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Before the

Federal Communications Commission

Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of


San Juan, PR








File No.: EB-FIELDSCR-13-00011740

NAL/Acct. No.: 201432680004

FRN: 0018774943


Adopted: October 1, 2014 Released: October 1, 2014

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

* We impose a penalty of twenty five thousand dollars ($25,000) against CMARR, Inc. (CMARR) for willfully interfering with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) weather radar in San Juan, Puerto Rico, by operating radio transmitters without a license. Given the risk to public safety created by CMARR's unlicensed operations, and the fact that CMARR had already received a warning for similar violations, these actions warrant a significant penalty.

* On June 24, 2014, the Enforcement Bureau's San Juan Office issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (NAL) in the amount of $25,000 to CMARR for willful and repeated violation of Sections 301 and 333 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended (Act) by causing interference to the FAA by operating an intentional radiator without a license. CMARR has not filed a response to the NAL. Based on the information before us, we affirm the forfeiture proposed in the NAL.

3. ACCORDINGLY, IT IS ORDERED that, pursuant to Section 503(b) of the Act, and Sections 0.111, 0.204, 0.311, and 1.80(f)(4) of the Commission's rules (Rules), CMARR, Inc. IS LIABLE FOR A MONETARY FORFEITURE in the amount of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) for violations of Sections 301 and 333 of the Act.

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 after the release date 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 enforcement of the forfeiture pursuant to Section 504(a) of the Act. CMARR, Inc. shall send electronic notification of payment to on the date said payment is made. The payment must be made by check or similar instrument, wire transfer, or credit card, and must include the NAL/Account Number and FRN referenced above. Regardless of the form of payment, a completed FCC Form 159 (Remittance Advice) must be submitted. When completing the FCC Form 159, enter the Account Number in block number 23A (call sign/other ID) and enter the letters "FORF" in block number 24A (payment type code). Below are additional instructions you should follow based on the form of payment you select:

* Payment by check or money order must be made payable to the order of the Federal Communications Commission. Such payments (along with the completed Form 159) must be mailed to Federal Communications Commission, P.O. Box 979088, St. Louis, MO 63197-9000, or sent via overnight mail to U.S. Bank - Government Lockbox #979088, SL-MO-C2-GL, 1005 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63101.

* Payment by wire transfer must be made to ABA Number 021030004, receiving bank TREAS/NYC, and Account Number 27000001. To complete the wire transfer and ensure appropriate crediting of the wired funds, a completed Form 159 must be faxed to U.S. Bank at (314) 418-4232 on the same business day the wire transfer is initiated.

* Payment by credit card must be made by providing the required credit card information on FCC Form 159 and signing and dating the Form 159 to authorize the credit card payment. The completed Form 159 must then be mailed to Federal Communications Commission, P.O. Box 979088, St. Louis, MO 63197-9000, or sent via overnight mail to U.S. Bank - Government Lockbox #979088, SL-MO-C2-GL, 1005 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63101.

5. Any request for making full payment over time under an installment plan should be sent to: Chief Financial Officer -- Financial Operations, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, S.W., Room 1-A625, Washington, D.C. 20554. If you have questions regarding payment procedures, please contact the Financial Operations Group Help Desk by phone, 1-877-480-3201, or by e-mail,

6. 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 CMARR, Inc. at at POB 21377, San Juan, PR00928.


Dennis P. Carlton

Regional Director, South Central Region

Enforcement Bureau