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   August 17, 2009

   Mr. Peter A. Darbee, Chairman, CEO & President

   PG&E Corporation

   (address withheld)

   San Francisco, CA 94105-1126

   Re: EB-09-GB-0018

   Dear Mr. Darbee:

   On March 18, 2009, the Federal Communications Commission notified PG & E
   that it had received complaints from (name withheld) that equipment
   operated by your utility might be causing harmful radio interference to
   his amateur radio equipment. (Name withheld's) contact information is as

   (name withheld)

   (address withheld)

   Magalia, CA 95954-1330

   Tel: (number withheld)

   The March 18, 2009, letter advised PG & E that the interference, if
   unresolved, could be a violation of Commission rules. For this reason, we
   encouraged PG & E to voluntarily resolve the matter without Commission
   intervention. The letter specifically stated, however, that if it became
   necessary for the Commission to facilitate a resolution, the Commission
   might investigate possible rule violations and address appropriate
   remedies, including monetary forfeitures. In May, PG & E contacted (name
   withheld). During the course of that communication, the local maintenance
   supervisor informed (name withheld) that work on the most recently
   identified noise source would be completed before the end of that month.
   PG & E did not report back to either the Commission or the licensee as to
   the status of the interference matter at the end of May. Moreover, (name
   withheld) reports that there has been no reduction in the radio frequency

   In order to avoid enforcement action on this matter, you have thirty (30)
   days from the date of receipt of this letter to respond to this office at
   the following address: 1270 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325. The
   response must contain a statement of the specific action(s)

   taken to identify and eliminate the source(s) of (name withheld)'s radio
   interference. If you have any questions about this matter, please contact
   me at 717-338-2577.


   Laura L. Smith, Esq.

   Special Counsel

   Enforcement Bureau

   cc: Los Angeles Field Office

   Western Regional Director

   Fines normally range from $7,500 to $10,000.