We do all we can to assist low power FM, LPAM, and micro-power stations with information, links, and resources. Here are some important links covering the gamut from sources of equipment and information, to organizations and advocacy groups. If you know of others of interest, please e-mail us.
Before we get to the links...
Here's a trick that's great for following all the latest happenings in the ever-changing world of low power radio.
Go to http://news.google.com and sign up to become a member.
Visit the Google Alerts page.
Type LPFM in the Search Terms box and complete the form.
Click "Create Alert"
From now on, you will get a daily e-mail digest of links leading to all the latest news about low power fm. The same trick works for any other issue you want to follow, but we were excited to discover just how comprehensively this provides LPFM news and information.
FCC: Low Power FM (LPFM) Radio Service - contains information about stations that are authorized for noncommercial educational broadcasting only. Be sure to also click their links page, which offers many useful resources including ways to find out if there are frequency allocations in your area.
Free Press/lpfm - An LPFM advocacy site.
Howstuffworks: "What is Low Power FM (LPFM)?" - Explains LPFM radio
FSN News - A well-done, internationally-flavoured hourly newscast service with contributing correspondents. Very inexpensive, catering to LPFM type stations.
LPFM E-mail List - A discussion group for low power FM and NCE radio stations. .
lpfmradio.com - A quite comprehensive LPFM resource. Specializing in allocations, FCC applications, station design and construction.
LPFM.com - Back up and running again. More details as we know more.
LPFM Database - A very active Facebook page, covering LPFM applications and license grants.
LPFM Tech Advice - A members-only page covering technical questions related to LPFM.
LPFM Tech - Another well-maintained members-only Facebook page covering technical questions related to LPFM.
Mulcher FM Guide to setting up a low power FM radio station in New Zealand, The - Features information how to start up a LPFM broadcasting radio station in NZ. Also contains details on selecting the right low power FM transmitter, advice on how to set up an online streaming radio station, and information broadcasting regulations.
Monster FM - Full-service broadcast engineering, from microphone to antenna.
National Federation of Community Broadcasters - A rich resource site, offering a lot of useful information about preparing applications and operating community radio stations.
Pirate Jim - a great deal of information LPFM, and links to LPFM station web sites.
Prometheus Radio Project - created by radio activists to facilitate the growth of the Free Radio Movement and present an organized demand for the democratization of the airwaves.
RECNET - A highly active and up-to-date site. Track the progress of applications for LPFM licenses.
Rogue Radio Research - research and resources on micro radio/low power FM.
WILW - is mostly news for the low power AM (LPAM) and part 15 broadcast community.
Help us make this page into the most comprehensive and useful links page on the net for LPFMers. Please write to us to alert us of other useful links to add to this page. Please also write to report dead links in this list.