Bandits on the run
- UNLICENSED BROADCASTING: CONTENT AND CONFORMITY. Jones, Steve // Journalism Quarterly;Summer94, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p395
Examines the extent and content of unlicensed radio broadcasting in the United States. Lack of alternative programming among pirate radio broadcasts; Reliance on popular music programmed on licensed radio stations.
- Low power to the people. Albiniak, Paige // Broadcasting & Cable;09/08/97, Vol. 127 Issue 37, p26
Reports on the growing number of pirate radio stations in the United States during the late 1990s. Possible factors behind the proliferation of pirate radio stations in the country; Radio pirates' remarks against fairness arguments by commercial broadcasters.
- Outlaw Radio. Paulas, Rick // Wired;Mar2012, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p27
A list of pirate radio stations in the U.S. including Radio Valencia on 87.9 frequency modulation (FM) in San Francisco, Koas Radio occasionally on 95.9 FM in Austin, Texas, and Grosse Pointe Gardens on 920 Amplitude Modulation (AM) in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.
- Pirate radio. Yoder, Andrew // Electronics Now;Jun99, Vol. 70 Issue 6, p27
Discusses clandestine radio broadcasting. Radio's emission of light crackle of atmospheric noise; Description of clandestine studios; Occurrence of AM pirate radio. INSETS: Some active North American shortwave pirates.;The history of unlicensed radio.;What do I need to hear pirates?.
- FCC putting pirates on the plank. Taylor, Chuck // Billboard;04/25/98, Vol. 110 Issue 17, p75
Focuses on how the United States Communications Commission is cracking down on radio pirates over United States airwaves. The growth for pirate stations in both programming and their potential threat to licensed commercial broadcasters; The number of stations shut down in 1997 by the US FCC;...
- The Ocean Is Cruel to Broadcasters. PERSONS, MARK // Radio World;9/1/2015, Vol. 39 Issue 22, p18
The article presents information on the career of Dick Witkovski in offshore radio broadcasting.
- Radio free America. Hornblower, Margot // Time International (South Pacific Edition);4/20/1998, Issue 16, p25
Discusses controversy in the United States over radio broadcasting policy. The large number of private microbroadcasters emerging in response to the loss of many community-based stations to large conglomerates.
- LPFM lite passes House. McConnell, Bill // Broadcasting & Cable;04/17/2000, Vol. 130 Issue 17, p14
Reports on the passage of a bill in the United States which aims to curtail the introduction of low-power or pirate radio. Disputes between the bill's backers and the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC); Request for a US Department of Justice investigation accusing the FCC of improper...
- India's FM Auctions Center on Big Cities. NORONHA, FREDERICK // Radio World;11/18/2015, Vol. 39 Issue 29, p1
The article reports on the third phase of radio auctions for FM frequencies of private FM stations in the big cities of India.