October 3: FCC and NIST shuts down with Government (updated)

closedARRL confirmed today that the FCC has ceased most of all operations on October 1, including licensing of the Amateur Radio Service.

SOARA will continue to offer Amateur Radio license examinations although they will not be processed until the FCC returns to work.

The FCC ULS and CORES is also offline.

NIST is also offline, the atomic time servers are offline therefore the time app on the SOARA homepage will not work.

Updated information from the ARRL is available here.