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8/25/2011
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 11-1452)
Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Announces Electronic Filing Option for Cellular Radiotelephone Service Full-Size Maps
WTB announces that, effective Sept. 8, 2011, it will provide applicants for facilities in the cellular radiophone service the option to file their full-size 1:500,000 scale maps electronically.
12/23/2010
PUBLIC NOTICE
FCC to Hold Workshop on January 26, 2011 on VHF/UHF Narrowbanding
12/7/2010
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING (FCC 10-192)
Proposed Revisions to the Commission's Registration System (CORES)
9/14/2010
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 10-1664)
Financial System Blackout Period (October 1-18, 2010)
5/4/2010
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 10-773)
FCC Announces Panelists for Rescheduled May 6, 2010 Development of the Consolidated Licensing System Workshop
4/19/2010
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 10-665)
FCC Announces May 6, 2010 as New Date for Development of the Consolidated Licensing System Workshop Roundtable
4/5/2010
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 10-596)
FCC Announces Panelists for April 7, 2010 Development of the Consolidated Licensing System Workshop
3/29/2010
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 10-557)
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to Hold April 7, 2010 Workshop on Development of Consolidated Licensing System
9/1/2009
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 09-1993)
Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau and Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Announce Special Procedures to Assist Licensees in Areas Impacted by California Wildfires
3/18/2009
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 09-615)
WTB Certifies Two Additional Frequency Coordinators for the 800 MHz SMR Pool
11/14/2007
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 07-4605)
WTB Announces Start Date for Licensing and Registration Process for the 3650-3700 MHz Band
8/3/2007
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 07-3513)
WTB Announces a New FTP Server to Download the Daily and Weekly Public Access Files
6/11/2007
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 07-2302)
The FCC Enhances the Universal Licensing System for Filing Required Notifications and Requests for Extension of Time in Wireless Services
6/1/2007
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 07-2301)
Public Demonstration of New Filing Process for FCC Required Notifications (NT) and Requests for Extension of Time (EX) in the Universal Licensing System Will Take Place on June 13, 2007
6/1/2007
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 07-2179)
The FCC Announces Enhancements to the Universal Licensing System (ULS) License Archive
2/26/2007
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 07-844)
FCC WTB Announces Modified Universal Licensing System Customer Support Hours
2/8/2007
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 07-610)
WTB Implements Restriction of One Request Per Vanity Call Sign
1/22/2007
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 07-157)
WTB Announces Changes to the Universal Licensing System and FCC Form 603
12/12/2006
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 06-2496)
Highly Secure Browsers Required by December 1, 2006 for Online Credit Card Payments to the Commission
12/5/2006
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 06-2469)
Public Demonstration of Redesigned FCC Application Filing for Required Notification (NT) and Requests for Extension of Time (EX) in the Universal Licensing System will Take Place on December 14, 2006
8/28/2006
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 06-1723)
WTB Announces FCC Form 608 is Available for Filing Spectrum Leasing Notifications and Applications and Private Commons Arrangements
8/24/2006
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 06-1678)
WTB Announces Public Training for FCC Form 608 Filing Interface Scheduled for September 7, 2006
8/8/2006
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 06-1609)
WTB Announces Public Demonstration of Filing Process for FCC Form 608 Application or Notification for Spectrum Leasing Arrangements in the Universal Licensing System (Scheduled on August 16, 2006)
1/23/2006
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 06-45)
WTB Announces Deployment of "Auto-Term", the Automated Feature in ULS That Identifies Unconstructed Stations Resulting in Automatic Termination of Licenses
1/20/2006
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 06-125)
WTB Enhances the Commission's Universal Licensing System to Implement Electronic Filing for Pleadings
1/6/2006
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 06-36)
Public Demonstration to Be Held January 24, 2006 on Changes to the ULS Implementing an Automated Termination Process for Licenses and Electronic Filing of Pleadings
10/27/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-2822)
New CORES Online Password Reset and ULS Call Sign/FRN Association Features Available September 26, 2005
7/29/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-2226)
WTB Announces Changes to the Universal Licensing System to Implement the Commission's Immediate Approval Procedures for Wireless License Assignments and Transfers
7/12/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-1991)
Public Demonstration of New Filing Process for FCC Form 603 for Assignments of Authorization and Transfers of Control in the Universal Licensing System Will Take Place on July 19, 2005
7/11/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-1981)
WTB to Dismiss All Applications Filed on FCC Form 601 & FCC Form 605 with Edition Dates Prior to July 2005, Effective with Receipts of July 18, 2005
6/28/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-1818)
WTB Announces Changes to ULS to Accommodate the Broadband Radio Service and Education Broadband Service and Reminds Licensees that Use of ULS Forms and Electronic Filing for these Services Becomes Mandatory on July 11, 2005
5/25/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-1362)
WTB Postpones Implementation of the Automated Feature in ULS That Identifies Unconstructed Stations Resulting in Termination of Licenses and Announces a New License Search on Build-Out Deadlines
5/4/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-1278)
Redesigned Application Search Interface and New License Search Capability will be Deployed in Universal Licensing System on May 9, 2005
4/26/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-1103)
Public Demonstration and Training of Redesigned Universal Licensing System Application Search Interface will Take Place on May 4, 2005
4/26/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-1102)
FCC WTB to Hold Demonstration Regarding New FCC Form 608
4/26/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-1101)
WTB to Hold Separate Public Demonstrations Regarding New Filing Interface for FCC Forms 601 Filed by Auction Winners and Broadband Radio Service and Educational Broadband Service
4/26/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-739)
Public Training Regarding the New FCC Form 602 Filing Interface Scheduled for May 5, 2005
4/6/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-689)
WTB Reminds Applicants of End of Waiver Relief and Beginning of Automated Letters for Notifications of Consummation of Wireless License Assignment and Transfer of Control Applications
3/4/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-587)
WTB Recommends Filers in Universal Licensing System Upgrade Browser Plug-In Technology Beginning March 18, 2005
2/11/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-388)
WTB Reminds Certain Licensees That the Current License Audit will Close Next Week
