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Podcast 60 - National Radio Day

Podcast #60 – Happy National Radio Day!

We celebrate National Radio Day, August 20, with this special episode. Jennifer Waits shares her tour of the Chicago Independent Radio Project. Then Paul Riismandel and Eric Klein join her in reflecting on some of their favorite moments as radio listeners and producers. We wrap things up with Radio Survivor’s Sonic ID in honor of […]

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CHIRP tote bag at soon-to-be LPFM community radio station CHIRP radio. Photo: J. Waits

Radio Station Field Trip #105 – CHIRP Radio in Chicago

On a trip to Chicago this spring, I was excited to finally visit CHIRP Radio. The online community radio station was established by the Chicago Independent Radio Project (thus, the moniker CHIRP) and is now the holder of a construction permit for new low power FM (LPFM) radio station WCXP-LP at 107.1 FM in Chicago. […]

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LPFM Watch

LPFM Watch: Nashville Station Beats Fundraising Goal; CHIRP Hits the Airwaves in October

No new low-power FM construction permits this week, due primarily to the FCC taking its database systems offline for maintenance over the Labor Day holiday. However, we do have two bits of good news to report from the LPFM world. WXNA in Nashville, TN is a new station spearheaded by some former DJs and supporters […]

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radio stickers, including KTRU, at KPSU

College Radio Survivor: This week’s college radio news

This week’s College Radio Survivor includes some LPFM updates, word about a rumored station sale, details on some special Christmas programming at a few stations, and information about a college station that may lose space during campus construction. As far as LPFM, a few of the recent applications from college and universities were dismissed by […]

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LPFM Watch: 19 applications for new community radio in the Second City

We’ve reviewed LPFM applications in Los Angeles and San Francisco, so in this week’s LPFM Watch it’s time to dive into apps from the nation’s Second City, Chicago. I also take a look at the current count of applications that have been accepted and dismissed. Finally, I review instructions for telling the FCC that you […]

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Chicago Independent Radio Project hits the 'net, waits for an FM

Chicago Independent Radio Project hits the 'net, waits for an FM

I first heard about the Chicago Independent Radio Project (CHIRP) when I moved to Chicago in the spring of 2008. For all intents and purposes the project grew out of the former incarnation of Loyola University’s WLUW-FM which operated as a community radio station from 1997 to June 2008. In 2001 Loyola announced that it […]

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