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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                 WESTERN REGION

                              San Francisco Office

                          5653 Stoneridge Dr., Ste 105

                           Pleasanton, CA 94588-8543

                               February 29, 2008

   John G. Triplette

   Hayward, CA

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-08-SF-004

   Document Number: W200832960005

   The San Francisco Office of the United States Federal Communications
   Commission (FCC) Enforcement Bureau received complaints from local public
   safety officials that a non-service initialized cell phone was repeatedly
   operating in Hayward, California, and that the cell phone was being used
   to make fraudulent and harassing phone calls to the Hayward Public Safety
   Answering Point (911 Center) resulting in disruption of vital 911
   services. On February 13, 2008, agents from this office confirmed by
   direction finding techniques that radio signals on frequency 1893.4 MHz
   were emanating from your residence in Hayward, California. Further
   investigation revealed that the phone calls were coming from your
   non-service initialized cell phone. The Hayward 911 Center confirmed that
   the calls were directed to the 911 dispatch center and were not of an
   emergency nature.

   The operation of a cell phone must be licensed by the FCC pursuant to
   Section 301 of the Communications Act, and the Commission's regulations.
   Your operation of a non-service initialized cell phone to make abusive,
   harassing or prank phone calls to the Hayward 911 Center resulted in the
   disruption of 911 services for Hayward, California. Such phone calls are
   fraudulent 911 calls and constitute a violation of Section 301 of the
   Communications Act of 1934, as amended. (See 47 U.S.C. S: 301.)

   You are hereby warned that operation of a non-service initialized cell
   phone to make fraudulent 911 phone calls to 911 Centers constitutes a
   violation of the Federal laws cited above and could subject you to severe
   penalties, including, but not limited to, substantial civil forfeitures, a
   maximum criminal fine of $100,000 and/or one year imprisonment, or arrest
   of the equipment for the first offense (see 47 U.S.C. S:S: 501, 503 &


   You have ten (10) days from the date of this notice to respond with proof
   that you have discontinued the operation of any non-service initialized
   cell phone to make fraudulent 911 calls. 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.

   Thomas N. Van Stavern

   District Director

   San Francisco Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau


   Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet," March 2005

   47 U.S.C. S: 301.