Broadband rising on Native agenda

Posted: February 22, 2011

Native Public Media, a minority consortium incubated within the National Federation of Community Broadcasters for seven years, is striking out on its own, establishing itself as an independent nonprofit and pursuing big new opportunities to expand media access for Native … Continue reading

What’s that up there? (page 2)

Posted: November 29, 2010

AM: still used by several dozen pubcasters AM radio uses the low frequencies where radio began, which have much longer wavelengths. While FM antennas are relatively small and mounted high on towers, AM’s longer wavelengths use the entire tower as … Continue reading

What’s that up there?

Posted: November 29, 2010

Talk about collaboration! A typical FM/TV tower can be home to dozens of antennas for stations and other spectrum users. Five full-power TV stations and five FM broadcast from Pinnacle Hill in Rochester, N.Y. (right). Some FM translators and two-way … Continue reading

Schedule: web platform model by year’s end

Posted: June 21, 2010

An NPR-led project this month officially launched planning for a joint Public Media Platform to put public radio and TV content on the Web and mobile devices. By year’s end it aims to create a “proof of concept” prototype. The … Continue reading