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                           Before the
                Federal Communications Commission
                     Washington, D.C. 20554
In the Matter of               )
Chatterbox, Inc.               )   File No.: EB-02-OR-385
Licensee of WQXB(FM)           )   NAL/Acct. No. 200332620011
Grenada, Mississippi           )   FRN 0008-1877-18

                        FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted:  October 22, 2003                             Released:  
October 24, 2003

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

     1.   In  this  Forfeiture  Order  (``Order''),  we  issue  a 
          monetary  forfeiture  in the  amount  of  two  thousand 
          dollars ($2,000) to Chatterbox, Inc.  (``Chatterbox''), 
          licensee   of   radio   station   WQXB(FM),    Grenada, 
          Mississippi,  for  willful and  repeated  violation  of 
          Section 11.61  of the Commission's Rules  (``Rules'').1  
          The noted  violation involves  Chatterbox's failure  to 
          conduct required Emergency Alert System tests. 

     2.   On  April  18,  2003,  the  District  Director  of  the 
Commission's New Orleans, Louisiana  Field Office (``New  Orleans 
Office'') issued a  Notice of Apparent  Liability for  Forfeiture 
(``NAL'') in the amount of $2,000 to Chatterbox.2  Chatterbox 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, Chatterbox 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  Chatterbox  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.   Chatterbox's 
report  must  be  submitted  in  the  form  of  an  affidavit  or 

     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 Chatterbox, Inc. IS LIABLE FOR A MONETARY  FORFEITURE 
in the amount of $2,000  for  willfully and repeatedly  violating 
Section 11.61 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. 200332620011  and FRN  0008-1877-18.  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, Chatterbox, 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 

     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  Chatterbox,  Inc.,  1348  Sunset  Drive, 
Grenada, Mississippi  38901. 


                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau

     1 47 C.F.R.  11.61.

     2 Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 
200332620011 (Enf. Bur., New  Orleans Office, released April  18, 

     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.