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NOTE 5. CONVERTIBLE NOTES PAYABLE

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NOTE 5. CONVERTIBLE NOTES PAYABLE
6 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2011
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NOTE 5. CONVERTIBLE NOTES PAYABLE

Convertible Notes Payable consist of the following at September 30, 2011:

   
Principal
   
Unamortized
Discount
   
Net
Amount
 
                   
Amended and Restated Series A 12% Convertible Notes, past due
 
$
900,000
   
$
--
   
$
900,000
 
2008 10% Convertible Notes, past due
   
25,000
     
--
     
25,000
 
December 2006 10% Convertible Notes, past due
   
17,000
     
--
     
17,000
 
May & June 2009 10% Convertible Notes, past due
   
150,000
     
--
     
150,000
 
July & August 2009 10% Convertible Notes, past due
   
87,500
     
--
     
87,500
 
October & November 2009 10% Convertible Notes, past due
   
75,000
     
--
     
75,000
 
February 2010 10% Convertible Note
   
390,578
     
--
     
390,578
 
April 2010 10% Convertible Note
   
75,000
     
--
     
75,000
 
September 2010 10% Convertible Notes
   
398,100
     
--
     
398,100
 
April 2011 10% Convertible Notes
   
400,400
     
(399,767
)
   
633
 
July and August 2011 10% Convertible Notes
   
357,655
     
(226,378
)
   
131,277
 
September 2011 Convertible Notes
   
253,760
     
(168,804
)
   
84,956
 
Total - Convertible Notes
 
$
3,129,993
   
$
(794,949
)
 
$
2,335,044
 

Convertible Notes Payable consisted of the following at March 31, 2011:

   
Principal
   
Discount
   
Net
Amount
 
Amended Series A 10% Convertible Notes, past due
 
$
900,000
   
$
--
   
$
900,000
 
2008 10% Convertible Notes, past due
   
25,000
     
--
     
25,000
 
December 2006 10% Convertible Notes, past due
   
17,000
     
--
     
17,000
 
May & June 2009 10% Convertible Notes, past due
   
200,000
     
--
     
200,000
 
July & August 2009 10% Convertible Notes, past due
   
87,500
     
--
     
87,500
 
October & November 2009 10% Convertible Notes
   
205,250
     
(17,226
)
   
188,024
 
February 2010 10% Convertible Note
   
715,578
     
--
     
715,578
 
April 2010 10% Convertible Note
   
75,000
     
(73,222
)
   
1,778
 
June 2010 12% Convertible Notes, past due
   
21,189
     
--
     
21,189
 
July 2010 6% Convertible Notes
   
495,343
     
(494,770
)
   
573
 
September 2010 10% Convertible Notes
   
739,200
     
(713,990
)
   
25,210
 
Total - Convertible Notes
 
$
3,481,060
   
$
(1,299,208
)
 
$
2,181,852
 

All of the Convertible Notes Payable in the above tables are presently past due or will be due within one year of the September 30, 2011 balance sheet date. As a result, we expect to amortize all of the remaining discounts during the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012.

AMENDED AND RESTATED SERIES A 12% CONVERTIBLE NOTES

In June 2010, we entered into Amended and Restated 12% Series A Convertible Promissory Notes (the "Amended and Restated Notes") with the holders of certain promissory notes previously issued by the Company (“Amended Series A 10% Convertible Notes” or the "Prior Notes"), and all amendments to the Prior Notes.

The Amended and Restated Notes, in the principal amount of $900,000, are convertible into an aggregate of 4,500,000 shares of our common stock subject to antidilution adjustments, including down round price protection, and matured on December 31, 2010. In connection with the restructuring we paid $54,001 of accrued and default interest through the date of the restructuring, liquidated damages of $205,000 and $54,003 of prepaid interest through the expiration date in the aggregate amount of $313,004 through the issuance of units ("Units") at a fixed rate of $0.20 per Unit, each Unit consisting of one share of our common stock and one common stock purchase warrant to purchase one share of our common stock at a fixed exercise price of $0.20 per share as prescribed in the Amended and Restated Note Agreement.  

