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LPFM Watch: Hispanic Arts of Tampa Responds to Complaint Filed Against its LPFM + More News

A few weeks ago we reported on complaints being made by a commercial radio group against Tampa, Florida-area low power FM (LPFM) station WVVF-LP in reference to its choice in programming. The Beasley Media Group (BMG), which operates a 50,000 watt commercial radio station in the area (WYUU), argued that Hispanic Arts of Tampa (WVVF) […]

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Notes on community radio and democracy in Delhi, India and Mkushi, Zambia

Some interesting items on community radio from two very different places. In Zambia supporters of the Patriotic Front (PF) electoral party “briefly interrupted operations” at the Mkushi Community Radio Station on Tuesday “in protest against [the] alleged political inclination of a Board Member of that Station.” That’s according to the Lusaka Times online newspaper. It’s […]

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LPFM Watch: Community Radio Celebrates National Radio Day Today

Happy National Radio Day! It’s been exciting to see all of the radio love today, especially from folks affiliated with new low power FM (LPFM) radio stations. I’m particularly sad that I can’t be in Seattle today for its National Radio Day celebration. The city has been a hotbed of LPFM activity (see this great […]

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Coastal Washington community network will celebrate national radio and lemonade days

Coast Community Radio of Washington State has issued an invitation to its listeners: “Celebrate National Radio Day with us on Thursday August 20 from 11-3! But wait, it’s also National Lemonade Day and you know here at Coast Community Radio we love to bring two good things together and make one great thing!  So join […]

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Radio 4ZZZ and Brisbane’s postpunk explosion

John Willsteed of Brisbane, Australia is setting up a “live” documentary about the Brisbane music scene in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The performance doc is called “It’s Not the Heat, It’s the Humidity.” A reporter writing about Willsteed’s work places much significance on Brisbane community signal radio 4ZZZ. Tony Moore of the Brisbane […]

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College Radio Watch: NextRadio Contest, Vampire Weekend Member’s College Radio Memories and More News

Summer break is rapidly drawing to a close and college campuses will soon be a buzz of activity as students return for the fall semester. I’ve been on my own break, traveling to the Pacific Northwest (which also allowed me to record last week’s Radio Survivor Podcast live in the studio in Portland, Oregon!), so […]

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Notes on the Meteor Guitar Gallery of Arkansas’ low power radio future

Here is some backstory on how a community radio station will soon be broadcasting from a guitar store. In the beginning there was the Meteor Theater of Bentonville, Arkansas. One Mr. Harry Kelly, a lover of movies, built it for around $30,000. The Meteor, as it came to be called, opened in 1927, premiering Venus […]

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