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Prometheus would like to thank our new Sustaining Funders! Sustaining Funders give Prometheus $50, $25, or even $5 a month. As a thank you for making our work possible, you will receive a limited edition copy of our 10th Anniversary Zine (featured below). Our goal is to have 25 Sustaining Funders by 2010. Sign up today!

August is coming to a close, which means its time for Prometheus's last broadcast of the summer! This month we invite you to become one of our beloved SUSTAINING FUNDERS.  Sign up to give $50, $10, or even $5 a month for a year and, in addition to making our work possible, you will receive a limited edition copy of our 10th anniversary zine with inspiring stories about rolling back media consolidation, creating the Low Power FM radio service, and raising the roof at radio barnraisings throughout the country. Donate now

This summer is an exciting time for community radio, with significant strides being made in the campaign to expand Low Power FM. We are working hard to mobilize support to pass the Low Power Community Radio Act and we need your help, so please consider donating today so we can continue our fight!

Welcome to the June edition of the Prometheus Radio Broadcast! So far, it has been a triumphant month for low power radio, so grab your party hats and get ready to celebrate good news. This newsletter also offers the opportunity to roll up your sleeves and dig into new issues of regulatory policy, come out to fun events, and much more.

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FCC Releases Next Batch of Grantable Applications
West Virginia, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, North Dakota and Virgin Islands

The FCC has released its list of "apparently grantable" applications for West Virginia, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, The Virgin Islands, and North Dakota. These are applications that have undergone a preliminary technical review. There is a thirty day window for petitions to deny, and in a few months the construction permits will come dripping out one by one, like droplets of ice cream falling off the cone on a hot summer's day. If you are on this list: congratulations! It is a big step forward. But remember it can still take years for the actual permit to come out. The list is available at this site:

http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC-222743A1.doc

Filing Window Announced - June 11-June 15, 2001

Windows 4 and 5 were consolidated, so the new filing date will be June 11-June 15, 2001. You must get your application in between those dates to file for a license in:

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Guam, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachussetts, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, U.S.Virgin Islands, Vermont, Washington, and West Virginia.

There are only 60 more days of outreach for 100 watt LPFMs- tell your friends in those states!

A quick apendix to our latest newsletter to help those of you seeking to meet Monday's filing deadline.

The filing window for round three is here- if you live in American Samoa, Colorado, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho,Missouri, New York, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, or Wisconsin . your application is due on Monday- no ifs, ands or buts...