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Updating FCC Registration Number (FRN) Information in the Antenna Structure Registration System (ASR)

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This article provides information on updating your FCC Registration Number (FRN) information. To update your FRN information, you need to complete FCC Form 161. The easiest way to complete FCC Form 161 is online by following the steps below.

Note: Updating your FRN information does not update information in the FCC’s licensing systems such as the Universal Licensing System (ULS) or Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) System. If you need to update information about licenses, you need to access the specific licensing systems.

Steps to Updating FCC Registration Number (FRN) Information
  1. Go to the FCC Commission’s Registration System (CORES) and Click Update.
  2. Enter your FRN and Password and click Continue.
  3. Complete the registration information and click Submit.
FAQs – Updating FCC Registration Number (FRN) Information

I entered my password incorrectly in step # 2 above and I’m locked out. What should I do?

You can reset your password by following the steps in the Resetting an FCC Registration Number (FRN) Password article.

 

 

Getting an FCC Registration Number (FRN) in the Antenna Structure Registration System (ASR)

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This article provides information on getting an FCC Registration Number (FRN). You need an FRN if you are “doing business with the FCC.” To get an FRN, you need to complete FCC Form 160. The easiest way to complete FCC Form 160 is online by following the steps below.

Steps to Getting an FCC Registration Number (FRN)
  1. Go to the Commission’s Registration System (CORES) and Click Register.
  2. Answer whether the FRN is for an individual or business and whether the address for the contact is within the U.S. and click Continue.
  3. Complete the registration information and click Submit.
FAQs – Getting an FCC Registration Number (FRN)

Why do I need an FCC Registration Number (FRN)?

The Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996 (DCIA) sets out to improve collection of delinquent government debts. As a result of the DCIA, the FCC and other executive agencies collect the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) from each individual or organization doing business with a federal agency, including applicants for, or recipients of, a federal license or permit.

You register your information in the FCC’s Commission Registration System (CORES) and are immediately issued an FCC Registration Number (FRN) and password that is tied to the TIN you provided.

What information do I need to provide to get an FCC Registration Number (FRN)?

Resetting an FCC Registration Number (FRN) Password in the Antenna Structure Registration System (ASR)

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This article provides information about resetting FCC Registration Number (FRN) passwords. There are two options for resetting an FRN password:

  1. Providing your Personal Security Question (PSQ) or
  2. Setting up a Personal Security Question (PSQ).

You can view other help articles about logins/passwords on the right side of this page.

Steps to Resetting an FCC Registration Number (FRN) Password if you have a Personal Security Question (PSQ)
  1. Go to the FRN Password Reset Page and click Reset Password.
  2. Enter your FRN and click Continue.
  3. Enter your Personal Security Question Answer and click Continue.
  4. Enter your new password in both boxes and click Continue.

    Note: Your new password is available immediately.

Steps to Resetting an FCC Registration Number (FRN) Password if you do not have a Personal Security Question (PSQ)
  1. Go to the FRN Password Reset Page and click Set Personal Security Question.
  2. Complete the information, check the Certify box and click Submit.

    Note: You can track the status of your request by using the Tracking Number your received. A request to set up a PSQ is usually completed within one business day. You will receive an email when your PSQ has been set.

FAQs – Resetting an FCC Registration Number (FRN) Password

What does a password consist of?

Filing a Construction Notification in the Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) System

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This article provides information on submitting a Construction Notification in the Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) system. You would file a construction notification when the construction/alteration is completed as outlined in your registration.

Steps to Filing a Construction Notification Application in ASR
  1. Log in to ASR Online Filing with your FCC Registration Number (FRN) and password.
  2. Click Manage Your ASR Numbers.
  3. Select the purpose NT – Required Construction/Alteration Notification and click the Continue button.
  4. Click the registration number you would like to update and click the Continue button at the bottom of the screen.
  5. Enter the date constructed or last altered.
  6. Click the FAA, NEPA, Certify tab.
  7. Sign your application. To submit your application click Save, then Save and Submit.

    Note: By typing your first and last name in the name fields you have signed your application.

FAQs – Filing a Construction Notification Application in ASR

Will I owe a filing fee?

No.

Am I required to file a construction notification?

Yes. Within 24 hours of completion of the construction.

Why can’t I see the registrations I want to update in step 4?

Cancelling a Registration in the Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) System

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This article provides information on Cancelling a Registration in the Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) system. You can cancel a registration for an antenna structure that has not been constructed (project abandoned). Cancellation requests for more than one registration can be submitted on the same application.

Steps to Filing a Request to Cancel a Registration in ASR
  1. Log in to ASR Online Filing with your FCC Registration Number (FRN) and password.
  2. Click Manage Your ASR Numbers.
  3. Select the purpose CA – Cancellation of an Antenna Structure Registration and click on the Continue button.
  4. Click the registration number(s) and click the Continue button at the bottom of the screen.

    Note: You will need to hold down the Control key to select more than one registration.

  5. Sign your application. To submit your application click Save, then Save and Submit.

    Note: By typing your first and last name in the name fields you have signed your application.

