The Problem with Alternative Radio on Shortwave: WBCQ Shortwave radio station WBCQ is one of the 20 or so broadcast shortwave stations in the US, and amongst those one of only a few that aren’t exclusively religious or evangelical. Started by pioneering radio pirate Allan Weiner, who took to the seas with Radio New York […]
Archive | July, 2001
DIY: Home Real-Time Video Editing Tom’s Hardware has a very comprehensive review of the Matrox RT2500 digital video editing system. It seems like a good system to consider if you want to do more complex projects than possible with just a plain ol’ firewire card.
Many folks don’t realize that it is possible to put a very low-power radio station on the air in the AM and FM bands without a license and without breaking any federal regulations. Under the FCC’s rule part 15 you can broadcast at low power levels in broadcast bands, which is what makes possible those […]
KOPN Hangs in There: A Small Community Radio Station Struggles to Survive in Mid-Missouri John Tarleton writes at his Cybertraveler site, “KOPN is one of the nation’s oldest listener-sponsored, community-access radio stations. In the late ’70s it flourished as the center of Mid-Missouri’s alternative universe. However, by 1997 KOPN was on the verge of financial […]
Very Independent Media Global Indymedia features links to reports and information on the the North American Street Newspaper Association gathering in San Francisco. Street Newspapers, like Chicago’s Streetwise, are published by people who are currently or have been homeless, which they frequently sell on the streets to help earn subsistence. Such newspapers are also frequently […]