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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                 WESTERN REGION

                           San Diego  District Office

                          4542 Ruffner St., Suite 370

                          San Diego, California 92111

                                November 2, 2010

   Oceanside Unified School District

   Oceanside, California 92054

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-10-SD-0209

   Document Number: W201132940001

   The San Diego Office received information from the U.S. Coast Guard in San
   Diego that a land mobile radio station was operating on 156.805 MHz was
   causing interference to Marine Channel 16 on frequency 156.800 MHz. On
   October 21, 2010, agents from this office determined by using direction
   finding techniques that radio signals on 156.805 MHz were emanating from
   hand-held portable radio transmitters used by staff at the Cesar Chavez
   Middle School at 202 Oleander Drive in Oceanside, California. The
   Commission's records indicate that no license has been issued to Oceanside
   Unified School District to operate any radio station on 156.805 MHz.

   Radio stations must be licensed by the FCC pursuant to 47 U.S.C. S: 301.
   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 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


   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 R. Zears Jr.

   District Director

   San Diego District Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau


   Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet," March 2005