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License Information

Call Sign
The combination of letters and numbers that identify an FCC license.

Radio Service
The name of the wireless service under which the Universal Licensing System (ULS) has issued the license. The name of the service is preceded by a unique, 2-letter code assigned to the service in ULS. Click here for a complete listing of Radio Services and their two letter codes.

BR - Broadband Radio Service
ED – Educational Broadband Service

Status
The current status of the license, one of the following:

Active
Canceled
Expired
Terminated

NOTE: When searching in ULS License Search, all statuses are selected by default. To narrow your search, deselect undesired status codes.

Authorization Type
The type of authorization granted to the license, one of the following:

Developmental - Authorizations that the FCC granted for developmental authority to construct and operate transmitters for the purpose of developing a new radio service or a new technology not regularly authorized under specific FCC rules.

STA - Authorizations that the FCC granted for temporary use (i.e., circumstances requiring immediate or emergency use of facilities, temporary authority to install and/or operate new or modified equipment, etc.).

Demonstration - Licenses used by licensees involved in the sale and/or marketing of radio equipment. Demonstration licenses may be used for purposes of demonstrating equipment to potential customers at trade shows or at other exhibitions, performing on site coverage studies for potential customers, or other uses as provided for under specific FCC rules.

Regular - Regular authorizations, not applicable for Developmental, STA, or Demonstration.

Dates

Grant Date
The date on which the license term (usually 10 years) begins. This date also sets the timetable for any applicable construction or coverage deadlines.

Effective Date
The date on which a license becomes effective. In most cases this is the same as the Grant Date. For modifications, the original Grant Date of the license will remain the same, but the Effective Date will be the day the Modification becomes effective.

Expiration Date
The date after which a license ceases to be valid. For example, a license with a 12/1/2004 expiration is no longer valid at 12:00am on 12/2/2004. In most cases wireless licenses have a 10-year license term, and the expiration date is the 10-year anniversary date of the original license grant date.

Cancellation Date
The date a call sign became inactive. The licensee may file an application to request cancellation. Licenses can become inactive when the license expires and is auto-deleted via a ULS auto-expiration program. The FCC can also choose to terminate the license in the case where a licensee fails to meet its debt obligations to the U.S. Government with respect to an auctioned license or for non-construction or discontinuance of operations.

Buildout Deadlines
Most licenses have either a 5-year/10-year Buildout deadline or a 3-year/5-year Buildout deadline.


Notification Dates
The dates on which the licensee notifies the FCC that the applicable Buildout deadlines have been met.

Licensee Information

FRN
The FCC Registration Number (FRN) is a unique 10-digit number that is assigned by the Commission Registration System (CORES) to an entity doing business with the FCC.

View Ownership Link
Click this link to view Ownership Filing (Form 602) information in ULS for the applicant’s FRN.

Type
The entity type of the licensee is displayed. The entity types are listed below:

  • Corporation
  • Governmental Entity
  • Individual
  • Limited Liability Company
  • Consortium
  • General Partnership
  • Trust
  • Unincorporated Association
  • Limited Liability Partnership
  • Limited Partnership
  • Other (with a legal description)

    Licensee Name and Address
    The name of the individual or business entity holding the license, its address, and other contact information such as phone, fax, and e-mail.

    Contact Information
    The name, address, and other contact information for the individual point-of-contact for the applicant appear.

Broadband Radio Service and Educational Broadband Service Information

Questions
‘Yes’ or ‘No’ is displayed in response to three questions:

  • Will the requested facilities be used to provide multichannel video programming service?
  • If the answer to the above question is yes, does applicant operate, control or have an attributable interest (as defined in Section 27.1202 of the Commission’s Rules) in a cable television system whose franchise area is located with the geographic service area of the requested facilities?
  • Does the applicant comply with Sections 27.50, 27.55, and 27.1221 of the Commission’s Rules?

Geographic Service Area

Authorization Type
Either BTA – Basic Trading Area or P35 – Protective Service Area will be displayed.

Market
Code and description for the market within the Geographic Service Area.

Submarket Designator
Submarket designator, if applicable.

Submarket Designator Description
Submarket description, if applicable

Channel Plan/Channel Number Information
The type of channel plan, the channel number and the frequencies associated with that channel are displayed.

