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

In the Matter of                 )
New York Unified Court System    )         File No. EB-05-
Licensee of Radio Station WPNS287            )
New York, NY                     )         NOV           No. 

                     NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                        Released:  December 
28, 2005

By the District Director, New York Office, Northeast Region, 
Enforcement Bureau:

   1.     This is a Notice of Violation (``Notice'') issued 
     pursuant to Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules1 to 
     New York Unified Court System, licensee of radio 
     station WPNS287, New York, New York.

   2.     On December 7 and 8, 2005, in response to an 
     interference complaint from a licensee, agents of the 
     Commission's New York Office investigated and inspected 
     radio transmitting equipment associated with station 
     WPNS287, located at Brooklyn Supreme Court, Criminal 
     Term, 320 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201, and observed 
     the following violation: 

        47 C.F.R.  1.903(a): ``Stations in the 
        Wireless Radio Services must be used and 
        operated only in accordance with the rules 
        applicable to their particular service as set 
        forth in this title and with a valid 
        authorization granted by the Commission under 
        the provisions of this part.''  At the time of 
        the inspection,   agents from the New York 
        Office determined that the New York Unified 
        Court System Town had operated radio 
        transmitting equipment on December 7, 2005, on 
        the frequency 156.090 MHz from an unauthorized 
        fixed location.    The station authorization 
        specifies operation on 154.995 MHz at 89-17 
        Sutphin Blvd, Jamaica, NY, and the use of 
        mobile units on the frequency 156.090 MHz.

   3.     Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications 
     Act of 1934, as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the 
     Commission's Rules, New York Unified Court System, must 
     submit a written statement concerning this matter 
     within twenty (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 New 
     York Unified Court System.  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
                  New York Office
                  201 Varick Street, Suite 1151
                  New York, NY 10014

   4.     This Notice shall be sent to New York Unified 
     Court System at its address of record.

   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


                         Daniel W. Noel
                         District Director
                         New York District Office
                         Northeast Region
                         Enforcement Bureau

147 C.F.R.  1.89.

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

418 U.S.C.  1001 et seq.