Real, Live, Person-Drive Radio: Go For It!

I'm passing this along because I am a major proponent of this (and frankly, I'm considering doing this on my own, both over the airwaves along with simultaneous Webcast - and yes, I promise NOT to sing).

Have you ever dreamed of running your own radio
station? Here's the chance to make it happen.

The Federal Communications Commission is about to open up the public
airwaves to local communities. The federal agency will open a brief window in
October for issuing full-power, noncommercial radio licenses.

Now may be the last chance for you or your community group to secure a
license. But you have to be ready, organized and committed:
Visit GetRadio.org to Learn More

Free Press is working in partnership with
Prometheus Radio
, the Future of Music Coalition, and the Radio for People
to help communities across the country set up their own local,
noncommercial stations.

Here's what you need to do to secure a spot on the dial:

Visit our Web site at

Enter your ZIP code in the "frequency finder" to see if space on the dial
is available near you Answer the GetRadio questionnaire to see if you're
eligible to apply.

This opportunity may be our last chance to reclaim a segment of
the radio spectrum for the public. Over the past several decades, local
radio stations have been bought up and consolidated under a handful of large
commercial conglomerates. The result has been lousy, cookie-cutter formats
that sound the same anywhere you go.