Station Call Signs Now Issued Through FCC’s LMS System

The FCC has shifted its call sign system to its new LMS data system. In a recent Public Notice, the Media Bureau announced the transition of additional filings to the LMS online electronic system. Commencing June 22, 2022, the public will be required to submit the following filings using LMS:

  • Permittee Initial Callsign Requests
  • Callsign Change Requests
  • Callsign Exchanges
  • Contingent Callsign Change Requests – filed in conjunction with pending Assignment or Transfer applications

Additional new features include the ability to search for available callsigns by using the “Call Sign Request” option in Public Search.

To see the Public Notice click HERE.


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