In addition to the extension of the expiration date of the Amended and Restated Notes to December 31, 2010, we agreed to increase the annual interest rate from ten percent to twelve percent. We also agreed to change the exercise prices on all of the warrants held by the noteholders to $0.20 per share, to change certain formerly contingent warrants to non-contingent warrants and to extend the expiration date of their warrants to February 2016. The following table summarizes the number of shares of our common stock issuable upon the conversion of the Amended and Restated Notes or the exercise of the various warrants issued or issuable pursuant to the Amended and Restated Notes.

Note Conversion
 
4,500,000
 
Warrants
   
11,646,125
 
Total
 
$
16,146,125
 

For accounting purposes, the amendment of the 12% Series A Convertible Notes was treated as a debt extinguishment in accordance with FASB ASC 470-50, Debt-Modifications and Extinguishments, as the terms of the restructured agreements were deemed to be substantially different than those of the prior agreements.

Based on conversion and exercise price re-set provisions included in the Amended and Restated Notes warrant agreements, the embedded conversion feature and the related warrants, with an aggregate estimated fair value of approximately $3,089,000, were classified as derivative liability instruments (See Note 9).

Consequently, at the amendment date we recorded a loss on extinguishment of $2,226,924 as follows:

Reacquisition price
 
$
4,385,925
 
Less carrying value of notes and related instruments 
   
(2,159,001
Loss on extinguishment     
 
$
2,226,924
 

As of December 31, 2010, the Amended and Restated Notes matured and as of September 30, 2011 are in default.

We have begun discussions with the noteholders regarding an extension to the notes but there can be no assurance that we will be able to do so on terms that we deem acceptable or at all.

At September 30, 2011, interest payable on the Amended and Restated Notes totaled $101,250.

2008 10% CONVERTIBLE NOTES

One 2008 10% Convertible Note in the amount of $25,000 which matured in January 2010 remains outstanding at September 30, 2011. This note is convertible into our common stock at $0.50 per share. During the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011 we agreed to convert the $20,000 principal and related accrued interest of $5,562 of one holder of the 2008 10% Convertible Note into 127,808 shares of common stock based upon a conversion ratio of $0.20 per share rather than at the stated conversion ratio of $0.50 per share. As a result of this change, we recorded a charge of $15,337 as interest expense in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011.

At September 30, 2011, the remaining $25,000 principal balance was in default and interest payable on the remaining note totaled $9,792.

DECEMBER 2006 10% CONVERTIBLE NOTES

At September 30, 2011, $17,000 of the December 2006 10% Notes remained outstanding and in default. These notes are convertible into our common stock at $0.17 per share. At September 30, 2011, interest payable on those notes totaled $11,971.

MAY & JUNE 2009 10% CONVERTIBLE NOTES

In May and June 2009, we raised an aggregate amount of $350,000 from the sale to accredited investors of 10% convertible notes ("May & June 2009 10% Convertible Notes"). The May & June 2009 10% Convertible Notes matured at various dates between November 2010 through December 2010 and are convertible into our common stock at a fixed conversion price of $0.20 per share prior to maturity. Upon conversion of the May and June 2009 10% Convertible Notes the note holders will receive a matching three year warrant to purchase unregistered shares of our common stock at a price of $0.20 per share.

After consideration of the warrants, we recorded a discount associated with the beneficial conversion feature of $233,735 related to the May & June 2009 10% Convertible Notes and we amortized that discount over the terms of the respective convertible notes using the effective interest method.

