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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                              South Central Region

                                 Atlanta Office

                           3575 Koger Blvd, Suite 320

                                Duluth, Ga 30087

                                October 9, 2007

   Aerospace Products International ("API")

   Memphis, Tennessee 38118

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case # EB-07-AT-175

   Document Number: W20083248001

   via Certified and 1st Class Mail

   In response to an inquiry from the Search and Rescue Satellite System
   ("SARSAT") regarding an active signal, on August 11, 2007, agents from the
   Commission's Atlanta Office of the Enforcement Bureau confirmed by
   direction finding techniques that radio signals on distress and safety
   frequencies, 121.5 MHz and 243 MHz, were emanating from your facility in
   Memphis, TN. The agent tracked the active signals to two Emergency Locator
   Transmitters ("ELTs"); one located in a container inside your facility and
   the other in the dumpster outside of your facility. You turned off the
   ELTs during the agents' inspection.

   Transmissions by ELTs are intended to be actuated only in an emergency
   either manually or automatically as part of an aircraft or a survival
   craft station as a locating aid for survival purposes. The ELTs at your
   Memphis facility were apparently activated by improper storage and

   Stations in the aviation service must be licensed by the FCC either
   individually or by fleet. ELTs may be deployed in aircraft stations or in
   emergency locator transmitter test stations.  There are no exceptions for
   non-licensed transmitters operating on these frequencies, as 108-121.94
   MHz and 240-285 MHz are restricted bands.  The Commission's records show
   that no license was issued for operation of an ELT at this location in
   Memphis, TN.

   You are hereby warned that operation of radio transmitting equipment,
   including ELTs, without a valid radio station authorization constitutes a
   violation of Section 301 of the Communications Act of 1934, 47 U.S.C. S:
   301. In addition, activation of an ELT in a non-emergency situation is a
   violation of the Federal laws cited above. Both of these activities 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. S:S: 401, 501, 503 and 510).


   You have ten (10) days from the date of this notice to respond with a
   description of the steps you have taken to prevent this from happening
   again. 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. S: 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.

   Douglas G. Miller

   District Director

   Atlanta Office


   Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet", July 2003

   47 C.F.R. S: 87.193.

   An aircraft station is defined as a "mobile station in the aeronautical
   mobile service located on board an aircraft." 47 C.F.R. S: 87.5. An
   aircraft station is licensed by rule and does not need an individual
   license. 47 C.F.R. S: 87.18(b). Your ELTs were not located in an aircraft.

   Licenses for ELT test stations will only be granted to applicants to train
   personnel in the operation and location of ELTs, or for testing related to
   the manufacture or design of ELTs. 47 C.F.R. S: 87.473(b). You are an
   aircraft parts distributor, not an ELT testing or manufacturing facility.

   47 C.F.R. S: 15.205.