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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                           San Francisco Field Office

                         5653 Stoneridge Dr., Suite 105

                       Pleasanton, California 94588-8543

                                 (925) 416-9717

                                January 25, 2011

   Gordon L. Staser

   Shasta Lake, California 96019

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-10-SF-0188

   Document Number: W201132960002

   The San Francisco Field Office of the Enforcement Bureau of the Federal
   Communications Commission ("FCC") received a complaint of Citizens Band
   ("CB") Radio interference in the city of Shasta Lake, California.  On
   September 9, 2010, agents from this office confirmed by direction finding
   techniques that radio signals on frequency 27.085 MHz were emanating from
   your residence in Shasta Lake, California.

   During an inspection of your CB station on September 9, 2010, you were
   identified as the person responsible for its operation, and the inspection
   revealed that a Galaxy, model DX 2527, transceiver was in use at your base
   station, a KLV 1000/P High Power Linear Amplifier, SKIPPER amplifier made
   by Palomar, and a no name brand modified linear amplifier were installed
   in your base station. The transmitter and RF power amplifiers are not
   certificated for CB use. Your operation of these transmitters voided your
   authority to operate your CB station. Any further operation with these
   transmitters might subject you to more serious sanctions for engaging in
   violations of one or more of the following FCC Rules:

    1. Section 95.409 (CB Rule 9) - You must use an FCC certificated CB
       transmitter at your CB station.

    2. Section 95.410 (CB Rule 10) - Your CB station transmitter power output
       must not exceed the following values under any conditions: AM (A3) - 4
       watts (carrier power) SSB - 12 watts (peak envelope power). Use of a
       transmitter which has carrier or peak envelope power in excess of that
       authorized voids your authority to operate the station.

    3. Section 95.411 (CB Rule 11) - You may not attach an external radio
       frequency power amplifier (sometimes called liners or linear
       amplifiers) to your certificated CB transmitter in any way. There are
       no exceptions to this rule and use of a power amplifier voids your
       authority to operate the station.

   You must cease such violations immediately. If you do not do so, you may
   be re-investigated during FCC enforcement efforts. If such an
   investigation indicates that you have violated any FCC Rules you could
   face severe penalties, including, but not limited to, substantial monetary
   forfeitures, in rem arrest action against the offending radio equipment,
   and criminal sanctions including imprisonment. See Sections 401, 501, 503,
   and 510 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.

   You have 15 days from the date of this letter and pursuant to Section
   308(b) of the Act, you must respond to this letter advising what
   corrective actions you have taken to eliminate the observed violations of
   the Commission's Rules. Include the case number EB-10-SF-0188 in your
   written response.

   Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, the staff will use all relevant and
   material information before it, including the information disclosed in
   your reply, to determine what, if any, enforcement action is required to
   ensure current and future compliance with FCC Regulations.


   Thomas N. VanStavern

   District Director

   San Francisco Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau


   Excerpts From The Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   See 47 C.F.R S:S: 95.409, 95.410, and 95.411.

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

   P.L. 93-579, 12/31/74, 5 U.S.C. S: 552a(e)(3).