|KUSF One Year Later |
Update: On August 15th, in a tribute of sorts, the fabled call letters of KUSF, which will be remembered forever by music fans, were transferred to a yet-to-be-constructed station at 91.3 in Glendale, Oregon owned by community radio facilitators Common Frequency.
|KCSM-TV Up For Sale|
by Tracy Rosenberg, Huffington Post
December 1st, 2011
As part of an epidemic of higher education institutions nationwide ridding themselves of educational TV and radio licenses, the San Mateo Community College District in Northern California has announced the upcoming sale of KSCM-TV, the noncommercial TV station it has owned and operated for 48 years.
|Low-Power Radio: The Implementation Shuffle|
"Pirate" radio is now the law of the land, thanks to the Local Community Radio Act. But the devil is in the details and how the law is implemented by the FCC will make all the difference.
|Radio Summer Bay Area|
Radio Summer Bay Area was a great event. Watch the video and join us virtually if you couldn't come in person!
|Saving College Stations|
Update 6/28/2011 - FCC calls for further review of the application for consent to transfer KUSF license to Classical Public Radio Network. See the order below.
|Broadcast Ownership Data Released|
On the good news front, after much litigation, the Federal Communications Commission finally released long-delayed Form 323 data, which tracks female and minority ownership of broadcast outlets.
|Petition to Deny Transfer of KUSF License Filed with the FCC|
Update 6-13-2011 - Friends of KUSF has filed a declaration with the Federal Licensing Agency, declaring that the University of San Francisco has illegally dismantled KUSF's studio prior to an FCC decision on the proposed license transfer to the Classical Public Radio Network LLC.
|Minority Groups Say Civil Rights Getting Worse at the FCC|
by Gautham Nagesh, The Hill
A coalition of minority advocacy groups, including the NAACP and Jesse Jackson's Rainbow PUSH Coalition, wrote to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and lawmakers on Tuesday complaining about a lack of progress on civil rights issues.
|KUSF License Sold|
In a sudden move that took many by surprise, the University of San Francisco sold the broadcast license of KUSF as a new frequency for the nonprofit iteration of classical station KDFC.
|Local Community Radio Act Passes the Senate|
On Saturday, December 18th, the Local Community Radio Act which opens up frequencies for 10-100 watt radio stations all over the country, passed the Senate and now awaits only the President's signature to become the law of the land.