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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                NORTHEAST REGION

                                 Detroit Office

                             24897 Hathaway Street

                        Farmington Hills, Michigan 48335

                                October 25, 2012

   Roy E. Henderson

   FM Station WBNZ

   Frankfort, Michigan

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-FIELDNER-12-00004811

   Document Number: W201332360001

   On September 5, 2012, an agent from this office responded to a complaint
   concerning interference on the frequency 947.000 MHz in Traverse City,
   Michigan. Using direction finding techniques, the agent determined that
   the source of the interference was unlicensed radio signals on 951.000
   MHz. The signals on 951.000 MHz were emanating from Station WLDR-FM's
   transmitter site in Traverse City, Michigan (located near the coordinates
   of 44-46-13 North Latitude/085-41-43 West Longitude). Further
   investigation revealed that FM Station WBNZ, licensed to Roy E. Henderson
   in Frankfort, Michigan, was transmitting programming created at Station
   WLDR-FM's studio from the transmitter site in Traverse City to Station
   WBNZ's transmitter in Frankfort, Michigan via the studio to transmitter
   link on 951.000 MHz. The Commission's records showed that no license was
   issued for operation of a studio to transmitter link on 951.000 MHz at
   this location in Traverse City, Michigan.

   Radio stations must be licensed by the FCC pursuant to 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

   Station WLDR-FM is licensed to Great Northern Broadcasting System, Inc.
   (Great Northern). Roy E. Henderson is the president of Great Northern.
   Station WLDR-FM transmitted programming from its studio to its transmitter
   via studio to transmitter links operating on other frequencies.