The following conversions of the May & June 2009 10% Convertible Notes have taken place during the fiscal years ended March 31, 2011 and 2010:

   
Fiscal Year Ended
March 31, 2010
   
Fiscal Year Ended
March 31, 2011
 
Principal converted
 
$
50,000
   
$
100,000
 
Accrued interest converted
 
$
2,803
   
$
15,039
 
Warrants issued
   
250,000
     
500,000
 

As a result of the warrant issuances we recorded charges of $31,550 and $74,652 as additional interest expense in the fiscal years ended March 31, 2010 and 2011, respectively.

On or about June 23, 2011, the holder of the two remaining May & June 2009 10% Convertible Notes, John Barsell, filed a complaint against us entitled John E. Barsell v. Aethlon Medical, Inc., in the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of San Diego, Case No. 37-2011-00093374 (the “Lawsuit”).  The complaint alleged breach of contract in connection with certain notes in the aggregate principal amount of $200,000 issued by us to Barsell in 2009.  On August 15, 2011, we and Barsell signed a Settlement Agreement under which we agreed to repay the notes and related accrued interest in cash or in common stock, at the election of the Company, on a monthly basis over approximately a ten month period of time.  In exchange, Barsell dismissed the Lawsuit without prejudice.  The agreed monthly payments are $25,000 if in cash or $30,000 if in stock with $25,000 of the $30,000 amount going towards principal reduction and the remaining $5,000 as a penalty for paying in stock.

Over the three months ended September 30, 2011, Barsell converted $50,000 of principal into 775,000 shares of our common stock over two monthly issuances.  Those share issuances also covered $10,000 in penalties as noted above.

At September 30, 2011, the remaining principal balance of $150,000 was in default and interest payable on these notes totaled $58,509 (see Note 12).

JULY & AUGUST 2009 10% CONVERTIBLE NOTES

In July and August 2009, we raised an aggregate amount of $668,250 from the sale to three investment funds of 10% convertible notes ("July & August 2009 10% Convertible Notes"). Each note carried a one-year term and is convertible into our common stock at 80% of market with a floor of $0.15 cents and a ceiling of $0.25 cents per share. As additional consideration, the investors also received 1,336,500 three year warrants to purchase our common stock at $0.50 per share, although that exercise price is subject to change based on certain conditions. The conversion feature may additionally be adjusted in the event of future financing by the Company. Because the conversion feature and warrant exercise price each can be reset based on future events, they are classified as derivative liability instruments.

Based on the initial estimated fair value of the conversion feature and warrants, we recorded a discount associated with the derivative liability of $475,762, which was amortized using the effective interest method over the one-year term of the notes. Deferred financing costs incurred in connection with this financing totaled $60,750, which were capitalized and are being amortized using the effective interest method over the one-year term of the notes.

The following conversions of the July & August 2009 10% Convertible Notes have taken place during the fiscal years ended March 31, 2011 and 2010:

   
Fiscal Year Ended
March 31, 2010
   
Fiscal Year Ended
March 31, 2011
 
Principal converted
 
$
330,000
   
$
250,750
 
Accrued interest converted
 
$
22,559
   
$
10,698
 

At September 30, 2011, the remaining principal balance of $87,500 was in default and interest payable on those notes totaled $38,554.

OCTOBER & NOVEMBER 2009 10% CONVERTIBLE NOTES

In October and November 2009, we raised $430,000 from the sale to accredited investors of 10% convertible notes ("October & November 2009 10% Convertible Notes"). The October & November 2009 10% Convertible Notes mature at various dates between April 2011 and May 2011 and are convertible into our common stock at a fixed conversion price of $0.25 per share prior to maturity. The investors also received matching three year warrants to purchase unregistered shares of our common stock at a price of $0.25 per share.  We measured the fair value of the warrants and the beneficial conversion feature of the notes and recorded a 100% discount against the principal of the notes. We are amortizing this discount using the effective interest method over the term of the notes.

