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Denver nonprofits take back the airwaves - Your Hub

Denver nonprofits take back the airwaves - Your Hub | LPFM | Scoop.it
FCC ruling allows nonprofits to establish low-power FM stations

by Joe Vaccarelli

April 17, 2013

 

Denver nonprofits will have the opportunity to expand their bandwidth and get into the radio realm this October.

 

In November 2012, the Federal Communications Commission passed a set of rules that made it very favorable for nonprofit entities in urban areas to be awarded some low-power FM stations, but timing is important.

About seven LPFM stations should be available in Denver, but applications for those stations are due Oct. 15 and could take up to three months to fill out. They should also be viewed by a lawyer.

 

“We see it as great opportunity to develop infrastructure. There’s lots of models low-power FM can go with,” said Sabrina Roach, a “doer” specializing in public interest media for Brown Paper Tickets.

 

Roach’s organization launched a Make Radio Challenge, and Roach was recently in Denver to try and make nonprofit entities aware of the opportunity. She also said there is $3.8 million available in public funding in Denver for nonprofits to get their station off the ground.

 

The FCC had not allowed LPFM stations to function in urban areas, but changed this past November.

 

“It’s a really unusual opportunity that the FCC gave us rules that are favorable to localism and nonprofits,” Roach said.

 

Prometheus Radio Project, a nonprofit that advocates for community radio stations, was instrumental in getting the FCC to change its policy on LPFM stations in urban areas.

 

Prometheus policy director Brandy Doyle said LPFM stations can reach from as little as 3 miles up to 10 and can be found anywhere on the dial where there is room.

 

“Radio can bring people into dialogue. There’s lots of synergy, people are working together and you can’t do that when people are on their own,” Doyle said.

 

More here: http://yourhub.denverpost.com/denver/denver-nonprofits-take-back-airwaves/ZYgU1VhioVT96LDJILEztL-story?hl

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WZMO, new low-power FM station, hits air waves

WZMO, new low-power FM station, hits air waves | LPFM | Scoop.it

by John Jarvis

Oct. 25, 2014

 

MARION – H.G. Wells’ science fiction classic “War of the Worlds,” originally broadcast in 1938, will be available to listeners of WZMO, 107.5 FM, a new low-power FM radio station in the Marion area, the station’s general manager announced.

 

The station, which is owned by Marion Community Radio, a nonprofit organization incorporated Aug. 4, made a “soft start-up” about a month-and-a-half ago “to make sure everything played well,” said Tom Wagner, the station’s GM and a member of its board.

Now, WZMO is ready to claim its audience, Wagner said.

 

“The quality of the station is really, really very good; the technical, the audio quality and the programming,” he said. “We are really trying to provide a first-class station for the Marion listening area.”

 

More here:  http://www.marionstar.com/story/news/local/2014/10/25/wzmo-new-low-power-fm-station-hits-air-waves/17909895/

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Radio World: LPFM Spotlight: WUCG

Radio World: LPFM Spotlight: WUCG | LPFM | Scoop.it

Who: WUCG(LP), Radio Blairsville 93.1, TMQ Inc., Dr. Larry V. Flegle and Jan Flegle

What: Programming country, bluegrass, gospel, talk and some local news. We have just added agricultural/farm news from Southeast Ag Net and we’ll be an affiliate providing relevant news from our corner of the Southeast

Where: The top of Georgia (Blairsville, Ga.)

When: July 14, 2014

Why: In addition to teaching, some college professors write a book, others consultant with small businesses, some serve in the military reserves, but Dr. Larry and Professor Jan Flegle of American Public University System did something very different; they applied for and won a construction permit to build a radio station.

 

More here:  http://www.radioworld.com/article/lpfm-spotlight-wucg/272507

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Radio World: LPFM Spotlight: KMGG

Radio World: LPFM Spotlight: KMGG | LPFM | Scoop.it

Oct. 20, 2014

 

Who: KMGG(LP), 99.9, Future Broadcasters Inc., Byron Powdrell

What: Urban AC — A format that hasn’t been here in over 20 years ... Also part of the programming is to feature local talent in our genre, R&B, smooth jazz and gospel.

Where: Albuquerque, N.M.

