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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                 WESTERN REGION

                              Los Angeles  Office

                        18000 Studebaker Road, Suite 660

                               Cerritos, CA 90703

                                 (562) 860-7474

                                 March 8, 2012

   Jeff Dineen

   Fullerton, California, 92835

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-FIELDWR-12-00000329

   Document Number: W201232900005

   The Los Angeles Office received information that an unlicensed broadcast
   radio station on 1680 kHz was allegedly operating in Fullerton, CA. On
   January 30, 2012, agents from this office confirmed by direction finding
   techniques that radio signals on frequency 1680 kHz were emanating from
   your place of business in Fullerton, CA. The Commission's records show
   that no license was issued for operation of a broadcast station at this
   location on 1680 kHz in Fullerton, CA.

   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 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 1680 kHz was
   measured at  15,900  microvolts per meter (uV/m) at 60  meters, which
   exceeded the maximum permitted level of 14.3  uV/m (24,000/1680) at 30
   meters established in Section 15.209(a) of the Rules (see 47 C.F.R. S: 

   On February 29, 2012, agents from this office revisited your Fullerton
   location. The agents determined that your transmitter was still operating
   on frequency 1680 KHz, but with no modulation. The field strength of the
   signal was measured at 17,900 microvolts per meter (uV/m) at 60 meters,
   which exceeded the maximum permitted level of 14.3  uV/m (24,000/1680) at
   30 meters established in Section 15.209(a) of the Rules (see 47 C.F.R. S:

   Another exception for some transmitters operating in the 510 kHz to 1705
   kHz band is found in 47 C.F.R. S:  15.219. Specifically, Section 15.219(b)
   of the Rules states "the total length of the transmission line, antenna
   and ground lead (if used) shall not exceed 3 meters" (see 47 C.F.R. S: 
   15.219(b)). During their investigation  on January 30, 2012, the agents
   determined that the ground lead was connected to a cable that ran down the
   length of the antenna tower, thereby, increasing the total length of the
   antenna, transmission line, and ground lead well beyond  3 meters. This
   installation violated Section 15.219(b) of the Rules.   During that
   inspection, the agents  observed that you cut the ground lead at a point
   close to the street level leaving the line at its original length, but not
   physically connected to the ground. This configuration will also violate
   Section 15.219(b) of the Rules as the total length of the antenna,
   transmission line, and the lead, attached to the transmitter, exceeded 3

   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 to this
   notice, and to supplement your response to the on-scene notice issued to
   you on January 30, 2012, 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