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LPFM Takoma Radio sign at its studio in February 2016. Photo: J. Waits

Radio Station Field Trip #103 – Touring Takoma Radio as it nears its LPFM Launch

It’s been particularly exciting for me to visit some of the new low power FM (LPFM) community radio stations that are in development thanks to the Local Community Radio Act. After an all-day field trip from Washington, D.C. to Culpeper, Virginia (to see the Library of Congress’ Packard Campus of the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center), […]

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sign at college radio station WVAU

My trip to College Radio Station WVAU at American University

When I traveled Washington, D.C. earlier this year, it was tricky scheduling visits to college radio stations, as it was right around Easter weekend and some students were away. For that reason, I was really happy to squeeze in a trip to see American University’s student-run radio station WVAU on Friday, April 3. (more…)

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anniversary banner at college radio station WHBC

Touring College Radio Station WHBC at Howard University

While visiting Washington, D.C. this Spring, I made some time to visit a few college radio stations. My first stop was to see the student-run streaming radio/HD 3 station at Howard University, WHBC. When I arrived on campus on the morning of Thursday, April 2, things were pretty quiet, as it was right before Easter […]

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LPFM Watch: Foundation for a Beautiful Life and Caribbean Festival Association to go LPFM, plus more news

It’s been a slow week for LPFM news, with only a couple of new construction permits granted. One application was dismissed this week and, sadly, one existing license was canceled. However, there’s potentially exciting news for stations hoping to upgrade, as a proposal for a new 250 watt LPFM service is officially open for public […]

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Touring College Radio Station WLOY at Loyola University Maryland

My final radio station visit during my trip to the D.C. area in April, 2014 was to see WLOY at Loyola University Maryland. I’ve known WLOY’s Operations Manager John Devecka for a few years now, so I took a quick side-trip to Baltimore in order to see the station before heading to the airport. (more…)

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Spinning Indie Field Trip 65 - College Radio Station WRGW at George Washington University

Spinning Indie Field Trip 65 – College Radio Station WRGW at George Washington University

Wall at WRGW. Photo: J. Waits In April 2014, I had the pleasure of presenting at the Saving College Radio symposium at University of Maryland. While in the area, I took the opportunity to visit a few nearby stations, including college radio station WRGW at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. (more…)

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