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

Certified Mail #7002 1000 0004 8897 2008                    
Return Receipt Requested

In the Matter of                )
Dauphin Aero                    )            File  No.  EB-05-HL-
Licensee of Aircraft Radio Station N8950M    )
Honolulu, Hawaii                )            NOV              No.  

                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  April 7, 

By the Resident Agent, Honolulu Office, Western Region, 
Enforcement Bureau:

  1.      This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued 
     pursuant to Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules,1 to 
     Dauphin Aero, licensee of aircraft radio station N8950M.

  2.      On April 1, 2005, an agent of the Commission's Honolulu 
     Office inspected aircraft radio station N8950M located at 
     the Dauphin Aero hanger, on the south ramp of Honolulu 
     International Airport, and observed the following violation:

       47 C.F.R.  87.193: ``Transmissions by emergency 
       locator transmitters (ELTs) are intended to be 
       actuated manually or automatically and operated 
       automatically as part of an aircraft or a survival 
       craft station as a locating aid for survival 
       purposes.''  The ELT on board the aircraft N8950M 
       was apparently activated during aircraft 

  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the Commission's 
     Rules, Dauphin Aero must submit a written statement 
     concerning this matter within 20 days of release of this 
     Notice.  The response must fully explain each violation, 
     must contain a statement of the specific action(s) taken to 
     correct each violation and preclude recurrence, and should 
     include a time line for completion of pending corrective 
     action(s).  The response must be complete in itself and 
     signed by a principal or officer of the licensee.  All 
     replies and documentation sent in response to this Notice 
     should be marked with the File No. and NOV No. specified 
     above, and mailed to the following address:

                 Federal Communications Commission
                 Honolulu Office
                 P.O. Box 971030
                 Waipahu, Hawaii 96797-1030

  4.      This Notice shall be sent by certified mail, return 
     receipt requested, to Dauphin Aero, at its address of 

  5.      The Privacy Act of 19743 requires that we advise you 
     that the Commission will use all relevant material 
     information before it, including any information disclosed 
     in your reply, to determine what, if any, enforcement action 
     is required to ensure compliance.  Any false statement made 
     knowingly and willfully in reply to this Notice is 
     punishable by fine or imprisonment under Title 18 of the 
     U.S. Code.4

                                FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS 

                                John R. Raymond
                                Resident Agent
                                Honolulu Office
                                Western Region
                                Enforcement Bureau


1 47 C.F.R.  1.89.

2 47 U.S.C.  308(b).
3 P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C.  552a(e)(3).

4 18 U.S.C.  1001 et seq.