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LPFM Question

Post by lastone » Wed Jul 21, 2010 1:18 am

Can a single owner non proffit put up a LPFM and run it like a "real" station? IE charge for spots, etc. As long as it was a "community" project?

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Re: LPFM Question

Post by The-Hammer » Wed Jul 21, 2010 6:57 am

LPFM licenses are, by definition, non-commercial. Within that bound, the owner can run the station however they wish.

Acquiring a license would be difficult. I believe it's still illegal to transfer an LPFM license, so you'd have to wait on the next LPFM filing window. (Sometime after hell freezes over, most likely.)
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Re: LPFM Question

Post by Tom Taggart » Wed Jul 21, 2010 6:25 pm

They can be transferred, but the transferee must meet the requirements for an LPFM licensee.

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