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College Radio Watch: College Radio as a “Defining” Experience, More Documentaries, KDVS’ Fundraiser Goodies, and More News

This week I ran across a fun, short documentary about two Southern California college radio stations, Pomona College’s KSPC and University of California, Riverside’s KUCR. Speaking of KUCR, the student who created the documentary also gives a first-person account of the impact of college radio on his life in the Highlander. Jake Rich writes, (more…) […]

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LPFM Watch

LPFM Watch: REC Proposes LPFM Power Increase to 250 watts + 9 More LPFM construction permits

This week we only saw nine more grants for new low power FM (LPFM) construction permits, but it doesn’t mean that it was all quiet on the LPFM front. REC Networks has filed a Petition for Rule Making with the FCC with the intention of helping “LPFM stations enhance their signal within their current three […]

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Touring Future LPFM Radio Station ARTxFM in Louisville

One of my most eagerly anticipated radio station tours this year was to see ARTxFM in Louisville, Kentucky. I’ve been friends with its founder, Sharon Scott, for several years and have been closely monitoring the station’s progress as a streaming radio station (it launched in 2012). In October 2014, ARTxFM was granted a construction permit […]

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Updates: how WHUS makes obeying the FCC’s indecency rules look cool

WHUS of the University of Connecticut has posted a video on its Facebook page explaining its late night music playing policies. “Attention,” the video explains, “between the hours of 10 PM and 6 AM WHUS regularly observes safe harbor period of time recordings . . . ” “Safe harbor” refers to the aforementioned late night […]

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FCC’s Quarterly Radio Station Count Reveals Big Boost in LPFM Stations

The FCC just released its quarterly list of the total number of licensed broadcast stations and the total number of radio stations in the United States remains about the same as it has for the past few quarters, with a grand total of 15,442 licensed full power radio stations. (more…) Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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Grassroots radio gets profile in new online archive

There’s a lot of remarkable stuff to check out in the American Archive of Public Broadcasting’s new work-in-progress website. Sure, there will be plenty of public TV footage of George Lucas and John Kennedy and Ronald Reagan and wuddever. But the content will also include a boatload of material from the Pacifica Radio Archives, WFMU in Jersey […]

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Visiting College Radio Station 9th Floor Radio at Laney College

Although I’m immersed in the world of college radio, I’m still catching up on visits to college radio stations in my local area. I was aware of a streaming radio station at Laney College in Oakland called 9th Floor Radio and was excited to hear that it would soon be broadcasting over low power FM […]

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LPFM Watch

LPFM Watch: 11 More LPFMs and New Call Signs Reflect Community of Chinese Language LPFMs

This week, 11 more groups were granted construction permits for new low power FM (LPFM) radio stations, bringing the grand total to 1,804 new LPFMs from the fall 2013 application window. Also, the FCC released a list of recent call sign actions, including the call signs for some of the new LPFM stations. One of […]

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Pacifica Hires a New Executive Director, John Proffitt

The Pacifica Foundation has found a new executive director, more than a year after the organization’s national board fired former ED Summer Reese, who then occupied the foundation’s national offices for nearly two months until a judge issued a restraining order forcing her to leave. The new ED is John Proffitt, who served twenty-five years […]

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