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

In the Matter of                        )         File No.: EB-
Fenix Broadcasting Corp.           )         NAL/Acct.        No. 
Licensee, Station WWFE(AM)              )    
Miami, Florida                               )         FRN  0006-

                        FORFEITURE ORDER

     Adopted:  August 2, 2002                Released:  August 7, 

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

     1.   In  this  Forfeiture  Order  (``Order''),  we  issue  a 
          monetary  forfeiture   in  the  amount  of   twenty-one 
          thousand dollars ($21,000) to Fenix Broadcasting  Corp. 
          (``Fenix''),  licensee  of  Station  WWFE(AM),   Miami, 
          Florida, for  willful violation  of Sections  11.35(a), 
          17.51,  and  73.49 of  the  Commission's  Rules  (``the 
          Rules'').1   The   noted  violations  involve   Fenix's 
          failure  to  have  Emergency  Alert  System   equipment 
          operational  on  March 28,  2002,  failure  to  exhibit 
          tower lights  from sunset  to sunrise,  and failure  to 
          enclose   antenna   towers   having   radio   frequency 
          potential   at  the   base  within   effective   locked 

     2.   On  May  7,   2002,  the  District   Director  of   the 
Commission's Tampa,  Florida  Field  Office issued  a  Notice  of 
Apparent Liability  for Forfeiture  (``NAL'')2 in  the amount  of 
$21,000 to Fenix.   Fenix has not  filed a response  to the  NAL.  
Based on the information before us, we affirm the forfeiture. 

     3.   ACCORDINGLY, IT IS  ORDERED THAT,  pursuant to  Section 
503(b) of  the Communications  Act of  1934, as  amended,  (``the 
Act''),3 and Sections 0.111, 0.311 and 1.80(f)(4) of the  Rules,4 
Fenix Broadcasting Corp. IS LIABLE  FOR A MONETARY FORFEITURE  in 
the amount of $21,000 for willfully violating Sections  11.35(a), 
17.51, and 73.49 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, P.O.  Box 
73482, Chicago,  Illinois 60673-7482.   The payment  should  note 
NAL/Acct. No. 200232700008, and  FRN 0006-1648-67.  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 this Order shall be sent  by 
regular mail and by certified mail, return receipt requested,  to 
Fenix Broadcasting  Corp.,  330  S.W. 27th  Avenue  #207,  Miami, 
Florida 33135. 


                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau

     1  47 C.F.R.  11.35(a), 17.51, and 73.49.

     2 Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 
200232700008 (Enf.  Bur., Tampa  Field  Office, released  May  7, 

     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.