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                                  July 3, 2008



   Pattie TV and Wichita Electronics, LLC

   Pattie TV & Appliance

   508 E. Harry Street

   Wichita, KS 67211

   Re: File No. EB-08-KC-0118

   Citation No.: C200832560006

   Dear Retailer:

   This is an official CITATION, issued pursuant to Section 503(b)(5) of the
   Communications Act of 1934, as amended ("Act"), 47 U.S.C. S: 503(b)(5), to
   Pattie TV & Appliance for failure to provide appropriate Consumer Alert
   disclosures on analog tuner only television receiving equipment in
   violation of Section 15.117(k) of the Commission's Rules ("Rules"), 47
   C.F.R. S: 15.117(k). As explained below, future violations of the
   Commission's rules in this regard may subject your company to monetary

   On May 13, 2008 an agent from the Commission's Kansas City Office  of the
   Enforcement Bureau visited Pattie TV & Appliance, 508 E. Harry St.,
   Wichita, KS., and observed that Pattie TV & Appliance did not have the
   proper Consumer Alert label displayed on equipment that contained an
   analog tuner but not a digital tuner at the point of sale.

   Section 15.117(k) of the Commission's Rules states:

     (k) The following requirements apply to all  responsible parties, as    
     defined in S:2.909 of this chapter, and any person that displays or     
     offers for sale or rent television receiving equipment that is not      
     capable of receiving, decoding and tuning digital signals.              
     (1) Such parties and persons shall place conspicuously and in close     
     proximity to such television broadcast receivers a sign containing, in  
     clear and conspicuous print, the Consumer Alert disclosure text         
     required by subparagraph (3). The text should be in a size of type      
     large enough to be clear, conspicuous and readily legible, consistent   
     with the dimensions of the equipment and the label. The information     
     may be printed on a transparent material and affixed to the screen, if  
     the receiver includes a display, in a manner that is removable by the   
     consumer and does not obscure the picture, or, if the receiver does     
     not include a display, in a prominent location on the device, such as   
     on the top or front of the device, when displayed for sale, or the      
     information in this format may be displayed separately immediately      
     adjacent to each television broadcast receiver offered for sale and     
     clearly associated with the analog-only model to which it pertains.     
     (2) If such parties and persons display or offer for sale or rent such  
     television broadcast receivers via direct mail, catalog, or electronic  
     means, they shall prominently display in close proximity to the images  
     or descriptions of such television broadcast receivers, in clear and    
     conspicuous print, the Consumer Alert disclosure text required by       
     subparagraph (3). The text should be in a size large enough to be       
     clear, conspicuous, and readily legible, consistent with the            
     dimensions of the advertisement or description.                         
     (3) "CONSUMER ALERT                                                     
     This television receiver has only an analog broadcast tuner and will    
     require a converter box after February 17, 2009, to receive             
     over-the-air broadcasts with an antenna because of the Nation's         
     transition to digital broadcasting. Analog-only TVs should continue to  
     work as before with cable and satellite TV services, gaming consoles,   
     VCRs, DVD players, and similar products. For more information, call     
     the Federal Communications Commission at 1-888-225-5322 (TTY:           
     1-888-835-5322) or visit the Commission's digital television website    

   Accordingly, it appears that Pattie TV & Appliance has violated Section
   15.117(k)(1) of the Rules by failing to place a label on the following
   equipment in a location so that it is "clearly associated with the
   analog-only model to which it pertains:" 

     Manufacturer   Device   Model #   Number of Units  

     Sylvania       TV       SRT2213   1                

   We caution you that failure to display an appropriate Consumer Alert label
   on any television receiving equipment that is not capable of receiving;
   decoding and tuning digital signals would constitute a further violation
   of Section 15.117(k) of the Rules.

   If, after receipt of this citation,  any Pattie TV & Appliance retail
   outlet or any other retail outlets under common ownership engages in
   conduct of the type described herein, in violation  of the Communications
   Act or the Commission's rules, the Commission may impose monetary
   forfeitures not to exceed $11,000 for each such violation or each day of a
   continuing violation up to $97,500 for a single continuing violation.

   If you choose to do so, you may respond to this citation within 10 days
   from the date of this letter either through (1) a personal interview at
   the Commission's Field Office nearest to your place of business, or (2) a
   written statement. Your response should specify the actions that Pattie TV
   & Appliance is taking to ensure that it does not violate Section 15.117(k)
   of the Commission's rules in the future.

   If you choose to request a personal interview, the closest FCC Office is
   Federal Communications Commission,  520 NE Colbern Road, Lee's Summit,
   Missouri 64086. You should contact this office by telephone, (XXX)
   XXXX-XXXX to schedule this interview, which must take place within 30 days
   of the date of this Citation.

   Alternatively, as noted above,  Pattie TV & Appliance may submit a written
   statement to the above address within 10 days of the date of this
   Citation. Any written statements should specify what actions have been
   taken to correct the violation outlined above. Please reference file
   number EB-08-KC-0118  when corresponding with the Commission.

   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, including information that you disclose in your interview or
   written statement, to determine what, if any, enforcement action is
   required to ensure your compliance with the Communications Act and the
   Commission's rules.

   The knowing and willful making of any false statement, or the concealment
   of any material fact, in reply to this citation is punishable by fine or
   imprisonment under 18 U.S.C. S: 1001.

   Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation.



   Robert C. McKinney

   District Director, Kansas City Office

   South Central Region 

   Enforcement Bureau

   Analog tuner only television receiving equipment includes televisions,
   television receivers, and other television receiving equipment, such as
   video-cassette recorders and digital video recorders, that are covered by
   the Commission's digital television reception capability implementation
   schedule. See 47 C.F.R. S: 15.117(i)(1)(iv). 

   See 47 C.F.R. S: 1.80(b)(3).

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



                             WASHINGTON, D.C. 20554