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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Thomas Jefferson University Hospital ) File No.: EB-FIELDNER-12-00002627


   Licensee of Radio Station WPVQ779 )


   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ) NOV No.: V201232400043



                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: June 15, 2012

   By the Acting District Director, Philadelphia Office, Northeast Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

    1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
       of the Commission's rules (Rules) to Thomas Jefferson University
       Hospital (Thomas Jefferson), the licensee of Private Land Mobile
       Station WPVQ779 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    2. In response to a complaint of interference submitted on May 31, 2012,
       an agent of the Commission's Philadelphia Office monitored Station
       WPVQ779 at 11th and Walnut Streets in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and
       observed the following violations:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 90.210(b): "Emission Mask B. For transmitters that are
        equipped with an audio low pass filter, the power of any emission
        must be attenuated below the umodulated carrier power (P) as follows:
        On any frequency removed from the assigned frequency by more than 250
        percent of the authorized bandwidth: At least 43 + 10 log (P) dB." At
        the time of the inspection, Station WPVQ779 was transmitting a
        drifting spurious emission between the frequencies 151.756 MHz and
        151.818 MHz that did not meet the emission mask requirements.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 90.425(a): "Except as provided for in paragraphs (d) and
        (e) of this section, each station or system shall be identified by
        the transmission of the assigned call sign during each transmission
        or exchange of transmissions, or once each 15 minutes (30 minutes in
        the Public Safety Pool) during periods of continuous operation. The
        call sign shall be transmitted by voice in the English language or by
        International Morse Code in accordance with paragraph (b) of this
        section. If the station is employing either analog or digital voice
        scrambling, or non-voice emission, transmission of the required
        identification shall be in the unscrambled mode using A3E, F3E or G3E
        emission, or International Morse, with all encoding disabled."
        Between 10:36 a.m. and 11:57 a.m. on May 31, 2012, the agent observed
        Station WPVQ779 transmit the incorrect call sign WPZQ779 on the
        frequency 163.250 MHz.

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended, and Section 1.89 of the Rules, Thomas Jefferson must submit a
       written statement concerning this matter within twenty (20) days of
       release of this Notice. The response must fully explain each
       violation, must contain a statement of the specific action(s) taken to
       correct each violation and preclude recurrence, and should include a
       time line for completion of pending corrective action(s). The response
       must be complete in itself and signed by a principal or officer of the
       licensee. All replies and documentation sent in response to this
       Notice should be marked with the File No. and NOV No. specified above,
       and mailed to the following address:

   Federal Communications Commission

   Philadelphia Office

   One Oxford Valley Building, Suite 404

   2300 East Lincoln Highway

   Langhorne, Pennsylvania 19047

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital at
       its address of record.

    5. The Privacy Act of 1974 requires that we advise you that the
       Commission will use all relevant material information before it,
       including any information disclosed in your reply, to determine what,
       if any, enforcement action is required to ensure compliance. Any false
       statement made knowingly and willfully in reply to this Notice is
       punishable by fine or imprisonment under Title 18 of the U.S. Code.


   Kevin Doyle

   Acting District Director

   Philadelphia District Office

   Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   Station WPVQ779 is authorized to operate with a 20 kHz bandwidth and a
   transmitter output power of 250 Watts. Any emission appearing more than 50
   kHz from the assigned frequency 163.250 MHz must be attenuated at least 67
   dB below the unmodulated carrier. At the time of the inspection, the
   drifting spurious emission from Station WPVQ779 appearing between 151.756
   MHz and 151.818 MHz was attenuated 33.9 dB below the unmodulated carrier.

   47 U.S.C. S: 308(b).

   P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C. S: 552a(e)(3).

   18 U.S.C. S: 1001 et seq.

                       Federal Communications Commission


                       Federal Communications Commission