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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )

   ) File No. EB-07-NY-111

   Uriel Berchin )

   ) Citation No. C20073238008

   Forest Hills, NY )


   Released:  April 25, 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 Uriel Berchin
       for violation of Section 15.5(b) of the Commission's Rules.

    2. On April 2, 2007, the Enforcement Bureau's New York Office received a
       complaint from an area resident that a signal emanating from a private
       residence in Forest Hills, NY, was causing interference with reception
       of licensed broadcast services, specifically, WNYW TV, Channel 5.

    3. On April 10, 2007, an agent from the New York Office investigated the
       interference and determined by direction finding techniques that the
       source of the interfering signal was an amplified AM/FM antenna
       located in a private residence owned by Uriel Berchin.

    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... ." Uriel
       Berchin's operation of a Part 15 device at his residence in Forest
       Hills, NY on April 10, 2007, which caused interference to a FCC
       licensee, 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, Uriel Berchin 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.
       Please reference file number EB-07-NY-111 when corresponding with the

    7. Uriel Berchin may request an interview at the closest FCC Office,
       which is Federal Communications Commission, 201 Varick Street, Suite
       1151, New York, New York 10014. Uriel Berchin may contact this office
       by telephone, XXX XXX-XXXX, to schedule this interview, which must
       take place within 14 days of this Citation.

    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 Uriel
       Berchin at his 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 4(i), 4(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.

   Federal Communications Commission


                       Federal Communications Commission