Broadcast Forms

Below is a list of the Media Bureau's broadcast forms that MUST be electronically filed via CDBS or LMS.  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.

Please also see the LMS Help Center for helpful information about how to file radio and television applications.

301 Construction Permit for /Commercial Broadcast Station PDF
301-FM Construction Permit for an FM Commercial Broadcast Station Use Schedule 301-FM
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 Use Schedule 302-FM
303-S Renewal of Broadcast Station License Use Schedule 303-S
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 (LPFM) Broadcast Station Use Schedule 318
319 Application for License for a Low Power FM (LPFM) Broadcast Station Use Schedule 319
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 Application for Construction Permit for a Reserved Channel Noncommercial Educational FM Broadcast Station Use Schedule 340
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 Use Schedule 349
350 Application for an FM Translator or FM Booster Station License Use Schedule 350
387 DTV Transition Status Report PDF
388 DTV Quarterly Activity Station Report PDF
396 Broadcast Equal Employment Opportunity Program Report Website
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
     
2100
Electronic
Filing
Application for Media Bureau Video Service Authorization
Must be filed electronically
Instructions
2100-G
Electronic Filing
Schedule G: Application for Media Bureau Audio and Video Service Authorization
Must be filed electronically
Screenshots of Electronic Filing Interface
2100-H
Electronic Filing
Schedule H: Application for Media Bureau Audio and Video Service Authorization
Must be filed electronically
Screenshots of Electronic Filing Interface
2100-301-FM
Electronic Filing
Schedule 301: Commercial FM Broadcast Radio Construction Permit Application
Must be filed electronically
Instructions
Screenshots of Electronic Filing Interface
2100-302-FM
Electronic Filing
Schedule 302-FM: FM Broadcast Radio License Application
Must be filed electronically
Instructions
Screenshots of Electronic Filing Interface
2100-303-S
Electronic Filing
Schedule 303-S: Renewal of Broadcast Station License
Must be filed electronically
Instructions
Screenshots of Electronic Filing Interface
2100-318
Electronic Filing
Schedule 318: Low Power FM Station Construction Permit Application
Must be filed electronically
Instructions
Screenshots of Electronic Filing Interface
2100-319
Electronic Filing
Schedule 319: Low Power FM Station License Application
Must be filed electronically
Instructions
Screenshots of Electronic Filing Interface
2100-340
Electronic Filing
Schedule 340: Noncommercial Educational FM Station Construction Permit Application
Must be filed electronically
Instructions
Screenshots of Electronic Filing Interface
2100-349
Electronic Filing
Schedule 349: FM Translator or FM Booster Station Construction Permit Application
Must be filed electronically
Instructions
Screenshots of Electronic Filing Interface
2100-350
Electronic Filing
Schedule 350: FM Translator or FM Booster Station Construction Permit Application
Must be filed electronically
Instructions
Screenshots of Electronic Filing Interface
2100-381
Electronic Filing
Schedule 381: Certification of TV Broadcast Licensee Technical Information in Advance of Incentive Auction
Must be filed electronically
Instructions
2100-387
Electronic Filing
Schedule 387: Transition Progress Report
Must be filed electronically
Instructions
2100-396
Electronic Filing
Schedule 396: Broadcast Equal Employment Opportunity Program Report
Must be filed electronically
Instructions
Screenshots of Electronic Filing Interface
2100-399
Electronic Filing
Schedule 399: TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement
Must be filed electronically
 

 


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

Bureau/Office: 

Updated: 
Thursday, September 26, 2019