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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Kevin Scanlan )

   Licensee of Maritime Radio Station ) File No. EB-10-BS-0035

   Owner of Vessel "Iduna" )

   Dorchester, MA ) NOV No. V201032260003


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: July 26, 2010

   By the District Director, Boston Office, Northeast Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules to Kevin Scanlan, licensee of a
       maritime radio station and owner of the vessel "Iduna" located in
       Dorchester, Massachusetts.

    2. On July 15, 2009, in response to an interference complaint, agents of
       the Commission's Boston Office used direction finding techniques and
       identified the source of the interference as the vessel "Iduna" docked
       at the Old Colony Yacht Club in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Agents
       located a radio station on board the Iduna and observed the following

   47 C.F.R. S: 80.89 (d): "Unauthorized transmissions - Stations must not:
   When using telephony, transmit signals or communications not addressed to
   a particular station or stations. This provision does not apply to the
   transmission of distress, alarm, urgency, or safety signals or messages,
   or to test transmissions." The agents determined that a VHF transmitter
   installed on the Iduna was transmitting a continuous unmodulated carrier
   on VHF Marine channel 16 (156.8 MHz), the International and Distress
   Calling Frequency. The transmission was not conducted as a test or for
   distress or emergency purposes.

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Kevin Scanlan,
       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 Kevin Scanlan.
       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

   Boston Office

   1 Batterymarch Park, Suite 102

   Quincy, MA 02169

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Kevin Scanlan at his address of record.

    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.


   Dennis Loria

   District Director

   Boston 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