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                       ENFORCEMENT BUREAU
                        NORTHEAST REGION

                         New York Office
                        201 Varick Street
                       New York, NY 10014

                        January 25, 2006 

Jeune Fraser
Brooklyn, NY


                                   Case Number:  EB-05-NY-358
                                   Document Number:  W20063238013

The New York Office received information that an unlicensed 
broadcast radio station on 103.1 MHz was allegedly operating in 
Brooklyn, NY.  On December 17, 2005, an agent from this office 
confirmed by direction finding techniques that radio signals on 
frequency 103.1 MHz were emanating from an FM broadcast antenna 
at 884 Sterling Place, Brooklyn, NY 11216.  The Commission's 
records show that no license was issued for operation of a 
broadcast station on 103.1 MHz at this location in Brooklyn, NY.

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.   .  
Section 15.239  of the  Commission's Rules  permits  non-licensed 
operation of  broadcast stations  that  transmit on  a  frequency 
between 88 and 108 MHz to operate at a field strength of 250 V/m 
as measured at a distance  of three meters from the  transmitting 
antenna.1  Different  field  strength limits  apply  to  stations 
operating on other frequencies.

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.

Daniel W. Noel
District Director 
New York Office

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

1 47 C.F.R.  15.239.