Federal Communications SystemARRL Bulletin:

FCC Universal Licensing System, Other Applications to be Down for Maintenance

In early September the FCC USL will take the ULS, and other filing systems offline for more than 5 days beginning at 2200 UTC on Wednesday, September 2, and continue through the Labor Day weekend.

The FCC states that the systems should be back online on or about 1200 UTC on Tuesday, September 8. During the outage, Amateur Radio applications will be unavailable.

Most of the related resources will also be unavailable. Some of those resources include; all electronic filing and dockets.

The exceptions will be the Network Outage Reporting System, the Consumer Help Center and the Disaster Reporting System.

The FCC’s main Web site will be UP but with limited functionality. Other FCC functions like voicemail and email will also be offline.

Due to the outage, filing dates will be extended. FCC comments on public notices will also be extended.

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