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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                NORTHEAST REGION

                                 Detroit Office

                             24897 Hathaway Street

                        Farmington Hills, Michigan 48335

                                October 26, 2012

   Great Northern Broadcasting System, Inc.

   Station WLDR-FM

   Traverse City, Michigan

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-FIELDNER-12-0003533

   Document Number:  W201332360003

   On September 5, 2012, an agent from this office responded to a complaint
   concerning interference on the frequency 947.00 MHz to a licensed user in
   Traverse City, Michigan. Using direction finding techniques, the agent
   determined that the source of the interference was unlicensed radio
   signals on 947.0 MHz that were from emanating from the main studio of
   Station WLDR-FM, Traverse City, Michigan, licensed to Great Northern
   Broadcasting System, Inc. (Great Northern). Further investigation revealed
   that Great Northern was operating a studio-to- transmitter link for
   Station WLDR-FM on 947.00 MHz. The Commission's records show that no
   license was issued for operation of a studio to transmitter link on
   947.000 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