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  1. 2 votes
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      3 comments  ·  Website Feedback & Discussion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      The AM and FM station quires have not been migrated to the new site. For now, you can find them by searching either “am query” or “fm query” in the search field at the top of every page, and it should be the first result. Alternatively, you can bookmark the query directly if you use the page frequently.

    • I approve of the new design, but it's hard to navigate.

      It's difficult to find all the departments without doing a search, the old site had all the information, not backgrounded by an interface. I think the new site is easier on the eyes and makes the FCC look more modern, but still needs to deliver the information properly.

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        completed  ·  1 comment  ·  Website Feedback & Discussion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 5 votes
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          completed  ·  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Please keep a link to the old site. The old site is easier to locate items.

          To much eye candy !! The old site is easier to locate items. Please keep a link to the old site.

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            completed  ·  2 comments  ·  Website Feedback & Discussion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Please stop makeing the licnece tools hard to find.

            I use the site about once a week to look up license information, patterns and other items for our AM/FM cluster. and the new site has made all the search tools ****** to locate and ****** in the site. A direct link on the home page would helpful. The old site design and tools worked well, the new site seems geared to the consumer not the professional.

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              completed  ·  1 comment  ·  Website Feedback & Discussion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • uls shortcut

              Could a shortcut for the uls search page be added to the new home page?

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                completed  ·  2 comments  ·  Website Feedback & Discussion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • I can not find Part 15, or any real regulations on your search or your site?

                All I want is some simple information about FCC regulations (Part 15 in particular). However, I can not find any real regulations on your site. A search only results in articles referring to the regulations. This should be one of the core components of the site, give people access to the regulations.

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                • 2 votes
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                    • Render news releases in HTML so I don't have to download a file every time I want to read something

                      All other federal agency websites have news pages with press releases and other announcements viewable right there in HTML. Being able to download an "official" PDF is indeed useful, but that should be an option ancillary to HTML content being displayed.

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                      • Provide thumbnails of FCC logo on home page for sharing on Facebook, etc.

                        When sharing http://www.fcc.gov/ as a link on Facebook, the options to select thumbnails (images to associate w/ link) do not include the FCC logo.

                        sort it out so that the new logo is recognized as an image/thumbnail.

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                          completed  ·  2 comments  ·  Website Feedback & Discussion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Link to Rules & Regulations on front page

                          Access to 47 CFR as previously available on front page left column hyperlinks. Please.

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                            completed  ·  2 comments  ·  Website Feedback & Discussion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Go back to drawing board.

                            Scrap your overhaul. Go back to previous design and tinker, and keep things simple and easy to find. First off, huge changes are disruptive in themselves, requiring us to relearn everything. Second, just from my minimal experiences so far, your new stuff is not user-friendly. Just figuring out how to give this feedback has been laborious. I'll spare the details, too aggravating. But you need to make things ***** proof for all us idiots out here. The reason the TV and other devices catch on in the mass market is because they are user friendly. So far, from I've seen,…

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                            • Provide public feed back from current tel com events that impact the public, such as ATT merger.

                              Create a public forum for current events that shape the tel com industry, such as ATT merger with T-mobile, where the general public can provide their views for them.

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                                completed  ·  7 comments  ·  Website Feedback & Discussion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Facebook integration

                                Integrate directly with Facebook (a la Facebook integration in the private sector with CRM systems) or provide similar social networking capability.

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                                  completed  ·  1 comment  ·  Website Feedback & Discussion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 1 vote
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                                  • 1 vote
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                                    • Receiving Complaints

                                      It would be helpful if the Complaint link under the Enforcement Bureau link allowed consumers or licensees to enter information about a violation or a problem.

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                                      • Comments & Privacy

                                        It would be nice to have a separate area to post questions or comments that aren't put up for vote as "ideas."
                                        From where did this site pick up my image?

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                                          completed  ·  2 comments  ·  Website Feedback & Discussion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Create obvious hyperlink for making comments on AT&T's purchase of T-Mobile's USA operation.

                                          Create obvious hyperlink for making comments on AT&T's purchase of T-Mobile's USA operation. I want to voice my opposition to AT&T's purchase of T-Mobile's USA operation. Many other's also want to comment as well, but I do not see how I can voice my comments.

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