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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

     In the Matter of                   File No.: EB-11-SD-0125      
     Rosendo Casarez, Jr.               NAL/Acct. No.: 201232940002  
     Licensee of Station KCRX(AM)       FRN: 0006903041              
     Roswell, NM                        Facility ID No.: 57700       

                                FORFEITURE ORDER

   Adopted: May 16, 2012 Released: May 17, 2012

   By the Regional Director, Western Region, Enforcement Bureau:


    1. In this Forfeiture Order, we issue a monetary forfeiture in the amount
       of eight thousand dollars ($8,000) to Rosendo Casarez, Jr. (Casarez),
       licensee of Station KCRX(AM), in Roswell, New Mexico, for willfully
       and repeatedly violating Section 11.35 of the Commission's rules. The
       noted violations involved Casarez's failure to ensure the operational
       readiness of the Station KCRX(AM) Emergency Alert System equipment.

    2. On January 31, 2012, the Enforcement Bureau's San Diego Office (San
       Diego Office) issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture
       (NAL) in the amount of $8,000 to Casarez. Casarez has not filed a
       response to the NAL. Based on the information before us, we affirm the

    3. ACCORDINGLY, IT IS ORDERED that, pursuant to Section 503(b) of the
       Communications Act of 1934, as amended, and Sections 0.111, 0.204,
       0.311, 0.314, and 1.80(f)(4) of the Commission's Rules, Rosendo
       Casarez, Jr. IS LIABLE FOR A MONETARY FORFEITURE in the amount of
       eight thousand dollars ($8,000) for willfully and repeatedly violating
       Section 11.35 of the Commission's rules.

    4. Payment of the forfeiture shall be made in the manner provided for in
       Section 1.80 of the Rules within thirty (30) calendar days of the
       release of this Forfeiture Order. If the forfeiture is not paid within
       the period specified, the case may be referred to the U.S. 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 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 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.
        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.  Rosendo Casarez, Jr., shall also send
       electronic notification on the date said payment is made to

    5. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of this Forfeiture Order shall be
       sent by both First Class Mail and Certified Mail, Return Receipt
       Requested, to Rosendo Casarez, Jr., at his address of record, and his
       counsel, Lewis H. Goldman, P.C., 45 Dudley Court, Bethesda, Maryland


   Rebecca L. Dorch

   Regional Director, Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 11.35.

   Rosendo Casarez, Jr., Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, 27 FCC
   Rcd 482 (Enf. Bur. 2012) (NAL).

   Counsel for Casarez advised the Western Region that there would be no
   substantive response to the NAL, after consultation with Casarez. E-mail
   from Lewis Goldman, Esquire, Counsel for Rosendo Casarez, Jr., to Margaret
   Egler, Regional Counsel, Western Region, FCC Enforcement Bureau (Apr. 24,
   2012, 7:59 a.m. PDT).

   47 U.S.C. S: 503(b); 47 C.F.R. S:S: 0.111, 0.204, 0.311, 0.314,
   1.80(f)(4), 11.35.

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

   Federal Communications Commission DA 12-769



   Federal Communications Commission DA 12-769