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   March 1, 2011

   Mr. Steve Klein

   General Manager

   Snohomish County Public Utility District

   PO Box 1107

   Everett, Washington 98206-1107

   Re: EB-10-GB-0049

   Warning Notice

   Dear Mr. Klein:

   The Federal Communications Commission has previously notified you by
   letter dated May 3, 2010, that it has received complaints of harmful radio
   interference possibly caused by equipment operated by your company. This
   interference has been reported by an operator in the Amateur Radio
   Service. The complainant is:

   (Name withheld)

   (Address withheld)

   (Address withheld)

   Tel: (Number withheld)

   In this letter, you were advised that this problem, if unresolved, could
   be a violation of Commission rules and could result in a monetary
   forfeiture. For this reason, we encouraged the parties involved to
   voluntarily resolve this matter without Commission intervention. If
   however it became necessary to facilitate a resolution, the Commission
   might investigate possible rules violations and address appropriate
   remedies, including monetary forfeiture.

   You were further advised that the Commission expects that most cases can
   be resolved within 60 days of the time they are first reported to the
   utility company. In addition, if Snohomish County Public Utility was
   unable to resolve this matter by July 9, 2010, they were directed to
   inform this office about the nature of the problem, the steps being taken
   to resolve it and the estimated time in which those steps could be
   accomplished. You were further advised to inform the complainant of what
   steps would be taken to correct this reported interference problem.
   Snohomish County Public Utility did not respond to the May 3, 2010 letter.
   Likewise, Mr. (name withheld) reports that there has been no reduction in
   the radio frequency interference.

   In order to avoid enforcement action on this matter, you have thirty (30)
   days from the date of receipt of this warning 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 Mr. (name withheld) radio
   interference. Your response must also include a carbon copy to Mr. (name
   withheld) so that he can confirm any statement that you make regarding
   resolution of the 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: Seattle Field Office

   Western Regional Director