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   March 1, 2011

   Mr. Creeden W. Huber, CEO

   Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Coop., Inc

   350 North Haskell Ave.

   Wilcox, AZ. 85643

   Re: EB-09-GB-0014

   Dear Mr. Huber:

   The Federal Communications Commission has previously notified you by
   letters dated March 16, 2009 and August 17, 2009 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 these letters, 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 you were unable to resolve this matter by
   September 2009, you 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. Finally, you were instructed
   to inform the complainant of what steps would be taken to correct this
   reported interference problem.

   During the later part of 2009 and the early part of 2010, you regularly
   reported to the Commission on the steps you were taking to resolve the
   ongoing interference matter. Those reports ended on June 14, 2010 when you
   advised the Commission that you had hired Mike Martin of RFI Services to
   help resolve this issue and to train your crews with both classroom and
   field work on RFI matters. You asked that the Commission close the matter
   and committed to continuing to work with Mr. (name withheld) on finding
   and resolving his continuing instances of interference. Mr. (name
   withheld) reports, however, that the interference has returned and it is
   now greater than ever.

   Given that your organization made significant repairs in an attempt to
   alleviate the interference, the Commission will allow your company sixty
   (60) days from the date of this letter to identify the source(s) of this
   new interference. If your company is unable to locate and resolve this
   interference by May 6, 2011, please advise this office about the nature of
   the problem, the steps your client is taking to resolve it and the
   estimated time in which those steps can be accomplished. Please send your
   response to this office at the following address: 1270 Fairfield Road,
   Gettysburg, PA 17325. 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: Los Angeles Field Office

   Western Regional Director