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The Wave Farm Newsroom archives our organizational monthly email announcements. The WGXC Newsroom features extensive daily community news specific to New York's Upper Hudson Valley region.

Sunday

Feb

18

10:50 pm

Radio News: FCC extends comment period on TV ownership deregulation

Feb 18, 2018 10:50 pm • Staff

The Communications Law blog reports that the Federal Communications Comission is extending the public comment period for a rule that would change the national television ownership cap. Current FCC rul...

Thursday

Feb

15

10:50 pm

Radio News: FCC Inspector General investigating Chairman Ajit Pai

Feb 15, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

The New York Times reports that the office of Federal Communications Commission's inspector general is now investigating FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's handling of deregulation over the past year that seems...

Wednesday

Feb

14

10:50 pm

Radio News: U.S. full-power stations face March 1 deadline to share info online

Feb 14, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

David Oxenford at the Broadcast Law blog reports that as of March 1, all full-power commercial and non-commercial radio stations will have to post online their public files. This means the public will...

Tuesday

Feb

13

10:50 pm

Radio News: No broadband spending in Trump infrastructure plan

Feb 13, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Jon Brodkin reports at Ars Technica that the infrastructure plan the Trump administration unveiled Feb. 12 does not include any money specifically for broadband internet. The 10-year plan for "rebuild...

Monday

Feb

12

10:50 pm

Radio News: Class A, low-power FM stations could get a boost

Feb 12, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Ernesto Aguilar, the membership program director of the National Federation of Community Broadcasters, writes in Radio World about how the Federal Communications Commission is considering increasing t...

Sunday

Feb

11

10:50 pm

Radio News: FCC commissioners decry states stealing 911 funds

Feb 11, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Jon Brodkin in Ars Technica reports that FCC Commissioners Michael O'Rielly and Jessica Rosenworcel rarely agree on anything. The Republican and Democrat on the commission are about as far apart on mo...

Saturday

Feb

10

12:30 am

Wave Farm Radio releases new app

Feb 10, 2018 12:30 am • Staff

Wave Farm Radio is a new, free app, which allows users to listen to live audio from any of the Wave Farm webstreams including WGXC 90.7-FM, Standing Wave Radio (formerly known as Wave Farm Radio), Qui...

Thursday

Feb

08

10:50 pm

Radio News: No one is listening to HD

Feb 08, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

John Anderson reports for DIYMedia.net only about 15 percent of radio stations have gone HD, and many of them switched to HD, and then abandoned the format. Less than half of all new cars in America c...

Wednesday

Feb

07

10:50 pm

Radio News: John Perry Barlow dies

Feb 07, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Ars Technica reports that John Perry Barlow, who co-founded the Electronic Frontier Foundation, died Jan. 7 at age 70. Barlow was also a rancher, and wrote some lyrics for the Grateful Dead, but is be...

Tuesday

Feb

06

10:50 pm

Radio News: FCC refuses FOIA request for embarrassing reasons

Feb 06, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Gizmodo reports that the Federal Communications Commission is refusing to release records related to a video produced last year with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and a Verizon executive joking about installi...

Monday

Feb

05

10:50 pm

Radio News: Pai says broadband in 2016 was more widespread because of net neutrality repeal last month

Feb 05, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Ars Technica reports about Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai crowing about how successful stopping net neutrality has been. Citing the new Broadband Deployment Report, the FCC chairm...

Sunday

Feb

04

10:50 pm

Radio News: Record underwriting fine from the FCC

Feb 04, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

The Los Angeles Times reports the Federal Communications issued a record fine last week to a non-profit broadcaster for violating underwriting rules. The Cesar Chavez Foundation, an affiliate of the U...

Thursday

Feb

01

10:50 pm

Radio News: States try to bring net neutrality back

Feb 01, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Karl Bode reports at TechDirt that several states are considering legislation to keep net neutrlity in their borders, even though the FCC's order rolling back those rules prohibited states from exactl...

Tuesday

Jan

30

10:50 pm

Radio News: False Hawaiian missile warning explained in FCC report

Jan 30, 2018 10:50 pm • Staff

Ars Technica reports that the Federal Communications Commission issued a preliminary report Jan. 30 about the false missile alert sent to mobile phones and television and radio broadcast stations in H...

Monday

Jan

29

10:50 pm

Radio News: For a moment, Trump administration looked ahead on wireless

Jan 29, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

For a few hours last weekend, the administration of Donald Trump was touted not for efforts to "Make America Great Again," but for an idea to bring America into the future. Axios reported that the Tru...

Monday

Jan

29

2:00 pm

Wave Farm Email Announcement February 2018

Jan 29, 2018 2:00 pm • Wave Farm Staff

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Sunday

Jan

28

10:50 pm

Radio News: FCC Chairman Ajit Pai seems to favor corporations

Jan 28, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Ars Technica reports that the mayor of San Jose, California quit the Federal Communications Commission's Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee Jan. 25 because the recommendations of the comittee fav...

Saturday

Jan

27

12:05 am

New York accepting radio-controlled films for festival at state fair

Jan 27, 2018 12:05 am • Staff

Rick Karlin reports in Capitol Confidential that Gov. Andrew Cuomo is keeping up his efforts to promote New York as a radio-controlled drone state with the second annual film competition for the unman...

Thursday

Jan

25

10:50 pm

Radio News: Burger King trolls the FCC

Jan 25, 2018 10:50 pm • Staff

Recode reports that Burger King released an pro-net neutrality, pro-Burger King ad this week. In the video, customers in a Burger King restaurant are told they'll get their food quicker if they pay m...

Wednesday

Jan

24

10:50 pm

Radio News: Threats against CNN

Jan 24, 2018 10:50 pm • Staff

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that a 19-year-old Michigan man, Brandon Griesemer, made 22 calls to CNN threatening to go to Atlanta headquarters and kill employees. The FBI arrested him las...