Recent Enforcement Actions, May 30, 2018

FCC Resolves LED Investigations
 
The FCC Enforcement Bureau has been investigating companies marketing LED signs used in digital billboards and other commercial and industrial applications to ensure that these products follow Commission rules and are labeled properly. It concluded its investigations of two such companies recently:
  • Optec Displays admits that it marketed its LED signs without the required equipment authorization, labeling and user manual disclosures, in violation of FCC Rules, and will pay a civil penalty of $54,000.
  • InTradenet Enterprise (doing business as Vantage LED) admits that it marketed LED signs without the required equipment authorization, labeling and user manual disclosures, in violation of FCC Rules. Vantage will implement a compliance plan and will pay a $15,000 civil penalty. 
Notices of Unlicensed Operation
 
Enforcement Bureau of the FCC recently issued:
  • A Notice of Unlicensed Operation and Notification of Harmful Interference to LV.Net of Las Vegas, Nevada, after receiving a complaint from the Federal Aviation Administration. LV.Net was operating at 5660 MHz, producing harmful interference to an FAA Terminal Doppler Weather Radar operating at 5645 MHz. The FCC directed LV.Net to cease operations immediately and not to resume until the harmful interference is resolved.
  • A Notice of Unlicensed Operation to the company Rand Redhots of Des Plaines, Illinois for operating on 465.0375 MHz without a license.
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