Rapid changes in technology, in FCC Regulation affecting EBS/ITFS, and changing relationships with potential commercial partners have led to EBS/ITFS licensees being faced with numerous questions to which they do not have ready answers


This section of the NEBSA.org web site provides answers to many of the most frequently asked questions.  Note that the FAQ's have been grouped under the relevant topic headings.


If you do not find the answers to your questions or you need additional information, please contact the National EBS Association (NEBSA) for help by e-mail or snail mail or by phone or fax by using the contact information listed in the left column of this page.


Following is a list of FAQ's


FAQ's About EBS

Answers the following Questions


What is an EBS License?


Why is this EBS License important?


How can my institution use this license?


What does an EBS license do for us?


What does the actual license look like?


Why is my institution being contacted?



Answers the following Questions


What is NEBSA?


What impact will the Association name change have on our membership/organization?


Does NEBSA benefit from my license?


FAQ's About ITFS

Answers the following Questions


What is ITFS?


FAQ's About NIA

Answers the following Questions


What is NIA?


What is NIA's background?


FAQ's About Transition

Answers the following Questions


What are these new FCC rules that require action from my institution?


I received a Pre-Transition Data Request (PTDR) from a commercial company.   What is that about?


What should I do now?


What if there are no records here?


What if I don't do anything?


How can I find out more information?

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