Click here for Adobe Acrobat version
Click here for Microsoft Word version

This document was converted from Microsoft Word.

Content from the original version of the document such as
headers, footers, footnotes, endnotes, graphics, and page numbers
will not show up in this text version.

All text attributes such as bold, italic, underlining, etc. from the
original document will not show up in this text version.

Features of the original document layout such as
columns, tables, line and letter spacing, pagination, and margins
will not be preserved in the text version.

If you need the complete document, download the
Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat version.



                       ENFORCEMENT BUREAU
                         Western Region

                        San Diego Office
                 4542 Ruffner Street, Suite 370
                       San Diego, CA 92111

                          July 13, 2005

Overdrive Broadcasting
Flagstaff, Arizona  86001


                                   Case Number:           EB-04-
                                   Document Number:  

The San Diego Office received information that an unlicensed 
broadcast radio station on 1650 kHz was allegedly operating in 
Flagstaff, Arizona.  On May 17, 2005, agents from this office 
confirmed by direction finding techniques that a radio 
transmitter operating on the frequency 1650 kHz was located on 
West University Street, Flagstaff, Arizona.  The Commission's 
records show that no license was issued for operation of a 
broadcast station at this location on 1650 kHz in Flagstaff, 

Radio stations must be licensed by the FCC pursuant to 47 U.S.C. 
 301.  The only exception to this licensing requirement is for 
certain transmitters using or operating at a power level that 
complies with the standards established in Part 15 of the 
Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R.  15.1 et seq.  Your operation on 
frequency 1650 kHz was measured at 7,400 microvolts per meter 
(V/m) at 122 meters.  This exceeds the allowable unlicensed 
limit of 14.5 V/m at 30 meters established in 47 C.F.R.  
15.209(a).  Thus, this station is operating in violation of 47 
U.S.C.  301.

You are hereby warned that operation of radio transmitting 
equipment without a valid radio station authorization constitutes 
a violation of the Federal laws cited above and could subject the 
operator to severe penalties, including, but not limited to, 
substantial monetary fines, in rem arrest action against the 
offending radio equipment, and criminal sanctions including 
imprisonment.  (See 47 U.S.C.  401, 501, 503 and 510).


You have ten (10) days from the date of this notice to respond 
with any evidence that you have authority to operate granted by 
the FCC.  Your response should be sent to the address in the 
letterhead and reference the listed case and document number.  
Under the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C.  552a(e)(3), we are 
informing you that the Commission's staff will use all relevant 
material information before it to determine what, if any, 
enforcement action is required to ensure your compliance with FCC 
Rules.  This will include any information that you disclose in 
your reply.

You may contact this office if you have any questions.

William R. Zears Jr.
District Director 
San Diego Office

     Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended
     Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet", July 2003