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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

     In the Matter of   )                                 
                             File No.: EB-08-ST-0121      
     Susan Tighe        )                                 
                             Citation No.: C200832980001  
     Kent, Washington   )                                 


                                                     Released: June  12, 2008

   By the District Director, Seattle District Office, Western 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 Susan Tighe for
       violation of Section 15.5(b) of the Commission's rules ("Rules").

    2. In response to a complaint of interference, an investigation by the
       Enforcement Bureau's Seattle Office revealed that on May 13, 2008, a
       Part 15 device on a 1998 Tioga 27A motor home owned by Tighe in
       Tukwila, Washington, was causing interference to cellular radio
       frequency 842.817 MHz.

    3. Section 15.5(b) of the Rules  states "[o]peration of an intentional,
       unintentional, or incidental radiator is subject to the conditions
       that no harmful interference is caused . . . . "

    4. On May 13, 2008, the Seattle Office received a complaint of
       interference to cellular radio frequency 842.817 MHz. On May 13, 2008,
       agents from the Seattle Office investigated the allegation and located
       the interfering signal emanating from a motor home owned by Tighe.
       Further investigation revealed that the source of the interfering
       signal was a Winegard amplified television antenna, installed on the
       roof of the referenced motor home.

    5. These Winegard antenna amplifiers have been the source of radio
       frequency interference in a number of cases. As a result of this
       interference, Winegard has agreed to replace the defective unit at no
       charge (see Winegard Internet site

    6. Tighe will need to contact Winegard at 800-856-4350 or 800-288-8094 in
       Burlington, Iowa, to make arrangements for them to replace the
       defective unit. Due to the continuing radio communications
       interference caused by the Winegard amplified television antennas, we
       request that Tighe return the defective Winegard antenna to the FCC at
       the address indicated below for testing after it is replaced.

    7. Tighe may request an interview at the closest FCC Office, which is
       Federal Communications Commission, 11410 NE 122nd Way, Suite 312,
       Kirkland, Washington 98034. You may contact this office by telephone,
       (XXX) XXXX-XXXX to schedule this interview, which must take place
       within 14 days of this Citation. Tighe may also submit a written
       statement to the above address within 14 days of the date of this
       Citation. Any written statements should specify what actions have been
       taken to correct the violations outlined above. Please reference file
       number EB-08-ST-0121 when corresponding with the Commission.

    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 Susan
       Tighe at her address of record.


   Michael P. Rothe/Acting District Director

   Kristine A. McGowan

   District Director,

   Seattle District Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 U.S.C. S: 503(b)(5).

   47 C.F.R. S:S: 15.5(b).

   47 C.F.R. S: 15.1 et seq.

   47 C.F.R. S: 15.5(b).

   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