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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                NORTHEAST REGION

                            Chicago District Office

                     1550 North Northwest Highway, Room 306

                           Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

                                 (847) 413-4660

                                  May 22, 2012

   Thomas L. Metzger

   1134 South Ferguson Road

   Warsaw, Indiana 46580-8136

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-FIELDNER-12-0002320

   Document Number: W201232320004

   The Chicago Office received information that an unlicensed broadcast radio
   station on 87.9 MHz was allegedly operating in Warsaw, Indiana. On May 15,
   2012, an agent from this office confirmed by direction finding techniques
   that radio signals on frequency 87.9 MHz were emanating from 1134 South
   Ferguson Road, Warsaw, Indiana. The Commission's records show that no
   license was issued for operation of a broadcast station on 87.9 MHz at
   this location in Warsaw, Indiana.

   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. Operation of a broadcast station on
   87.9 MHz, however, is not authorized at any field strength level.  See 47
   C.F.R. S:15.209(a).   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 M. Roop

   District Director

   Chicago District Office

   Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau


   Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet", March 2005

   Although not applicable to a broadcast station, we note that periodic
   operation on 87.9 MHz would be permitted under 47 C.F.R. S: 15.231.