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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                NORTHEAST REGION

                                 Detroit Office

                               24897 Hathaway St.

                        Farmington Hills, MI 48335-1552

                                 (248) 471-5661

                                January 20, 2012

   MIXX Lounge, LLC.

   Novi, MI

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-11-DT-0263

   Document Number: W201232360001

   On October 20, 2011, an agent from the Detroit Office responded to a
   complaint from the General Motors Electromagnetic Compatibility Division
   alleging that automotive remote keyless entry systems were being jammed by
   in-band signals on 314.93 MHz. The agent confirmed, using
   direction-finding techniques, that the signal on frequency 314.93 MHz was
   emanating from the MIXX Lounge at 43115 Main Street, Novi, Michigan. The
   agent isolated the source of the interference to a wireless transmitting
   device associated with a lighting controller located inside the MIXX
   Lounge. The wireless device was transmitting light control signals on
   314.93 MHz. Field-strength measurements showed that the signal level of
   the wireless device exceeded the Part 15 emission limits of a non-licensed
   device at that frequency. The agent also observed that the device did not
   have an FCC ID. Further, when the device was turned off, the interference

   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. In addition, intentional radiators
   operating pursuant to Part 15 must be labeled with an FCC ID. Operation of
   a Part 15 device in a manner inconsistent with Part 15 requirements
   requires a license pursuant to 47 U.S.C. S: 301. Because the wireless
   device operated at the MIXX Lounge did not contain an FCC ID label and the
   transmissions exceeded the allowable emission limits, such operation
   required a license.

   Nonlicensed operation of a Part 15 device is also subject to the condition
   that it must not cause harmful interference and, if harmful interference
   occurs, operation of the device must cease. Harmful interference is
   defined as "[a]ny emission, radiation or induction that endangers the
   functioning of a radio navigation service or of other safety services or
   seriously degrades, obstructs or repeatedly interrupts a radio
   communications service." You are hereby notified that the operation of the
   wireless transmitting device associated with the lighting controller
   caused harmful interference to automotive remote keyless entry systems.

   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

   Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau


   Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet", March 2005

   47 C.F.R. S: 15.19.

   See 47 C.F.R. S:S: 15.5, 15.405.

   47 C.F.R. S: 15.3(m).