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Columbia Regional Office
9200 Farm House Lane
Columbia, Maryland 21046
March 21, 2017
Francisco Roa 
Bronx, New York
Case Number:  EB-FIELDNER-16-00021869
The New York Office received information that an unlicensed broadcast radio station on 94.3 
MHz was allegedly operating in Bronx, New York.  On March 8, 2017, an agent from this office 
confirmed by direction finding techniques that radio signals on frequency 94.3 MHz were 
emanating from 2324 Morris Ave. Bronx, New York 10468.  Agents also confirmed that the 
station was being identified as “Super 94.3, La Leona.”  Previously, on March 6, 2017, agents 
confirmed that you are an operator of the unlicensed station by monitoring a live call-in program 
that you host.  The Commission’s records show that no license was issued for operation of a 
broadcast station on 94.3 MHz at this location in Bronx, New York.
Radio stations operating on many frequencies, including 94.3 MHz, must be licensed by the FCC 
pursuant to 47 U.S.C. § 301.  The only exception to this licensing requirement is for certain 
transmitters using or operating at a power level or mode of operation that complies with the 
standards established in Part 15 of the Commission’s rules, 47 C.F.R. §§  15.1 et seq.  The field 
strength of the signal on frequency 94.3 MHz was measured at 417,853 microvolts per meter 
(µV/m) at 3 meters, which exceeded the maximum permitted level of 250 µV/m at 3 meters for 
non-licensed devices.  Thus, this station is operating in violation of 47 U.S.C. § 301.
You are hereby warned that operation of radio transmitting equipment without a valid radio 
station authorization constitutes a violation of the Federal laws cited above and could subject the 
operator to severe penalties, including, but not limited to, substantial monetary fines, in rem 
arrest action against the offending radio equipment, and criminal sanctions including 
imprisonment.  (See 47 U.S.C. §§ 401, 501, 503 and 510.)
You have ten (10) days from the date of this notice to respond with any evidence that you have 
authority to operate granted by the FCC.  Your response should be sent to the address in the 
letterhead and reference the listed case and document number.  Under the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 
U.S.C. § 552a(e)(3), we are informing you that the Commission’s staff will use all relevant 
material information before it to determine what, if any, enforcement action is required to ensure 
your compliance with FCC Rules.  This will include any information that you disclose in your 
You may contact this office if you have any questions.
David C. Dombrowski
Regional Director
Region One
Enforcement Bureau
Federal Communications Commission
Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended
Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet", March 2005