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Before the
Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
In the Matter of )
State of Hawaii )             File No. EB-FIELDWR-17-00025142
Licensee KR5623 )
Honolulu, Hawaii )
Released:  November 17, 2017
By the Los Angeles Regional Office, Region Three, Enforcement Bureau:
1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89 of the Federal 
Communications Commission’s (Commission’s or FCC’s) rules (Rules),
to State of Hawaii, licensee of
an aeronautical utility mobile unit operating under the radio station authorization KR5623 in Honolulu, 
Hawaii. Pursuant to Section 1.89(a) of the Rules, issuance of this Notice does not preclude the FCC’s 
Enforcement Bureau (Bureau)from further action if warranted, including issuing a Notice of Apparent 
Liability for Forfeiture for the violation(s) noted herein.
2. On August 31, 2017, in response to a complaint from the Honolulu International Airport 
FAA SOC, an Agent from the Bureau’s Honolulu Office identified a mobile radio unit inside a State of 
Hawaii street sweeper with Hawaii state license plate G421 transmitting on 121.9 MHz located on the 
tarmac area at the Honolulu International Airport, and observed the following violation:
a. 47 C.F.R. § 87.345(b): “At an airport which has a control tower, control tower remote 
communications outlet station (RCO) or FAA flight service station in operation, 
communications by an aeronautical utility mobile station are limited to the management 
of ground vehicular traffic.”  At the time of the investigation, the agent observed that a
street sweeper was operating a station which transmitted continuously on 121.9 MHz, 
causing harmful interference to the FAA SOC tower and other users in the Honolulu 
International Airport area.
3. Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
Section 1.89 of the Rules, we seek additional information concerning the violations and any remedial 
actions taken. Therefore, State of Hawaii must submit a written statement concerning this matter within 
twenty (20) days of release of this Notice.  The response (i) must fully explain each violation, including 
all relevant surrounding facts and circumstances, (ii) must contain a statement of the specific action(s) 
taken to correct each violation and preclude recurrence, and (iii) must include a time line for completion 
47 C.F.R. § 1.89.
47 C.F.R. § 1.89(a).
47 U.S.C. § 308(b).
of any pending corrective action(s).  The response must be complete in itself and must not be abbreviated 
by reference to other communications or answers to other notices.
4. In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Rules, we direct State of Hawaii to support its 
response to this Notice with an affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an 
authorized officer of State of Hawaii, with personal knowledge of the representations provided in the
response, verifying the truth and accuracy of the information therein,
and confirming that all of the 
information requested by this Notice which is in the licensee’s possession, custody, control, or knowledge 
has been produced.  To knowingly and willfully make any false statement or conceal any material fact in 
reply to this Notice is punishable by fine or imprisonment under Title 18 of the U.S. Code.
5. All replies and documentation sent in response to this Notice should be marked with the 
File No. and NOV No. specified above, and mailed to the following address:
Federal Communications Commission
Los Angeles Regional Office
18000 Studebaker Rd., #660
Cerritos, CA 90703
6. This Notice shall be sent to State of Hawaii at its address of record.  
7. The Privacy Act of 1974
requires that we advise you that the Commission will use all 
relevant material information before it, including any information disclosed in your reply, to determine 
what, if any, enforcement action is required to ensure compliance.  
Lark Hadley
Regional Director
Region Three
Enforcement Bureau
47 C.F.R. § 1.89(c).
Section 1.16 of the Rules provides that “[a]ny document to be filed with the Federal Communications Commission 
and which is required by any law, rule or other regulation of the United States to be supported, evidenced, 
established or proved by a written sworn declaration, verification, certificate, statement, oath or affidavit by the 
person making the same, may be supported, evidenced, established or proved by the unsworn declaration, 
certification, verification, or statement in writing of such person . . . . Such declaration shall be subscribed by the 
declarant as true under penalty of perjury, and dated, in substantially the following form . . . : ‘I declare (or certify, 
verify, or state) under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on (date). (Signature)’.”  47 
C.F.R. § 1.16.
18 U.S.C. § 1001 et seq. See also 47 C.F.R. § 1.17.
P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C. § 552a(e)(3).