When: Went on air July 4th 2014

Why: When I was 12, I wanted to follow in the footsteps of my uncle who was on the radio in the late ’70s. My parents bought me a Mr. Microphone. I then had what I needed to make a radio station with some wire, switches, and a cassette player — I was on the air! I started in broadcast radio in 1983 at public radio KANW. I left in 1998 and made the move to commercial radio, where I worked my way up to assistant operations manager for AGM’s two clusters before leaving American General Media in 2001. I missed multiple filing windows, finally making the October 13th, 2013 window and the rest is history. We’re Albuquerque’s only urban AC station. Making waves and affecting numbers!

 

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Huntley Community Radio headed toward the FM dial

Huntley Community Radio headed toward the FM dial | LPFM | Scoop.it

By Stephen DiBenedetto

Sept. 8, 2014

 

HUNTLEY — Meeting its fundraising goal and village approval recently, the Huntley Community Radio station likely will start broadcasting on residents' FM dial later this fall.

 

Executive Director Allen Pollack said the volunteer-run community station will begin testing its radio equipment and signal strength by mid-October and also request final approval from the Federal Communications Commission to broadcast a low-power station within the Huntley area on 101.5 FM.

 

“It’s really a beginning,” Pollack said. “We’ve been broadcasting for two years on the Internet, but this is another phase in our mission to be able to provide local broadcasting to our community.”

 

More here:  http://www.nwherald.com/2014/09/08/huntley-community-radio-headed-toward-the-fm-dial/

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A Power Boost to LPFM Should Be A Part Of A Power Boost to Class-A | REC Networks

by Michi Eyre

Sept. 15, 2014

 

In comments to the FCC on RM-11727, REC Networks has analyzed the proposal by SSR Communications to create a new Class C4 FM service in the Zone II areas (areas excluding the northeast, mid-west, mid-Atlantic, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and most of California).  The proposed Class C4 would permit Class A stations to double their power and operate at 12 kilowatts at 100 meters height above average terrain. 

In comments, REC states that approximately 16% of the current LPFM stations will have some form of impact by the new station class.  LPFM stations that are currently second adjacent channel short spaced to a an upgraded Class C4 station will experience a smaller interference contour and in some rare cases a power increase or for proposed changes, the ability to operate with fewer bays in order to meet the overlap requirements. 

 

More here:  http://home.recnet.com/node/637?

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WLXL-FM gets grant for station construction | Business | Kentucky.com

WLXL-FM gets grant for station construction | Business | Kentucky.com | LPFM | Scoop.it

Sept. 27, 2014

 

Lexington: The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Fund at The Blue Grass Community Foundation has awarded Lexington Community Radio WLXL-LP a $20,000 grant to go toward the purchase of equipment for the construction of the station. The grant will also help the group leverage matching funds.

The community group, which holds an FCC permit to construct a new low power FM radio station to serve Lexington’s downtown communities, including much of the city’s black, Latino and low-income population, learned of the award Sept. 25.

The station, has reserved the call letters WLXL-LPFM, which will reach a 3.5-mile radius from its tower at the Bluegrass Community and Technical College Leestown Road campus.

 

More here:  http://www.kentucky.com/2014/09/27/3450017_wlxl-fm-gets-grant-for-station.html?rh=1

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Sex, broadcasting, and the genius of WFMU

Sex, broadcasting, and the genius of WFMU | LPFM | Scoop.it
What is the secret of WFMU's success? An exclusive interview with Sex and Broadcasting director Tim K. Smith and the station's General Manager Ken Freedman.

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by Matthew Lasar

Oct. 20, 2014

 

“Some people hear radio as it is and ask why. I seek radio as it is not but as it damn well ought to be.” So begins filmmaker Tim K. Smith’s marvelous documentary Sex and Broadcasting; a film about WFMU. The doc’s IMDB page describes the film as a 76 minute exploration of “the world’s strangest and most unique radio station” and “one man’s attempt to keep it alive.” It is scheduled to premiere at the IFC Center in New York City on November 15. I’m told that the screening has all but sold out, which is no surprise. WFMU is arguably the most influential and successful community based free-form radio station in the United States.

