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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                              South Central Region

                                San Juan  Office

                                    Room 762

                                Federal Building

                          Hato Rey, Puerto Rico 00918

                                August 10, 2010

   Tomas Severino

   Caguas, Puerto Rico

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-109-SJ-0055

   Document Number: W201032680008

   The San Juan Office received information that an unlicensed broadcast
   radio station on 98.1 MHz was allegedly operating in Caguas, Puerto Rico.
   On August 3, 2010 and August 4, 2010, agents from this office confirmed by
   direction finding techniques that radio signals on frequency 98.1 MHz were
   emanating from a room in the back of Iglesia Movimiento Misionero Mundial,
   located in Barrio Rio Cana, Sector los Perez, Caguas, Puerto Rico. This
   office has received information that you are the owner and operator of the
   unlicensed station. The Commission's records show that no license was
   issued for operation of a broadcast station on 98.1 MHz at this location.
   Subsequent to the inspection, you voluntarily ceased broadcasting.

   Radio stations must be licensed by the FCC pursuant to 47 U.S.C. S: 301.
   The only exception to this licensing requirement is for certain
   transmitters using or operating at a power level or mode of operation 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 98.1 MHz was measured at 18,000  microvolts per meter (uV/m) at
   102  meters, which exceeded the maximum permitted level of 250 uV/m at 3
   meters for non-licensed devices. Thus, this station is operating in
   violation of 47 U.S.C. S:  301.

   You are hereby warned that operation of radio transmitting equipment
   without a valid radio station authorization or providing services and
   facilities incidental to the operation of an unlicensed radio transmitter
   constitutes a violation of the Federal laws cited above and could subject
   the operator to severe penalties, including, but not limited to,
   substantial monetary fines, 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.

   William Berry

   Resident Agent

   San Juan Office


   Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet", March 2005