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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

     In the Matter of       )                               
     Jason Konarz           )   File No. EB-08-OR-0213      
     Licensee of DWQMA-AM   )   NAL/Acct. No. 200932620002  
     Marks, MS              )   FRN 0005015425              
     Facility ID # 1219     )                               

                                FORFEITURE ORDER

   Adopted: February 2, 2009 Released: February 4, 2009

   By the Regional Director, South Central Region, Enforcement Bureau:

    1. In this Forfeiture Order ("Order"), we issue a monetary forfeiture in
       the amount of fourteen thousand dollars ($14,000) to Jason Konarz,
       licensee of station DWQMA-AM, in Marks,  Mississippi, for willful and
       repeated violations of Section 73.49  of the Commission's Rules
       ("Rules"). The noted violations involve Mr. Konarz's failure to
       enclose an antenna tower with radio frequency potential at the base
       within an effective locked fence.

   2. On November 21, 2008, the Commission's New Orleans Office of the
   Enforcement Bureau ("New Orleans Office") issued a Notice of Apparent
   Liability for Forfeiture ("NAL") in the amount of $14,000 to Mr. Konarz.
   Mr. Konarz 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
   Communications Act of 1934, as amended, and Sections 0.111, 0.311 and
   1.80(f)(4) of the Commission's Rules, Jason Konarz IS LIABLE FOR A
   MONETARY FORFEITURE in the amount of $14,000 for violations of Section
   73.49 of the Rules.

   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. Payment of the forfeiture must be made by check or
   similar instrument, payable to the order of the Federal Communications
   Commission. The payment must include the NAL/Account Number and FRN Number
   referenced above. Payment by check or money order may be mailed to Federal
   Communications Commission, P.O. Box 979088, St. Louis, MO 63197-9000.
   Payment by overnight mail may be sent to U.S. Bank - Government Lockbox
   #979088, SL-MO-C2-GL, 1005 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63101.
   Payment[s] by wire transfer may be made to ABA Number 021030004, receiving
   bank TREAS/NYC, and account number 27000001. For payment by credit card,
   an FCC Form 159 (Remittance Advice) must be submitted.  FCC Form 159 may
   be obtained at When completing
   the FCC Form 159, enter the NAL/Account number in block number 23A (call
   sign/other ID), and enter the letters "FORF" in block number 24A (payment
   type code). Requests for full payment under an installment plan should be
   sent to:  Chief Financial Officer -- Financial Operations, 445 12th
   Street, S.W., Room 1-A625, Washington, D.C.  20554.   Please contact the
   Financial Operations Group Help Desk at 1-877-480-3201 or Email: with any questions regarding payment procedures. Mr.
   Konarz will also send electronic notification on the date said payment is
   made to

   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 Jason Konarz at
   his address of record.


   Dennis P. Carlton

   Regional Director, South Central Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   This license was cancelled on June 1, 2004. However, Mr. Konarz was
   granted special temporary authority to operate on June 22, 2006.

   47 C.F.R. S: 73.49.

   Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, NAL/Acct. No. 200932620002
   (Enf. Bur., New Orleans Office, released November 21, 2008).

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

   47 C.F.R. S:S: 0.111, 0.311, 1.80(f)(4), 73.49.

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

   Federal Communications Commission DA 09-175



   Federal Communications Commission DA 09-175