Note, for all of you who are trying to complete your Biennial Ownership Reports that are due for commercial and noncommercial stations on March 2 (see our post here about the March 2 filing date), the FCC yesterday posted a notice on the log-in screen for its LMS electronic database, in which the ownership reports are filed, that it will be off-line for maintenance during parts of the upcoming 3-day weekend. As the system has had glitches in recent weeks, that maintenance may be overdue, but if you are running late on completing the Biennial Ownership Reports, this may not be welcome news.  Plan accordingly. 

Note, 2/16/2018, 3:30 PM – I have been told that the FCC anticipates that the outages will be mostly confined to overnight hours, so most folks trying to complete the report during the daytime over the weekend will not be affected.  So, barring any unforeseen issues, it will only be night owls who will be affected by the outages.