Radio http://kplu.org en Microradio Boom: Local Groups Vie for Low-Power FM Licenses http://kplu.org/post/microradio-boom-local-groups-vie-low-power-fm-licenses <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Your radio dial could be getting a bit more crowded in the next few years depending on where you live.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://community.brownpapertickets.com/Doers/radio.html">At least 13 Seattle-area nonprofits </a>are expected to apply for eight low-power FM radio licenses. They include a southeast Seattle community development group, two universities and a group that organizes in immigrant communities (see below for the full list). Each station would broadcast at about 100 watts&mdash;enough to cover at least a 3.5-mile radius.</span></p><p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 03:16:44 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 10466 at http://kplu.org Microradio Boom: Local Groups Vie for Low-Power FM Licenses Nathan Hale High Nabs Big Radio Award http://kplu.org/post/nathan-hale-high-nabs-big-radio-award <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Who’s got the “best dance station” in the country? The answer is S</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">eattle, thanks to the students at Nathan Hale High School.</span></p><p>The school's KNHC C 89.5 FM nabbed the Crystal Trophy for best dance station in the country during the Promo Only Summer Sessions national radio conference last month.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The station beat out major commercial stations, as well as Sirius </span>XM<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to claim the honor.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Florangela Davila 10083 at http://kplu.org February 13 is World Radio Day http://kplu.org/post/february-13-world-radio-day <p>The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) encourages us to acknowlege <a href="http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/events/prizes-and-celebrations/celebrations/world-radio-day/">World Radio Day</a>:&nbsp;</p><p>"...a day to celebrate radio as a medium; to improve international cooperation between broadcasters; and to encourage major networks and community radio alike to promote access to information and freedom of expression over the airwaves. "</p><p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 21:21:16 +0000 Robin Lloyd 7787 at http://kplu.org February 13 is World Radio Day