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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   David M Adams ) File No.: EB-FIELDNER-14-00013676

   Licensee of Station WNMX489 )

   Syracuse, New York ) NOV No.: V201432400016



                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: March  11, 2014

   By the 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 David M Adams (David Adams), the
       licensee of Commercial Mobile Radio Station WNMX489 in Syracuse, New
       York. Pursuant to Section 1.89(a) of the Rules, issuance of this
       Notice does not preclude the Enforcement Bureau from further action if
       warranted, including issuing a Notice of Apparent Liability for
       Forfeiture for the violation noted herein.^

    2. On February 6, 2014, in response to a complaint from the United States
       Coast Guard (USCG), Agents of the Enforcement Bureau's Philadelphia
       Office monitored the transmissions on 157.74 MHz from Station WNMX489
       in Syracuse, New York, and observed the following violations:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S 1.903(a): "Stations in the Wireless Radio Services must
        be used and operated only in accordance with the rules applicable to
        their particular service as set forth in this title and with a valid
        authorization granted by the Commission under the provisions of this
        part, except as specified in paragraph (b) of this section." On
        February 6, 2014, Agents of the Philadelphia Office found that David
        Adams was operating Station WNMX859 from Eagle Hill Tower in Manlius,
        New York, near the coordinates 43^o  00' 25.2" North Latitude and
        075^o 54' 50.7" West Longitude, which is 14.8 miles from the closest
        authorized transmitter location licensed under Station WNMX489.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S 90.403(e): "Licensees shall take reasonable precautions
        to avoid causing harmful interference. This includes monitoring the
        transmitting frequency for communications in progress and such other
        measures as may be necessary to minimize the potential for causing
        interference." At the time of the investigation, the agents found
        that station's 157.7400 MHz paging transmitter was generating a
        spurious emission on 156.800 MHz that was causing harmful
        interference to the USCG's radio communications system.

    3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended,^ and Section 1.89 of the Rules, we seek additional
       information concerning the violation and any remedial actions taken.
       Therefore, David Adams must submit a written statement concerning this
       matter within twenty (20)days of release of this Notice. The response
       (i) must fully explain each violation, including all relevant
       surrounding facts and circumstances, (ii) must contain a statement of
       the specific action(s) taken to correct each violation and preclude
       recurrence, and (iii) must include a time line for completion of any
       pending corrective action(s). The response must be complete in itself
       and must not be abbreviated by reference to other communications or
       answers to other notices.^

    4. In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Rules, we direct David Adams to
       support his response to this Notice with an affidavit or declaration
       under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by David Adams verifying
       the truth and accuracy of the information therein,^ and confirming
       that all of the information requested by this Notice which is in the
       licensee's possession, custody, control, or knowledge has been
       produced. To knowingly and willfully make any false statement or
       conceal any material fact in reply to this Notice is punishable by
       fine or imprisonment under Title 18 of the U.S. Code.^

    5. 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

    6. This Notice shall be sent to the David M Adams at his address of

    7. 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.


   David C. Dombrowski

   District Director

   Philadelphia Office

   Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   ^ 47 C.F.R. S 1.89.

   ^ 47 C.F.R. S 1.89(a).

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

   ^ 47 C.F.R. S 1.89(c).

   ^ Section 1.16 of the Rules provides that "[a]ny document to be filed with
   the Federal Communications Commission and which is required by any law,
   rule or other regulation of the United States to be supported, evidenced,
   established or proved by a written sworn declaration, verification,
   certificate, statement, oath or affidavit by the person making the same,
   may be supported, evidenced, established or proved by the unsworn
   declaration, certification, verification, or statement in writing of such
   person . . . . Such declaration shall be subscribed by the declarant as
   true under penalty of perjury, and dated, in substantially the following
   form . . . : `I declare (or certify, verify, or state) under penalty of
   perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on (date).
   (Signature)'." 47 C.F.R. S 1.16.

   ^ 18 U.S.C. S 1001 et seq. See also 47 C.F.R. S 1.17.

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

   Federal Communications Commission


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