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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Los Andes Limo, Inc ) File No. EB-10-NY-0392

   Licensee of Radio Station WQLV453 )

   Astoria, New York ) NOV No. V201132380001



                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: October  7,  2010

   By the District Director, New York Office, Northeast Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules to Los Andes Limo, Inc. (Los Andes),
       the licensee of radio station WQLV453 in Astoria, New York.

    2. On September 19, 2010, in response to a complaint from another private
       land mobile licensee, an agent of the Commission's New York Office
       inspected station WQLV453 at 20-11 Steinway Street, Astoria, New York,
       and observed the following violations:

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.903(a): "Stations in the Wireless Radio Services must be
   used and operated only in accordance with the rules applicable to their
   particular service as set forth in this title and with a valid
   authorization granted by the Commission under the provisions of this part,
   except as specified in paragraph (b) of this section." (1) The license for
   station WQLV453 only authorizes 110 watts transmitter output power and 350
   watts effective radiated power. At the time of the inspection, the
   transmitter output power was measured at 160 watts resulting in an
   effective radiated power of 505 watts; and (2) The license for WQLV453
   authorizes the operation of a base station on the frequency 159.5775 MHz
   from 20-11 Steinway Street, Astoria, New York. At the time of the
   inspection, agents found that Los Andes was operating its base station at
   20-11 Steinway Street on the frequency 151.4975 MHz.

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Los Andes Limo,
       Inc. 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 a
       principal or officer of the licensee. 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

   New York Office

   201 Varick Street, Suite 1151

   New York, New York 10014

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Los Andes Limo, Inc. at its address of

    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.


   Daniel Noel

   District Director

   New York 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