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ECFS & EDOCS Search -

Overview of ECFS and EDOCS searching and the FCC website.


FCC maintains a current list that consolidates the headlines from 2003 - present.  It is possible to filter the headlines by Bureau or Office and by document type.

There is an archive of headlines from 1996-2002 available here.  The archive is arranged by year with each headline organized consecutively by date of issue with the most recent at the top of the list.


The FCC provides multiple instructional and informational guides.  The list can be filtered by tags, dates, Bureaus and Offices. 

Daily Digest

The Daily Digest is the list of documents and announcements released daily by the FCC. The most current Daily Digest can be found here.

EDOCS is the search interface for publications listed in the Daily Digest. A guide on searching EDOCS is available here.

RSS Feeds

The FCC, as well as individual Bureaus, have RSS feeds.  There are RSS feeds for document types, such as commissioner's statements, public notices, and broadcast applications, as well.   All feeds are available here.

Electronic Comment Filing System 
It is possible to set up an RSS feed of ECFS activity. See this page for instructions.

47 CFR

Title 47 of the Code of Federal Regulations codifies the structure and role of the Federal Communications Commission.

The complete code is available in electronic format through the GPO.

Title 47 with annotations is available at Westlaw.