Episode 1: Prometheus Radio

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(00:17-01:46) Can podcasting replace real radio?

(01:46-03:21) What better way to kick off your first broadcast than to throw a parade. That's how Valley Free Radio got started.

(03:21-06:19) Andy Gunn, Technical Coordinator for the Prometheus Radio Project tours through the studio construction site of Valley Free Radio WXOJ 103.3 FM in Florence, Massachusetts. Prometheus Radio Project has built eight Low Power FM radio stations across the United States through radio barnraisings.

(06:19-13:05) Pete Tridish, a founding member of Prometheus Radio, describes their pirate past and getting to know the curious creature called the Federal Communications Commission.

(13:05-21:52) Hannah Sassaman joins Pete to weigh in on Prometheus' very successful organizing tactics.

(21:52-28:28) Prometheus sued the FCC and won in 2005. Now they're presenting a bill before congress to expand Low Power FM.

(28:28-30:53) Yo Canada! Beware trends in cable and broadband competition.

http://www.prometheusradio.org/; http://www.valleyfreeradio.org/ http://www.cfru.ca/

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