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

In the Matter of                 )      
Brian N. Bloom                   )           File No.:  EB-02-TP-
502 Derby Drive                  )           NAL/Acct.        No. 
Altamonte Springs, Florida 32714 )           FRN 0008028706

                        FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted:  June 24, 2003                           Released:  June 
26, 2003 

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  Brian N.  Bloom (``Mr.  Bloom'') 
          for   willful  violation   of   Section  301   of   the 
          Communications Act of 1934, as amended (``Act'').1  The 
          noted  violation involves  Mr. Bloom's  operation of  a 
          radio  station in  Orlando,  Florida on  the  frequency 
          93.9 MHz without Commission authorization. 

     2.   On February  11, 2003,  the  District Director  of  the 
Commission's  Tampa,  Florida  Field  Office  (``Tampa  Office'') 
issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (``NAL'') in 
the amount of $10,000 to Mr.  Bloom.2  Mr. Bloom 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 (``Rules''),4 Brian N. Bloom 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 Rules 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.5  
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. 200332700015 and FRN 
0008028706.  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. 20554.6

     5.        IT IS FURTHER  ORDERED THAT a  copy of this  Order 
shall be  sent by  first class  mail and  certified mail,  return 
receipt requested,  to  Brian  N. Bloom,  209  Northridge  Drive, 
Macon, Georgia 31220-6634.7


                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau

     1 47 U.S.C.  301.

     2 Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 
200332700015 (Enf.  Bur.,  Tampa Office,  released  February  11, 

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

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

     5 47 U.S.C.  504(a).

     6 See 47 C.F.R.  1.1914.

     7 This forwarding  address was provided  by the U.S.  Postal 
Service to the Tampa Office along  with the returned copy of  the 
NAL that the Tampa Office sent by certified mail, return  receipt 
requested, to Mr.  Bloom at 502  Derby Drive, Altamonte  Springs, 
Florida 32714.  Subsequently, the Tampa Office sent a copy of the 
NAL by certified mail, return receipt requested, to Mr. Bloom  at 
this new address, where it was accepted.