FAQs – Filing a Request to Cancel a Registration in ASR

Will I owe a filing fee?

No.

Why can’t I see the registrations I want to cancel in step 4?

Amending an Application in the Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) System

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This article provides information on Amending an Application in the Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) system. There are generally three reasons for you to amend an application in ASR:

  1. You need to change some information on an application that is pending.
  2. Your application that was pending environmental notice is now ready for certification.
  3. You received a Notice of Return letter from the FCC and you must respond to the letter.

A request to amend an application may require a new Environmental Notice.

Steps to Filing a Request to Amend an Application in ASR
  1. Log in to ASR Online Filing with your FCC Registration Number (FRN) and password.
  2. Click on Manage Your ASR Numbers.
  3. Select the purpose AM – Amendment of a Pending Application and click on the Continue button.
  4. Click on the file number you would like to amend and Click the Continue button at the bottom of the screen.
  5. Make your changes as you click Save and Continue to navigate through the application.
  6. Sign your application and click Submit Application.

    Note: By typing your first and last name in the name fields you have signed your application.

FAQs – Filing a Request to Amend an Application in ASR

Will I owe a filing fee?

No.

Why can’t a see the application I want to amend in step 4?

Withdrawing an Application in the Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) System

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This article provides information on Withdrawing an Application in the Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) system. Applications with a status of pending or returned can be withdrawn. You can withdraw one or more applications on the same filing.

Steps to Filing a Request to Withdraw an Application in ASR
  1. Log in to ASR Online Filing with your FCC Registration Number (FRN) and password.
  2. Click Manage Your ASR Numbers.
  3. Select the purpose WD – Withdrawal of a Pending Application and click on the Continue button.
  4. Click the file number(s) you would like to withdraw and click the Continue button at the bottom of the screen.

    Note: You will need to hold down the Control key to select more than one file number.

  5. Sign your application. To submit your application click Save, then Save and Submit.

    Note: By typing your first and last name in the name fields you have signed your application.

FAQs – Filing a Request to Withdraw an Application in ASR

Will I owe a filing fee?

No.

How do I know if my application is received at the FCC?

Applications will appear immediately in ASR Application Search. Enter the file number in the ASR Application Search to find your application.

When will my application be withdrawn?

Generally, the application is withdrawn the same business day.

What should I do if I filed the application in error?

You will need to file another application based on the original purpose of the filing.

 

 

Updating Administrative Information on a Registration in the Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) System

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This article provides information on how to update administrative information on a Registration in the Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) system. You would file a request to update administrative information on a registration to change information such as the owner and contact mailing address, phone number, or e-mail address. Administrative updates for more than one registration can be submitted on the same application.

Steps to Filing a Request to Update Administrative Information on a Registration in ASR
  1. Log in to ASR Online Filing with your FCC Registration Number (FRN) and password.
  2. Click Manage Your ASR Numbers.
  3. Select the purpose AU – Administrative Update and click on the Continue button.
  4. Click on the registration number(s) and click the Continue button at the bottom of the screen.

    Note: You will need to hold down the Control key to select more than one registration.

  5. Enter the owner information.
  6. Click the Contact tab and enter the contact information
  7. Click the FAA, NEPA, Certify tab.
  8. Sign your application. To submit your application click Save, then Save and Submit.

    Note: By typing your first and last name in the name fields you have signed your application.

FAQs – Filing a Request to Update Administrative Information on a Registration in ASR

Will I owe a filing fee?

No.

Can I change the owner name by filing a request to update administrative information on a registration?

Registration of a Replacement Antenna Structure in the Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) System

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This article provides information on filing an application to register a replacement antenna structure in the Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) system. A replacement structure replaces an existing antenna structure at the same geographic location. Registration of a replacement antenna structure does not require Environmental Notice.

An antenna structure cannot be considered a replacement if any of the following conditions apply:

Filing Ownership Changes in the Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) System

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This article provides information on how to file an Qwnership Change in the Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) system. You would file an Ownership Change to notify the Commission of a change in ownership for a registered antenna structure. Ownership changes for more than one registration can be submitted on the same application.

Steps to Filing a Request to Change Owner Information on a Registration in ASR
  1. Log in to ASR Online Filing with your FCC Registration Number (FRN) and password.
  2. Click Manage Your ASR Numbers.
  3. Select the purpose OC – Ownership Change and click on the Continue button.
  4. Enter the FRN of the assignor, the entity to whom the structure is currently registered, and click Continue.
  5. Click on the registration number(s) and click the Continue button at the bottom of the screen.

    Note: You will need to hold down the Control key to select more than one registration.

  6. Enter the new owner information.
  7. Click the Contact tab and enter the new contact information
  8. Click the FAA, NEPA, Certify tab.
  9. Sign your application. To submit your application click Save, then Save and Submit.

    Note: By typing your first and last name in the name fields you have signed your application.

FAQs – Filing a Request to Change Owner Information on a Registration in ASR

Will I owe a filing fee?

No.

Who is responsible for filing an ownership change for a registration?

The assignee, the entity acquiring ownership of the structure, must submit the new ownership information and sign the form.

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