2/2/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-267)
Public Demonstration of Redesigned Form 603 for Assignments of Authorization and Transfers of Control in the Universal Licensing System will Take Place on February 16, 2005
2/1/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-266)
Public Demonstration and Training of the New FCC Form 602 Filing Interface in the Universal Licensing System will Take Place on February 16, 2005
1/21/2005
DECLARATORY RULING (DA 05-148)
In the Matter of Clarification of Reconsideration Period and Effective Date for Terminations of Wireless Radio Service Authorizations
1/21/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-137)
WTB to Enhance its Universal Licensing System to More Accurately Reflect Termination of Unconstructed Licenses
1/18/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-107)
WTB Extends Filing Deadline for its Current License Audit Encompassing Licenses in the Paging and Radiotelephone Service (Part 22) and Licenses Operating on Private Carrier Paging Exclusive Channels (Part 90)
1/4/2005
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 05-2)
WTB Enhances License Audit Web Site to Provide Additional Information to Licenses Involved in the Current License Audit
12/15/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (FCC 04-283)
FCC Announces Waiver Relief for Untimely Notifications of Consummation of Wireless License Assignment and Transfer of Control Applications
12/8/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-3817)
WTB Mails Its Second License Audit Letter and Notice of Cancellation to Certain Licensees in the Paging and Radiotelephone Service and Site-Specific Licensees Operating on 929-930 MHz Private Carrier Paging Exclusive Channels
9/30/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-3165)
WTB Announces Details Concerning the Licensing and Transmitter Location Registration Process for the Dedicated Short Range Communications Service in the Intelligent Transportation Service
9/29/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-3050)
WTB Begins an Audit of Site-specific Licenses in the Paging and Radiotelephone Service (Part 22) and Site-specific Licenses Operating on 929-930 MHz Exclusive Private Carrier Paging Channels (Part 90)
8/24/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-2596)
WTB Announces an Audit of the Operational Status of Stations Authorized in the Paging and Radiotelephone Service (Part 22) and Stations Authorized on 929-930 MHz Private Carrier Paging Exclusive Channels (Part 90)
8/20/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-2593)
Automated Notification Process in Antenna Structure Registration System to Begin Monday, August 23, 2004
8/20/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-2593)
Automated Notification Process in Antenna Structure Registration System to Begin Monday, August 23, 2004
8/6/2004
ERRATUM
Erratum to FCC WTB Announces Expanded Universal Licensing System Hotline Support Hours
8/3/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-2450)
FCC WTB Announces Expanded Universal Licensing System Hotline Support Hours
7/27/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-2336)
Public Demonstration of New Application Search Interface in the Universal Licensing System will Take Place on August 4, 2004
7/27/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-2336)
Public Demonstration of New Application Search Interface in the Universal Licensing System will Take Place on August 4, 2004
7/23/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-2269)
Private Land Mobile Radio Spectrum Audit Data to Become Available in ULS License Audit, Beginning July 28, 2004
7/20/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-2187)
Public Demonstration of the New FCC Form 602 Filing Interface in the Universal Licensing System will Take Place on July 28, 2004
6/25/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-1875)
Clarification of Public Safety and Governmental Entity Licensee Notification Policy
6/4/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-1632)
WTB to Dismiss All Applications Filed on FCC Form 603 with Edition Dates Prior to April 2002, Effective with Receipts of July 6, 2004
5/26/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-1493)
WTB Announces Licensing and Interim Link Registration Process, Including Start Date for Filing Applications for Non-exclusive Nationwide Licenses in the 71-76 GHz, 81-86 GHz, and 92 ? 95 GHz Bands
5/19/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-1408)
WTB Provides Additional Guidance on How to File in Universal Licensing System
4/14/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-1009)
Email Notifications will be Sent to Public Safety and Governmental Entity Licensees 90, 60, 30, and 10 Days Prior to License Expiration, Beginning April 16, 2004
This Public Notice announces a new email notification policy to public safety and governmental entity licensees.
4/6/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-958)
WTB to Dismiss All Applications Filed on FCC Form 605 with Editions Dates Prior to December 2003, Effective with Receipts of May 3, 2004
2/17/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-392)
WTB to Complete Conversion of MDS, MMDS,and ITFS Services to the Universal Licensing System, February 17, 2004
The WTB is continuing a multi-phase transition of the Multipoint Distribution Service (MDS), Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service (MMDS), and Instructional Television Fixed Service (ITFS) from BLS to ULS.
2/13/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-382)
WTB to Implement Automated Notification Process in ULS Beginning Monday, March 1, 2004
2/4/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-252)
WTB Announces FCC Form 603-T is Available and Provides Guidance Regarding the Interim Process for Filing Spectrum Leasing Notifications and Applications
1/27/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-164)
Presentation Rescheduled for New ULS Online Services, MDS and ITFS, From January 28 to February 11, 2004
This Notice updates and supercedes Public Notice DA 04-93. Those who pre-registered for the original event under the previous date of January 28 will automatically be registered for the new event date.
1/15/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-75)
Effective Date of Certain Rules Adopted in the Secondary Markets Proceeding, Docket 00-230, Delayed Until February 2, 2004
1/12/2004
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 04-38)
WTB Announces Seminar on Filing Spectrum Leasing Applications and Notifications
Seminar to Be held on Wednesday, January 21, 2004 in Washington, D.C.
12/11/2003
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 03-3933)
New ULS Online Filing Interface to Be Deployed Sunday, December 14, 2003
ULS Online Filing will be down from 12:00 am Saturday, December 13th until 10:00 am Sunday, December 14th. All saved licenses and applications in ULS will be converted to the new filing environment at this time. ULS Technical Support will be available on Sunday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm.
11/26/2003
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 03-3788)
Public Demonstration and Training of the New ULS Online Filing Interface will Take Place December 4, 2003
A Public Demonstration and Training will present the newly redesigned Online Filing environment for FCC Form 601 (Simple Purpose applications) and Form 605 (all applications) at FCC headquarters in Washington, DC. The public is encouraged to attend.
11/10/2003
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 03-3568)
WTB Announces eSupport Website and New Toll Free Contact Number
The WTB (WTB) of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) would like to announce its new eSupport website at http://esupport.fcc.gov.
