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                              ENFORCEMENT BUREAU
                                   REGION ONE

                                 Boston Office
                              1 Batterymarch Park
                                   Suite 102
                               Quincy, MA 02169
                                (617) 786-7746

                               November 30, 2016

346 Franklin Street, LLC
Worcester, Massachusetts

                        NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

					  Case Number:
	Document Number:  W201732260002

The Boston Office received information that an unlicensed broadcast
radio station on 105.5 MHz was allegedly operating in Worcester,
Massachusetts.	On November 17, 2016, an agent from this office confirmed
by direction finding techniques that radio signals on frequency 105.5
MHz were emanating from your building at 354 Franklin St., Worcester,
Massachusetts.	The Commission's records show that no license was issued
for operation of a broadcast station on 105.5 MHz at this location in
Worcester, Massachusetts.

Radio stations operating on many frequencies, including 105.5 MHz,
must be licensed by the FCC pursuant to 47 U.S.C. § 301.  The only
exception to this licensing requirement is for certain transmitters
using or operating at a power level or mode of operation that complies
with the standards established in Part 15 of the Commission's rules,
47 C.F.R. §§	15.1 et seq.  The field strength of the signal on
frequency 105.5 MHz was measured at 9,786 microvolts per meter (uV/m)
at 274 meters, which exceeded the maximum permitted level of 250 uV/m
at 3 meters for non-licensed devices.  Thus, this station is operating
in violation of 47 U.S.C. § 301.

You are hereby warned that operation of radio transmitting equipment
without a valid radio station authorization constitutes a violation of
the Federal laws cited above and could subject the operator to severe
penalties, including, but not limited to, substantial monetary fines,
in rem arrest action against the offending radio equipment, and criminal
sanctions including imprisonment.  (see 47 U.S.C. §§ 401, 501, 503
and 510).


You have ten (10) days from the date of this notice to respond with any
evidence that you have authority to operate granted by the FCC.  Your
response should be sent to the address in the letterhead and reference
the listed case and document number.  Under the Privacy Act of 1974,
5 U.S.C. § 552a(e)(3), we are informing you that the Commission's staff
will use all relevant material information before it to determine what,
if any, enforcement action is required to ensure your compliance with FCC
Rules.	This will include any information that you disclose in your reply.

You may contact this office if you have any questions.

David Dombrowski
Regional Director
Region One
Enforcement Bureau
Federal Communications Commission

	Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended
	Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet", March 2005