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Released: May 2, 2012

Federal Communications Commission

DA 12-684


Before the

Federal Communications Commission

Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of
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Taylor Broadcasting Company
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File No: EB-10-DT-0054
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NAL/Acct. No: 201232360003
Licensee of AM Station WJTB
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FRN: 0011431749
Elyria, Ohio
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FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted:

May 2, 2012

Released:

May 2, 2012
By the Regional Director, Northeast Region, Enforcement Bureau:
1.
In this Forfeiture Order (Order), we issue a monetary forfeiture in the amount of ten
thousand dollars ($10,000) to Taylor Broadcasting Company (Taylor Broadcasting), licensee of AM Station
WJTB in Elyria, Ohio (Station), for willfully and repeatedly violating Section 73.1125(a) of the
Commission’s rules (Rules).1 The noted violations involved Taylor Broadcasting’s failure to maintain a
management and staff presence at the Station’s main studio.
2.
On February13, 2012, the Enforcement Bureau’s Detorit Office issued a Notice of
Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (NAL) in the amount of $10,000 to Taylor Broadcasting.2 Taylor
Broadcasting has not filed a response to the NAL. Based on the information before us, we affirm the
forfeiture.
3.

ACCORDINGLY, IT IS ORDERED

that, pursuant to Section 503(b) of the
Communications Act of 1934, as amended,3 and Sections 0.111, 0.204, 0.311 and 1.80(f)(4) of the
Commission’s rules,4 Taylor Broadcasting Company

IS LIABLE FOR A MONETARY FORFEITURE

in the amount of $10,000 for violations of Section 73.1125 of the Commission’s rules.5
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 Order. If the forfeiture is not paid within the
period specified, the case may be referred to the Department of Justice for enforcement pursuant to
section 504(a) of the Act.6 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 Number 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


1 47 C.F.R. §§ 73.1125, 73.1225(a).
2 Taylor Broadcasting Company, Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, DA 12-197, 2012 WL 458502 (Enf. Bur.
2012).
3 47 U.S.C. § 503(b).
4 47 C.F.R. §§ 0.111, 0.204, 0.311, 1.80(f)(4).
5 47 C.F.R. § 73.1125.
6 47 U.S.C. § 504(a).

Federal Communications Commission

DA 12-684


by overnight mail may be sent to U.S. Bank – Government Lockbox #979088, SL-MO-C2-GL, 1005
Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63101. Payments 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. FCC Form 159 may be obtained at
http://www.fcc.gov/Forms/Form159/159.pdf. 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:
ARINQUIRIES@fcc.gov with any questions regarding payment procedures. Taylor Broadcasting
Company shall also send electronic notification on the date said payment is made to NER-
Response@fcc.gov.
5.

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED

that a copy of this Order shall be sent by both First Class
Mail and Certified Mail, Return Receipt Requested, to Taylor Broadcasting Company at its address of
record.

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

G. Michael Moffitt
Regional Director, Northeast Region
Enforcement Bureau
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