An LPFM licensee has the option to apply during the NCE filing window. However, to do so, they must provide information regarding their current LPFM station license and commit to divesting it before initiating program testing for the NCE facility.
Xperi (formerly Ibiquity) offers a special licensing rate for noncommercial educational (NCE) broadcast stations, including full-service and LPFM stations. The licensing fee for NCE stations is $5,000. This fee can be paid in two ways: