Sep 5 2018 - 7:22pm
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September 5, 2018

A broad coalition of LPFM stations filed a reply today (after an earlier round of comments) on the proposed reconfiguration of the FCC rules on interference from stations that only repeat other station’s material (and do not originate their own programming).

Aug 31 2018 - 3:20pm

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September 4, 2018

Prometheus Radio Project (“Prometheus”) and Media Mobilizing Project (“MMP”) filed Friday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit challenging the Federal Communications Commission’s August 3, 2018 decision adopting an incubator program.

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Advocate groups Center for International Media Action, Common Frequency, Inc, and Prometheus Radio Project have withdrawn 20 of their informal objections filed on May 15th with more to come.

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.
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.
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.

Dec 20 2015 - 5:38pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 22, 2015

Prometheus Radio Project builds new low power FM station with CATA, farmworker organization in New Jersey

Oct 8 2015 - 3:36pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 9, 2015

Prometheus Radio Project sparks community radio in the Twin Cities

Nov 11 2014 - 5:48pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 14, 2014

New book examines Prometheus activists and the fight for Low Power FM

Low Power to the People: Pirates, Protest, and Politics in FM Radio Activism

Nov 14 2013 - 1:05pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 14, 2013

FCC Announces Additional Extenstion to the Low Power FM Deadline:

Applicants Now Have Until Nov. 15, 2013 3pm EST

WASHINGTON, DC - Shortly before today's 6pm EST deadline for submitting the Low Power FM application, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced they would extend the deadline yet again until November 15, 2013 at 3:00PM EST. The extension was granted due to difficulties that many applicants experienced while trying to submit their applications today.