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FCC issues multiple forfeitures for unauthorized marketing of transmitters

USA - December 28 2012 This month, the FCC issued Forfeiture Orders against two companies for marketing unauthorized transmitters, with both orders following up on Notices of…

Scott R. Flick

FCC proposes $35,000 in fines for unauthorized radio operations

USA - December 28 2012 The FCC assessed a combined total of $35,000 in proposed fines this month against two individuals whom agents discovered were operating unlicensed radio…

Scott R. Flick

Recurrent unlicensed operations lead to large forfeitures

USA - November 30 2012 Last month, we wrote about a case in which the FCC fined the renter of a property after discovering an unlicensed radio transmitter, even though the renter claimed the equipment was operated by a third party.

Scott R. Flick

Faded antenna structures garner Notices of Violations

USA - November 30 2012 Six towers in Oklahoma and one in New Mexico were the subject of Notices of Violation (NOV) earlier this month after FCC agents noted that the paint on the towers was faded and chipped.

Scott R. Flick

Turning a blind eye to illegal operations is also a violation of the FCC’s rules

USA - October 31 2012 This month, the FCC issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (“NAL”) against a property renter after finding that an unlicensed transmitter was being operated on his leased property.

Scott R. Flick