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                           Before the
                Federal Communications Commission
                     Washington, D.C. 20554
In the Matter of               )
Davies Communications Inc.     )   File No.: EB-03-KC-031
Licensee of Radio Stations KBBE and KNGL in  )    NAL/Acct.   No. 
McPherson, Kansas              )   FRN 0008-5372-92

                        FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted:  October 21, 2003                             Released:  
October 23, 2003

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

     1.   In  this  Forfeiture  Order  (``Order''),  we  issue  a 
          monetary  forfeiture in  the amount  of three  thousand 
          dollars   ($3,000)  to   Davies   Communications   Inc. 
          (``Davies''),  licensee of  KBBE and  KNGL,  McPherson, 
          Kansas, for willful  and repeated violation of  Section 
          73.3526(a)(2) of  the Commission's Rules  (``Rules'').1  
          The noted  violation involves failing  to maintain  all 
          required material  in the  stations' public  inspection 

     2.   On  April  7,  2003,  the  District  Director  of   the 
Commission's Kansas City,  Missouri Field  Office (``Kansas  City 
Office'') issued a  Notice of Apparent  Liability for  Forfeiture 
(``NAL'') in the  amount of  $3,000 to Davies.2   Davies has  not 
filed a response to the NAL.  Based on the information before us, 
we affirm the forfeiture.  

     3.   Finally, we note  that it  is unclear  from the  record 
before us what  steps, if any,  Davies has taken  to correct  the 
violations cited in the NAL  and to ensure that these  violations 
do not  recur  in  the future.   Accordingly,  we  will  require, 
pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934,  as 
amended,  (``Act''),3  that  Davies   submit  a  report  to   the 
Enforcement Bureau within 30  days of the  release of this  order 
outlining what measures it has taken or will take to correct  the 
violations and ensure  that they  do not  recur.  Davies'  report 
must be submitted in the form of an affidavit or declaration.4  

     4.   ACCORDINGLY, IT IS  ORDERED that,  pursuant to  Section 
503(b) of the Act,5 and  Sections 0.111, 0.311 and 1.80(f)(4)  of 
the Rules,6 Davies Communications Inc.  IS LIABLE FOR A  MONETARY 
FORFEITURE in the amount of  $3,000 for willfully and  repeatedly 
violating Section 73.3526(a)(2) of the Rules.
     5.   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.7  
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. 2003325620020 and  FRN 0008-5372-92.  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. 20554.8

     6.   IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that, pursuant to Section  308(b) 
of the Act,  Davies Communications  Inc. must  submit the  report 
described in paragraph 3 no later than thirty (30) days from  the 
date  of  release  of  this  order  to:   Federal  Communications 
Commission, Enforcement  Bureau, Spectrum  Enforcement  Division, 
445  12th  Street,  S.W.,  Washington,  D.C.   20554,  Attention:  
Jacqueline Johnson.

     7.        IT IS FURTHER  ORDERED that a  copy of this  Order 
shall be  sent by  first  class mail  and certified  mail  return 
receipt requested, to Davies Communications Inc., P.O. Box  1069, 
McPherson Kansas 67460. 


                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau

     1 47 C.F.R.  73.3526(a)(2).

     2 Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 
200332560020 (Enf. Bur.,  Kansas City Office,  released April  7, 

     3 U.S.C.  308(b).

     4 Such affidavit or  declaration should comply with  Section 
1.16 of the Rules, 47 C.F.R.  1.16, and be substantially in  the 
form set forth therein.

     5 47 U.S.C.  503(b).

     6 47 C.F.R.  0.111, 0.311, 1.80(f)(4).

     7 47 U.S.C.  504(a).

     8 See 47 C.F.R.  1.1914.