FCC grants call sign for Long Beach Radio Project

Community-based radio broadcast in Long Beach moved a step closer to reality this week after the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) granted the call sign KLBP-LP to the Long Beach Community Television and Media Corporation (LBCTMC), a local non-profit organization granted a permit to broadcast low power FM radio in the city and surrounding areas.

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LBCTMC Board Meeting

A special meeting of the LBCTMC board and membership is set for May 21 at 1 p.m. at the Royal Cup Cafe (royalcupcafe.com), at the corner of Redondo Avenue and 10th Street. This meeting is called under authority of the organization bylaws: Article IV, Section 2. The meeting is called for the express purpose of establishing membership and filling vacancies on the board (Article IV, Section 5 (b)(ii). Per Article IV, Section 5 (a)(i), no other business but the business stated in this notice can be transacted at that time. The meeting is open to the public.

LPFM Watch: Win-Win Resolutions in Massive Los Angeles MX Group – Radio Survivor

Los Angeles has been the site of the biggest group of applicants in the country battling it out for a single low-power FM frequency. A partial resolution of this competition has been reached, thanks to the efforts of the LPFM advocacy group CommonFrequency and the cooperation of existing stations. As a result many more new LPFMs will go on the air, rather than just one.

This MX group started out with a whopping 32

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Just In: KLBP Radio T-shirts Available

Help us promote and build our Long Beach Community Radio Project by proudly wearing one of our new T-shirts. Shirts are available in black or white, regular men’s and fitted women’s styles. Price is $35 and is tax deductible (You are actually making a donation to the station and we’re giving you a T-shirt as a Thank you). Get two shirts for any contribution of $50 or more (Again, your donation is tax deductible). Use the form below to make your contribution and help bring community radio to life in Long Beach.

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And here is the link to get it:

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Ken Roth President of 99.1 KLBP FM Interview

After Years of Static, Low-Power FM Radio Inching Its Way Back to Long Beach.

In today’s challenging economic climate and amid cutbacks in government funding, the generosity of those who share their time and financial support is vital to LBCTMC ‘s continued ability to carry out its mission. Your support enriches our community and can truly make a difference in the lives of others. We invite you to join with us.

http://lbctmc.org/support/

And also don’t forget to check out the amazing interview by Ken Roth on Spreaker.