Support the Local Community Radio Act

support local mediaOn Thursday, June 21, Reps. Mike Doyle (D-Penn.) and Lee Terry (R-Neb.) and Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) introduced the Local Community Radio Act (H.R. 2808 and S. 1675). Increased diversity of the airwaves may be just around the corner if the Local Community Radio Act passes congress.

Recent studies have shown that thousands of low power frequencies could be opened up, even in cities with dozens of radio stations, without interfering with existing signals. This bill will open up those frequencies to not-for-profit organizations in both urban and rural communities.

Roadside Bomb KBOO pilot program

A podcast of Roadside Bomb’s KBOO FM pilot program has been uploaded to Elohi Gadugi Internet Radio. The program was aired on April 20th at 10 am. Roadside Bomb is a hot Portland anti-war poetry group featuring Patricia McLean, Heidi X, Fred Nemo, Duane Poncy, Anais Piaff, Brigid Whipple, and others. Check it out.