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                   DISSENTING STATEMENT OF 

Re: AMFM  Radio Licenses, L.L.C., Licensee  of Station WWDC-
FM, Washington,  D.C;, Clear Channel  Broadcasting Licenses, 
Inc.,  Licensee  of  Station WRXL(FM),  Richmond,  Virginia; 
Capstar   TX  Limited   Partnership,  Licensee   of  Station 
WOSC(FM),  Bethany  Beach,   Delaware;  Notice  of  Apparent 
Liability for Forfeiture

     In  this  case,  three  Clear  Channel  stations  aired 
graphic  and  explicit  sexual  content  on  nine  different 
occasions  --  including  the  use  of  sexual  material  in 
promotional  rebroadcasts.   Clear   Channel  has  been  the 
subject of repeated  indecency actions at the  FCC, and this 
show  in  particular  has   been  the  subject  of  previous 
complaints.   Yet, notwithstanding  the  repeated nature  of 
Clear Channel's transgressions, the majority proposes a mere 
$27,500  fine for  each incident.   Such a  ``cost of  doing 
business fine'' is never going  to stop the media's slide to 
the bottom.

     For repeat  offenders as  in this  case, I  believe the 
Commission should  have designated  these cases  for license 
revocation  hearings.  I  recognize that  Clear Channel  has 
taken some steps in recent  days to address indecency on its 
stations.  A hearing would have provided the Commission with 
the ability  to consider what  actions the stations  took in 
response  to   these  broadcasts   and  to  decide   on  the 
appropriate penalty.

     I am discouraged  that my colleagues would  not join me 
in  taking  a  firm  stand here  against  indecency  on  the 
airwaves.  The  time has come  for the Commission to  send a 
message  that it  is serious  about enforcing  the indecency 
laws of our country.  That message has yet to go forth.