 

More here:  http://www.radiosurvivor.com/2014/10/20/sex-broadcasting-genius-wfmu/

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Radio World :: Blog - Mass. Town Will Use FM Radio for Public Safety

Radio World :: Blog - Mass. Town Will Use FM Radio for Public Safety | LPFM | Scoop.it

By Paul McLane

Oct. 15, 2014


If you aren’t sure how valuable radio can be to a local community, consider what the town of Acton, Mass., northwest of Boston, wrote to the Federal Communications Commission:

“The town is seeking an LPFM license in order to fill a need for effective public safety communication with residents, especially during emergencies,” it told the FCC. It stated that over several years, Acton has suffered from severe ice storms and other disasters “which rendered cellular towers inoperable and left residents without any utility access in some cases for more than 2 weeks.”

It said the community needs a way to communicate “that is not dependent on public utilities which can be damaged during an emergency.”

This language is sure to resonate with others in broadcasting who have long emphasized radio’s reliability even when — especially when — other forms of communication infrastructure fail. Here’s yet more evidence, in case anyone needed it.

 

More here: http://www.radioworld.com/default.aspx?tabid=75&entryid=10255

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Why community radio stations don't need News Directors

by Ann Alquist

Oct. 14, 2014

 

When I first attended the National Federation of Community Broadcasters conference in 2002, I was struck by stations who considered our station – KFAI Radio in Minneapolis – a leader because we had a full time News Director (which happened to be me). It’s a goal for many stations to have the financial stability to maintain one full time news person – and this person inevitably becomes an important community access point for the station. I heard one program director say that having a news director translated directly to the station’s ability to meet its mission of media access. I didn’t question this logic for a long time.

 

I question it now. At stations that play mostly music, what is the purpose of managing news and public affairs? And why do we at community radio stations segregate our music and news volunteers? What if we could re-imagine ourselves as content producers rather than music DJs or news volunteers?

 

More here:  http://www.radiosurvivor.com/2014/10/14/community-radio-stations-dont-need-news-directors

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As a journalist, I'm not sure I agree with this, but presented as an alternative view of the role of news in community radio.

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Community radio gets, surprise, Community Room in new building | TheUnion.com

Community radio gets, surprise, Community Room in new building | TheUnion.com | LPFM | Scoop.it

October 1, 2014

 

It’s just logical when you think about it.


What kind of special room would a community radio station need in a new building?


Um, how about a community room?

 

“It’s going to be one of the gems of the Bridge Street Project,” predicts owner’s representative Diane McIntire. “It’ll be a bridge between KVMR and the community, a place where we can come together.“

 

McIntire serves as an advocate for KVMR 89.5 FM and the Nevada Theatre Commission for the Project, a collaboration between the two organizations in construction of a new home for the Nevada City noncommercial radio station and a new backstage are for the attached historic theater.

 

The 24 by 20 foot room will be near the front of the new building at 120 Bridge St., downtown Nevada City, and McIntire is definitely excited about the space’s versatility.

 

More here: http://www.theunion.com/entertainment/13243797-113/kvmr-community-station-building

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Community radio: grappling with the new digital ecosystem

Community radio: grappling with the new digital ecosystem | LPFM | Scoop.it

by Ernesto Aguilar

Sept. 25, 2014

 

The country’s oldest and largest community radio association has seen a major shift in public media over the last 20 years, and is exploring its way forward following recent controversies and a change in leadership.

 

Founded in 1975, the National Federation of Community Broadcasters has seen momentous changes in media since it began. From early advocacy of low-power FM to creating an infrastructure for stations to distribute programs via tape, NFCB pioneered ideas that are but a given today. The federation helped lead the first Native American and Latino Public Radio Summits, as well as initiatives aimed at rural stations and youth in community radio.

 

More here:  http://www.radiosurvivor.com/2014/09/25/nfcb-grappling-new-digital-ecosystem

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Savannah Soundings to bring community radio to local neighborhoods

by Elizabeth Sheffield

Sept. 20, 2014

 

For the first time in more than 15 years, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has awarded a new Low Power FM (LPFM) radio station license to someone in Savannah, this time to the Unitarian Universalist Church for a new station called Savannah Soundings.

