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                       ENFORCEMENT BUREAU
                         WESTERN REGION
                         Seattle Office
                  11410 NE 122nd Way, Suite 312
                 Seattle, Washington 98034-6927

                         August 8, 2005

Joseph McNeil
Kamiah, ID  83536    


                                        Case Number: EB-05-ST-373
                                    Document Number: W20053298001

While monitoring the FM broadcast band, agents from the Seattle 
Office monitored and subsequently located the signal of an 
unlicensed broadcast radio station on 100.3 MHz emanating from 
your residence in the Woodland area of Kamiah, Idaho.  On July 
14, 2005, the agents confirmed by direction finding techniques 
that a radio signal on frequency 100.3 MHz was emanating from 
this location in the Woodland area of Kamiah, Idaho. The 
Commission's records show no license issued for operation of a 
broadcast station at this location on 100.3 MHz in the Woodland 
area of Kamiah, Idaho.

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 100.3 MHz measured 3,391 microvolts per meter (V/m) at 
1828 meters.  This exceeds the allowable unlicensed limit of 250 
V/m at 3 meters established in Part 15.  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 of this illegal operation to severe penalties, 
including, but not limited to, substantial monetary forfeitures, 
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.

                                   Kristine McGowan
                                   Acting District Director
                                   Seattle Office

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