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|December 14, 1998|
FCC ANNOUNCES NEW WEBSITE ON LOW POWER FM RADIO PROPOSALS
The FCC today announced that it has created a new page on its website containing information on the issue of whether the FCC should authorize future low power FM radio services for local communities.
The website can be accessed as follows: <www.fcc.gov/mmb/prd/lpfm>
The site refers to the issue under review at the FCC involving the potential licensing of stations at various low power levels that could meet the special needs of neighborhood-based community groups, religious groups or churches, minority groups, schools and universities, and small businesses, allowing these groups or businesses to use the public airwaves to speak to their local and nearby communities.
The website includes information and links to a variety of information including:
The website will be updated as new information becomes available.
News Media Contact: David Fiske (202) 418-0500