The following conversions of the October & November 2009 10% Convertible Notes took place during the fiscal years ended March 31, 2011 and 2010:

   
Fiscal Year Ended
March 31, 2010
   
Fiscal Year Ended
March 31, 2011
 
Principal converted
 
$
70,000
   
$
175,000
 
Accrued interest converted
 
$
--
   
$
8,750
 

The following conversions of the October & November 2009 10% Convertible Notes took place during the six months ended September 30, 2011:

   
Six Months Ended
September 30, 2011
 
Principal converted
 
$
130,250
 
Accrued interest converted
 
$
21,288
 

Deferred financing costs of $20,250 incurred in connection with this financing were issued in the form of a convertible note with warrants on the same terms as those received by the investors.  We capitalized the $20,250 of deferred financing costs and amortized them over the term of the notes using the effective interest method.

At September 30, 2011, the remaining principal balance of $75,000 was in default and interest payable on those notes totaled $16,875.

FEBRUARY 2010 10% CONVERTIBLE NOTE

On February 12, 2010, we raised $280,015 in cash and received a secured promissory note in the amount of $300,000 in exchange for the issuance by the Company of a $660,000 principal amount 10% convertible promissory note (the "Note") to Gemini Master Fund, Ltd. ("Gemini"). The Note included an original issue discount of ten percent, or $60,000, and an origination fee of three percent, or $9,000. We also paid legal fees of $10,985. The Note issued by the Company matured in February 2011. The terms of the promissory note included a maturity date of April 1, 2011, and allowed for prepayments of principal and interest by Gemini beginning on September 1, 2010.

The conversion price per share initially was equal to eighty percent (80%) of the average of the three lowest closing bid prices of our common stock as reported by Bloomberg L.P. on the Principal Market for the ten (10) trading days preceding the conversion date, subject to a maximum price per share of $0.30 and a minimum price per share of $0.20 (the "Floor Price"). The Note is convertible into a maximum of 3,300,000 shares of our common stock at the minimum price per share of $0.20. The investor also received 660,000 three-year warrants to purchase shares of our common stock at $0.50 per share, although that exercise price is subject to change based on certain conditions. The conversion feature, including the Floor Price, may additionally be adjusted in the event of future financing by the Company. Because the conversion feature and warrant exercise price each can be reset based on future events, they have been classified as derivative liabilities.

The Note also contains other standard adjustment features for stock splits, recapitalizations and similar occurrences. The Note contains standard events of default related to payment, performance of certain covenants and bankruptcy events.

We recorded a debt discount of $478,476 based on the estimated fair value of the derivative liabilities associated with the warrants and embedded conversion feature which was amortized using the effective interest method over the term of the note.

In November 2010, certain terms of the Note were modified pursuant to a Settlement Agreement (the "Modified Agreement") which provides for the modification of the conversion price formula to equal eighty percent (80%) of the average of the three lowest closing bid prices of the common stock as reported by Bloomberg L.P. on the Principal Market for the twenty (20) trading days preceding the conversion date in lieu of the ten (10) trading days preceding the conversion date.

According to the modified terms, the previous conversion floor price was replaced with a maximum share limitation under which the maximum number of shares of common stock that may be issued to the holder of the Note pursuant to a conversion of the Note, combined with an exercise of the Exchange Warrant (as defined below), shall not exceed a cap determined by (a) dividing the sum of (i) the face amount of the Note, plus (ii) an amount equal to all interest that would accrue under the Note during its term (assuming no payments of principal or interest are made prior to the maturity date of the Note), by a price per share of common stock equal to $0.20 (subject to equitable adjustment) and (b) then adding the sum calculated pursuant to the foregoing clause (a) to the maximum number of warrant shares (as defined in the Exchange Warrant) that may be acquired by the holder thereof upon exercise of the Exchange Warrant (regardless of whether such exercise is a cashless exercise). In addition, the "maximum ownership percentage" under the Note was increased to 9.99%.