Ownership and Qualifications Information

Radio Service Type
One of the following service types will be displayed:

F—Fixed
M—Mobile

Regulatory Status
This item identifies the type(s) of radio service offerings provided by the applicant, as follows: Common Carrier, Non-Common Carrier, and Private (internal communications).

Interconnected
This item will display ‘Yes’ if interconnected service is provided to the public switched telephone network as defined in FCC rules. ‘No’ will appear if this service is not provided. If there is no response on record, the field will be blank.

Alien Ownership
If the applicant answered ‘No’ to all questions in this section, the following message is displayed: "The applicant answered ‘No’ to each of the Alien Ownership questions." A link is also provided to access the complete text of the questions. If the applicant answered ‘Yes’ or did not respond to one or more items, the text of the questions will be displayed. ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ indicates the applicant’s response. If no response is on record, the field will be blank.

Basic Qualifications
If the licensee answered ‘No’ to all questions in this section, the following message is displayed: "The applicant answered ‘No’ to each of the Basic Qualification questions." A link is also provided to access the complete text of the questions. If the licensee answered ‘Yes’ or did not respond to one or more of the questions, the text of the questions will be displayed. ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ indicates the licensee’s response. If there is no response on record, the field will be blank.

Demographics
The names of up to four racial/ethnic groups, an indication of Hispanic/Latino status, and the gender of the licensee will be displayed in this section if the licensee included this optional information on FCC Form 601.

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BRS and EBS - Admin Tab

The top of the Admin (Administration) tab identifies the Call Sign and Radio Service of the license.

Applications
This section details the date, file number and type, and status of any applications relating to the license on file in the system. Click on the file number of an application to open a new window with the Application Search detail page for the application. Up to three applications associated with the call sign are displayed on the Admin tab. If there are more than three, click the link provided to access the All Applications page.

Automated Letters
This section lists the letters generated by ULS that the FCC has sent to the licensee and/or its contact. You are able to view a summary of the information associated with each letter. A sequential reference number assigned by ULS identifies each letter, the call sign, the letter type (e.g., Renewal Reminder), and the date the letter was generated. Click the number/title of a letter to open a new browser window and display the complete text of the letter. If there are more than three letters associated with the license, click the link provided to access the All Automated Letters page.

Comments
Up to three comments made by the FCC will be displayed. If there are more than three, click the link provided to access the All Comments page.

History
This section lists each significant event that occurred for the license, as well as the date on which the event occurred. The date and description of up to three history items will be displayed. If there are more than three, click the link provided to access the All History page.

Special Conditions
This section displays special rules or restrictions that apply to a particular license. The text of up to three special conditions will appear. If there are more than three, click the link provided to access the All Special Conditions page. Note: Refer to the Locations and/or Frequencies tabs to see special conditions at those levels.

Attachments
Lists all attachments included in the application and allows you to view an attachment. Each attachment is displayed with the Type of the attachment (Waiver, Divestiture, Ownership, Fee Exemption, 47 C.F.R. 17.14 ASR Exemption or Other), a Description of the attachment, and the Date the attachment was filed. To view an attachment, click on its Description. If there are more than three attachments, click the link provided to view all the attachments on a separate page.

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BRS and EBS - Locations Tab

The top of the Locations tab identifies the Call Sign and Radio Service of the license and the number of locations served.

Locations Summary
The main portion of the Location Summary lists the information below for each location.

Special Condition Icon
Note the "Special Condition" icon displayed to the left of the screen. Click on the icon when it appears by a location in the list below to access the Location Detail page for that location. Location-level and frequency-level special conditions are displayed on the Location Detail page.

Action Performed
Action taken by the applicant is displayed. The actions and action codes are as follows:

  • Add
  • Modify
  • Delete

Location
Click on the location type displayed in this column to link to the Location Detail page for that location.

Transmitter Address / Area of Operation
This column identifies specifically where the transmitter resides or operates. Information in this column may be entered as a street address or geographical description (with city, state, and county); a radius with coordinates, county and state; county and state; or just a state.

