This week was a little bit busier for low power FM (LPFM) hopefuls. Twenty one groups were granted permits this week and 17 applications were dismissed, bringing the grand total of granted applications to 1,785 from the fall 2013 application window.
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It was a slow week in LPFM approvals, with just five construction permits issued. There’s one time-sharing arrangement in the bunch, with two Catholic-associated organizations broadcasting on 106.5 FM in Raleigh, NC. The Corporation for Educational Advancement will be on from 2 PM to 2 AM seven days a week, while the Columbus Club of […]
This week, 22 more groups were granted construction permits for new low power FM (LPFM) radio stations. This brings the grand total of granted construction permits from the fall 2013 application window to 1,759. Among the new grantees this week, 12 of the organizations are churches or religious groups and 10 are other non-profits. In […]
It’s been too long since we’ve checked in with Free Speech Radio News. First things first: since returning to regular production a year ago, FSRN now creates daily news segments that are posted online and aired by community radio affiliate stations, and added a half-hour weekly edition last May. This is a good thing for […]
Tomorrow is World Radio Day and in honor of that, the Seattle Public Library is hosting a celebratory event and live broadcast in honor of the groups that have new low power FM (LPFM) construction permits in the Seattle area (see a recent feature in CityArts to learn about many of them). Produced by Brown […]
This week, a wide range of groups were granted construction permits for new low power FM (LPFM) radio stations, including 11 church-related organizations. Additionally, a high school that has had its permit for a year, just launched a streaming radio station in anticipation of building its LPFM, while another school district is working on plans […]
LGBT listener oriented Chorley.fm of Lancashire county is having a bit of an identity crisis. The community radio station, located in the market town of Chorley in the United Kingdom’s northwest, says it still wants to serve young and LGBT listeners, but within the context of service to a broader audience. In the UK, radio […]
At the end of a long day of radio station touring, my final stop on October 22, 2014 was to see Hollow Earth Radio in Seattle. At Radio Survivor we’ve been following the progress of this streaming community radio station for quite some time and so it was particularly exciting to get to visit to […]
In the world of low power FM (LPFM) this week, news centers around some current and former college radio groups, a few license cancellations, and a number of construction permits granted for stations that will operate with time-share arrangements. The total number of construction permits granted from the 2013 window is now 1,622.
In honor of Sunday’s 4-year anniversary of the shutdown of University of San Francisco’s college radio station KUSF’s 90.3 FM signal, it seemed like the perfect occasion to visit KUSF-in-Exile/San Francisco Community Radio (SFCR).