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BRS & EBS Radio Services



As of July 11, 2005 the Universal Licensing System (ULS) has been changed to accommodate geographic licensing of these services. See Public Notice DA 05-1818 (pdf) for a detailed description of the changes.
Geographic licenses are listed on ULS under the radio service code BR for Broadband Radio Service licenses and ED for Educational Broadband Radio Service licenses.
The licenses for Geographic Service Areas (GSA) on ULS for BRS and EBS radio services are designated as either a P35 or BTA service area:
Historical site-based licenses with the MD and VX radio service codes can be viewed using the ULS Archive Search.
Licensing data from the historic Broadband Licensing System (BLS) remains available.
All applications, except for requests for Special Temporary Authority, are in the Commission’s Universal Licensing System (ULS) and are available for query and download.


Applicants are required to file their applications electronically via ULS except that applications for Special Temporary Authority, applications and notifications of sublease arrangements, and notifications of private commons arrangements must be filed manually. Any applications filed manually, other than the three exceptions above, will be dismissed.
The following ULS forms apply to BRS and EBS for all purposes:
  • FCC Form 601, Application for Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Radio Service
  • FCC Form 602, FCC Ownership Disclosure Information for the Wireless Telecommunications
  • FCC Form 603, FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Application for Assignments of Authorization and Transfers of Control
  • FCC Form 608, FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Application or Notification for Spectrum Leasing Arrangement or Private Commons Arrangements.
Applications for Special Temporary Authority must be filed manually using the most current version of FCC Form 601. Applications and Notifications for sublease arrangements and notifications of private commons agreements must be filed manually using the most current version of FCC Form 608.

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