Latitude, Longitude
The Latitude, Longitude, and cardinal directions associated with this location are indicated. The coordinates are listed in degrees (e.g., 42º), minutes (e.g., 13'), and seconds (e.g., 10") and are referenced in NAD83 (North American Datum 1983).

Frequencies
A list of frequencies or frequency ranges will be displayed for each location.


Location Detail

You can reach the Location Detail by clicking on the Location link on the Locations Summary page. The top of the Location Detail identifies the File Number of the application, the Call Sign and Radio Service of the license to which the application is related, the Application Status, and the total number of locations associated with this application. Click on the link Return to Locations Summary to return to the Locations Summary. The location jump menu also appears. To jump directly to the Location Detail for a location, select the Location Number from the jump menu and click GO. The following detailed information is provided.

Location

Location Number
The number assigned to the location by ULS. This is the number used to reference the location on all records in the system.

Location Type
The Location Type is displayed. The following are the valid FCC location type codes:

  • Fixed
  • Mobile
  • Itinerant
  • Temporary Fixed
  • 6.1 Meter Control Station

If the location is fixed, transmitter address, coordinates, site elevation (AMSL), height with appurtenances, ASR number, height without appurtenances and site structure will be displayed. If the location is mobile, itinerant, or temporary fixed, the Area of Operation is displayed. If the location is a 6.1 meter control station, the state and county are displayed.

Location Name
The ‘name’ assigned to the location by the applicant will be displayed. (Optional)

Action Performed
Action taken for this location by the applicant is displayed. The actions and action codes are as follows:

  • Add
  • Modify
  • Delete

Frequencies
A list of frequencies or frequency ranges will be displayed for each location.

Street address, city, state, and county
Address of the transmitter location or area of operation of a mobile location will be displayed here.

Coordinates
The geographic coordinates (latitude and longitude) of the location. Geographic Coordinates are referenced to the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD83).

Site Elevation (AMSL)
The elevation of the site above mean sea level in meters

Height w/o Appurtenances
Structure Height without appurtenances in meters

ASR #
Antenna Structure Registration number (if registered). If location does not require registration ‘N/A’ will be displayed.

Height w/ Appurtenances
Structure Height with appurtenances in meters

Support Structure Type
The type of structure on which the antenna is mounted is displayed. The codes and their descriptions are as follows:

B—Building with a side mounted antenna
BANT—Building with Antenna on Top
BMAST—Building with Mast/Antenna on Top
BPIPE—Building with Pipe/Antenna on Top
BPOLE—Building with Pole/Antenna on Top
BRIDG—Bridge
BTWR—Building with Tower/Antenna on Top
MAST—Self-Support Structure
NNTANN – Antenna Tower Array
NTOWER – Multiple Structures
OTHER—Entered by Applicant
PIPE—Any Type of Pipe
POLE—Any Type of Pole, used only to mount an antenna
RIG—Oil or Other Type of Rig
SIGN—Any Type of Sign or Billboard
SILO—Any Type of Silo
STACK—Smoke Stack
TANK—Any Type of Tank (Water, Gas, etc.)
TOWER—A Free Standing Guyed Structure Used for Communications Purposes
TREE—When Used as a Support for an Antenna
UPOLE—Utility Pole/Tower Used to Provide Service (Electric, Telephone, etc.)

NEPA Requirement
‘Yes’ or ‘No’ is displayed to indicate whether grant of the application will have a significant environmental effect in accord with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 4321-4335.

Quiet Zone Notification Date
The date the applicant sent notification to the proper authority if location is in one of the Quiet Zone areas.

Is coordination with Canada Required?
‘Yes’ or ‘No’ is displayed.

Is coordination with Mexico Required?
‘Yes’ or ‘No’ is displayed.

Special Conditions
The text of up to three location-level special conditions will be displayed here. If there are more than three, click the link provided to access the All Location Special Conditions screen.


Antenna

Antenna Number
The Antenna number is displayed.

Action Performed
Action taken for this antenna by the applicant is displayed. The actions and action codes are as follows:

  • Add
  • Modify
  • Delete

Manufacturer
Name of the Manufacturer of the Transmitting Antenna.

Model
Model number of the Transmitting Antenna.

