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LPFM Watch: 1 New Construction Permit; Hip-Hop LPFM Comes to Charlottesville

One more low-power FM construction permit was issued this week, to the Northside Baptist Church of Charlotte, NC, which will broadcast on 93.1 FM.

In other LPFM news, C-Ville reports on a new hip-hop low-power station that went on the air October 5 in Charlottesville, VA. According to the article WVAI 101.3 FM Jamz will maintain a no-indecency rule 24-hours a day, even though indecent programming is permitted during the safe harbor time of 10 PM to 6 AM. One of the station’s organizers, Damani Harrison, says the policy is intended to support “the positive energy that’s around the (local) scene.”

As I get ready to publish this post the GoFundMe campaign to help Common Frequency co-founder Todd Urick with mounting medical bills is within $100 of the $15,000 goal. Learn more about Todd and his medical condition in a post Matthew wrote earlier this week. Todd has given so much to community radio, especially LPFM, let’s put his campaign over the top.

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