10/20/2003
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (FCC 03-246)
Revisions to Broadcast Auxiliary Service Rules in Part 74 and Conforming Technical Rules for Broadcast Auxiliary Service, Cable Television Relay Service and Fixed Services in Part 74, 78 and 101 of the Commission's Rules
10/16/2003
ORDER (DA 03-3215)
Revisions to Broadcast Auxiliary Service Rules in Part 74 and Conforming Technical Rules for Broadcast Auxiliary Service, Cable Television Relay Service and Fixed Services in Parts 74, 78 and 101 of the Commission's Rules
10/3/2003
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 03-3017)
Cellular SID Administration is Now Being Performed by Private Industry
8/22/2003
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 03-2729)
Waiver Requests for Late-Filed Renewal Applications in Most Wireless Services
7/24/2003
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 03-2427)
Same Day Access to Applications Already Submitted to the Commission via the Universal Licensing System will No Longer Be Available, Effective August 1, 2003
7/23/2003
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 03-2411)
WTB Announces 60-Day Amnesty for Structures Identified in Initial Quarterly Audit of Antenna Structures
Attachment - Structures Not Registered: pdf - xls
7/21/2003
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 03-2359)
Six Organizations will Assume Responsibility for Cellular SID Administration
6/30/2003
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 03-2100)
WTB to Mail its Second License Audit Letter and Notice of Cancellation to Certain Licensees in the 220 - 222 MHz Band
6/17/2003
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 03-1943)
Bureau Announces New "Accepted" Application Status for Notifications of Construction
6/16/2003
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 03-1962)
New Check Errors Feature Available in the Universal Licensing System
6/16/2003
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 03-1961)
New GIS Mapping Available for the Universal Licensing System License Search
A newly redesigned Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping interface for the Universal Licensing System (ULS) License Search is now available. Customers can create accurate onscreen maps of transmitter locations for single and multiple wireless licenses.
5/28/2003
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 03-1785)
New Options to Pay Fees in the Universal Licensing System Now Available
The new Pay Fees interface conveniently connects the Universal Licensing System (ULS) to the online FCC Form 159 payment system from the ULS website.
5/13/2003
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 03-1566)
WTB Announces Radio Service Codes for Licenses Listed on Transfer of Control and Assignment of Authorization Applications will now be Displayed in the Universal Licensing System
4/15/2003
ORDER (DA 03-1141)
Revisions to Broadcast Auxiliary Service Rules in Part 74 and Conforming Technical Rules for Broadcast Auxiliary Service, Cable Television Relay Service and Fixed Services in Parts 74, 78 and 101 of the Commission's Rules
4/9/2003
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 03-1089)
WTB Announces an Audit of the Operational Status of Certain 220 - 222 MHz Band Licenses
3/25/2003
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 03-873)
WTB Releases Enhanced Attachment Interface for the Universal Licensing System and Ownership Filing
3/7/2003
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 03-647)
WTB Clarifies Construction Requirements for the Private Radio Services
1/17/2003
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 03-161)
New Broadcast Auxiliary Interface between the Universal Licensing System (ULS) and the Consolidated Database (CDBS) Available January 22, 2003
11/29/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-3312)
Designs for New ULS Online Filing Interface to Be Unveiled December 11, 2002
11/14/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-3156)
WTB Reminds Filers of Effective Date for Mandatory Electronic Filing of FCC Form 602
10/11/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-2622)
Demonstrations of the Newly Redesigned ULS License Search to be Conducted Monday, October 21, 2002 in Washington, DC
10/7/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-2519)
The WTB Provides Added Flexibility for Filing Coverage/Construction Notifications and Requests for Extension of Time
10/3/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-2502)
Redesigned ULS License Search Debuts Thursday, October 17, 2002
Beginning October 17, 2002, a new ULS license search will be available. This license search will replace the current license search.
9/16/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-2259)
WTB Confirms Waiver Fees for Filing a Request for Extension of Time to Meet Coverage/Construction Requirements in Certain Radio Services
9/13/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-2261)
WTB to Conduct Demonstrations of Electronic Filing of FCC Form 602
This Public Notice announces demonstrations will be provided on September 19, 2002 and September 26, 2002 regarding electronic filing of FCC Form 602 (ownership information).
9/10/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-2211)
WTB Announces Availability of Electronic Filing of FCC Form 602
This Public Notice provides information regarding electronic filing of FCC Form 602 and procedures for manual filing during a 3-month transition period until mandatory electronic filing takes effect.
8/22/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-2059)
WTB Announces Revised Version of FCC Form 602 is Now Available
This Public Notice provides information regarding revisions to the August 2002 version of FCC Form 602 and announces the August 2002 version must be used beginning September 10, 2002.
8/9/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-1995)
Electronic Filing for the 700 MHz Guard Band Managers' Reports will be Available Through the Internet Beginning September 4, 2002
7/11/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-1644)
WTB Announces Plans for Electronic Filing of FCC Form 602
Electronic filing of FCC Form 602 will become available beginning September 10, 2002.
6/4/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-1306)
WTB Filing Announces Procedures for Cellular Phase II Unserved Area Applications in the Eastern Gulf Coastal Zone
Phase II applications will be accepted for filing beginning on July 2, 2002 for the Eastern Gulf Coastal Zone.
5/13/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-1088)
700 MHz Guard Band Managers' First Annual Report is Due October 1, 2002
This notice announces that the first annual report from the 700 MHz Guard Band Managers is due October 1, 2002.
5/10/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-1094)
Licensees of Certain Broadcast Auxiliary Radio Stations Must Submit License Information to the FCC
The WTB is updating licensing information for certain Part 74 Broadcast Auxiliary Radio Stations.
5/8/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-1030)
Electronic Access to the Ownership Disclosure Form, FCC Form 602, is Now Available
An electronic search of FCC Form 602 is now available. Electronic filing of FCC Form 602 will be available later this year.
4/15/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-873)
WTB Allowing Temporary Continued Use of FCC Form 820 (Application for Exemption From Ship Station Requirements) During the Transition to FCC Form 605
Continued use of FCC Form 820 allowed temporarily.
4/3/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-752)
Universal Licensing System Now Accepts Attachments and Amendments for Certain Simple Purpose Applications
Attachments and amendments can now be submitted for application purposes AU, CA, DU and RO.
3/26/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-645)
Universal Licensing System's License Search Redesigned for Certain Services
The ULS License Search has been redesigned for Aircraft, Amateur, Commercial/Restricted, GMRS and Ship services. The remaining services will be redesigned later this year.
3/12/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-578)
WTB Reminds Broadband PCS Services D, E, and F Block Licensees of Five-Year Construction Benchmark
12/26/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-2976)
In the Matter of Cayuga Onondaga Board of Cooperative Educational Services Request for Reinstatement of License for Private Land Mobile Radio Station KNNN670, Auburn, New York
By this Public Notice, the WTB clarifies the application of its unified policy governing the dismissal or return of defective applications in all Wireless Radio Services (unified policy) regarding renewal of license applications and construction notifications.
