LFPM Coalition files Comments in Translator-interference Proceeding

Aug 7 2018 - 4:28pm
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An Ad-hoc LPFM Coalition today filed comments in reply to an FCC request concerning how FM Translator interference is defined and processed, which is potentially very important to LPFM stations. Comments by all parties may be found in the FCC's ECFS system.

Summary

The LPFM Coalition supports the concept of improving a notoriously inefficient translator interference process that currently allows translator interference to linger for months to the detriment of LPFM listeners.

Low-power FM radio advocates withdraw some objections

May 31 2018 - 5:55pm

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California and Pennsylvania, USA
May 31, 2018

Advocate groups Center for International Media Action, Common Frequency, Inc, and Prometheus Radio Project have withdrawn 20 of their informal objections filed on May 15th with more to come.

Low-power FM radio advocates file 1,000 Objections with FCC

May 17 2018 - 9:11am
FCC LogoAdvocate groups Center for International Media Action, Common Frequency, Inc, and Prometheus Radio Project are filing objections to over 1000 applications by full-power stations which seek to extend their coverage with repeater stations.

Popular education tools to build participatory radio

Apr 1 2018 - 9:18am

Building a participatory radio station isn't just about antennas and transmitters. It's about building a vision for your community. Popular education tools are a powerful way for groups to think collaboratively about using media for social change.

LPFMs Boxed in by New AM Translators

Aug 11 2017 - 9:02pm
With the conclusion of the recent new-translator window held for class C and D AM stations, here are a few statistics about applications for new translators which would box in in LPFM stations, plus lists of stations and translators affected by short spacing.

  • 1081 new translator facilities applied for
  • 67 new translators are too close to one or more LPFMs
  • 81 LPFMs are short spaced by new translators
  • 15 new translators are short spaced to more than one LPFM
  • 3 LPFMs are too close to more than one new translator, which can really box them in.
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