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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Antonio Santiago ) File No.: EB-FIELDSCR-14-00014964


   Amateur Licensee, Call Sign KP4IA ) NOV No.: V201432680004


   Toa Alta, Puerto Rico )


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: April 23, 2014

   By the Resident Agent, San Juan Office, South Central Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
       of the Commission's rules (Rules)^ to Antonio Santiago, amateur radio
       licensee call sign KP4IA in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico. 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(s)
       noted herein.^

    2. On April 3, 2014, in response to a complaint of interference from the
       Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to the air traffic control
       frequency of 119.400 MHz, an agent from the San Juan Office observed
       the following violation:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S 97.307(c): "All spurious emissions from a station
        transmitter must be reduced to the greatest extent practicable. If
        any spurious emissions, including chassis or power line radiation,
        causes harmful interference to the reception of any other radio
        station, the licensee of the interfering amateur station is required
        to take steps to eliminate the interference in accordance with good
        engineering practice." Using a mobile direction finding vehicle, an
        agent from the San Juan Office determined that an interfering signal
        was emanating from the antenna structure for WLII/WSUR License
        Partnership G.P. in Cerro Marquesa, Aguas Buenas, PR. Personnel from
        the TV station identified the amateur equipment belonging to Antonio
        Santiago (KP4IA) as the only equipment capable of transmitting in
        that band (near 119.400 MHz) on the antenna structure. At the time of
        inspection, Station KP4IA was transmitting a spur that started on
        120.0 MHz and ended on 119.4 MHz every few seconds. On/off tests
        confirmed that the amateur transmitter for KP4IA was causing the
        interference to the FAA. You have ceased transmitting pending
        resolution of the interference.

    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 violations and any remedial actions taken.
       You 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 you to support
       your response to this Notice with a signed and dated affidavit or
       declaration under penalty of perjury verifying the truth and accuracy
       of the information therein,^ and confirming that all of the
       information requested by this Notice which is in your 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

   San Juan Office

   US Federal Building Room 762

   San Juan, PR 00918-1731

    6. This Notice shall be sent to Antonio Santiago 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.


   William Berry

   Resident Agent

   San Juan Office

   South Central 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


                       Federal Communications Commission