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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )

   ) File No.: EB-10-PO-0040

   Costco Wholesale Store )

   ) Citation No.: C201032920002

   Eugene, Oregon    )


                                                        Released: May 5, 2010

   By the Resident Agent,  Portland Resident Agent Office, Western Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is an Official Citation issued pursuant to Section 503(b)(5) of
       the Communications Act of 1934, as amended ("Act"), to Costco
       Wholesale Store  ("Costco") for violation of Section 15.5(b) of the
       Commission's rules.

    2. Investigation by the Enforcement Bureau's  Portland Resident Agent 
       Office revealed that on April 29, 2010, Costco operated a Part 15
       device  that was causing interference to Sprint's cellular phone
       frequency 821.1375 MHz.

    3. Section 15.5(b) of the Rules states "[o]peration of an intentional,
       unintentional, or incidental radiator is subject to the conditions
       that no harmful interference is caused . . . ."

    4. On April 29, 2010, in response to a complaint of interference to
       Sprint's cellular phone frequency 821.1375 MHz, an agent from the
       Portland Office investigated the allegation and determined that the
       source of the interfering signal was a Part 15 device, manufactured by
       Symbol Technologies Inc, Model Spectrum One 3850-N3R, FCCID# H9P3850C,
       installed inside the Costco store in Eugene, Oregon.

    5. Violations of the Act or the Commission's Rules may subject the
       violator to substantial monetary forfeitures, seizure of equipment
       through in rem forfeiture action, and criminal sanctions, including

    6. Costco  may request an interview at the closest FCC Office, which is
       Federal Communications Commission, 11410 NE 122nd Way, Suite 312,
       Kirkland, Washington 98034. You may contact this office by telephone,
       (XXX)  XXX-XXXX, to schedule this interview, which must take place
       within 14 days of this Citation. Costco  may also submit a written
       statement to the above address within 14 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-10-PO-0040  when corresponding with the Commission.

    7. Any statement or information provided by you may be used by the
       Commission to determine if further enforcement action is required. Any
       knowingly or willfully false statement made in reply to this Citation
       is punishable by fine or imprisonment.

    8. IT IS ORDERED that copies of this Citation shall be sent by First
       Class U.S. Mail and Certified Mail, Return Receipt Requested to Costco
       Wholesale Store at its  address of record.


   Binh Nguyen

   Resident Agent, Portland Resident Agent Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau

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

   47 C.F.R. S: 15.5(b).

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

   47 U.S.C. S:S: 401, 501, 503, 510.

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

   See Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. S: 552a(e)(3).

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

                       Federal Communications Commission


                       Federal Communications Commission