On May 11, 2009, the FCC issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture against a company in the amount of $7,000 for marketing wireless microphones without valid certifications. On May 15, 2009, the FCC entered into a Consent Decree with another company, ending an investigation of possible violations regarding uncertified FM modulators. As a result of the Consent Decree, the company voluntarily contributed $12,500 and adopted business reforms for future compliance. Under the FCC's rules, any radio frequency device must be authorized by the Commission through equipment certification procedures.
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