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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )

   ) File No.: EB-06-SD-432

   Ditec Digital Systems )

   333 Washington Blvd.. ) Citation No.: C20073294002

   Marina Del Rey, California 90292  )


                                                   Released: January 22, 2007

   By the District Director, San Diego District Office, Western Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is an Official Citation issued pursuant to Section 503(b)(5) of
       the Communications Act of 1934, as amended ("Act"), to Ditec Digital
       Systems for violation of Section 302(b) of the Act and Section
       2.803(a)(1) of the Commission's Rules.

    2. Investigation by the Enforcement Bureau's San Diego Office and reports
       from Federal Aviation Administration ("FAA") personnel revealed that
       on October 27, 2006, the source of harmful radio interference to the
       FAA's Distance Measuring Equipment ("DME") system in the 1080 MHz band
       was a transmitter used in a video surveillance system operating in the
       same frequency band. San Diego agents located the offending
       transmitter at Power Volkswagen at 2603 Wardlow Road, Corona,
       California. This transmitter was operating in a restricted band from
       960 MHz to 1240 MHz. Two other wireless transmitters were also found
       operating on 1120 MHz and 1200 MHz at Power Volkswagen facility. The
       general manager of the Power Volkswagen advised that the wireless
       transmitters had been purchased from and installed by Ditec Digital
       Systems. After being contacted by San Diego agents, staff at Ditec
       Digital Systems confirmed that Ditec Digital Systems sold and
       installed these devices.

    3. Section 302(b) of the Act states: "[n]o person shall manufacture,
       import, sell, offer for sale, or ship devices or home electronic
       equipment and systems, or use devices which fail to comply with
       regulations promulgated pursuant to this section." Section 2.803(a)(1)
       of the Rules provides that " person shall sell or lease, or offer
       for sale or lease (including advertising for sale or lease), or
       import, ship or distribute for the purpose of selling or leasing or
       offering for sale or lease, any radio frequency device unless: (1) In
       the case of a device subject to certification, such device has been
       authorized by the Commission in accordance with the rules in this
       chapter and is properly identified and labeled...." Sale of these
       devices by Ditec Digital Systems violates both sections.

    4. Violations of the Act or the Commission's Rules may subject the
       violator to substantial monetary forfeitures, seizure of equipment
       through in rem forfeiture action, and criminal sanctions, including

    5. Pursuant to Sections 4(i), 4(j), and 403 of the Act, Ditec Digital
       Systems is directed to provide the documents and information specified
       herein, within 10 days from the date of this Citation:

         a. Has Ditec Digital Systems sold additional transmitters of the
            same make and model? If yes, how many of these transmitters are
            currently in use and their locations?

     b. Has Ditec Digital Systems sold other non-certified transmitters? If
        so, what are the make and models of these units, and how many of
        these transmitters are currently in use and their locations?

    6. Ditec Digital Systems may request an interview at the closest FCC
       Office, which is Federal Communications Commission, 18000 Studebaker
       Road, Suite 660, Cerritos, CA 90703. You may contact this office by
       telephone, XXX-XXX-XXXX, to schedule this interview, which must take
       place within 10 days of this Citation. Ditec Digital Systems may also
       submit a written statement to the above address within 10 days of the
       date of this Citation. Any written statements should specify what
       actions have been taken to correct the violations outlined above.
       Please reference the case number EB-06-SD-432 when corresponding with
       the Commission.

    7. Any statement or information provided by you may be used by the
       Commission to determine if further enforcement action is required. Any
       knowingly or willfully false statement made in reply to this Citation
       is punishable by fine or imprisonment.

    8. IT IS ORDERED that copies of this Citation shall be sent by First
       Class U.S. Mail and Certified Mail, Return Receipt Requested to Ditec
       Digital Systems at its address of record.


   William R. Zears, Jr.

   District Director, San Diego District Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 U.S.C. S 503(b)(5).

   47 U.S.C. S 302a(b).

   47 C.F.R. 2.803(a)(1).

   See 47 C.F.R. S 15.205.

   47 U.S.C. S 302a(b).

   47 C.F.R. 2.803(a)(1).

   47 C.F.R. S 1.80(b)(3).

   47 U.S.C. SS 401, 501, 503, 510.

   47 U.S.C. SS 154(i), 154(j), 403.

   47 U.S.C. S 503(b)(5).

   See Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. S 552a(e)(3).

   See 18 U.S.C. S 1001 et seq.

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