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

In the Matter of	)
Jason M Onishi	)	      File No. EB-FIELDWR-16-00022614
PLB Beacon ID 2DCE7208F2FFBFF		)
Aiea, Hawaii	)	NOV No. V201632860003


	Released:  September 29, 2016

By the Resident Agent, Honolulu Office, Region Three, Enforcement Bureau:

 This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section
 1.89 of the Commission's rules (Rules), to Jason M Onishi, registered
 owner of an ACR Personal Locator Beacon (PLB), model 350-B, beacon
 ID 2DCE7208F2FFBFF in Aiea, Hawaii.  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 September 16, 2016, in response to a complaint from the U.S. Coast
 Guard Honolulu District 14, Joint Rescue Coordination Center, an agent of
 the Enforcement Bureau's Honolulu Office located a PLB, buried under sand
 in a public beach area located behind a residence at 55-659 Kamehameha
 Highway, Laie, HI, and observed the following violation:

	    47 C.F.R. ยง 95.1401: "The frequency band 406.0-406.1 MHz is
	    an emergency and distress frequency band available for use
	    by Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs). Personal Locator Beacons
	    that transmit on the frequency band 406.0-406.1 MHz must
	    use G1D emission. Use of these frequencies must be limited
	    to transmission of distress and safety communications."
	    The PLB buried under sand was activated in the absence of
	    any actual emergency situation.

 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, Jason M
 Onishi, 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 Jason M
 Onishi to support the response to this Notice with an affidavit or
 declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by Jason M
 Onishi, verifying the truth and accuracy of the information therein,
 and confirming that all of the information requested by this Notice
 which is in the registrant'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
		     POB 971030
		     Waipahu, Hawaii 96797-1030

 This Notice shall be sent to Jason M Onishi at his 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
				       Region Three
				       Enforcement Bureau