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                       ENFORCEMENT BUREAU
                        NORTHEAST REGION

                       Philadelphia Office
           One Oxford Valley Office Building Ste. 404
                    2300 East Lincoln Highway
                       Langhorne, PA 19047

                        January 17, 2006

Tom Keiper
New Cumberland, Pennsylvania


                                   Case Number:  EB-05-PA-239
                                   Document Number:  W20063240006

The Philadelphia Office received information that an unlicensed 
broadcast radio station on 103.1 MHz was allegedly operating in 
Forked River, New Jersey.  On October 22, 2005, agents from this 
office confirmed by direction finding techniques that radio 
signals on frequency 103.1 MHz were emanating from  your 
residence in Forked River.  The Commission's records show that no 
license was issued for operation of a broadcast station on 103.1 
MHz at this location in Forked River, New Jersey.   

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 or mode 
of operation that complies with the standards established in Part 
15 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R.  15.1 et seq.  The 
field strength of the signal on frequency 103.1 MHz was measured 
at 2,779 V/m at 334.7 meters, which exceeded the maximum 
permitted level of 250 microvolts per meter (V/m) at 3 meters 
for non-licensed devices.  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.

John Rahtes
District Director 
Philadelphia Office

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