11/27/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-2729)
ULS and ASR are Now Compatible with Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator
ULS and ASR can now be accessed with Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5-6.0 and Netscape Navigator 4.5, 4.51, 4.61, 4.7, and 4.75
11/19/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-2707)
The Maximum Size for Attachments Submitted via ULS and ASR is 10 MB
The WTB announces that all attachments submitted via ULS and ASR must be 10 megabytes or less.
10/12/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-2391)
WTB to Conduct ULS Interactive Demos 10/25/2001 and 11/8/2001 in Washington, DC
Demonstrations Scheduled on Application/License Search and Microwave/Land Mobile Filing (both dates).
9/28/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-2260)
WTB Announces Redesign of Universal Licensing System and Antenna Structure Registration Websites
9/28/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-2261)
WTB to Dismiss all Copies of Form 605 Received with Edition Dates Prior to March 2001, as of October 15, 2001
9/21/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE
WTB to Reschedule Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations
9/6/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-2095)
WTB to Conduct Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations September 24, 2001, in Washington, DC
7/11/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-1626)
Phase I Mandatory Electronic Filing Deadline Extended for PCIA and ITA
Letter: pdf - text - Word
7/11/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-1624)
WTB Updates its Licensing Records Regarding Construction Deadlines for Broadband PCS C, D, E and F Block Licenses
6/29/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-1550)
WTB to Conduct Universal Licensing System Interactive Demonstrations August 1, 2001, in Washington, DC
Demonstrations Scheduled on Application/License Search and Microwave/Land Mobile Filing
6/29/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-1501)
Auction(s) 5
WTB Reminds Broadband Personal Communications Services (PCS) Licensees of Five-Year Construction Benchmark
This Public Notice reminds Broadband PCS licensees they are required to notify the Bureau as to whether or not they have met their five-year construction benchmarks.
6/27/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-1500)
WTB Announces Upgrades and Enhancements for Customers Who File Construction Notifications for Both Site-Based and Market-Based Services
6/25/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-1497)
Certain Actions Provided for in the Commission's Rules are Not Yet Available for Electronic Filing via the Universal Licensing System (ULS) and Must Be Filed Manually
The WTB announces certain actions are not yet available for electronic filing via ULS.
5/21/2001
NEWS RELEASE
WTB Converts Final Wireless Service to the Universal Licensing System.
5/7/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-1157)
WTB to Begin Use of Universal Licensing System for Licensing in Commercial Radio Operator Services on May 21, 2001; Deployment Means Conversion of all WTB Services to ULS is Now Complete
5/7/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-1156)
WTB Grants Waiver to APCO of Mandatory Electronic Filing Deadline Relating to Phase II of Land Mobile ULS Conversion. WTB Also Extends, for All Phase II Services, Effective Date of Unified Dismissal Policy Deployment means Conversion of all WTB Services to ULS is now Complete
Letter: pdf - text - Word
4/24/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-1020)
Mandatory Electronic Filing Deadline is Extended until May 22, 2001 for PCIA and ITA
In a letter dated 4-19-2001, the Personal Communications Industry Association (PCIA) and the Industrial Telecommunications Association (ITA) Were Granted an Additional Extension
Letter: text - Word
4/18/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-0971)
WTB Implements Deployment of the Universal Licensing System for Maritime Coast and Aviation Ground Services on April 30, 2001
Appendix A: pdf - Word
4/18/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-0970)
WTB Seeks Comment on Space Data Research, LLC's Request for Declaratory Ruling or Waiver Regarding the Narrowband PCS Rules
3/27/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-763)
FCC Grants a Short Extension of Time to the Mandatory Electronic Filing Deadline for Land Mobile Phase 1 Applications to PCIA and ITA
3/16/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-691)
WTB Announces Execution of Programmatic Agreement with Respect to Collocating Wireless Antennas on Existing Structures
Statement of Commissioner Tristani: html - pdf - text - Word
News Release: pdf - text - Word
Appendix A: pdf - Word
3/14/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-0681)
WTB Announces Enhancement to Ship Station Licensing within Universal Licensing System (ULS): Change of Vessel Name is Made Under Administrative Update (AU)
Ship station applicants wishing to file a change of vessel name in the Universal Licensing System now do so as an Administrative Update (AU)
3/9/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-0632)
WTB to Conduct Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations March 29 and April 11-12, 2001, in Washington, DC
Demonstrations Scheduled on Transfers and Assignments (03/29/01); and Transfers and Assignments (04/11/01) and Application/License Search and Microwave/Land Mobile Filing (04/12/01)
3/6/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 01-0580)
WTB Reminds Land Mobile Radio Services User Community of Mandatory Deadlines Regarding Electronic Filing via the Universal Licensing System (ULS)
Mandatory electronic filing via ULS takes effect for Phase I users on March 20, 2001; Phase II users on April 25, 2001; and Phase III users on June 5, 2001.
2/7/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-0331)
WTB to Conduct Universal Licensing System Interactive Demonstrations Feb. 28 and March 1, 2001, in Washington, D.C.
1/14/2001
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-96)
Enhanced Antenna Structure Registration and Towair Queries Released
11/22/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-2646)
WTB to Conduct Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations of Transfers and Assignments on December 14, 2000, in Washington, DC
11/22/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-2644)
FCC Releases New Form 601 for Radio Services Authorization
Effective November 30, 2000, the FCC will release the latest edition of Form 601, FCC Application for WTB-Radio Service Authorization, for electronic filing via the Universal Licensing System (ULS). This PUBLIC NOTICE notes various differences between the new November 2000 edition and prior editions.
11/21/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-2621)
WTB to Implement Software Upgrade for Antenna Structure Registration (ASR)
New Auto-Delete Feature Enables Greater User Confidence in Application Filing and Searching.
11/9/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-2564)
WTB Implements Phase III of Three-Phased Deployment of the Universal Licensing System (ULS) for Land Mobile Radio Services on December 4, 2000
Attachment A: pdf - Word
11/9/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-2565)
WTB Clarifies Procedures for Licensing Trunked Radio Systems Operating Between 150-512 MHz
11/2/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-2480)
WTB to Conduct Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations November 8, 2000, and November 15-16, 2000, in Washington, DC
Demonstrations Scheduled on Application/License Search, Microwave/Land Mobile Filing, and Transfers and Assignments (11/16/00, only)
10/30/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-2439)
WTB to Implement Universal Licensing System (ULS) for Ship Station Licensing on November 20, 2000
10/10/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-2295)
WTB to Conduct Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations October 18, 2000, in Gettysburg, PA and October 25, 2000, in Washington, DC
Demonstrations Scheduled on License Search/Application Search, General Filing, Microwave Application Filings in ULS, and Land Mobile Filing
10/6/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-2292)
WTB Implements Phase II of Three-Phased Deployment of the Universal Licensing System (ULS) for Land Mobile Radio Services on October 24, 2000
Attachment A: pdf - Word
9/22/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-2157)
The WTB Announces Redesign of Universal Licensing System (ULS) and Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) Homepages
The homepage has been redesigned to support the Commission's efforts to make all ULS functions more accessible to disabled and visually impaired users.
