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LPFM News: Flurry of New Grants will Satisfy Metalheads, Church Goers, and Environmentalists

After a pretty slow summer, this week we saw a marked difference in LPFM grants, with the FCC granting construction permits for 33 applicants so far, bringing the grand total to 1281 grants in this LPFM application window. As REC Networks has pointed out, many of the new grants are due to applicants amending applications […]

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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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Long-time Metal DJ Dave Standifer Dead at 38

Long-time Metal DJ Dave Standifer Dead at 38

Last Friday, May 28th, long-time college radio DJ David Standifer, aka “Dave the Metal Guy,” died at the age of 38 of an apparent brain aneurysm. Up until December, 2009 he’d been the host of University of Alabama college radio station WVUA‘s long-running metal show “The Metal Zone.”  The program, which began in 1982, had […]

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AM Radio Goes Bollywood

AM Radio Goes Bollywood

I really like the idea that someday soon there will be a radio revolution and the FM dial will once again be returned to passionate music-loving DJs playing an eclectic mix of sounds at locally-owned radio stations. In the meantime, I will continue to troll the left side of the dial to hear my fellow […]

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