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Radio Owner – Minnesota Public Radio

People on radio need to be very careful about what they say without thinking about it ahead of time. Back in 1981, Garrison Keillor of Prairie Home Companion fame, offered listeners a free poster for the fictional Powdermilk Biscuits if … Continue reading

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Localism and Diversity in Radio

Much talk is swirling around radio at the moment as the new Obama administration begins to exert its considerable influence over the FCC. Localism is the notion that radio should be responsible to “serve the public interest” of their local … Continue reading

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Non-Commercial FM radio – a brief history

Prior to World War 2, FM radio was an experimental service.  Edwin Armstrong who was a pioneer in AM radio was developing the FM technology after RCA concluded it had no future.  Detailed History of the life of Edwin Armstrong here  42-50 … Continue reading

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Streaming Radio that doesn’t work

First the disclaimer – people who use Streaming Radio Guide are not typical radio listeners.  About 99% of people who use this web site found it in Google by searching for something specific – and many of them (80%+) are … Continue reading

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