9/1/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-1992)
WTB Implements Phase I of a Three-Phased Deployment of the Universal Licensing System for Land Mobile Radio Services on September 19, 2000
for most Land Mobile Phase I services, electronic filing via ULS becomes mandatory March 20, 2001.
Attachment A: pdf - Word
8/7/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-1747)
WTB to Conduct Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations August 17, 2000
7/25/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-1647)
WTB Announces Three-Phased Deployment of the Universal Licensing System for the Land Mobile Radio Services
6/28/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-1444)
WTB to Conduct Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations July 19, 2000
WTB to Conduct Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations July 19, 2000. Demos Scheduled on License Search/Application Search and Microwave Application Filings in ULS.
6/6/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-1236)
FCC Announces Expanded ULS Technical Support Hours
The Commission's WTB announces expanded hours for Universal Licensing System (ULS) technical support. ULS users may now reach the FCC Technical Support Hotline by phone from 7 a.m. To 10 p.m. weekdays. Weekend service is newly available. on Saturdays that Hotline will be open from 8 a.m. To 7 p.m., and on Sundays from 12 p.m. To 6 p.m. The Commission continues to provide assistance with questions regarding licensing requirements and ULS forms weekdays from 8 a.m. To 5:30 p.m.
6/1/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-1196)
FCC Releases New Form 601 for Radio Services Authorization
Effective June 1, 2000, the Commission releases the latest edition of Form 601, Application for WTB Radio Service Authorization for electronic filing via the Universal Licensing System (ULS). Hard copies of this edition will not be available until further notice. Accordingly, manual filers should continue to use the August 1999 edition of Form 601 until further notice. This PUBLIC NOTICE notes various differences between the June 2000 edition and the August 1999 editions.
5/24/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-1116)
WTB to Conduct More Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations in June 2000
Demos on License Search/Application Search and Microwave Application Filings in ULS Scheduled June 13 and June 28
5/9/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-1021)
WTB Implements ULS/ASR Filing via the Internet
Universal Licensing System (ULS) users filing applications or notifications may now file in ULS either by the Internet or direct dial-up, whichever is more convenient.
5/9/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-1033)
Tips for Applicants Filing Paper Forms for Authorizations in the Microwave Radio Services
Attachment A: pdf
Attachment B: pdf
Attachment C: pdf
Attachment D: pdf
Attachment E: pdf
Attachment F: pdf
3/31/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-739)
WTB to Conduct More Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations in April 2000
Demos on License Search/Application Search and Microwave Application Filings in ULS Scheduled April 13; Demos on Transfers and Assignments Scheduled
3/29/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-708)
WTB Announces that the Universal Licensing System will no Longer be Accessible from 12:15 AM until 2:15 AM Eastern Time
3/28/2000
ANNOUNCEMENT
Questions from February 9, 2000 Microwave Public Forum
3/16/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-580)
Commission Announces FAA Flight Service Station Reporting Change
FCC's Enforcement Bureau Announces a Change in FAA Flight Service Station Procedures for Reporting Antenna Structure Light Outages (Notice to Airmen) to the FCC
3/8/2000
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER AND ORDER ON RECONSIDERATION (FCC 00-76)
Commission Adopts Memorandum Opinion and Order on Reconsideration Resolving Several Technical Issues Relating to the Antenna Structure Registration Program
2/23/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-341)
WTB to Conduct More Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations
In March 2000/Demos on Transfers and Assignments Scheduled March 3; Demos on License Search/Application Search and Microwave Application Filings in ULS Scheduled March 17
2/18/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-317)
WTB Extends Mandatory Electronic Filing Date for Microwave Licensees to Coincide with Availability of Electronic Filing Via the Internet; Mandatory Electronic Filing Takes Effect on April 1, 2000, or When Filing Via the Internet Becomes Available, Whichever is Later
to further ease the transition to mandatory electronic filing, the WTB has decided to extend the date at which mandatory electronic filing for Microwave licensees becomes effective until April 1, 2000, or when application filing via the Internet becomes available (projected for early April, 2000), whichever is later.
2/11/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-00270)
Amateur Licensees Required to File Using Universal Licensing System (ULS) Forms Beginning February 17, 2000/Applications Filed on Pre-ULS Forms will be Dismissed Without Prejudice; New Dismissal Policy for Defective Applications Also Takes Effect on February 17, 2000.
The WTB (WTB) began use of ULS for the Amateur services on August 16, 1999, and described the procedures for station and operator licensing in the Amateur Radio Services using ULS in a PUBLIC NOTICE released in July 1999. In that PUBLIC NOTICE, the WTB provided a 6-month transition period during which pre-ULS forms would still be accepted. That transition period ends at midnight on February 16, 2000, at which time the Bureau will no longer accept filings made on pre-ULS Forms 610 and 610V.
Attachment A: pdf - Word
Attachment B: pdf - Word
Attachment C: pdf - Word
2/4/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-206)
WTB to Conduct More Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations in February 2000; Demonstrations on License Search/Application Search and Microwave Application Filings in ULS Scheduled February 17 and 18.
The Federal Communications Commission's (FCC's) WTB (WTB) will conduct additional interactive demonstration of its Universal Licensing System (ULS) in February 2000.
Attachment A: pdf - Word
2/4/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-207)
Electronic Filing Required for Certain Microwave Licenses Beginning March 1, 2000: WTB Recommends that Microwave Licensees Take Steps to Prepare for Electronic Filing Via the Universal Licensing System (ULS); New Dismissal Policy for Defective Applications Also Takes Effect on March 1, 200
In the ULS Report and Order in WT Docket No. 98-20, the Commission revised its rules to require electronic filing via ULS of all applications (excluding emergency requests) for certain Microwave services, which, in general, consist of Part 101 Common Carrier Microwave Services. This rule is to take effect for certain Microwave services on March 1, 2000.
