See also his The Layman's Guide to Christian Broadcasting as well as Transmitter and Kit Reviews and Some Highly Recommended Automation and Studio Software
Recent news from former radio radical and now media professor, John Anderson, the man with the radio tat, as seen on his seminal web site, www.diymedia.net
- Crowdfunding Community Radio? Crowd funding is a fun new way to raise money that has attorneys and regulators pooping themselves (maybe somebody should hit the delay on that...)
- FCC Agents Expand Online Prowling They also prowl radio message boards and very likely this humble blog (I really shouldn't have said pooping!)
- FCC Enforcement in 2012: Going Nowhere Fast Of course, this one will really get them mad. I wouldn't take this as permission to hook up that linear you were never brave enough to run because, as John points out, fines are escalating rapidly
- Compilations and Original Archives - a (mostly) musical tribute to the rogue radio broadcaster
And finally, two sites that are a little off the mark as far as low power but that do offer some useful info. Micro-Broadcasting 101 on the Go Beyond Now property. A bit old, seemingly unfinished and not linked from the main page, this site popped up on a collateral search.
Not nearly as charming and feeling a bit astroturfy is the rather peculiar Pirate Hobby Broadcaster hosted on hobbybroadcaster.us.
It's very doubtful this site affiliated with the highly reputable hobbybroadcaster.net site or even the somewhat less reputable home of the amazing disappearing magazine, www.hobbybroadcasting.com.
Is it a straight up astrotruf farm for HLLY Transmitters - also considered by some to be less than ideal? All of the transmitters recommended on the .us site seem to originate from one manufacturer...
Today's blog-thought - if you started putting your transmitter together now, it would be finished by the time the weather was more favorable to putting up antennas. What are there, 100+ transmitters, plans, kits and schematics listed on this blog? I am, as they say, just saying...