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Advocate groups Center for International Media Action, Common Frequency, Inc, and Prometheus Radio Project have withdrawn 20 of their informal objections filed on May 15th with more to come.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

Prometheus Petitions FCC to Protect LPFMs from Big-AM-Station Translators

Apr 17 2017 - 4:33pm

For Immediate Release

April 17, 2017

PHILADELPHIA-- The Prometheus Radio Project is challenging an FCC handout to the biggest AM stations because it will harm low-power FM (LPFM) stations without affording them protections guaranteed under the Local Community Radio Act (LCRA). Last week, Prometheus filed a petition with the FCC seeking reconsideration of new rules released in January that allow the largest commercial AM stations to place more FM translators near LPFM stations.

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