Attachment A: pdf - Word
Attachment B: pdf - Word
1/11/2000
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 00-0040)
WTB to Hold A Public Forum on February 9, 2000 on Mandatory Use of Universal Licensing System (ULS) Forms for Microwave Applicants
On February 9, 2000, the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC's) WTB (WTB) will host a public forum on the Universal Licensing System (ULS) for wireless applicants and licensees in the Microwave services.
12/22/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-2984)
WTB to Conduct More Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations in January 2000
The FCC's (FCC's) WTB (WTB) Will Conduct Additional Interactive Demonstrations of its Universal Licensing System (ULS) in January 2000
12/22/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-3003)
Enhanced TOWAIR Query Now Available
On-Line Program Now Allows Submission of NAD83 Coordinates for Antenna Structure Registration Clearance Check
11/4/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-2459)
WTB to Conduct More Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations on November 18, 1999; Demonstrations to Address License Search/Application Search and Microwave Application Filings
The FCC's (FCC's) WTB (WTB) Will Conduct Additional Interactive Demonstrations of its Universal Licensing System (ULS) on November 18, 1999
11/3/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-2419)
WTB to Begin Use of Universal Licensing System (ULS) for Remaining Part 22 Commercial Wireless Services on November 8, 1999
On November 8, 1999, the WTB (Bureau) will begin use of the Universal Licensing System (ULS) for licensing activity relating to the following Part 22 Commercial Wireless services: General Aviation Air-Ground Radiotelephone (CG), Commercial Aviation Air-Ground Radiotelephone (CA), Rural Radiotelephone (CR), and BETRS (CB).
10/26/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-2315)
WTB to Conduct More Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations in November 1999; Demos on Filing Microwave Applications, Transfers and Assignments in ULS Scheduled November 4
The FCC's (FCC's) WTB (WTB) Will Conduct Additional Interactive Demonstrations of its Universal Licensing System (ULS) in November 1999
10/15/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (FCC 99-2205)
WTB Announces the Availability of Universal Licensing System (ULS) Database Files via the Internet
The Universal Licensing System (ULS) public access files are now available for downloading via the Internet. These files contain complete application and license data, along with daily updates, that can be used for private programming and research efforts. Anyone can download them directly to a personal computer free of charge.
Attachment A: pdf - xls
Attachment B: pdf - Word
Attachment C: pdf - Word
Attachment D: pdf - Word
10/1/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-2060)
WTB to Conduct More Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations in October 1999; Demonstrations on Filing Transfers and Assignments in ULS Scheduled October 21 and 28
The FCC's (FCC's) WTB (WTB) Will Conduct Additional Interactive Demonstrations of its Universal Licensing System (ULS) in October 1999
9/9/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-1543)
WTB to Begin Use of Universal Licensing System (ULS) for Microwave Services on August 30, 1999 - Erratum; Bureau Clarifies Last Date for Use of Pre-ULS Forms, Lists Additional Information Required for Submission of Pre-ULS Forms During Transition Period, erratum to DA 99-1543, dated September 9, 1999.
This Erratum: (1) clarifies that the date by which manual (paper-filed) applications and letter requests will no longer be accepted is March 1, 2000; and (2) replaces the Appendix listing the supplemental information the Bureau requires of filers who elect to submit pre-ULS forms or file letter requests during the transition period.
8/20/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-1680)
WTB to Conduct Another Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstration on September 16, 1999; Demonstration to be Held at FCC's Gettysburg, PA Office
The FCC's (FCC's) WTB (WTB) will conduct another interactive demonstration of its Universal Licensing System (ULS) on September 16, 1999.
8/6/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-1714)
WTB to Hold a Public Forum September 14, 1999 on Universal Licensing System (ULS) Mandatory Electronic Filing Requirement for Commercial Wireless Applicants
On September 14, 1999, the FCC's (FCC's) WTB (WTB) Will Host a Public Forum on the Universal Licensing System (ULS) for wireless applicants and licensees in commercial services that are now subject to the ULS mandatory electronic filing requirement.
8/6/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-1543)
WTB to Begin Use of Universal Licensing System (ULS) For Microwave Services on August 30, 1999
On August 30, 1999, the WTB (Bureau) will begin use of the Universal Licensing System (ULS) for licensing activity relating to the Microwave Services.
7/23/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-1455)
WTB to Begin Use of Universal Licensing System (ULS) For Licensing in The Amateur Radio Services Beginning on August 16, 1999
On August 16, 1999, the WTB (Bureau) will begin use of the Universal Licensing System (ULS) for all application and licensing activity in the Amateur Radio Services.
7/21/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-1436)
WTB Revises Procedure for Filing Consummation Notifications Electronically via the Universal Licensing System
The WTB has revised the procedure for filing consummation notifications electronically via the Universal Licensing System (ULS) consistent with the rules governing the submission of ownership changes as well as the instructions for FCC Form 603.
7/20/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (FCC 99-1421)
WTB Upgrades the Universal Licensing System's Search Capabilities Regarding Assignment of License and Transfer of Control Applications
The Bureau has recently upgraded the ULS 'Application Search' functionality to include queries specifically geared toward researching proposed transfers of control or assignments of license (FCC Form 603 applications).
7/19/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-1411)
WTB Provides Fee Payment Checklist for Applicants Using the Universal Licensing System
Our goal is to eliminate filing errors associated with Form 159, and thereby expedite processing of license applications requiring fees. Following the recommendations in the checklist below will greatly reduce the likelihood of processing delays or dismissals due to insufficient fees.
7/1/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-1314)
WTB Releases Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) Software
FCC will manually review all electronic submissions during temporary transition period; ASR filers must use toll-free dial-up access, not direct Internet connection, for electronic filing.
6/28/1999
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (WT DOCKET NO. 98-20)
Amendment of Parts 0, 1, 13, 22, 24, 26, 27, 80, 87, 90, 95, 97, and 101 of the Commission's Rules to Facilitate the Development and Use of the Universal Licensing System in the Wireless Telecommunications Services.
In a Memorandum Opinion and Order adopted June 10, 1999, the FCC resolves Petitions for Reconsideration of its ULS Report and Order, and clarifies various portions of the rules necessary to implement ULS for wireless services.
