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Visiting University of Washington, Bothell’s College Radio Station – and soon to be LPFM – UWave

During my trip to Seattle in October, 2014 for the College Broadcasters Inc. conference, the third station that I visited was UWave at University of Washington, Bothell. Currently an online-only station, UWave is also the holder of a construction permit to build a new low power FM college radio station.

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WXNA Nashville

WRVU of Nashville reborn as WXNA-LP

The organization that fought Vanderbilt University’s sale of WRVU-FM has good news. WRVU Friends and Family says it is moving as fast as the non-profit can to get its newly won 100 watt Low Power FM radio station running: WXNA-LP of Nashville, Tennessee. The plan is to place a transmitter around Germantown, a bit to […]

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KUSF in Exile/SF Community Radio

Visiting KUSF-in-Exile aka San Francisco Community Radio Four Years after the KUSF Shutdown

In honor of Sunday’s 4-year anniversary of the shutdown of University of San Francisco’s college radio station KUSF’s 90.3 FM signal, it seemed like the perfect occasion to visit KUSF-in-Exile/San Francisco Community Radio (SFCR).

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Radio Survivor Academic Series

In Media Res Features the Radio Preservation Task Force, Plus Some Upcoming Radio Studies Conferences

Happy New Year and welcome back to the Radio Survivor Academic Series! For this first post of 2015 I want to call attention to a recent online series on archives by members of the Radio Preservation Task Force and pass on some information about four upcoming conferences related to radio studies, that focus on radio […]

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college radio station Rainy Dawg Radio

College Radio Watch: LPFM Launches, Student Radio History in the U.S. and New Zealand, and More College Radio News

Welcome to 2015! Hopefully you caught my recap of the year in college radio last week and my field trip reports about my visit to University of Washington’s college radio station Rainy Dawg Radio and former student radio station KEXP this week. I also reported on a student-run radio station WDJM’s deal with the FCC […]

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NPR to FCC: Channel 6 FM station proposal is “misguided”

NPR has weighed in on the Federal Communications Commissions proceeding on whether to let digital Low Power TV stations run FM signals off of the 87.7 frequency, which dovetails with channel 6. The FCC has folded the question into a larger discussion about DTV spectrum use, but NPR calls the FM proposal “misguided” and “premature and […]

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