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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                NORTHEAST REGION

                                Detroit  Office

                             24897 Hathaway Street

                        Farmington Hills, Michigan 48375

                                 April 2, 2008

    (Sent via Certified Return Receipt Requested and First Class U.S. Mail)

   William VanTiem

   Lexington, MI

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-08-DT-0055

   Document Number:  W200832360010

   The Detroit Office received information that your Citizens Band ("CB")
   Radio Service station was being operated illegally and causing
   interference in Lexington, Michigan. On March 26, 2008 agents from this
   office attempted to inspect your CB station but you weren't available. In
   a subsequent telephone call on March 28, 2008 with one of the agents, you
   admitted using a 350 watt CB linear amplifier.

   Section 95.411(a)(1) prohibits the use of external radio frequency power
   amplifiers (sometimes called linears or linear amplifiers). 47 C.F.R. S:
   95.411(a)(1). Section 95.411(b) of the Rules provides that "use of a power
   amplifier voids your authority to operate the station." 47 C.F.R. S:
   95.411(b). By using a CB linear amplifier, you voided your authority to
   operate this station.

   Radio stations must be licensed by the FCC pursuant to 47 U.S.C. S: 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 regarding
   the operation of your CB station. 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.

   James A. Bridgewater

   District Director

   Detroit Office


   Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet", July 2003