6/28/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-1267)
WTB Revises and Begins Phased Implementation of its Unified Policy for Reviewing License Applications and Pleadings
Revised policy to take effect July 1, 1999, for Cellular, PCS, WCS, Part 22 Paging, Offshore, and Auctioned Licenses; Antenna Structure Registrations also affected.
6/24/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-1253)
New Antenna Structure Registration Procedures Take Effect Today
In order to implement a new Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) filing system next Thursday, July 1, the WTB has adopted new procedures for the ASR process.
6/23/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-1228)
WTB Recommends Licensees Take Steps to Prepare for Electronic Filing Via the Universal Licensing System (ULS)
Electronic Filing Required for Cellular, Paging, Offshore, and Auctioned Licenses Beginning July 1, 1999.
6/22/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-1216)
WTB to Conduct More Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations in July 1999
WTB (WTB) will conduct additional interactive demonstrations of its Universal Licensing System (ULS) in July 1999.
6/21/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-1186)
Commission to Begin Collection of Taxpayer Identification Numbers to Support Antenna Structure Registration Software Upgrade
6/18/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-1187)
WTB Clarifies Procedure for Filing Full-Size Maps in the Cellular Radiotelephone Service
6/15/1999
SECOND REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 99-140)
Amendment of Parts 0, 1, 13, 22, 24, 26 27, 80, 87, 90, 95, 97, and 101 of the Commission's Rules to Facilitate the Development and Use of the Universal Licensing System in the Wireless Telecommunications Services
In an Order adopted June 15, 1999, the FCC authorizes public access through the Internet to ULS for purposes of viewing application and licensing information. This access will significantly enhance the ability of the public to access public record information regarding wireless licensees at reduced cost.
6/4/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-1102)
Commission Announces New Procedures for Antenna Structure Registration
Change Affects Electronic, Manual Filings and FCC Form 854; Internet Filing and Expanded Search Features Available; TIN Registration Required of All Filers
5/26/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWAIR Query is Now Available for Free on the Internet
TOWAIR is the landing facility slope calculation program used to determine whether structures located near specified airports must be registered with the Commission.
5/25/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-1001)
WTB Answers Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Reporting of Ownership Information on FCC Form 602
This Public Notice responds to inquires and requests received by the Bureau staff for quidance with respect to Form 602 filing procedures and the specific nature of information to be provided on the form.
4/29/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-811)
WTB Postpones Effective Date of Unified Dismissal Policy for Applications in the Wireless Services
On April 29, 1999, the WTB released a Public Notice (DA 99-811) postponing its Unified Dismissal/Return Policy
4/27/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-0795)
WTB to Conduct More Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations
The FCC's (FCC's) WTB (WTB) Will Conduct Additional Interactive Demonstrations of its Universal Licensing System (ULS) and is Seeking Feedback From Those Interested.
4/2/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-653)
WTB to Begin Use of Universal Licensing System (ULS) for General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS) Licensing Activity Beginning April 19, 1999
On April 19, 1999, the WTB (Bureau) will begin use of the Universal Licensing System (ULS) for all licensing activity in the General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS).
4/2/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-650)
WTB to Begin Use of Universal Licensing System (ULS) for Auctioned 900 MHz Specialized Mobile Radio Service Beginning April 19, 1999
On April 19, 1999, the WTB (Bureau) will begin use of the Universal Licensing System (ULS) for licensing activity relating to MTA licenses in the 900 MHz Specialized Mobile Radio service that were initially awarded in Auction No. 7 (Auctioned 900 MHz SMR).
4/1/1999
FACT SHEET (206U)
Registration of Social Security Numbers in the Universal Licensing System for Amateur Radio Operators
3/24/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-575)
WTB Clarifies Responsibilities of Paging Licensees Filing Renewal Applications
The Personal Communications Industry Association (PCIA) has asked that the Bureau clarify certain matters regarding the renewal of licenses in the Part 22 Paging and Radiotelephone Service (Paging). Over 5,000 Paging licenses, many of which are held by PCIA members, are due to expire on April 1, 1999, requiring renewal applications to be filed by that date. These 5,000 Paging licenses include over 30,000 transmitter sites, each with technical data residing in the Bureau's Universal Licensing System (ULS). Specifically, PCIA asks the Bureau to clarify whether Paging licensees, by signing their renewal applications, are certifying that all licensing information in the ULS relating to their licenses is complete and accurate.
3/24/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-574)
WTB to Hold A Public Forum on New Policy Regarding Dismissing and Returning Applications and Dismissing Pleadings Associated with Applications
The FCC's (FCC's) WTB (WTB) will host a public forum on its new unified policy for dismissing and returning applications and pleadings filed with the Bureau. The new policy was announced by PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-385) on February 24, 1999, and becomes effective May 1, 1999. The public forum will take place in the Commission Meeting Room, from 1-3 PM, on April 7, 1999, at 445 12th St, SW, Washington, DC.
3/22/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-564)
WTB to Conduct More Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations
The FCC's (FCC's) WTB (WTB) Will Conduct Additional Interactive Demonstrations of its Universal Licensing System (ULS) and is Seeking Feedback From Those Interested in Attending Such Demonstrations in Order to Better Coordinate and Design the Events
3/3/1999
REPORT AND ORDER
Commission Incorporates, by Reference, Latest FAA Advisory Circulars into its Part 17 Rules
Note: This Order does not change the painting and lighting assigned to individual antenna structures. Consult the registration (FCC Form 854R) to determine what painting and lighting is assigned to your structure.
2/25/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-0396)
WTB Announces Availability of the "Administrative Update" Function in the Universal Licensing System(ULS) Effective February 25, 1999
Licensees using the WTB's Universal Licensing System (ULS) are able to make Administrative Updates to licensing information electronically, in lieu of filing letter notifications.
2/24/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-0385)
WTB Announces Unified Policy for Dismissing and Returning Applications and Dismissing Pleadings Associated with Applications
On February 24, 1999, the WTB released a Public Notice (DA 99-0385) announcing its new, unified policy for dismissing and returning applications and pleadings. The policy effects applications and pleadings received on or after May 1, 1999.
2/19/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-0366)
WTB to Conduct Universal Licensing System (ULS) Interactive Demonstrations
The FCC's (FCC's) WTB (WTB) will conduct additional interactive demonstrations of its Universal Licensing System (ULS) and is seeking feedback from those interested in attending such demonstrations in order to better coordinate and design the events.
