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

Certified Mail #7002 1000 0004 8897 2022                    
Return Receipt Requested

In the Matter of                )
Ian Ah Mook Sang                )
M/V RIGHT PLACE RIGHT TIME      )            File  No.  EB-05-HL-
Licensee of Maritime Radio Station           )
Mililani, Hawaii                )            NOV              No.  

                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                           Released: September 
26, 2005

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 Ian 
     Ah Mook Sang, licensee of maritime radio station HA9825E.

  2.      On August 25, 2005, an agent of the Commission's 
     Honolulu Office inspected an Emergency Position Indicating 
     Radio Beacon (``EPIRB'') at the licensee's residence in 
     Mililani, Hawaii, and observed the following violation:

       47 C.F.R.  80.89(a): ``Stations must not engage in 
       superfluous radiocommunication.''  Transmissions by 
       EPIRBs are intended to be actuated manually or 
       automatically and operated automatically as part of 
       a ship or a survival craft station as a locating aid 
       for survival purposes.  At the time of the 
       inspection, the agent found that the EPIRB had been 
       inadvertently activated.

  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the Commission's 
     Rules, Ian Ah Mook Sang 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 Ian Ah Mook Sang.  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 Ian Ah Mook Sang, at the 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 

                                Ryan Hagihara
                                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.