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

In the Matter of                        )         File  No.:  EB-
                              )         NAL/Acct.             No. 
Mount Rushmore Broadcasting, Inc.                      )                        
FRN 0005-0081-23
Licensee, Station KAWK(FM)              )         
Custer, South Dakota                         )
Facility ID #43916                 )

                        FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted: October 24, 2002                              Released: 
October 29, 2002

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

     1.   In  this  Forfeiture  Order  (``Order''),  we  issue  a 
          monetary  forfeiture  in the  amount  of  ten  thousand 
          dollars  ($10,000)  to  Mount  Rushmore   Broadcasting, 
          Inc.,   (``Mount  Rushmore'')   licensee   of   Station 
          KAWK(FM), Custer,  South Dakota, for willful  violation 
          of Section  301 of the Communications  Act of 1934,  as 
          amended (``Act'').1  The noted  violation involves  the 
          operation of  an unlicensed  aural broadcast  auxiliary 
          station without Commission authorization.

     2.   On  May  31,  2002,   the  District  Director  of   the 
Commission's Denver,  Colorado Field  Office (``Denver  Office'') 
issued a Notice of  Apparent Liability for Forfeiture  (``NAL'')2 
in the  amount  of  $10,000.   Mount Rushmore  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 Act,3 and  Sections 0.111, 0.311 and 1.80(f)(4)  of 
the Commission's Rules,4 Mount Rushmore IS LIABLE FOR A  MONETARY 
FORFEITURE in  the  amount  of $10,000  for  willfully  violating 
Section 301 of the Act.

     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. 200232800006, and  FRN 0005-0081-23.  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 Jan Gray,  President, Mount Rushmore  Broadcasting, 
Inc., 218 N. Wolcott St., Caspar, Wyoming 82601.


                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau

     1 47 U.S.C.  301

     2 Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 
200232800006 (Enf. Bur., Denver Office, released May 31, 2002).

     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.