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                       ENFORCEMENT BUREAU
                        NORTHEAST REGION

                       Philadelphia Office
              One Oxford Valley Building, Suite 404
                    2300 East Lincoln Highway
                  Langhorne, Pennsylvania 19047

                        February 16, 2006

Louis Lopez
Vineland, New Jersey


                                   Case Number:  EB-05-PA-148    
Document Number:  W20063240007

The Philadelphia Office received information that an unlicensed 
broadcast radio station on 88.3 MHz was allegedly operating in 
Vineland, New Jersey.  On January 6, 2006, an agent from this 
office confirmed by direction finding techniques that radio 
signals on frequency 88.3 MHz were emanating from Louis Lopez's 
residence in Vineland, New Jersey.  The Commission's records show 
that no license was issued for operation of a broadcast station 
on 88.3 MHz at this location in Vineland, 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 88.3 MHz was measured 
at 15,716 V/m at 322 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 E. Rahtes
District Director 
Philadelphia Office 

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