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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                 WESTERN REGION

                               Los Angeles Office

                        18000 Studebaker Road, Suite 660

                               Cerritos, CA 90703

                                  June 3, 2011

   The Irvine Company

   Irvine, CA, 92618

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-10-LA-0261

   Document Number: W201132900009

   The Los Angeles Office received information that an unlicensed repeater
   was operating on the frequency pair  462.5875/467.5875 MHz in Irvine, CA.
   On April 27, 2011, an agent from this office confirmed by direction
   finding techniques that radio signals on frequency 462.5875 MHz were
   emanating from Irvine Spectrum Center, 31 Fortune Drive, Irvine, CA. An
   inspection determined that portable radios used by the maintenance staff
   on 467.5875 MHz were simultaneously retransmitted on 462.5875 MHz by a
   Motorola Radius GR1225 repeater. The Commission's records show that no
   license was issued for operation of a radio station at this location on
   462.5875 MHz  in Irvine, CA.

   The frequencies 462.5875 MHz and 467.5875 MHz are available for use under
   the Family Radio Service ("FRS"). FRS is a land mobile radio service for
   two-way voice communications, used by family and friends, with a
   communications range of less than one mile. The repeater at the Irvine
   Spectrum Center cannot legally operate under FRS because it does not meet
   the technical regulations. The repeater, (1) was not certified for use
   under FRS, (2) employed an antenna that was not an integral part of the
   transmitter, and (3) was measured with a transmitter power output that, if
   connected to a no gain antenna, would produce an effective radiated power
   exceeding the 0.5 watt limit. (See 47 C.F.R. S:S: 95.191, 95.193, 95.603,
   95.639(d), and 95.647).

   The frequency 462.5875 MHz is also available for use under the General
   Mobile Radio Service ("GMRS"). GMRS is a land mobile radio service
   available to persons for short-distance two-way communications to
   facilitate the activities of licensees and their immediate family members.
   The Irvine Company does not hold a GMRS license and, currently, only
   individuals are eligible to obtain a GMRS license. (See 47 C.F.R. S:S:
   95.1, 95.3, 95.5, and 95.621).

   Radio stations must be licensed by the FCC pursuant to 47 U.S.C. S: 301.
   The Commission's records show that no license was issued to The Irvine
   Company for operation of a GMRS station, and the station did not meet the
   technical regulations to operate as an FRS station. 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 constitutes a violation of the
   Federal laws cited above and could subject the operator of this illegal
   operation to 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 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.

   Nader Haghighat

   District Director

   Los Angeles Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau


   Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet," March 2005