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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                 WESTERN REGION

                              San Francisco Office

                          5653 Stoneridge Dr., Ste 105

                           Pleasanton, CA 94588-8543

                                 June 27, 2008

   Alan Mark Olmstead

   Eureka, CA 95503

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-08-SF-239

   Document Number: W200832960007

   The San Francisco Office received information from the Federal Aviation
   Administration that an unlicensed broadcast radio station on 88.9 MHz was
   allegedly operating in Eureka, CA and was causing interference to radio
   communications on 121.5 MHz, a distress and safety frequency designated
   for use by aircraft. On June 19, 2008, an agent from this office confirmed
   by direction finding techniques that radio signals on frequencies 88.9
   MHz, 112.54 MHz, 121.54 MHz, and 177.8 MHz were emanating from 3805 H
   Street, Eureka, CA. The Commission's records show that no license was
   issued for operation of a broadcast station at this location on 88.9 MHz
   in Eureka, CA.

   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 that complies with the
   standards established in Part 15 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. S:S:
   15.1 et seq. Your operation on frequency 88.9 MHz was measured at 161,811
   microvolts per meter (uV/m) at 3 meters. This exceeds the allowable
   unlicensed limit of 250 uV/m at 3 meters established in Part 15. Your
   operation on frequency 112.54 MHz was measured at 8,938 uV/m at 3 meters,
   your operation on frequency 121.54 MHz was measured at 21,500 uV/m at 3
   meters, and your operation on frequency 177.8 MHz was measured at 5,523
   uV/m at 3 meters. These three measurements exceed the allowable unlicensed
   limit of 150 uV/m at 3 meters established in Part 15. Thus, this station
   is operating in violation of 47 U.S.C. S: 301.

   Your operation on 112.54 MHz and 121.54 MHz included spurious signals
   within the radio frequency band assigned for communications between
   aircraft and/or aircraft and aviation ground facilities. The signals may
   present a safety hazard to the operation of aircraft since air/ground
   communications could be affected.

   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 of this illegal
   operation to severe penalties, including, but not limited to, substantial
   monetary forfeitures, 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 510.)


   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.

   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