The Federal Communications Commission will be changing the way new amateur radio applicants register for a FCC Registration Number (FRN). New applicants, without a FRN, are encourage to first create a FCC User ID and FRN, before taking their examination. Providing the FRN, with your examination application will allow the Volunteer Exam Coordinators or Commercial Operator License Examination Manager to submit your application, with this information.  You will be able to use your FRN to use ULS to search the status of your application, with the FCC.  To aid in this process, below is a step-by-step video guide that will walk through the steps of creating a FCC User ID and FRN.