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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                Northeast Region

                                 Detroit Office

                               24897 Hathaway St.

                        Farmington Hills, MI 48335-1552

                                 July 21, 2011

    (Sent via Certified Return Receipt Requested and First Class U.S. Mail)

   Gregory D. Brown

   Lansing, Michigan

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-10-DT-0327

   Document Number: W201132360007

   The Detroit Office received information that an unlicensed broadcast radio
   station on 6815 kHz was allegedly operating in Lansing, Michigan. On May
   8, 2011 and May 22, 2011, an agent from this office confirmed by direction
   finding techniques that radio signals on frequency 6815  kHz  and
   frequency 6960.6 kHz were emanating from your residence in Lansing,
   Michigan. The Commission's records show that no license was issued for
   operation of a broadcast station on 6815 kHz  or 6960.6 kHz at this
   location in  Lansing, Michigan.  

   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 6815 kHz and 6960.6 kHz exceeds the maximum permitted
   established in Section 15.209 of the Rules (See 47 C.F.R. S: 15.209(a)) 
   given the distance the signal could be received in radio direction finding
   vehicles and FCC fixed High Frequency receiving sites.  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 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.

   James A. Bridgewater

   District Director

   Detroit Office


   Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet", March 2005