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Released: August 15, 2013

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Before the

Federal Communications Commission

Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of
Cascade General Inc.
) File No.: EB-FIELDWR-13-00010401
Portland, Oregon
NOV No.: V201332920019


Released: August 15, 2013

By the Resident Agent, Portland Resident Agent Office, Western Region, Enforcement Bureau:
This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89 of the
Commission's rules (Rules)1 to Cascade General Inc. (Cascade General), former licensee of
Industrial/Business Radio Pool station KW8507, in Portland , Oregon. Pursuant to Section 1.89(a) of the
Rules, issuance of this Notice does not preclude the Enforcement Bureau from further action if warranted,
including issuing a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture for the violation(s) noted herein.2
On August 6, 2013, following receipt of a complaint alleging that Cascade General may
have operated station KW8507 after the expiration of its license, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's
Portland Office inspected radio station KW8507 located at 5555 N. Channel Avenue, Portland, Oregon
and observed the following violations:
47 C.F.R. 1.903(a): "Authorization Required- Stations in the Wireless
Radio Services must be used and operated only in accordance with the rules
applicable to their particular service as set forth in this title and with a valid
authorization granted by the Commission under the provision of this part."
The inspection conducted on August 6, 2013, revealed that station KW8507
expired on September 17, 2012, and was cancelled on November 17, 2012,
but Cascade General continued to operate its radio station without
Commission authority.

47 C.F.R. 1.949(a): " Applications for renewal of authorizations in the
Wireless Radio Services must be filed no later than the expiration date of the
authorization for which renewal is sought, and sooner than 90 days prior to
expiration..." On August 6, 2013, the inspecting agent noted that Cascade

1 47 C.F.R. 1.89.
2 47 C.F.R. 1.89(a).

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General failed to timely file a renewal application for station KW8507 after
its expiration date on September 17, 2012.
Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,3 and
Section 1.89 of the Rules, we seek additional information concerning the violations and any remedial
actions taken. Therefore, Cascade General, 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
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 Cascade General to support its
response to this Notice with an affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an
authorized officer of Cascade General with personal knowledge of the representations provided in
Cascade General's response, verifying the truth and accuracy of the information therein,5 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.
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
Portland Resident Agent Office
PO Box 61469
Vancouver, WA 98666-1469
This Notice shall be sent to Cascade General Inc. at the address of record.

3 47 U.S.C. 308(b).
4 47 C.F.R. 1.89(c).
5 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.
6 18 U.S.C. 1001 et seq. See also 47 C.F.R. 1.17.

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The Privacy Act of 19747 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.
Binh Nguyen
Resident Agent
Portland Resident Agent Office
Western Region
Enforcement Bureau

7 P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(3).

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