Posts tagged: enforcement

mediageek 5 November 2009: Possible Interference Boost for HD Radio & SF’s Pirate Cat Leaves the Air

John Anderson from DIYmedia.net joins us this week to review recent news in digital and pirate radio. First he tells us about a proposed power boost for HD Radio that would increase interference on the FM dial. Then we discuss the recent voluntary shutdown of San Francisco’s Pirate Cat radio in response to an FCC threat.

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mediageek 5 November 2009 broadcast quality mp3

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[mp3]http://www.mediageek.net/sound/2009/mg20091105.mp3[/mp3]

mediageek 1 Jan 2009 part 2 – FCC Enforcement Action 2008

In the second half of the Jan. 1 program guest John Anderson and I talked about the FCC’s record of enforcement action against unlicensed and pirate broadcasters in 2008. Hot spots continue to be New York and Miami, though there’s reasons to doubt that FCC action is resulting in any significant decrease in piracy.

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mediageek 1 Jan 2009 part 2, broadcast quality mp3

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[mp3]http://www.mediageek.net/sound/2009/mg20090101-pt2.mp3[/mp3]

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