2/10/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-0314)
WTB Announces New Universal Licensing System (ULS) Filing Procedures and Revised Application Forms Effective February 16, 1999
WTB Announces New Universal Licensing System (ULS) Filing Procedures and Revised Application Forms Effective February 16, 1999. This PUBLIC NOTICE summarizes how the new licensing rules and revised application forms will affect the application and licensing process for all wireless services using ULS and those services in which ULS has not yet been deployed
1/28/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-0256)
WTB Upgrades the Universal Licensing System (ULS) Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) Registration Process Effective February 1, 1999
Beginning on February 1, 1999, the WTB (Bureau) will upgrade the Universal Licensing System (ULS) Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) registration process to allow licensees to be identified at the sub-group or subsidiary level by means of a unique Sub-Group Identification Number (SGIN) that may be added as an extension of the TIN.
1/13/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE
No-Tolerance Policy Adopted for Unregistered Antenna Structures
All existing, unregistered antenna structures that require registration under Part 17 of the Commission's Rules (47 C.F.R ยง17) must be registered immediately, or their owners may face possible monetary forfeitures or other enforcement action, the WTB (WTB) announced today.
1/7/1999
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 99-0120)
WTB to Begin Use of Universal Licensing System (ULS) For Aircraft Station Licensing Beginning January 19, 1999
On January 19, 1999, the WTB (Bureau) will begin use of the Universal Licensing System (ULS) for all Aircraft station licensing.
1/5/1999
COMPLIANCE & INFORMATION ACTION (CI 99-1)
FCC Issues Second Warning to Owners of Radio Antenna Structures after Ambulance Helicopter Nearly Hits Unlit Radio Tower in Florida
Following a second incident in less than a month, the FCC today once again warned owners of antenna structures to comply strictly with FCC antenna tower lighting and marking rules.
11/30/1998
COMPLIANCE & INFORMATION ACTION (CI 98-27)
FCC Issues Warning Notice On Antenna Lighting and Marking After Ambulance Helicopter Nearly Hits Unlit Radio Tower in Texas
Following a recent nighttime incident in Texas where a helicopter ambulance nearly hit an unlit radio antenna, the FCC today warned owners of antenna structures to comply strictly with FCC antenna tower lighting and marking rules.
11/25/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-2408)
Commission Announces Antenna Structure Lighting Responsibilities With Respect to Year 2000 Computer Issue
10/21/1998
REPORT AND ORDER (WT DOCKET NO. 98-20)
Amendment of Parts 0, 1, 13, 22, 24, 26, 27, 80, 87, 90, 95, 97, and 101 of the Commission's Rules to facilitate the development and use of the Universal Licensing System in the Wireless Telecommunications Services.
In an Order adopted September 17, 1998, the FCC facilitates its implementation of the Universal Licensing System (ULS), and consolidates, revises, and streamlines rules governing application procedures for radio services licensed by the WTB.
9/21/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-1919)
WTB to Begin Use of Universal Licensing System (ULS) For Licensing of PCS, WCS, and Other Geographically Licensed Services
On September 23, 1998, the WTB (Bureau) will begin use of the Universal Licensing System (ULS) for all licensing activity, including transfers, assignments, and partitioning and disaggregation in the Broadband and Narrowband Personal Communications Services (PCS) and the Wireless Communications Services (WCS)
9/17/1998
NEWS RELEASE (NRWL8040)
Commission Adopts Rules to Implement Universal Licensing System for Wireless Services (WT Docket Nos. 98-20, 96-188)
On September 17, 1998, the FCC adopted rules that consolidate, revise, and streamline its license application procedures for radio services licensed by the WTB (WTB). Specifically, the Report and Order (R&O) adopts rule changes that will implement the Universal Licensing System (ULS), the integrated database and automated processing system developed by the WTB to facilitate electronic filing of wireless applications, licensing information, and public access to such information for all wireless radio services.
7/29/1998
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER ON RECONSIDERATION AND NPRM (FCC 94-124)
Amendment to Parts 2, 15, and 97 of the Commission's Rules To Permit Use of Radio Frequencies Above 40 GHz for New Radio Applications
6/30/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-1302)
WTB Announces New Procedures For Filing Part 22 Offshore Radiotelephone Service Applications in Universal Licensing System (ULS) Starting July 1, 1998
On July 1, 1998, the WTB will commence use of the Universal Licensing System (ULS) for all licensing in the Part 22 Offshore Radiotelephone Service (ORTS)
6/12/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-1126)
WTB Clarifies Renewal Instructions for Part 22 Paging Licensees Filing Electronic Renewals in Universal Licensing System
On June 1, 1998, the WTB commenced use of the Universal Licensing System (ULS) for all processing of applications in the Part 22 Paging and Radiotelephone Service (Part 22 paging)
6/5/1998
ORDER (DA 98-1068)
Amendment of Parts 0, 1, 13, 22, 24, 26 27, 80, 87, 90, 95, 97, and 101 of the Commission's Rules to Facilitate the Development and Use of the Universal Licensing System in the Wireless Telecommunications Services
By this Order, we grant the Federal Communications Bar Association's ("FCBA's") 1 Motion for Extension of Time and extend the filing deadline for reply comments concerning the ULS NPRM 2 to June 16, 1998.
6/1/1998
NEWS RELEASE (NRWL8022)
Universal Licensing System Begins Processing Part 22 Paging Applications
Today the WTB (the Bureau) will begin using the Universal Licensing System (ULS) for all licensing of Part 22 Paging and Radiotelephone Services (Part 22 paging)
5/4/1998
ORDER (DA98-0827)
Amendment of Parts 0, 1, 13, 22, 24, 26 27, 80, 87, 90, 95, 97, and 101 of the Commission's Rules to Facilitate the Developmentand Use of the Universal Licensing System in the Wireless Telecommunications Services
In this Order, we grant the Federal Communications Bar Association's ("FCBA") Motion for an Extension of Time and on our own motion waive the Commission requirement for all pleadings in thisdocket to be filed on paper.
2/19/1998
NEWS RELEASE (NRWL8004)
Commission Adopts Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Implement Universal Licensing System
In a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking adopted today, the FCC proposed to facilitate its implementation of the Universal Licensing System (ULS),and to consolidate, revise, and streamline rules governing application procedures for radio services licensed by the WTB.
7/10/1997
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (FCC 97-223)
Amendment of Part 90 of the Commission's Rules To Facilitate Future Developmnet of SMR Systems in the 800 MHz Frequency Band
Issued Second Report and Order establishing the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis Economic Areas (EAs) as the geographic service area for licensing the lower 230 800 MHz.
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