 

The 100-watt licenses have a transmission radius of approximately four miles. Based on the rented location of the transmission antenna, broadcasts will reach from downtown and most of metropolitan Savannah almost to Thunderbolt.

 

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Members and friends of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Savannah say they realized last year that the radio stations found playing in Savannah were anything but local.

 

“We realized the need for community radio that can provide a voice and visibility for our outstanding local organizations, events and projects,” said Vicki Weeks, president of Weeks Consulting.

 

More here:  http://savannahnow.com/exchange/2014-09-20/savannah-soundings-bring-community-radio-local-neighborhoods

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Hollow Earth Radio Receives FCC Approval

Hollow Earth Radio Receives FCC Approval | LPFM | Scoop.it

by Dave Segal

Sept. 19, 2014

 

Hollow Earth Radio DJ Explorateurinforms us that the web-only radio station has received FCC approval for aLow Power FM license. HER members are currently in the process of choosing call letters, with the lead choice at the moment being KHER. I've contacted station co-founder Garrett Kelly for more information and will report further when he responds.

 

Hollow Earth Radio is a candidate for this year's Stranger Music Genius award.

 

UPDATE: Garrett Kelly elaborates on this development.

 

More here: http://slog.thestranger.com/slog/archives/2014/09/19/hollow-earth-radio-receives-fcc-approval

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Tuning in to community radio

by Jessica Leigh Lebos

Oct. 7, 2014

 

GET READY to reprogram your preset buttons: there's a new radio station in town.

 

Well, almost. A year and half after the FCC announced that it was opening Low Power FM (LPFM) bandwidth to non-profits and other qualified organizations, a group called Savannah Soundings has received its license to build.

 

Touted as “community radio with a global soul,” Savannah Soundings will provide airspace for progressive politics and environmental issues, a variety of musical genres, children’s programming, radio theater and more, with a focus on engaging all facets of Savannah culture. With a minimum of 56 hours a week to fill, time slots might transmit talk shows dedicated to scientific research, blocks of tunes by local bands and bedtime stories in Spanish.

 

“We want to provide voice and visibility to individuals, organizations, events and projects that showcase the diversity of our local culture,” says Vicki Weeks, the nascent station’s project manager and president of Weeks Consulting.

 

More here:  http://www.connectsavannah.com/savannah/tuning-in-to-community-radio/Content?oid=2491677

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Radio World: LPFM Spotlight: WQMR

Radio World: LPFM Spotlight: WQMR | LPFM | Scoop.it

August 27, 2014

 

Who: WQMR(LP), Q101.3, Brameldon Productions, Don Mattingly, retired from a variety of radio and TV jobs in the Washington area.

What: Programming classic/Southern rock with a mix of oldies ... Service area coverage of local events such as church, club, civic groups, etc. Sounds like a big, major market, corporate station, but is supported by local underwriting and donations.

Where: Rocky Mount, Va.

When: licensed July 1, 2014, on air 24/7 since July 1.

 

More here:  http://www.radioworld.com/article/lpfm-spotlight-wqmr/272070

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WYCE-FM taps artist and curator as next manager for community radio station

WYCE-FM taps artist and curator as next manager for community radio station | LPFM | Scoop.it

by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk

Sept. 2, 2014 

 

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts' exhibitions curator is becoming WYCE-FM's station manager.

 

AJ Paschka, who joins the community radio station in October, moves from the visual world of art to the non-visual world of radio.

But it's not as much of a change as it might seem for the graduate of Kendall College of Art & Design.

 

"I think some of it has to do with my skill set, being between art and technology," he said. "When you look at my track record, it's a mix of audio and visual."

 

"It's very natural for me," said Paschka, who will make the transition from contemporary art at UICA to community-based radio at WYCE-FM (88.1) in October.

 

More here:  http://www.mlive.com/entertainment/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2014/09/wyce-fm_taps_artist_and_curato.html

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Louisville's ARTxFM on way to Low Power FM license

Louisville's ARTxFM on way to Low Power FM license | LPFM | Scoop.it

by Matthew Lasar

Sept. 11, 2014

 

Looks like one of our favorite Internet radio stations is poised to snag a Low Power FM license from the Federal Communications Commission. As we reported earlier in the week, the FCC has released a whole slew of Low Power FM MX Groups on the east coast—basically clusters of eligible applicants for local signals. We noted that one MX Group in Louisville, Kentucky consists of ARTxFM and Squallis Puppeteers—the former a wonderful online community radio stream; the latter a terrific non-profit performance ensemble.

