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Official count of LPFM applications to be released in a week

Update Nov. 21, 2013: The FCC actually released the official application total earlier than expected. See our updated report for details: Official count of LPFM applications lower than some expectations There’s been a bit of speculation amongst low-power FM community radio supporters since the licensing window closed last Friday. With all the energy and excitement […]

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Groups request LPFM application extension from FCC due to government shutdown

As they promised, a coalition of low-power community radio support groups submitted a filing with the FCC today, the Commission’s first day back at work after the government shutdown, addressing the LPFM licensing window that was originally scheduled to open this past Tuesday. That filing has already been posted to the FCC’s database and is […]

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2 days left to help Prometheus support the next wave of LPFM community radio

There are just a little more than two days left in Prometheus Radio Project’s IndieGogo fundraiser. As I explained when the fundraiser went live: The goal is to raise $20,000 by October 9 to help support the most promising groups who have successful LPFM applications. The funding will help Prometheus support its engineering and technical […]

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Prometheus crowdfunding to support LPFM build-out

If all goes right this October’s LPFM licensing window will result in a pile of construction permits issued to promising new community radio stations. Prometheus Radio Project is looking forward to supporting those new stations, launching its first crowd funding campaign with indiegogo to help support these burgeoning broadcasters. Prometheus’ goal is to raise $20,000 […]

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About Low Power FM

Updated January 27, 2014 Summary Low-Power FM (LPFM) is a class of non-commercial FM station intended for non-profit groups to create non-commercial stations that are both inexpensive to build and operate. Because of their low power levels they serve limited geographic areas and are ideal for serving small and underserved communities. The second window to […]

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Fund to support new LPFM stations named to honor community radio veteran Nan Rubin

The Prometheus Radio Project is honoring veteran community radio supporter and activist Nan Rubin with a fund named for her. The Nan Rubin Community Impact Fund will provide scholarships for services to assist groups in building low-power FM community radio stations. The fund will also give an annual impact award. According to Prometheus Development & […]

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