17 September 2008

Free Radio

I have been intrigued for some time by the possibilities of "free radio" or "micropower" stations as an alternative to the pablum we confront on commercial stations and almost all non-profit or public radio. Today I discovered* an (admittedly, quite poorly written) article on the subject at Counterpunch and a couple of useful links [1] [2] and thought I'd pass them along. You might also have a look at Greg Ruggiero Microradio & Democracy: (Low) Power to the People (Open Media Project/7 Stories Press, 1999) which you can get access to here.
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*Thanks to Mark Woods.

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2 Comments:

Blogger Public Squalor said...

Here's a pretty good article published in Afterimage on the subject from the mid-90's

"The revolution will be microwaved: the FCC, microwatt radio, and telecommunication networks - Federal Communications Commissions"

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m2479/is_/ai_15627405?tag=artBody;col1

peace

17 September, 2008 08:56  
Blogger Jim Johnson said...

Thanks,

Since the link does not work well in google (it just leads to the Afterimage archive, I checked. If you want to track down the article it is in the Summer 1994 issue.

JJ

17 September, 2008 09:37  

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