In addition to the modifications of the note, we agreed to exchange the original warrant for a new common stock purchase warrant (the "Exchange Warrant") for the purchase of 2,727,272 shares of common stock at an initial exercise price of $0.231 per share. The Exchange Warrant provides for anti-dilution adjustment to the exercise price in the event of the issuance of securities by the Company below the exercise price, subject to certain exceptions as set forth in the Exchange Warrant.

In addition, the Modified Agreement provided that Gemini deliver to us $253,794.09 by wire transfer in full payment of the promissory note, which represents the outstanding principal balance thereof plus all accrued but unpaid interest thereon less the origination fee due to Gemini under the original transaction documents less reimbursement of Gemini's legal expenses. In accordance with the settlement, we delivered to Gemini 286,483 freely tradable shares of common stock in full satisfaction of the remaining number of shares of common stock due under certain conversion notices, for a total of $75,000, previously delivered by Gemini to the Company. The Modified Agreement provided for the mutual release of all claims related to the dispute and the revocation of all prior notices of default sent by the Company and Gemini to each other.

In connection with the modification to the note and the issuance of the Exchange Warrant, the maximum number of shares issuable pursuant to the maximum share limitation and the exercise in full of the Exchange Warrant was 6,357,272.

As provisions of the Modified Agreement resulted in terms that were deemed to be substantially different from the original terms, the exchange of debt instruments was accounted for as a debt extinguishment and we recorded a loss on extinguishment of debt in the amount of $963,018 in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011 as shown below:

Reacquisition price
 
$
1,854,767
 
Less carrying value of notes and related instruments 
   
(891,749
Loss on extinguishment     
 
$
963,018
 

On March 21, 2011, we entered into an Extension Agreement (the "Extension Agreement") with Gemini.  The Extension Agreement provides for, among other things, the extension of the Maturity Date to October 1, 2011, and an amendment and restatement of the Note to reflect the revised principal amount of $740,578, which amount includes accrued interest of $58,981, the remaining principal balance of $585,000 and a 15% premium to the principal and accrued interest amount in consideration for the extension. In addition, the Note as amended provides for a new "share cap formula" such that the number of shares of Common Stock issuable upon conversion of the Note shall not exceed a cap determined by (a) dividing the sum of (i) the revised principal amount of the Note ($740,578), plus (ii) an amount equal to all interest that would accrue under the Note during its term (assuming no payments of principal or interest are made after March 21, 2011 but prior to the Maturity Date), by a price per share of Common Stock equal to $0.16 (subject to adjustment as set forth in the Note) and (b) then adding the sum calculated pursuant to the foregoing clause to the maximum aggregate number of shares of Common Stock issuable under certain warrants held by Gemini (regardless of whether such exercise is a cashless exercise).

As provisions of the Extension Agreement resulted in terms that were deemed to be substantially different from the original terms, the exchange of debt instruments was accounted for as a debt extinguishment and we recorded a loss on extinguishment of debt in the amount of $47,701 in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011 as shown below:

Reacquisition price
 
$
773,582
 
Less carrying value of notes and related instruments 
   
(725,881
Loss on extinguishment     
 
$
47,701
 

The following conversions of the February 2010 10% Convertible Note have taken place during the six months ended September 30, 2011:

   
Six Months Ended
September 30, 2011
 
Principal converted
 
$
325,000
 
Accrued interest converted
 
$
9,444
 

On September 30, 2011, we agreed with Gemini to extend the expiration date of the Note to January 1, 2012.  There was no fee or any other consideration exchanged in connection with the extension.

    
At September 30, 2011, interest payable on this Note totaled $24,965.

APRIL 2010 10% CONVERTIBLE NOTE

In April 2010, we raised $75,000 from the sale to an accredited investor of a 10% convertible note. The convertible note matures in October 2011 and is convertible into our common stock at a fixed conversion price of $0.25 per share prior to maturity. The investor also received three year warrants to purchase 300,000 unregistered shares of our common stock at a price of $0.25 per share.

