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LPFM Watch: UCentral Student Radio to Go LPFM, WQAZ-LP’s Underwriting Violations, and More LPFM News

We are now up to 1,737 granted construction permits for new low power FM (LPFM) stations, as a result of the fall 2013 application window. In addition to some new construction permits this week, there was also some FCC enforcement action at an existing LPFM and an existing FM is facing an uncertain future after […]

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FCC Fines Non-Commercial Radio Station KUFW for Airing Commercials

FCC Fines Non-Commercial Radio Station KUFW for Airing Commercials

As everyone in non-commercial radio in the United States knows, there’s often a fine line between underwriting messages to indicate sponsored programming and commercial announcements. College, community and other non-commercial radio stations are not allowed to air commercials, but they can play underwriting announcements which simply acknowledge the support received by an outside entity. It’s […]

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