In response Michi Eyre of REC networks wrote in this morning to note that that license area “is already settled.” Squallis has requested that its application be dismissed “giving ART x FM the channel.”

 

More here:  http://www.radiosurvivor.com/2014/09/11/louisvilles-artxfm-way-low-power-fm-license/

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Zapp Seattle renews open hours at Hollow Earth Radio

Zapp Seattle renews open hours at Hollow Earth Radio | LPFM | Scoop.it

by Matthew Lasar

Sept. 26, 2014

 

If I was in Seattle in October I would drop by Hollow Earth Radio just to talk to Zapp Seattle in person about whatever it is that Zapp Seattle is doing these days. Zapp is the Zine Archive and Publishing Project, and it possesses 30,000, yes, that’s right, 30,000 archived zines. Starting next month Zapp will relaunch open hours at HER on third Sundays from four to six PM.

“Come check out some zines, listen to good music, and work on your newest screed, compare binding tips and what not,” Zapp says on its Facebook page. “ZAPP members will be there to answer any questions you have about the organization, and HER and ZAPP members and others will be meeting to talk about the Community Newsroom project at the same time. Bonus! Get in on this!”

 

More here:  http://www.radiosurvivor.com/2014/09/26/zapp-seattle-renews-open-hours-hollow-earth-radio/

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LPFM Watch: Hollow Earth Radio Granted in Seattle, Pasadena May Get Punk Rock LPFM + Details about New San Francisco Station - Radio Survivor

LPFM Watch: Hollow Earth Radio Granted in Seattle, Pasadena May Get Punk Rock LPFM + Details about New San Francisco Station - Radio Survivor | LPFM | Scoop.it

by Jennifer Waits

Sept. 25, 2014

 

In Southern California, there was some interesting LPFM news this week. Light Bringer Project (Altadena, CA), Newtown Pasadena Foundation (Altadena, CA), Side Street Projects (Pasadena, CA) and Razorcake/Gorsky Press (Pasadena, CA) filed a “joint request for approval of settlement” with the FCC, asking for the FCC to grant the Razorcake application for 92.7 FM and dismiss the others. The FCC has subsequently dismissed applications for Light Bringer Project, Newtown Pasadena Foundation, and Side Street Projects.

 

Although Razorcake/Gorsky Press is now the sole applicant for 92.7 FM, it is awaiting word on a Petition to Deny filed by religious broadcaster Educational Media Foundation (K-Love Radio) due to concerns over interference with one of its radio stations. Educational Media Foundation claims that a new LPFM on this frequency will cause “impermissible interference to KYLA.”

 

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LPFM Watch: More than 40 New Grants to Birthchoice, Art x FM, Poor Magazine, Providence Academy and Others - Radio Survivor

LPFM Watch: More than 40 New Grants to Birthchoice, Art x FM, Poor Magazine, Providence Academy and Others - Radio Survivor | LPFM | Scoop.it

by Jennifer Waits

Oct. 16, 2014

 

It was a big week for LPFM grants, with the total number of issued construction permits for the 2013 filing window passing 1400. More than 40 permits were granted in the past week to a wide range of non-profits, including cultural groups, public access television stations, religious groups, schools, arts-oriented non-profits, as well as to some existing streaming community radio stations.

In addition to grants, there were lots of engineering amendments filed, as LPFM hopefuls scrambled to tweak their proposals in order to get on the air.  You can take a look at updates on these amendments for the West and the East on the REC Networks site.

 

http://www.radiosurvivor.com/2014/10/16/lpfm-watch-40-new-grants-birthchoice-art-x-fm-poor-magazine-providence-academy-others/

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Vashon's first FM station goes live - Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Vashon's first FM station goes live - Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber | LPFM | Scoop.it

by Natalie Martin

Oct. 14, 2014

 

On Monday morning there were cheers and tears as Voice of Vashon took to the airwaves on 101.9 FM, realizing what has been a dream of some in the organization for over a decade.

