Category Archives: Radio Biz

Radio Navigation

Here is a remnant of history back to the early days of aviation and radio. This image is from Gunnison Colorado. Back in the early days of commercial and military aviation, flying your airplane and not crashing was a lot … Continue reading

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Meet Vincent Alexander

You find the most interesting people looking for radio station owners Mr Alexander is the principle behind the non-partisan St Martin Parish Voter’s League, which operates KVTZ-LPFM in Breaux Bridge Louisiana (or at least has the license). He is … Continue reading

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Radio Tidbits – January 2017

What is new in the Radio Biz. Post what you know.

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Geography Quiz

Which metro area does Harrisonburg Virginia belong to? +—————————————–+ | MetroArea | +—————————————–+ | Charlottesville, VA | | Fredericksburg, VA | | Harrisonburg, VA | | Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, VA | | Richmond, VA | | Roanoke-Lynchburg, VA | | … Continue reading

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So sorry, I forgot to renew my licenses…

Jose Garcia holds the licenses for three AM radio stations in Texas. He failed to file his license renewals in 2013. The FCC informed him the licenses had expired and he needed to turn off the transmitter power. He filed … Continue reading

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Unweaving the web

With most of the visible radio stations checked for the first time in six months, additional things are being added to help track down the people and organizations behind radio applications, of which Low Power FM radio stations can be … Continue reading

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Free Scooters for all!

Unfinished business department Back in 2009, I created a poll about one of the big radio and TV advertisers at the time – a company was advertising “free!” Mobility scooters for anyone on Medicare [whisper voice – “if you qualify”] … Continue reading

Posted in Deceptive Advertising | 1 Comment Combine Google Earth with Streaming Radio and magic happens One of the pesky questions is whether in a streaming world people care where a station is located. Weather Garden uses your location as a starting point – it didn’t … Continue reading

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Radio Tidbits – December 2016

Open thread for radio stuff not big enough to justify a lengthy post

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Hispanics love sports too!

Univision, the Spanish language Radio and TV giant has announced it will be converting 10 of its radio stations to carry Univision Deportes (Sports) Radio in competition with ESPN Deportes Radio. Univision had previously converted most of its AM … Continue reading

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