Federal agents raided the downtown office of Brattleboro Vermont’s low-power community radio (10-watt) station Radio Free Brattleboro (107.9 rfb) yesterday morning seizing (ahem… stealing) thousands of dollars worth of equipment and leaving a warrant on the unmanned console [full story].
Long ago in the history of radio federal officials gave away the public airwaves to their corporate buddies. rfb is “a non-commercial and commercial free all access independent community radio station” and that simply won’t do. Here’s a nice profile. Here’s A Big List of Low-Power FM Stations
Adirondack Almanack encourages readers to join with their neighbors to seize back the airwaves – some local broadcast opportunities:
Grassroots Radio Conference and Radio Barnraising
Florence, MA Aug 4-7.
Saratoga Media Center
Get involved with demanding the Public Access we’re due!
WRPI – 91.5 FM Troy
Get Involved in one of the countries oldest community radio stations.
WGFR – ACC Radio
Adirondack Community College students – seize control of your radio station!
A Great Resource
Berkshire Community Radio Alliance (97.7 WBCR)
The Latest and Greatest Local Effort