The Spectrum Enforcement Division, along with the Regional and Field Offices, is responsible for enforcement of the Commission's cable signal leakage rules. Information about these and other technical rules applying to cable television may be found at the Media Bureau Engineering Division web page.

Recent Enforcement Actions

07-23-2014 Hillsboro Comfort Inn, Hillsboro, Oregon (CITATION)
07-08-2014 Travelers Partners LLC, Miami Springs, FL (CITATION)
06-25-2014 Motel 6 - Portland East, Troutdale, Oregon (CITATION)
06-25-2014 Howard Johnson-Portland Airport, Portland, Oregon (CITATION)
06-25-2014 Hilton Garden Inn-Portland Airport, Portland, Oregon (CITATION)
06-25-2014 NWS Corporation, San Diego, California (CITATION)
06-25-2014 Extended Stay America, Farmington Hills, Michigan (CITATION)
04-10-2014 Value Inn, Des Moines, Washington (CITATION)
04-10-2014 Skyway Inn Hotel, SeaTac, Washington (CITATION)
04-08-2014 General Communications, Inc. (ERRATUM)
04-02-2014 Homewood Suites by Hilton, Vancouver, Washington (CITATION)
04-02-2014 Best Western, Portland, Oregon (CITATION)
04-02-2014 Country Inn & Suites by Carlton, Portland, Oregon (CITATION)
04-02-2014 Silo Inns, Portland, Oregon (CITATION)
04-02-2014 Super 8, Portland, Oregon (CITATION)
01-16-2014 Red Roof Inn #10038, Farmington Hills, Michigan (CITATION)
01-16-2014 Victory Inn, Mount Clemens, Michigan (CITATION)
08-15-2013 Affordable Inns, Wheat Ridge, CO (CITATION)
06-10-2013 Parkway Inn Motel, Miami Springs, FL (CITATION)
04-15-2013 Airport Inn & Suites, Kenner, LA (CITATION)
09-06-2012 St. George Cable, Inc., St. George Island, Florida (NAL)
08-16-2012 Alamitos West Health Care Center, Los Alamitos, California (CITATION)
08-16-2012 Legacy Inn & Suites, Garden Grove, California (CITATION)
11-22-2011 St. George Cable, Inc., St. George Island, Florida (FORFEITURE ORDER)
10-27-2011 Dublin House Motel, Yachats, Oregon (CITATION)
10-27-2011 Fireside Motel, Yachats, Oregon (CITATION)
09-30-2011 St. George Cable, Inc., St. George Island, Florida (NAL)
09-14-2011 SCI Cable Inc., Pottawatomie, Kansas (NAL)
09-14-2011 SCI Cable Inc., Perry, Kansas and Lecompton, Kansas (NAL)
09-14-2011 SCI Cable Inc., Meriden, Kansas and Jefferson, Kansas (NAL)
04-20-2011 Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania (CITATION)
03-25-2011 Jerry Fuller dba Custom Cable, Russellville, AL (CITATION)
01-13-2011 Premier RV Resorts, Lincoln City, Oregon (CITATION)
02-22-2008 Champion Cable, LLC, Holly, CO (ORDER & CONSENT DECREE)
03-11-2005 Mallard Cablevision, LLC, Pinedale, Wyoming (M.O.&O.)
12-27-2004 Northland Cable Properties VII, Seattle, Washington (FORFEITURE ORDER)
06-23-2004 Small Town Communications Partners I LP, Nashville, Tennessee (FORFEITURE ORDER)
10-29-2003 Valley Cable TV, Inc., Fort Valley, Georgia (FORFEITURE ORDER)
10-21-2003 Suwannee Cable TV, Old Town, Florida (FORFEITURE ORDER)
11-06-2002 Callais Cablevision, Inc. (ORDER)
09-04-2002 Charter Communications VI, LLC, Burlington, CO (FORFEITURE ORDER)
05-13-2002 Friendship Cable of Texas, Inc., Vernon, TX (FORFEITURE ORDER)
04-25-2002 Falcon Cablevision LP, Los Angeles, CA, Charter Communications VI LLC, St. Louis, Missouri, Subsidiaries of Charter Communications, St. Louis, MO (NAL)
01-19-2001 Callais Cablevision, Inc., Grand Isle, LA (NAL)


Complaints of cable signal leakage that involve the immediate threat to safety of life, such as interference to Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control frequencies should be referred to the Communications and Crisis Management Center (CCMC) at (202) 418-1122 (24/7).

Complaints of cable signal leakage that do not involve immediate safety of life should be in writing and sent to the Federal Communications Commission, Enforcement Bureau, Spectrum Enforcement Division, 445 12th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20554.

Complaints should include as much of the following information as possible: the name, address and contact information of the person filing the complaint, the frequency on which the interference is being received, a detailed description of the nature of the interference, including the duration and frequency of the occurrence of interference, and any documentation supporting the alleged existence and cause of the interference.

This page last revised October 16, 2014.
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