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Released: December 31, 1969




New York Office

201 Varick Street
New York, NY 10014

January 9, 2009
R & P Auto Body Works LTD
Brooklyn, NY


Case Number: EB-08-NY-0427
Document Number: W200932380013
The New York Office received information that an unlicensed broadcast radio station on 95.1
MHz was allegedly operating in Brooklyn, NY. On December 11, 2008, December 14, 2008 and
December 23, 2008, agents from this office confirmed by direction finding techniques that radio
signals on frequency 95.1 MHz were emanating from 950 E 92nd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11236.
The Commission's records show that no license was issued for operation of a broadcast station
on 95.1 MHz at this location in Brooklyn, NY.
Radio stations 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 95.1 MHz was measured
at 5,405 microvolts per meter (V/m) at 958.6 meters, which exceeded the maximum permitted
level of 250 V/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 or providing services and facilities incidental to the operation of an unlicensed radio
transmitter 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.
Daniel W. Noel
District Director
New York Office
Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended
Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet", March 2005

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