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Mon Nov 14 2016Free Radio Santa Cruz Seeks New Transmitter Site
Mon Nov 14 2016Independent Community Radio Station Still on Internet
On November 11, the transmitter for Free Radio Santa Cruz went silent as a result of their host being evicted. The radio collective are actively looking for a new site for their transmitter and antenna. Meanwhile they continue streaming through their website, freakradio.org.
Free Radio Santa Cruz is the only local, independent community radio station remaining in Santa Cruz. The ideal new transmitter site would be on a ridge overlooking Santa Cruz, however the collective can work with tall trees, roofs or their own mast for the antenna.
Uncle Dennis explains, "Free Radio was organized over 21 years ago by a coalition of community groups and activists. We are collectively run and supported by programmer dues and donations from listeners and supporters. We accept no commercials or corporate underwriting. In addition to local programmers, we broadcast a wide variety of independently produced shows from around the world in English and Spanish."
Related features: In Memory of Louis LaFortune, Compassionate Peace Activist | Free Radio Santa Cruz is Back on the Air, Now at 101.3 FM (2011) | Free Radio Santa Cruz 101.1 FM Seeks New Location for Broadcasting (2011) | New Location Urgently Needed for FRSC's Transmitter (2010) | FRSC Celebrates 15 Years of Unlicensed, Community Supported Radio (2010) | Feds Raid Free Radio Santa Cruz (2004)
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