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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Nextel Communications of the Mid-Atlantic Inc ) File No. EB-09-CF-0074

   Licensee of Radio Station WPSB795 )

   ) NOV No. V200932340008

   Reston, VA )



                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: May 5, 2009

   By the Acting District Director, Columbia Office, Northeast Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules, to Nextel Communications of the
       Mid-Atlantic Inc (Nextel), licensee of radio station WPSB795.

    2. On April 23, 2009, in response to a complaint of interference to Anne
       Arundel County's public safety channels, agents of the Commission's
       Columbia Office, located the source of the interference to a
       bi-directional amplifier (BDA) located at Terminal Transportation
       Services, 1657A South Highland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224. The agents
       observed the following violation:

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.903(a): "Stations in the Wireless Radio Services must be
   used and operated only in accordance with the rules applicable to their
   particular service as set forth in this title and with a valid
   authorization granted by the Commission under the provisions of this part,
   except as specified in paragraph (b) of this section." The BDA, owned and
   operated by Nextel, was emitting a signal on approximately 810.2625 MHz, a
   frequency not authorized by the WPSB795 license.

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Nextel must
       submit a written statement concerning this matter within 20 days of
       release of this Notice. The response must fully explain each
       violation, must contain a statement of the specific action(s) taken to
       correct each violation and preclude recurrence, and should include a
       time line for completion of pending corrective action(s). The response
       must be complete in itself and signed by a principal or officer of the
       licensee with personal knowledge of the matter. All replies and
       documentation sent in response to this Notice should be marked with
       the File No. and NOV No. specified above, and mailed to the following

   Federal Communications Commission

   Columbia Office

   9200 Farm House Lane

   Columbia, Maryland 21046

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Nextel Communications Inc., 2001 Edmund
       Halley Drive, Reston, VA. 20191, Attn: Robert H. McNamara.

    5. The Privacy Act of 1974 requires that we advise you that the
       Commission will use all relevant material information before it,
       including any information disclosed in your reply, to determine what,
       if any, enforcement action is required to ensure compliance. Any false
       statement made knowingly and willfully in reply to this Notice is
       punishable by fine or imprisonment under Title 18 of the U.S. Code.


   Richard M. Caine

   Acting District Director

   Columbia Office

   Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   47 U.S.C. S: 308(b).

   P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C. S: 552a(e)(3).

   18 U.S.C. S: 1001 et seq.

   Federal Communications Commission


                       Federal Communications Commission