Click here for Adobe Acrobat version
Click here for Microsoft Word version

This document was converted from Microsoft Word.

Content from the original version of the document such as
headers, footers, footnotes, endnotes, graphics, and page numbers
will not show up in this text version.

All text attributes such as bold, italic, underlining, etc. from the
original document will not show up in this text version.

Features of the original document layout such as
columns, tables, line and letter spacing, pagination, and margins
will not be preserved in the text version.

If you need the complete document, download the
Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat version.


                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )

   ) File No. EB-07-NY-013

   Johanna Sacco )

   ) Citation No. C20073238007

   Bronx, NY )


   Released: January 31, 2007

   By the District Director, New York District Office, Northeast 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 Johanna Sacco
       for violation of Section 15.5(b) of the Commission's Rules.

    2. On January 18, 2007, the Enforcement Bureau's New York Office received
       a complaint from the Federal Aviation Administration that a signal
       coming from a private residence in Bronx, NY, was causing interference
       to its radio transmitters.

    3. On January 18, 2007, agents from the New York Office investigated the
       interference and determined by direction finding techniques that the
       source of the interfering signal was a private residence owned by
       Johanna Sacco. Specifically, agents determined that an Archer brand
       satellite amplifier located in her house was causing the interference.

    4. Section 15.5(b) of the Rules states that "[o]peration of an
       intentional, unintentional, or incidental radiator is subject to the
       conditions that no harmful interference is caused. ..." Johanna
       Sacco's operation of a Part 15 device at her residence in Bronx, NY on
       January 18, 2007, which caused interference to a Federal Aviation
       Administration facility, violated this section.

    5. 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

    6. Pursuant to Sections 4(i), 4(j), and 403 of the Act, Johanna Sacco is
       directed to provide a complete description of the actions taken to
       cease and further prevent the harmful interference caused to the FCC
       licensee within fourteen (14) days from the date of this Citation.

    7. Johanna Sacco may request an interview at the closest FCC Office,
       which is:

   Federal Communications Commission

   New York Office

   201 Varick Street, Suite 1151

   New York, NY 10014

   Johanna Sacco may contact this office by telephone at XXX XXX-XXXX.
   Johanna Sacco may also submit a written statement to this office within
   fourteen (14) days of the date of this Citation. Any written statement
   should specify what actions have been taken to correct the violations
   outlined above. Please reference file number EB-07-NY-013 and citation
   number C20073238007 when corresponding with the Commission.

    8. 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.

    9. IT IS ORDERED that copies of this Citation shall be sent by First
       Class U.S. Mail and Certified Mail, Return Receipt Requested to
       Johanna Sacco at her address of record.


   Daniel W. Noel

   District Director

   New York District Office

   Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau

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

   47 C.F.R. S 15.5(b).

   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.

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

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

   Federal Communications Commission


                       Federal Communications Commission