Community radio CKUT in Montreal, Quebec is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a conference, Redefining Media: Media Democracy and Community Radio. I only found out about it yesterday and really wish I had the time and travel money to go. The conference happens Oct 19 – 21 and is “pay what you can.” I’m always […]
Mediageek’s home station WEFT in Champaign, IL, is now streaming live on the internet. So you can listen to the mediageek radioshow live Fridays at 5:30 PM Central Time no matter where you are.
Listen to the show here. Non-commercial FM Radio license filing window: GetRadio.org – Instructions on how to apply for a license, including a frequency finder. National Federation of Community Broadcasters Prometheus Radio Project’s Mapping Project – The LPFM advocacy organization has also done a lot of organizing for the full-power license window, creating maps showing […]
After the FCC created the low-power FM radio service in 2000, Congressional Republicans in the pocket of the NAB made a last-minute backroom maneuver to add a major restriction to the service in a budget bill. The restriction requires 100-watt LPFM stations to be spaced on the dial the same as full-power stations as large […]
Community radio is very new to India, only recently legalized by the government. It shows a lot of promise, but there are also potential problems. Jaggi Singh and Emmanuel Madan are producing a series of radio programs exploring the rise of this new community media in India for CKUT in Montreal. Jaggi and Emmanuel were […]