We measured the fair value of the warrants and the beneficial conversion feature of the notes and recorded a 100% discount against the principal of the notes. We are amortizing this discount using the effective interest method over the term of the note.

At September 30, 2011, the interest payable on this note totaled $10,810. 

JUNE 2010 12% CONVERTIBLE NOTES

In June 2010, in connection with the present and past negotiations with the law firm representing the holders of the "Amended and Restated Notes," we issued two convertible notes to that law firm (“June 2010 12% Convertible Notes”) totaling $64,153 on the same terms as the Amended and Restated Notes. That amount represented the amount of their legal fees plus accrued interest. During the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011, the holder converted to common stock one of the convertible notes in the amount of $42,964.

During the three months ended September 30, 2011, the holder converted the remaining principal balance of $21,189 and accrued interest of $2,598 to shares of our common stock per the terms of the convertible note.

JULY 2010 6% CONVERTIBLE NOTES

In July 2010, we entered into a Note and Warrant Purchase Agreement (the "Purchase Agreement") with Tonaquint, Inc., a Utah corporation (the "Investor") whereby we issued and sold, and the Investor purchased: (i) a Convertible Promissory Note of the Company in the principal amount of $890,000 (the "Company Note") and (ii) a Warrant to purchase common stock of the Company (the "Warrant"). As consideration for the issuance and sale of the Company Note and Warrant, the Investor paid cash in the amount of $400,000 and issued two Secured Trust Deed Notes to us (the "Trust Notes") each in the principal amount of $200,000. The variance of $90,000 represents fees and expenses paid by us and an original issue discount which was recorded as deferred offering costs.

The Company Note is convertible into shares of the Company's common stock, at the option of the Investor, at a price per share equal to (a) the principal and interest due under the Company Note divided by (b) 80% of the average of the closing bid price for the three (3) trading days with the lowest closing bid prices during the twenty (20) trading days immediately preceding the conversion date (the “Conversion Price”). In no event shall the Conversion Price be greater than the "Ceiling Price", which is $0.30 per share. The principal and interest subject to conversion under the Note shall be eligible for conversion in tranches ("Tranches"), as follows: (1) an initial Tranche in an amount equal to $450,000 and any interest and/or fees accrued thereon under the terms of the Company Note and the other Transaction Documents (as defined below and in the Purchase Agreement), and (2) two additional subsequent Tranches each in an amount equal to $220,000 and any interest or fees accrued thereon under the terms of the Company Note or the other Transaction Documents. The first subsequent Tranche shall correspond to payment of the first Trust Note and the second subsequent Tranche shall correspond to payment of the second Trust Note (as defined in the Purchase Agreement). The Investor's right to convert any of the subsequent Tranches is conditioned upon the Investor’s payment in full of the Trust Notes corresponding to such subsequent Tranche.  Accordingly, principal and interest under the Company Note may only be converted by the Investor in proportion to the amounts paid under each of the Trust Notes.  However, up to $450,000 may be converted at the Investor's option at any time, representing amounts paid by the Investor on the closing of the transaction on July 15, 2010 (the "Closing").  The Company Note bears interest at a rate of 6% per annum. The maturity date of the Company Note is July 15, 2011. The Company Note contains "anti-dilution" protection, such that if the Company issues and sells common stock, or securities convertible into or exercisable for common stock of the Company, at a price per share that is less than the applicable Conversion Price, then the Conversion Price is adjusted downward to match such lower issuance price. However, in no event will the Conversion Price based on anti-dilution adjustments be lower than the "Floor Price" which is $0.20 per share.

The number of shares of Common Stock that may be issued to the lender pursuant to a conversion of this Note, combined with an exercise of the Warrant, shall not exceed a cap determined by (a) dividing the sum of (i) the face amount of this Note, plus (ii) an amount equal to all interest that would accrue under this Note during its term (assuming no payments of principal or interest are made prior to the Maturity Date), by a price per share of Common Stock equal to $0.20 (the Floor Price).

