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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                 WESTERN REGION

                              Los Angeles  Office

                        18000 Studebaker Road, Suite 660

                               Cerritos, CA 90703

                                January 15, 2010

   Charles Forssi

   Lompoc, CA

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-09-LA-0165

   Document Number: W201032900004

   The Los Angeles Office received information that an unlicensed broadcast
   radio station on 1610  kHz was allegedly operating in Lompoc, California.
   On December 9, 2009, agents  from this office confirmed by direction
   finding techniques that radio signals on frequency 1610 kHz  were
   emanating from your residence in  Lompoc, California. The Commission's
   records show that no license was issued for operation of a broadcast
   station at this location on 1610  kHz in Lompoc, California.

   Radio stations must be licensed by the FCC pursuant to 47 U.S.C. S: 301.
   One 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.  The field strength of the signal on frequency 1610 kHz was measured
   at 350 microvolts per meter (uV/m) at 75 meters, which exceeded the
   maximum permitted level of 14.9  uV/m (24,000/1610) at 30 meters
   established in Section 15.209(a) of the Rules.  (See 47 C.F.R.

   Another exception, for some transmitters operating in the 510 kHz to 1705
   kHz band, is found in 47 C.F.R. S: 15.219. Specifically,  Section
   15.219(b) of the Rules states: "the total length of the transmission line,
   antenna and ground lead (if used) shall not exceed 3 meters." (See 47
   C.F.R. S:15.219(b)).   During the inspection on December 9, 2009, the
   agents observed that the total length of the transmission line and the
   antenna in use  significantly exceeded  three meters.  This installation
   violated Section 15.219(b) of the Rules.

   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.

   Nader Haghighat

   District Director

   Los Angeles Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau


   Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet," March 2005