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Podcast 144 - Defending LPFMs Piece of the Pie

Podcast #144 – Standing Up for LPFM’s Slice of the Pie

Applications for 1,000 translator radio stations may pose a threat to low-power FM stations, say three community radio groups. So the groups filed informal objections against all of them, slowing down the FCC’s processing of these applications. This move has sparked controversy within the radio industry. The Center for International Media Action, Common Frequency, Inc. […]

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Radio Silence

‘Radio Silence’ – 10-Part Series Explores Iraq & Its Displacements

“Radio Silence” is a ten-part radio event from Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz that will launch on July 29 with a live performance on Independence Mall in Philadelphia. The series returns famed Iraqi broadcast journalist Bahjat Adulawahed to the airwaves, along with the talents of Iraqi refugees, Iraq War veterans, musicians and performers, to frame the […]

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LPFM Watch

LPFM Watch: Prometheus Wins Grant to Create ‘Impact Maps’

One new low-power FM stations was added to the rolls this week, with a construction permit awarded to Generation Vision in Brownsville, TX. Prometheus Radio Project was awarded a $35,000 Prototype Fund grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The grant intends to provide early-stage funding for projects that foster civic engagement […]

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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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