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

In the Matter of                )
Christian Broadcasting Corporation   )  File No. EB-00-OR-117
WBOK(AM)                        )    NAL/Acct. No.  200132620002
New Orleans, Louisiana         )     

                        FORFEITURE ORDER 

Adopted:  March 28, 2001                Released:  March 30, 2001

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

1.        In  this  Forfeiture  Order  (``Order''),  we  issue  a 
  monetary forfeiture in the amount of fourteen thousand  dollars 
  ($14,000)  to Christian  Broadcasting Corporation  (``Christian 
  Broadcasting'') for willful violations of Sections 1.89(b)  and 
  17.4(a)  of the  Commission's  Rules (``Rules'').1   The  noted 
  violations involve Christian Broadcasting's failure to  respond 
  to  Commission  correspondence  and  failure  to  register  its 
  antenna structure. 

2.        On January  3,  2001,  the  Commission's  New  Orleans, 
  Louisiana Field  Office issued a  Notice of Apparent  Liability 
  for  Forfeiture in  the  amount of  fourteen  thousand  dollars 
  ($14,000) to Christian Broadcasting for the noted  violations.2  
  Christian Broadcasting  has not filed  a response.   Therefore, 
  we affirm this forfeiture.

3.        Accordingly, IT IS  ORDERED that,  pursuant to  Section 
  503(b)  of   the  Communications  Act   of  1934,  as   amended 
  (``Act''),3 and  Sections 0.111,  0.311 and  1.80(f)(4) of  the 
  Rules,4  Christian Broadcasting  Corporation, IS  LIABLE FOR  A 
  MONETARY FORFEITURE in the amount of fourteen thousand  dollars 
  ($14,000) for failing  to respond to Commission  correspondence 
  in willful violation of  Section 1.89(b) of the Rules, and  for 
  failing  to register  the antenna  structure of  radio  station 
  WBOK in willful violation of Section 17.4(a) of the Rules.  

4.        Payment of the forfeiture shall  be made in the  manner 
  provided for  in Section 1.80 of the  Rules5 within 30 days  of 
  the  release of  this Order.   If the  forfeiture is  not  paid 
  within the  period specified, the case  may be referred to  the 
  Department  of  Justice  for  collection  pursuant  to  Section 
  504(a) of the Act.6   Payment shall be made by mailing a  check 
  or  similar instrument,  payable to  the order  of the  Federal 
  Communications  Commission,   to  the  Federal   Communications 
  Commission,  Forfeiture  Collection  Section,  Finance  Branch, 
  P.O.  Box 73482,  Chicago,  Illinois 60673-7482.   The  payment 
  should note the  NAL/Acct. No. referenced above.  Requests  for 
  full  payment under  an installment  plan  should be  sent  to: 
  Chief,  Revenue  and Receivables  Operations  Group,  445  12th 
  Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20554.7

5.        IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that, a copy of this Order  shall 
  be  sent  by  Certified  Mail,  Return  Receipt  Requested,  to 
  Christian Broadcasting  Corporation, 645  Church Street,  Suite 
  400, Norfolk, Virginia 23510.


                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau

     1 47 C.F.R.  1.89(b) and 17.4(a).

  2   Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct.  No. 
200132620002 (Enf. Bur., New Orleans Office, released January  3, 

     3 47 U.S.C.  503(b).

     4 47 C.F.R.  0.111, 0.311, 1.80(f)(4).

     5 47 C.F.R.  1.80.

     6 47 U.S.C.  504(a).

     7 See 47 C.F.R.  1.1914.