The Company Note also contains other standard adjustment features for stock splits, recapitalizations and similar occurrences. The Company Note contains standard events of default related to payment, performance of certain covenants and bankruptcy events. We have granted the Investor a security interest in the Trust Notes under the terms of the Security Agreement. The sole collateral for the Company's payment and performance obligation under the Company Note is the Trust Notes.  The Warrant entitles the Investor to purchase 3,636,364 shares of common stock at an exercise price of $0.231 per share. The Warrant contains "anti-dilution" protection, such that if we issue and sell common stock, or securities convertible into or exercisable for common stock of the Company, at a price per share that is less than the applicable exercise price, then the price is adjusted downward to match such lower issuance price. The Warrant also contains other standard adjustment features for stock splits, recapitalizations and similar occurrences.

We recorded a debt discount of $890,000 based on the estimated fair value of the derivative liabilities associated with the warrants and embedded conversion feature which was amortized using the effective interest method over the term of the note.

On June 28, 2011, we entered into a Termination Agreement with Tonaquint, Inc. under which both parties agreed to terminate the warrant to prevent continuing dilution of our common stock and to eliminate confusion or disagreement as to the number of shares of common stock available for issuance under the warrant in the future. Accordingly, under the Termination Agreement we issued 3,599,913 shares of common stock upon the final exercise of the warrant, whereupon the warrant was terminated and is of no further force or effect. The Termination Agreement also provides for a "Common Stock Sale Limitation" on all of our common stock held by Tonaquint, Inc. Under the "Common Stock Sale Limitation", the daily limitation on the number of shares of common stock which Tonaquint, Inc. may sell into the market on any trading day is limited to the greater of (i) $5,000 of sales amount, or (ii) 10% of the Average Daily Volume of our common stock sold on the Over The Counter Bulletin Board, where the Average Daily Volume shall mean the average daily volume for the prior three month period as reported on each trading day on Yahoo Finance with respect to our common stock. Under the terms of the Termination Agreement, Tonaquint, Inc. has waived and released us from any obligation to pay or perform any fees, penalties, costs, or assessments that were or are due, or would have become due, under the convertible note, the warrant and the note purchase agreement. In consideration of the termination of the warrant, the waiving of all fees, penalties, the creation of the selling program and other factors, we agreed to issue an unsecured non-convertible promissory note (the "New Note") in the principal amount of $360,185, which provides for annual interest at a rate of 6%, payable monthly in either cash or our stock, at our option. The New Note has a maturity date of April 30, 2012.

SEPTEMBER 2010 10% CONVERTIBLE NOTES

On September 3, 2010, we entered into a Subscription Agreement with three accredited investors (the “Purchasers”) providing for the issuance and sale of convertible promissory notes and corresponding warrants in the aggregate principal amount of $1,430,000. The initial closing under the Subscription Agreement resulted in the issuance and sale of (i) convertible promissory notes in the aggregate principal amount of $743,600, (ii) five-year warrants to purchase an aggregate of 3,718,000 shares of our common stock at an exercise price of $0.31125 per share, and (iii) five-year warrants to purchase an aggregate of 3,718,000 shares of our common stock at an exercise price of $0.43575 per share. The convertible promissory notes bear interest compounded monthly at the annual rate of ten percent (10%) and mature on September 3, 2011. The aggregate gross cash proceeds were $650,000, the balance of the principal amount representing a due diligence fee and an original issuance discount. The convertible promissory notes are convertible at the option of the holders into shares of our common stock at a price per share equal to eighty percent (80%) of the average of the three lowest closing bid prices of the common stock as reported by Bloomberg L.P. for the principal market on which the common stock trades or is quoted for the ten (10) trading days preceding the proposed conversion date. Subject to adjustment as described in the notes, the conversion price may not be more than $0.30 nor less than $0.20. There are no registration requirements with respect to the shares of common stock underlying the notes or the warrants.

