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LPFM Watch: The Six Segments of LPFM + More Community Radio in Seattle

I just noticed a great piece on REC Networks, “The Six Segments of LPFM,” which outlines the wide array of groups that hold licenses for low power FM (LFPM) radio stations. As we’ve been following the growth of LPFM, particularly after the 2013 application window, I have been interested to learn more about stations in […]

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LPFM Watch: Seattle LPFMs Celebrate World Radio Day, Rice University Granted LPFM and More News

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 […]

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Visiting University of Washington, Bothell’s College Radio Station – and soon to be LPFM – UWave

During my trip to Seattle in October, 2014 for the College Broadcasters Inc. conference, the third station that I visited was UWave at University of Washington, Bothell. Currently an online-only station, UWave is also the holder of a construction permit to build a new low power FM college radio station. (more…)

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radio stickers, including KTRU, at KPSU

College Radio Watch: Recapping the CBI Conference, New LPFM in Mississippi, and KUCR’s Radio History

In late October I had an amazing time at the College Broadcasters Inc. (CBI) conference in Seattle. In addition to attending lots of informative sessions about student broadcasting, I was also on a few panels devoted to college radio history and to the diversity of college radio. (more…)

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LPFM Watch: Hollow Earth Radio Granted in Seattle, Pasadena May Get Punk Rock LPFM + Details about New San Francisco Station

In Southern California, there was some interesting LPFM news this week. Light Bringer Project (Altadena, CA), Newtown Pasadena Foundation (Altadena, CA), Side Street Projects (Pasadena, CA) and Razorcake/Gorsky Press (Pasadena, CA) filed a “joint request for approval of settlement” with the FCC, asking for the FCC to grant the Razorcake application for 92.7 FM and […]

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University of Washington to Assign KEXP License to Non-Profit Group that Manages Station

The University of Washington Regents have filed paperwork (PDF) with the FCC to assign the license for music-oriented public radio station KEXP-FM to the non-profit Friends of KEXP in exchange for “promotional consideration” valued at just over $4 million. The Seattle station, known as KEXP since 2001, was formerly the student-run radio station KCMU-FM, which […]

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