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WXLV

Lehigh Carbon Community College Files Paperwork to Sell WXLV FM License to Four Rivers Community Broadcasting

Back in 2011, we reported that Lehigh Carbon Community College station WXLV 90.3 FM in Schnecksville, Pennsylvania was rumored to be up for sale. Fans of the college radio station held rallies, crafted a petition, and formed a Facebook group in order to voice concerns about the sale. However, a year and a half later, […]

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Robin Hood Radio

Bard College to Sell WLHV FM License to Tri-State Public Communications

Bard College has submitted paperwork to the FCC in order to assign the license for WLHV-FM to Tri-State Public Communications, which operates Robin Hood Radio in Connecticut (WHDD-AM and WHDD-FM). Robin Hood’s website bills it as “the smallest NPR station in the nation.” According to the asset purchase agreement, the purchase price is $17,000. Currently […]

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WVBC

Bethany College Radio Station WVBC May Be Sold to Pittsburgh Public Media

There are reports that the license for Bethany College radio station WVBC-FM is in the process of being sold to Pittsburgh Public Media for use as a jazz station. According to an article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “The nonprofit Pittsburgh Public Media (PPM), which owns a local online jazz radio station, has signed an agreement […]

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Scrutiny of KUSF Deal Continues as USF and CPRN Respond to FCC’s Inquiry Letter

It’s been nearly seven months since the plug was pulled on the University of San Francisco (USF) terrestrial college radio station KUSF, and the FCC is still scrutinizing the pending sale of the 90.3 FM license to Classical Public Radio Network (CPRN). On August 1, USF and CPRN submitted their joint response to the FCC’s […]

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Saving College Radio Stations Panel at NFCB Offered Tips for Stations in Peril

Of the many fine panels at the recent National Federation of Community Broadcasters’ conference (you can find our complete coverage here), the one that was closest to my heart was the “Saving College Stations” session (mp3) on Saturday, June 4. As was the case at a similar panel at SXSW this year, the participants included […]

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Nashville Public Radio to Buy Vanderbilt College Radio Station WRVU for Use as Classical 91.1

Today is the day that supporters of college radio at Vanderbilt University have been dreading. After yesterday’s news leak that the call letters to beloved college radio station WRVU had been changed to WFCL, official word came today that the station is in the process of being sold to Nashville Public Radio for $3.35 million […]

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