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Federal Communications Commission DA 16-506
Before the
Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
In the Matter of
Alejandro Ramirez
Paterson, New Jersey
File No.:  EB-FIELDNER-15-00019219
NAL/Acct. No.:  201532380003
FRN:  0024891756    
Adopted:  May 26, 2016 Released: May 26, 2016
By the Regional Director, Region 1, Enforcement Bureau:
1. We impose a penalty of $15,000 against Alejandro Ramirez for operating a pirate radio 
station in Paterson, New Jersey. The Commission warned Mr. Ramirez in writing that pirate operations 
are illegal. The fact the Mr. Ramirez would ignore the Commission's warnings demonstrates a deliberate 
disregard for the Commission's authority and its rules, warranting a significant penalty.
2. On September 18, 2015, the Enforcement Bureau's New York Office issued a Notice of 
Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (NAL) in the amount of $15,000 to Mr. Ramirez
for willful and repeated 
violation of Section 301 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended (Act)
for operating an 
unlicensed radio transmitter on 90.5 MHz in Paterson, New Jersey. Mr. Ramirez 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,
Sections 0.111, 0.204, 0.311, and 1.80(f)(4) of the Commission's rules (Rules),
Alejandro Ramirez IS 
LIABLE FOR A MONETARY FORFEITURE in the amount of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) for 
violations of Section 301 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.
Alejandro Ramirez shall send 
electronic notification of payment to NER-Response 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 
Alejandro Ramirez, Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, 30 FCC Rcd 10096 (Enf. Bur. 2015)
47 U.S.C. § 301.
47 U.S.C. § 503(b).
47 C.F.R. §§ 0.111, 0.204, 0.311, 1.80(f)(4).
47 U.S.C. § 301.
47 C.F.R. § 1.80.
47 U.S.C. § 504(a).
An FCC Form 159 and detailed instructions for completing the form may be obtained at 
Federal Communications Commission DA 16-506
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 
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 Alejandro Ramirez at his address of 
David C. Dombrowski
Regional Director
Region 1
Enforcement Bureau
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See 47 C.F.R. § 1.1914.