install   EAS 

equipment and its failure  to respond to  a Commission Notice  of 


     2.   On October  15,  1999, the  Commission's  New  Orleans, 

Louisiana Field  Office issued  a  Notice of  Apparent  Liability 

(``NAL'') for a  monetary forfeiture  in the  amount of  $12,000.  

Willis Broadcasting Corporation 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 Communications Act  of 1934, as amended  (``Act''), 

47 U.S.C.   503(b), and Sections  0.111, 0.311 and  1.80 of  the 

Rules, 47 C.F.R.  0.111,  0.311, and 1.80, Willis  Broadcasting 

Corporation IS LIABLE FOR A MONETARY FORFEITURE in the amount  of 

$12,000 for willful and repeated violations of Sections  11.35(a) 

and 1.89(b) of the Rules. 

     4.   Payment of the forfeiture shall be made in the manner 
provided for in Section 1.80 of the Rules, within thirty (30) 
days of the release of this Forfeiture 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, 47 U.S.C.  504(a).  Payment of the forfeiture 
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/Account number referenced above.  
Requests for full payment under installment plans 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 Willis Broadcasting Corporation, 645 Church Street Suite  400, 
Norfolk, Virginia 23510.


                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau