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

In the Matter of                )    File No.: EB-05-PO-091
Bright Wood Corporation         )    Citation No.: C20053292003
Madras, Oregon                  )


                                      Released:  May 9, 2005

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

   1.     This is an Official Citation issued pursuant to 
     Section 503(b)(5) of the Communications Act of 1934, as 
     amended (``Act''),1 to Bright Wood Corporation 
     (``Bright Wood'') for violation of Section 18.115(a) of 
     the Commission's rules (``Rules'').2

   2.     Investigation by the FCC's Portland Resident Agent 
     Office revealed that on April 4, 2005, Industrial, 
     Scientific and Medical (``ISM'') equipment,3 located at 
     Bright Wood's factory in Redmond, Oregon, was causing 
     interference to the Redmond Airport Air Traffic 
     Controller on 124.500 MHz. 

   3.     Section 18.107(b) of the Rules defines harmful 
     interference as ``[i]nterference which endangers the 
     functioning of a radionavigation service or of other 
     safety services or seriously degrades, obstructs or 
     repeatedly interrupts a radiocommunication service 
     operating in accordance with this chapter.''4  Section 
     18.115(a) of the Rules states ``the operator of ISM 
     equipment that causes harmful interference to radio 
     services shall promptly take appropriate measures to 
     correct the problem.''5

   4.     On April 4, 2005, the Air Traffic Controller at 
     the Redmond Airport reported interference on 124.500 
     MHz.  An agent from the Portland Office investigated 
     the allegation and located the interfering signal on 
     124.500 MHz to Bright Wood's factory in Redmond, 
     Oregon. Further investigation revealed that the source 
     of the interfering signal was a Mann-Russell glue 
     dryer, serial number 140125, which was operating on 
     13.56 MHz but was also producing a spurious signal on 
     124.500 MHz. A Federal Aviation Administration 
     technician then worked with Bright Wood on the subject 
     ISM equipment to successfully resolve the interference.
   5.     Violations of the Act or the Commission's Rules 
     may subject the violator to substantial monetary 
     forfeitures,6 seizure of equipment through in rem 
     forfeiture action, and criminal sanctions, including 

   6.     Pursuant to Section 18.117 of the Rules, Bright 
     Wood is required to file a report on investigations and 
     corrective measures taken to eliminate the harmful 
     interference caused by the subject ISM equipment with 
     the Portland Resident Agent Office, P.O. Box 61469, 
     Vancouver, Washington, 98666-1469, within 30 days of 
     this Citation.8   

   7.     Bright Wood may request an interview at the 
     closest FCC Office, which is Federal Communications 
     Commission, Seattle District Office, 11410 NE 122nd 
     Way, Suite 312, Kirkland, Washington 98034.9  Bright 
     Wood may contact the Portland Resident Agent Office by 
     telephone, (XXX) XXX-XXXX, to schedule this interview, 
     which must take place within 30 days of this Citation.   
     Bright Wood may also submit a written statement to the 
     Portland Resident Agent Office, P.O. Box 61469, 
     Vancouver, Washington, 98666-1469, within 30 days of 
     the date of this Citation.  Any written statements 
     should specify what actions have been taken to correct 
     the violations outlined above.  Please reference file 
     number EB-05-PO-091 when corresponding with the 

   8.     Any statement or information provided by you may 
     be used by the Commission to determine if further 
     enforcement action is required.10  Any knowingly or 
     willfully false statement made in reply to this 
     Citation is punishable by fine or imprisonment.11

   9.     IT IS ORDERED that copies of this Citation shall 
     be sent by First Class U.S. Mail and Certified Mail, 
     Return Receipt Requested to Bright Wood Corporation at 
     its address of record.


                         Binh Nguyen
                         Resident Agent
                         Portland Resident Agent Office
                         Western Region
                         Enforcement Bureau

147 U.S.C.  503(b)(5).
247 C.F.R.  18.115(a).
3ISM equipment is defined as ``[e]quipment or appliances 
designed to generate and use locally RF energy for 
industrial, scientific, medical, domestic or similar 
purposes, excluding applications in the field of 
telecommunication.''  47 C.F.R.  18.107(c).  
447 C.F.R.  18.107(b).
547 C.F.R.  18.115(a).
647 C.F.R.  1.80(b)(3).
747 U.S.C.  401, 501, 503, 510.
847 C.F.R.  18.117. 
947 U.S.C.  503(b)(5).  This is in addition to the report 
required by Section 18.117, referenced above.
10See Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C.  552a(e)(3).
11See 18 U.S.C.  1001 et seq.