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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                NORTHEAST REGION

                              Philadelphia Office

                            2300 E. Lincoln Highway

                     One Oxford Valley Building, Suite 404

                              Langhorne, PA 19047

                               December 11, 2007

   Williard Buttner

   Phillipsburg, NJ

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-07-PA-318

   Document Number: W20083240005

   The Philadelphia Office received information that an unlicensed broadcast
   radio station on 1700 kHz was allegedly operating in Phillipsburg, New
   Jersey. On November 1, 2007, agents from this office confirmed by
   direction finding techniques that radio signals on frequency 1700 kHz were
   emanating from your residence. The Commission's records show that no
   license was issued for operation of a broadcast station on 1700 kHz at
   this location in Phillipsburg, New Jersey

   Radio stations must be licensed by the FCC pursuant to 47 U.S.C. S: 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. S:S:  15.1 et seq. The field strength of the signal on
   frequency 1700 kHz was measured at 168.8 microvolts per meter (uV/m) at
   265 meters, which exceeded the maximum permitted level of 14.12 uV/m at 30
   meters for non-licensed devices set out in Section 15.209 of the Rules, 47
   C.F.R. S: 15.209. Further, the station's operation did not comply with the
   alternative operating requirements for stations operating in the band
   510-1705 kHz that are set out in Section 15.219 of the Rules, 47 C.F.R. S:
   15.219. Specifically, the agents measured the input power to the final
   radio frequency stage and found it to be 1200 milliwatts, which exceeded
   the maximum power level of 100 milliwatts permitted under Section
   15.219(a). Thus, this station is operating in violation of 47 C.F.R. S:
   Section 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. S:S: 401, 501, 503 and


   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.
   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.

   Gene Stanbro

   District Director

   Philadelphia Office


   Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet", July 2003