Category Archives: Low Power FM

Nicholas Johnson Speech On The Origins And Future Of Radio

Former FCC Commissioner and UI Law professor Nicholas Johnson gave a speech to commemorate the third birthday of community radio station KHOI 89.1 FM in Ames on Sunday, August 23rd. Below are excerpts from Nick Johnson’s blog, fromdc2iowa reposted here … Continue reading

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Looking To Donate Some Money?

Got a few extra coins in your pocket and you want to get some mileage out of you donation? Here are some groups you may not have heard of that could use some help cause they are doing good work … Continue reading

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Iowa City Getting New Community Radio Station

We can thank Congressmen Dave Loebsack (D-2nd District) and former congressman Tom Latham (R-4th District) who co-sponsored H.R. 1147, the bill that allowed the FCC to license thousands of Low Power FM community radio stations across the country.  Iowa City … Continue reading

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Grow Your Own Radio Station

Dear Community Radio Activist, What would you do with your own local radio station? Would you provide local news that no one else covers? Play music from local artists? Discuss and debate the issues that matter to your community? Revive … Continue reading

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Sign Up Now To Start Your Own Radio Station

democracyinaction.org We now have the opportunity of a lifetime to empower our communities through radio. The Federal Communications Commission has just voted to clear the airwaves and expand community radio across the U.S.! This is our chance to own media … Continue reading

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Everything You Need To Know About How To Start Your Own Community Radio Station

In December of 2010 the House and Senate passed the Local Community Radio Act by voice vote in both chambers. Reps. Dave Loebsack (D) and Tom Latham (R) were co-sponsors of this important legislation.  President Obama signed the LPFM act … Continue reading

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KRUU Talks With Blog For Iowa

Blog for Iowa fans, earlier this month Dave Bradley and I were guests on KRUU,   “The Voice of Fairfield” at 100.1 FM.   KRUU is an actual community owned and operated local radio station.  The topic of conversation was our … Continue reading

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Radio Summer

http://www.radiosummer.org/ Want to remake the media landscape in the United States? Media justice activists won a ten-year long campaign in December 2011 to pass the Local Community Radio Act. The new law mandates the government to expand the Low Power … Continue reading

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Iowa Wins on Low Power FM

Iowa Wins on Low Power FM by Paul Deaton In late breaking news, the United States Senate passed the Local Community Radio Act approved by the House of Representatives yesterday and the bill now goes to the President's desk for … Continue reading

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LPFM and Other New Media

LPFM and Other New Media by Dave BradleyLast week we finally had our meeting with community leaders concerning low power FM (LPFM) in West Liberty. Those who were able to show up were extremely enthusiastic. We are at the point … Continue reading

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