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

In the Matter of	)
Garvey School District	)		File No.:  EB-FIELDWR-16-00021221
Licensee of Station WPMS598	)		NOV No.:  V201632900009
Rosemead, California	)


	Released:  May 18, 2016

By the Acting District Director, Los Angeles Office, Region 3, Enforcement

This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
of the Commission's rules (Rules) to Garvey School District, licensee
of radio station WPMS598 in Rosemead, California.  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.

 On April 28, 2016, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Los Angeles
 Office monitored and inspected radio station WPMS598 located at 2730
 N. Del Mar Ave., in Rosemead, California, and observed the following

		47 C.F.R. § 1.903(a):	"General rule.	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."	 The station was transmitting on
		452.2125 MHz.  Garvey School District is not authorized
		to operate on that frequency.

		47 C.F.R. § 90.425(a): "Stations licensed under this
		part shall transmit identification in accordance with the
		following provisions: (a) Identification procedure. Except
		as provided for in paragraphs (d) and (e) of this
		section, each station or system shall be identified
		by the transmission of the assigned call sign during
		each transmission or exchange of transmissions, or once
		each 15 minutes (30 minutes in the Public Safety Pool)
		during periods of continuous operation. The call sign
		shall be transmitted by voice in the English language or
		by International Morse Code in accordance with paragraph
		(b) of this section. If the station is employing either
		analog or digital voice scrambling, or non-voice emission,
		transmission of the required identification shall be in
		the unscrambled mode using A3E, F3E or G3E emission,
		or International Morse, with all encoding disabled."
		During the agent's monitoring of the station for an
		extended period, no call sign identifications were

		47 C.F.R. § 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
		agent observed that WPMS598 was operating a station which
		transmitted continuously on 452.2125 MHz, providing no
		opportunities for other users to share this frequency
		and causing harmful interference with another licensee
		in the Los Angeles area

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, Garvey School
District 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 Garvey School
District to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit
or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an
authorized officer of  Garvey School District with personal knowledge
of the representations provided in Garvey School District'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 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.

 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
		     Los Angeles District Office
		     18000 Studebaker Road, #660
		     Cerritos, California 90703

This Notice shall be sent to Garvey School District 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.


				       James T. Lyon
				       Acting District Director
				       Los Angeles District Office
				       Enforcement Bureau