Broadcast Forms

Below is a list of the Media Bureau's broadcast forms that MUST be electronically filed via CDBS.  Paper filings of these forms will not be accepted unless accompanied by a request for waiver with ample justification as to why the form cannot be electronically filed.

301 Construction Permit for Commercial Broadcast Station Website
PDF
301-CA Application for Authority to Make Changes in a Class A Television Broadcast Station Website
PDF
302-CA Application for Class A Television Broadcast Station Construction Permit or License PDF
302-DTV Application for Digital Television Broadcast Station License PDF
302-FM Application for FM Broadcast Station License Website
PDF
303-S Application for Renewal of Broadcast Station License PDF
314 Application for Consent to Assignment of Broadcast Station Construction Permit or License PDF
315 Application for Consent to Transfer Control of Entity Holding Broadcast Station Construction Permit or License PDF
316 Application for Consent to Assign Broadcast Station Construction Permit or License or to Transfer Control of Entity Holding Broadcast Station Construction Permit or License PDF
317 Annual DTV Ancillary/Supplementary Services Report for Digital Television Stations PDF
318 Application for Construction Permit for a Low Power FM Broadcast Station Website
PDF
319 Application for Low Power FM Broadcast Station License PDF
323 Ownership Report for Commercial Broadcast Stations Website
PDF
323-E Ownership Report for Noncommercial Educational Broadcast Stations PDF
335-AM AM Digital Notification PDF
335-FM FM Digital Notification PDF
337 Application for Extension of Time to Construct a Digital Television Broadcast Station Website
PDF
340 Construction Permit for Reserved Channel Noncommercial Educational Broadcast Station Website
PDF
345 Application for Transfer of Control of a Corporate Licensee or Permittee, or for Assignment of License or Permit of TV or FM Translator Station or Low Power Television Station Website
PDF
346 Application for Authority to Construct or Make Changes in a Low Power TV, TV Translator or TV Booster Station PDF
347 Application for a Low Power TV, TV Translator or TV Booster Station License PDF
349 Application for Authority to Construct or Make Changes in an FM Translator or FM Booster Station PDF
350 Application for an FM Translator or FM Booster Station License PDF
387 DTV Transition Status Report PDF
388 DTV Quarterly Activity Station Report PDF
396 Broadcast Equal Employment Opportunity Program Report Website
PDF
396-A Broadcast Equal Employment Opportunity Model Program Report Website
PDF
396-C MVPD EEO Program Annual Report PDF
397 Boadcast Mid-Term Report PDF

Broadcasters can also file the following informal forms (***) through CDBS:

***  Change in Official Mailing Address for Broadcast Station
***  Consummation Notice
***  Silent STA/Notification of Suspension/Resumption of Operations/Extension of STA Request
***  STA Engineering Request/STA Legal Request/Extension of STA Request
***  DTV Transition Notification

Cable Forms

Below is a list of the Media Bureau's cable forms that MUST be electronically filed via COALS.

320 Basic Signal Leakage Performance Report Website
Basic Signal Leakage (CLI) Rules
321 Aeronautical Frequency Notification MVPD Website 
Non-cable MVPDs Website
AFN Rules
322 Cable Community Registration Website
324 Cable Operator, Mail Address, and Operational Information Changes Website
325 Annual Cable Operator Report  
327 Application for Cable Television Relay Service Station (CARS) Authorization   Website
CARS Rules
Word | Acrobat

Additional Forms

328 Certification of Franchising Authority to Regulate Basic Cable Service Rates and Initial Findings of Lack of Effective Competition PDF
394 Application for Franchise Authority Consent to Assignment or Transfer of Control of Cable Television Franchise Excel
395-A Cable Television Annual Employment Report SUSPENDED by Commission Order
FCC 01-34.   PDF
395-B Broadcast Station Annual Employment Report SUSPENDED by Commission Order
FCC 01-34.   PDF
398 Children's Television Programing Report Website
1200 Setting Maximum Permitted Rates for Regulated Cable Systems for First Time Filers Excel | PDF
1205 Determining Costs of Regulated Cable Equipment and Installation Excel | PDF
1210 Updating Maximum Permitted Rates for Regulated Cable Systems Excel | PDF
1220 Cost of Service Filing for Regulated Cable Systems Instructions
Excel 4.0
1240 Annual Updating of Maximum Permitted Rates for Regulated Cable Systems Excel | PDF
1275 Certification for Open Video Systems Website
Excel | PDF


Visit the Media Bureau page for more information, or call:  (202) 418-7200.

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