[Noisebridge-discuss] NB FM "Hackerspace Radio" Station - FCC links - Re: The Radio gauntlet is now tossed.

giovanni_re john_re at fastmail.us
Sat Aug 24 06:41:10 UTC 2013


If Alameda can do it, NB ought to be able to do it.  ;)

http://www.fcc.gov/document/creation-low-power-radio-service-0
http://www.fcc.gov/encyclopedia/low-power-fm-lpfm-channel-finder

http://www.fcc.gov/guides/how-apply-radio-or-television-broadcast-station
http://www.fcc.gov/encyclopedia/low-power-fm-broadcast-radio-stations-lpfm


Sutro tower:
https://maps.google.com/maps?ui=maps&ie=UTF8&ll=37.755316,-122.452058&spn=0.001735,0.009817&t=h&deg=270&z=18&vpsrc=6

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Low_power_radio_station
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_radio_topics




On Thu, Aug 15, 2013, at 06:22 PM, Norman Bradley wrote:
> A while back people were talking about getting a part of the Radio 
> Spectrum for Noisebridge. Well here it is. I can work out the technical 
> parts but somebody else needs to take care of the filings. The window of 
> opportunity is October 15-29, 2013 and for the first time urban stations 
> will be allowed. The license holder must have been in the community for 
> at least 2 years.
> 
> The range is about 10 miles although given our location at the bottom of 
> a valley I wouldn't bet on it. With this power it is line-of-sight. We 
> should be able to hit Dolores Park and most of the Market Street area 
> from the Civic Center North. Bayview and Hunter's Point? Forget it there 
> is a hill in the way. These are just guesses.
> 
> We need to prove that we won't interfere with existing stations. That 
> starts with just walking around the Mission and listening to your FM 
> Radio. The more technical details I will work out with some modeling 
> software later.
> 
> The FCC is giving extra points to stations that will be on the air at 
> least 20 hours a day and is "publicly accessible". A good time to reach 
> out to our neighbors. I am assuming that some of that can be 
> pre-recorded or streamed in from the net. If it is coming over the net 
> we will need to be very careful about who has access. There's that whole 
> no profanity rule.
> 
> So let us get K - - - on the air. KNOS, NBRG, KNOI are all taken and it 
> must start with a K, West of the Mississippi and all.
> 
> So here are some of the relevant web sites:
> The original article from John Hightower: 
> http://otherwords.org/get-radio-active/
> The Prometheus Radio Project, "Freeing the airwaves from corporate 
> control": http://www.prometheusradio.org/
> More information from Prometheus: 
> http://www.prometheusradio.org/FCC_Update_June2013

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