Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Feb. 23, 2010




WCBNThe Federal Communications Commission recently granted WCBN-FM -- the University of Michigan's nearly 40-year-old, not-for-profit, student-run radio station -- the opportunity increase its power from 200 watts to 3,000 watts. But in order to take advantage of this, WCBN must purchase a new transmitter and antenna (the station has received quotes in the range of $20,000-$80,000 for each, plus the cost of installation), and the FCC has provided WCBN with a window of 3 years to make the change. To this end, WCBN is now seeking listener testimonials, which will be used to petition for support from the university and other student organization umbrella groups... U-M's student radio station, WCBN, seeks listener testimonials for funding petitions (Tue, 2/23)







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