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                           Before the
                FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                     Washington, D.C. 20554


In the Matter of                 )
                                )
NORTH COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS      )    File No. EB-01-IH-0017n
CORP.                            )    Acct. No. 200132080045
                                 )    FRN 0005-9028-61
                                )

                  MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER

     Adopted:  January 30, 2002         Released:   February   1, 

2002

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau: 

1.   By this Memorandum Opinion and  Order we adopt the  attached 
Consent Decree entered into  between the Enforcement Bureau,  and 
North County  Communications Corp  (``NCC'').  We  find that  the 
Consent Decree  provides for  an  appropriate resolution  of  the 
Bureau's  investigation  into   NCC's  compliance  with   section 
52.15(f) of the  Commission's rules,  which requires  semi-annual 
reporting of number utilization and forecast data.1 

2.   Among other  things, the  Consent Decree  provides that  NCC 
will implement a program to ensure its future compliance with the 
Act and the  Commission's rules and  policies.  In addition,  the 
Consent  Decree  provides   that  NCC  will   make  a   voluntary 
contribution to  the  United States  Treasury  in the  amount  of 
$4,800.2
 
3.   We have  reviewed  the  Consent  Decree  and  evaluated  the 
circumstances underlying the investigation.  We believe that  the 
public interest would  be served by  adopting the Consent  Decree 
and terminating the investigatory proceeding.  

4.   ACCORDINGLY, IT IS ORDERED that, pursuant to Sections  4(i), 
4(j), and 503(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as  amended,3 
and Sections  0.111 and  0.311 of  the Commission's  rules,4  the 
Consent Decree attached hereto IS ADOPTED.
5.   IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, That the Notice of Apparent Liability 
for Forfeiture,  North County  Communications Corp.,  16 FCC  Rcd 
8650 (EB  2001)  IS  HEREBY  CANCELLED  and  the  above-captioned 
investigatory proceeding IS TERMINATED.
 
6.   IT IS  FURTHER  ORDERED,  That a  copy  of  this  Memorandum 
Opinion and Order and Consent  decree shall be sent by  certified 
mail, return receipt requested  to Todd Lesser, President,  North 
County Communications Corp., 3802 Rosecrans, # 485, San Diego, CA 
92110 and Brett H. Freedson, Esq., and Todd Daubert, Esq., Kelley 
Drye & Warren LLP, 1200 19th Street, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, 
DC  20036  

                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

                          
     
                         David H. Solomon 
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau
               


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1  47 C.F.R.  52.15(f).  

2  Payment may be made by mailing a check or similar instrument, 
payable to the order of the Federal Communications Commission, to 
the Forfeiture Collection Section, Finance Branch, Federal 
Communications Commission, P.O. Box 73482, Chicago, Illinois 
60673-7482.  The payment must include the FCC Registration Number 
(FRN) and the Acct. No. referenced above.

3  47 U.S.C.  4(i), 4(j), 503(b).

4  47 C.F.R.  0.111, 0.311