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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   ) File No. EB-08-NF-016

   Licensees of a Citizen Band Radio Station )

   Harmony, NC ) NOV No. V201032640002


   Attention: Jerry & Becky Lipscombe )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: January 13, 2010

   By the Resident Agent. Norfolk Office, South Central Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules, to Jerry & Becky Lipscombe, licensees
       and operators of a Citizen Band radio station.

    2. On February 12, 2008, after receiving complaints about interference to
       the Ten Meter Amateur band, the Federal Communications Commission
       ("FCC"), Enforcement Bureau, Spectrum Enforcement Division issued a
       warning to Jerry & Becky Lipscombe. The warning advised against
       operating a transmitter without a license

    3. On March 6, 2008, after receiving complaints including complaints of
       interference to other Citizen Band stations, the FCC, Norfolk Office
       released a warning to Jerry & Becky Lipscombe. The warning advised
       against using a CB station in connection with any activity which is
       against federal, state or local law; to transmit obscene, indecent or
       profane words, language or meaning; to interfere intentionally with
       the communications of another CB station; to transmit one-way
       communications; to transmit music, whistling, sound effects or any
       material to amuse or entertain; or to transmit any sound effect.

    4. On March 10, 2008, Jerry and Becky Lipscombe wrote to the FCC, "We
       operate our radio legally..." After the FCC continued to receive
       complaints about the operation of Jerry & Becky Lipscombe's station,
       an agent from the Norfolk Office spoke with Jerry Lipscombe on
       September 9, 2008. Jerry Lipscombe assured the FCC agent that he and
       his wife operated their station in compliance with FCC Rules.

    5. When complaints about Jerry & Becky Lipscombe's station continued, an
       agent of the Commission's Norfolk Office observed violations
       pertaining to the operation of a Citizen Band radio station located in
       Harmony, North Carolina on March 2, 2009 and inspected Jerry & Becky
       Lipscombe's station on March 3, 2009. The agent noted the following

   47 C.F.R. S: 95.413(a)(3): "... (a) You must not use a CB station...(3) To
   interfere intentionally with the communications of another CB station; On
   March 2, 2009 from 10:24PM through March 3, 2009 at 12:09AM, siren-like
   noise transmitted on 27.225MHz emanated from Lipscombe's station at their
   residence and at interferred with communications on 27.225MHz.

    6. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Jerry & Becky
       Lipscombe must submit a written statement concerning this matter
       within twenty (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 both
       Jerry & Becky Lipscombe. 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 address:

   Federal Communications Commission

   Norfolk Office

   1457 Mt Pleasant Rd Ste 113

   Chesapeake VA 23322

    7. This Notice shall be sent to Jerry & Becky Lipscombe  at the address
       of record.

    8. 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.


   Joseph P. Husnay

   Resident Agent

   Norfolk District Office

   South Central Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   47 U.S.C. S: 301.

   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.

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