Antenna Center Line
The height above ground to the center of the final radiating element, measured in meters.

Beam Tilt
The amount of non-standard beam tilt, measured in degrees.

Polarization
The polarization of the antenna.

Azimuth
The azimuth of the transmit antenna in degrees (rounded to one decimal place) clockwise from True North.

Beamwidth
The angular distance between the half power points of the antenna's major lobe in the horizontal plane, in degrees.

Gain
The Gain of the transmitting antenna over an isotropic radiator, measured in dBi and rounded to one decimal place.

Frequency

Action Performed
Action taken for this frequency by the applicant is displayed. The actions and action codes are as follows:

  • Add
  • Modify
  • Delete

Frequency
The frequency or frequency range for the location and antenna displayed.

Offset
If applicable, the offset for the frequency or frequency range will be displayed. Offset codes are + (Plus), - (Minus), or 0 (Zero).

EIRP
The Effective Isotropic Radiated Power, in dBm rounded to one decimal place, radiated off the transmitting antenna.

COSER Number
A unique number created by ULS for the COSER clearance process.

COSER Req. Type
The COSER Request Type is displayed.

COSER Result
The result of the COSER clearance request is displayed. Possible results are Nonharmful Interference (NHIA), Harmful Interference (HIA), and Nonharmful Interference with Comments (NHIC).

Special Conditions
The text of up to three frequency-level special conditions will be displayed here. If there are more than three, click the link provided to access the All Location Special Conditions screen.

Emission Designator(s)

Action Performed
Action taken for this emission by the applicant is displayed. The actions and action codes are as follows:

  • Add
  • Modify
  • Delete

Emission Designator
The Emission Designator is displayed.

Digital Modulation Type(s)
For digital emissions, the type(s) of modulation will be displayed.

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Leases

Lease Tab
The top of the Leases page displays the following data for the license:

Call Sign
The combination of letters and numbers that identify an FCC license.

Radio Service
The name of the wireless service under which the Universal Licensing System (ULS) has issued the license. The name of the service is preceded by a unique, 2-letter code assigned to the service in ULS. Click here for a complete listing of Radio Services and their two letter codes.

Total Leases
The total number of leases associated with the license.

Index of Numbered Links
If there are more than twenty leases associated with this license, a numbered list provides links to other Lease pages, as well as links to the Next and Previous pages in the list. The system will display a View All link when there are more than 20 leases associated with this license and will permit viewing of all leases on one page.
The page displays the following data for the leases:

Lease Identifier
The combination of letters and numbers that identify an FCC license.

Name
The name of the individual or business entity holding the license or lease.

Classification of Lease
There are two classifications of leases:

Spectrum Manager Lease, in which (1) the Licensee retains de jure control of its license and De Facto control over the leased spectrum pursuant to the De Facto control standard applicable to spectrum leasing arrangements (see Section 1.9010 of the Commission's Rules), and (2) the Licensee and Lessee meet the other applicable requirements for Spectrum Manager Leases as set forth in the Commission's Rules.

De Facto Transfer Lease, in which de facto control over the use of the leased spectrum is transferred to the Lessee, provided that (1) the Licensee retains de jure control of its license, and (2) the Licensee and Lessee meet the other applicable requirements for De Facto Transfer Leases as set forth in the Commission's Rules.

Grant/Accepted Date
The date on which an application for a new lease is granted or accepted by the Commission and the official date on which the license authorization is generated or the date on which an application or notification for a new lease is granted or accepted by the Commission and the spectrum leasing letter is generated.

Commencement Date
The date on which the term of the lease begins. The Commencement Date may be equal to the Commission’s Grant Date if this is requested by the applicant or if the lease was granted after the date originally requested by the applicant to be the Commencement Date.

Expiration Date
The date after which an FCC-granted lease ceases to be valid. Short term leases cannot have cumulative terms greater than 365 days. Long term leases cannot have an Expiration Date later than the Expiration Date of the license from which spectrum is leased.

Status

Active
Canceled
Expired
Terminated
Termination Pending

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Features
  • Click New Search to return to the ULS License Search page from which you began your search.
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  • Click Printable Page to display the current License Detail page without the FCC header and footer and in a format that is suitable for printing.
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