Active Alerts

CORES Paper Mail Disruption

Effective: March 25, 2020
System: Commission Registration System (CORES)

Due to the ongoing health crisis, the FCC will temporarily discontinue its practice of mailing letters to CORES account holders to memorialize the following actions:

  • Registration Confirmation
  • Password Notification
  • Password Reset
  • Password Security Question Reset
  • Registration Update

We apologize for the inconvenience. We will resume this service when the FCC returns to full work capacity.

New Application Fees Effective April 19, 2022

System: Universal Licensing System (ULS)

April 19, 2022, New Application Fees have been implemented. Please reference Wireless Telecommunications Fee Guide for fees related to applications filed in ULS. Please reference DA 22-307.

New Page: Instructions on Payment Process for ULS Individual Filers

System: Universal Licensing System (ULS)

New Instructions Page on Payment Process for ULS Individual Filers.

Weekly Public Access Files Incomplete

System: Universal Licensing System (ULS)

The Weekly Public Access files encountered an error while being generated over the weekend (8/6/22-8/7/22) with missing or incomplete data. The Weekly file updates will follow the regular schedule and update with the complete record data over the upcoming weekend (8/13/22-8/14/22).  


Active Warnings

Effective Thursday, August 18, 2022 from 6:00 AM to Thursday, August 18, 11:00 AM: Universal Licensing System (ULS) System Down for Scheduled Maintenance

Effective: August 18, 2022 6:00 am - 11:00 am
System: Universal Licensing System (ULS)

Universal Licensing System (including License Manager, Tower Construction Notification System, E-106 System, Antenna Structure Registration Online Filing) will be down for scheduled maintenance starting at 6:00 AM EDT on Thursday, August
18, 2022 until 11:00 AM EDT Thursday, August 18, 2022.

Effective Thursday, August 18, 2022 from 6:00 AM to Thursday, August 18, 11:00 AM: Universal Licensing System (ULS) System Down for Scheduled Maintenance

Effective: August 18, 2022 6:00 am - 11:00 am
System: Tower Construction Notifications (TCNS)

Universal Licensing System (including License Manager, Tower Construction Notification System, E-106 System, Antenna Structure Registration Online Filing) will be down for scheduled maintenance starting at 6:00 AM EDT on Thursday, August
18, 2022 until 11:00 AM EDT Thursday, August 18, 2022.

Effective Thursday, August 18, 2022 from 6:00 AM to Thursday, August 18, 11:00 AM: Universal Licensing System (ULS) System Down for Scheduled Maintenance

Effective: August 18, 2022 6:00 am - 11:00 am
System: Antenna Structure Registration (ASR)

Universal Licensing System (including License Manager, Tower Construction Notification System, E-106 System, Antenna Structure Registration Online Filing) will be down for scheduled maintenance starting at 6:00 AM EDT on Thursday, August
18, 2022 until 11:00 AM EDT Thursday, August 18, 2022.


Active Notices

Upcoming Public Access Update: Additional Fields

Effective: August 18, 2022
System: Universal Licensing System (ULS)

ULS will be updating the Public Access record format on 8/18/2022, with the addition of two new positions to the PA record.

Public Access Application File Update:
PA23 – New “Link Start Date” field.
PA24 – New “Link End Date” field.

Upcoming EBF Updates: Additional Fields and Error Codes

Effective: August 18, 2022
System: Universal Licensing System (ULS)

ULS will be updating the EBF record format on 8/18/2022, with the addition of two positions to the PA record and several new error codes.

Standard EBF File Update:
There will be two (2) additional fields added to the end of the existing PA record making the overall record length 24 fields. A value for the new fields is only required on short-term temp-fixed Registered Link (RL) purpose applications for Radio Service Codes CT, CF, MG, and MW. All other purposes and RSCs will send null in this field.
PA23 – New “Link Start Date” field. Send mm/dd/yyyy or null.
PA24 – New “Link End Date” field. Send mm/dd/yyyy or null.

New Error Codes:
2096 - End date must be greater than start date
2097 - Path must have a Start and End date
2098 - Start and End Date outside of license term
2099 - Start and End Date exceeds 6 month term limit
4926 - Frequency coordination must be completed before submitting this application
4927 - All Frequency Coordinator information fields must be entered
6146 - Only frequencies in the U-NII-5 (5925-6425) and U-NII-7 (6525-6875) bands are allowed
9901 - Record Type MW - Pack indicator must be null
10566 - Record Type MW - Cumulative Effect Is Major must be null for a RL application
10702 - Record Type MW - Invalid type of operation
10706 - Record Type MW - Invalid station class
11941 - Record Type AD - Frequency coordination must be completed before submitting this application
11942 - Record Type AD - All Frequency Coordinator information fields must be entered
655730 - Record Type HD - Invalid call sign for 6 GHz RL application

Special Conditions Code document updated.

System: Universal Licensing System (ULS)

The Special Conditions Code document for public access files has been updated. Please reference the Public Access Files Documentation

NEW PAGE: Instructions on Printing Official License in ULS

System: Universal Licensing System (ULS)

New Instructions Page for downloading your granted ULS Authorization.

Username Registration/Update Intermittent Issues

System: Commission Registration System (CORES)

PLEASE NOTE: Username registration and update is currently experiencing intermittent issues and users are encouraged to continue and try and access the system.  We appreciate your patience while we work to resolve the issues.