The following conversions of the September 2010 10% Convertible Note have taken place during the six months ended September 30, 2011:

   
Six Months Ended
September 30, 2011
 
Principal converted
 
$
345,500
 
Accrued interest converted
 
$
19,255
 

At September 30, 2011, the remaining principal balance of $398,100 was in default and interest payable on these notes totaled $46,485.

APRIL 2011 10% CONVERTIBLE NOTES

In April 2011, we entered into a Subscription Agreement with two accredited investors (the “Purchasers”) providing for the issuance and sale of convertible promissory notes and corresponding warrants in the aggregate principal amount of $385,000. The closing under the Subscription Agreement resulted in the issuance and sale by us of (i) convertible promissory notes in the aggregate principal amount of $385,000, (ii) five-year warrants to purchase an aggregate of 4,004,000 shares of our common stock at an exercise price of $0.125 per share, and (iii) five-year warrants to purchase an aggregate of 4,004,000 shares of our common stock at an exercise price of $0.175 per share. The convertible promissory notes bear interest compounded monthly at the annual rate of ten percent (10%) and mature on April 1, 2012.  The aggregate gross cash proceeds to us were $350,000, the balance of the principal amount representing a due diligence fee and an original issuance discount. The convertible promissory notes are convertible at the option of the holders into shares of common stock of the Registrant at a price per share equal to eighty percent (80%) of the average of the three lowest closing bid prices of the common stock as reported by Bloomberg L.P. for the principal market on which the common stock trades or is quoted for the ten (10) trading days preceding the proposed conversion date. Subject to adjustment as described in the notes, the conversion price may not be more than $0.20 nor less than $0.10. There are no registration requirements with respect to the shares of common stock underlying the notes or the warrants.

In addition, we issued (i) five-year warrants to purchase an aggregate of 812,500 shares of our common stock at an exercise price of $0.125 per share, and (iii) five-year warrants to purchase an aggregate of 812,500 shares of our common stock at an exercise price of $0.175 per share to the Purchasers. These warrants were issued as an antidilution adjustment under certain common stock purchase warrants held by Purchasers that were acquired from us in September 2010.

At September 30, 2011, the outstanding principal balance was $400,400 and interest payable on these notes totaled $20,020.

JULY & AUGUST 2011 10% CONVERTIBLE NOTES

During the three months ended September 30, 2011, we raised $357,656 in 10% convertible notes.  Those notes had a fixed conversion price of $0.09 per share and carried an interest rate of 10%.  The convertible notes mature in July and August 2012.  We also issued those investors five year warrants to purchase 3,973,957 shares of common stock at $0.125 per share.

We measured the fair value of the warrants and the beneficial conversion feature of the notes and recorded a $257,926 discount against the principal of the notes. We are amortizing this discount using the effective interest method over the term of the note.

At September 30, 2011, the interest payable on this note totaled $6,346. 

SEPTEMBER 2011 CONVERTIBLE NOTES

On September 23, 2011, we entered into a Subscription Agreement with two accredited investors (the “Purchasers”)  providing for the issuance and sale of convertible promissory notes and corresponding warrants in the aggregate principal amount of  $253,760.  The warrants carried a five-year term to purchase an aggregate of 3,625,143 shares of our common stock at an exercise price of $0.10 per share.  The convertible promissory notes do not bear an interest rate and mature on September 23, 2012.  The aggregate net cash proceeds to us were $175,000, the balance of the principal amount representing a due diligence fee and an original issuance discount. The convertible promissory notes are convertible at the option of the holders into shares of our common stock at a price per share equal to seven cents.  Subject to adjustments as described in the notes, the conversion price may not be more than seven cents.  There are no registration requirements with respect to the shares of common stock underlying the notes or the warrants.

We measured the fair value of the warrants and the beneficial conversion feature of the notes and recorded a $168,804 discount against the principal of the notes. We are amortizing this discount using the effective interest method over the term of the note.