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                                  Before the
Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of	)
Cape Mendocino Fishing, LP	)		    File
No. EB-FIELDWR-15-00018642
Licensee of Ship Radio Station WDG2517	)
Bellevue, WA	)	    NOV No. V201532860016


	  Released:  March 31, 2015

By the Resident Agent, Honolulu Office, Western Region, Enforcement

* This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section
1.89 of the Commission's rules (Rules), to Cape Mendocino Fishing, LP
(Mendocino), licensee of ship radio station WDG2517, F/V Capt. Vincent
Gann, in Bellevue, Washington.	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.
* Between December 14, 2014 and February 15, 2015, the High Frequency
Direction Finding (HFDF) Center of the FCC's Public Safety and Homeland
Security Bureau monitored transmissions by ship radio station WDG2517,
F/V Capt. Vincent Gann, on the frequency 8935.0 kHz lower sideband
(LSB), operating between Hawaii and American Samoa, and observed the
following violation:
47 C.F.R. ยง 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..."  The license for ship station
WDG2517 does not authorize operation on the aeronautical frequency 8935.0
kHz. The HFDF Center has received complaints from Aeronautical Radio,
Inc. (ARINC) that the unauthorized transmissions are causing harmful
interference to ARINC's authorized operations.

* 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.  Therefore,
Mendocino 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.
* In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Rules, we direct Mendocino to
support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or declaration under
penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an authorized officer of Mendocino
with personal knowledge of the representations provided in Mendocino's
response, verifying the truth and accuracy of the information therein,
and confirming that all of the information requested by this Notice
which is in the regulatee'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.
* 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
Honolulu Office
P.O. Box 971030
Waipahu, Hawaii 96797-1030

* This Notice shall be sent to Cape Mendocino Fishing, LP, at its address
of record.
* 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.


Ryan Hagihara
Resident Agent
Honolulu Office
Western Region
Enforcement Bureau