Congrats to Low Power FM in the US!

I’ve been keeping an eye on this issue for the last little while, and have even blogged about it at least once. The news is already out there, and while a little late, I just want to say congrats to everyone working on this, especially the Prometheus Radio Project!

Local Community Radio Act Clears House of Representatives Without Opposition from Commercial Broadcasters
Prometheus Radio Project
Wednesday, 16 December 2009
“Washington, DC – The Local Community Radio Act passed the House of Representatives Wednesday evening with a resounding voice vote and now moves to the Senate. The bill will open the airwaves for hundreds of new non-commercial stations across the country, bringing low power radio to urban areas for the first time.”

Low Power FM Passes the House of Representatives!
Hannah Sassaman
December 17, 2009
“A number of people have asked me to do a little bit of writing on a big moment for community media justice — the passage of the low power FM radio bill out of the House of Representatives last night.”

(Links updated November 2013)


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