 

“It’s the ultimate community historic moment,” said Rick Wallace, a longtime Voice of Vashon volunteer who admits he cried that morning. “There aren’t that many things on Vashon that have taken so many years to come to fruition.”

 

The new station, KVSH, will now broadcast 24-7, offering an eclectic mix of music, homegrown programs and live talk radio on a low-power FM station that will cover the island and stream on the web.

 

“Sometimes you’ll hear islanders playing music, discussing topics related to Vashon that are important to people, or you’ll hear music generated by Vashon artists,” Wallace said. “In one way or another, it’s all Vashon, and you can’t get that from any station in the metropolitan area.”

 

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Louisville Radio Stations Granted A Place On Your Dial

Louisville Radio Stations Granted A Place On Your Dial | LPFM | Scoop.it

by Will Ford

Oct. 13, 2014

 

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decided last year to accept applications for new low power FM radio stations and during a two week period last October, groups across the country were able to submit applications.

Many groups eagerly jumped on this opportunity as this was the first time the FCC had taken applications for low power FM stations in over ten years.

Two local stations, ARTxFM and Crescent Hill Radio, applied and both announced this weekend that their applications were accepted and soon they with be on your radio dials.

 

More here:  http://www.louisville.com/content/louisville-radio-stations-granted-place-your-dial

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WLXL-FM gets grant for station construction | Kentucky.com

WLXL-FM gets grant for station construction | Kentucky.com | LPFM | Scoop.it

Sept. 27, 2014

 

Lexington -- The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Fund at The Blue Grass Community Foundation has awarded Lexington Community Radio WLXL-LP a $20,000 grant to go toward the purchase of equipment for the construction of the station. The grant will also help the group leverage matching funds.

 

The community group, which holds an FCC permit to construct a new low power FM radio station to serve Lexington’s downtown communities, including much of the city’s black, Latino and low-income population, learned of the award Sept. 25.

The station, has reserved the call letters WLXL-LPFM, which will reach a 3.5-mile radius from its tower at the Bluegrass Community and Technical College Leestown Road campus.


More here: http://www.kentucky.com/2014/09/27/3450017_wlxl-fm-gets-grant-for-station.html

 

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Low-Power FM radio station planning meeting Sept. 25 | Benitolink: San Benito County News

Low-Power FM radio station planning meeting Sept. 25 | Benitolink: San Benito County News | LPFM | Scoop.it

Thursday meeting seeks input to develop a community-based radio station in Hollister

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by Adam Breen

Sept. 20, 2014

 

Volunteers involved with San Benito County Community Radio, who are working on bringing a community-based, low-power FM radio station to the area, are inviting the community to a planning meeting on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 6-8 p.m. at Mars Hill Coffeehouse in downtown Hollister. 

 

In October 2013, a group of volunteers applied for and was granted a license that allows for transmission of up to 100 watts. The Community Media Access Partnership (CMAP) is planning to help with funding for the station with volunteers staffing it. The endeavor is more than just a traditional radio station, however. Organizers plan to offer programming on the Internet, including broadcasts, videos and more. The group is working on develop location, vision, contributors, funding, programming, and all the details needed to create and sustain a community-based radio program in Hollister. 

 

More here:  http://benitolink.com/low-power-fm-radio-station-planning-meeting-sept-25

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New Miami FM station shakes things up

New Miami FM station shakes things up | LPFM | Scoop.it

by David Smiley

Sept. 19, 2014

 

Miami has a new FM radio station that plays mash-ups, bucks traditional formats and accidentally drops the occasional F-Bomb on the drive-time airways.

 

Shake 108 is rough around the edges, to be sure. It’s run (legally) by novice broadcasters off a Dell computer in the Morningside home of a middle-aged, self-described “computer nerd.” Low-budget advertising strategies include holding homemade signs on the highway.

 

The founders of Miami’s WMIV 107.9 FM are learning on the job. For them, simply getting on airwaves dominated by Clear Channel and Cox Media was a barstool pipe dream. Now that they’re actually on the air, they’re scrambling to raise money and refine their brand.

 

“It’s starting to get rolling. It’s all a learning process now,” said Peter Stebbins, the station’s 44-year-old CEO.


More here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/article2171184.html

 

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