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Ireland’s Longwave Station RTÉ 252 Spared from Imminent Closure

Listeners located in the U.K. who enjoy Ireland’s RTÉ 252 radio service are breathing a sign of relief. The planned 2017 closure of this longwave station has now been put on indefinite hold, according to I first reported on RTÉ 252 two years ago, when news of its shutdown–originally set for January 2015–put longwave […]

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RTÉ Radio 1

Saving RTÉ 252 Long Wave, Ireland’s Long Distance Broadcast Service

Listeners are campaigning to save a long wave radio station from closure, but the management are adamant it will close. RTÉ Radio 1 is the general information and entertainment service of the Irish Republic’s public service broadcaster. UK listeners can currently hear the station on internet, Freesat (satellite radio) and 252 kHz long wave. The […]

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Anti-graffiti sign at college radio station KZSU. Photo: J Waits

College Radio Watch: KZSU’s Day of Noise, WSOU Blizzard Coverage and More News

For the past few years I’ve been an avid listener of KZSU’s “Day of Noise,” a celebration of live experimental music. The tightly scheduled 24-hour broadcast features non-stop live performances from Stanford University’s college radio station. (more…) Discuss this topic in our forums.

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Swear Jar at college radio station UWave

College Radio Watch: KZSU Day of Noise, Uncertain Fate of Radio Free Kokomo, East Texas LPFM and More News

This week we covered quite a bit of college radio news, including word that Indiana University Kokomo may be shuttering its streaming (and soon to be LPFM) college radio station Radio Free Kokomo. We hope to have more updates about the situation there soon, but in the meantime, the station is asking for letters of […]

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radio stickers, including KTRU, at KPSU

College Radio Survivor: Irish Student Radio Conference and Other College Radio News

A few years back I was lucky to get a glimpse into the world of student radio in Ireland. After visiting few stations there and learning a bit about the country’s college radio culture, I am happy to hear that student broadcasters will be convening in Ireland this week. The National Student Radio Conference will […]

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Pirate Radio

Pirate Radio Round-Up: Syrian opposition stations; Protests grow over jailed Irish radio activist; FCC enforcement in 2013; more

There’s been quite a bit about unlicensed radio in the news lately. So it’s time for a pirate radio round-up: NY Times reports on Syrian opposition stations; Protest grow in Ireland over jailed peace and radio activist; FCC’s 2013 enforcement tallied up; When pirate radio ruled an English seaside town. NY Times Reports on Syrian […]

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