"How To Start A Low Power FM Radio Station"
by Stephen Kafka
"How To Apply For, Build and Operate A Low
Power FM Radio Station" by Stephen Kafka
"The LPFM Guidebook" by Stephen Kafka
The Low Power FM (LPFM) radio service was created by the Commission in January 2, 2000. LPFM stations are authorized for noncommercial educational broadcasting only (no commercial operation) and operate with an effective radiated power (ERP) of 100 watts (0.1 kilowatts) or less, with maximum facilities of 100 watts ERP at 30 meters (100 feet) antenna height above average terrain (HAAT). The approximate service range of a 100 watt LPFM station is 5.6 kilometers (3.5 miles radius). A construction permit is required before an LPFM station can be constructed or operated.
-A complete copy of all FCC rules, regarding LPFM.
-A guide to revenue producing programming, to make your station self-sufficient.
-A list of equipment suppliers, and costs for necessary equipment.
-Sources of local, low or no cost, qualified, engineering/ construction help.
-Low or no cost sources of qualified engineering help, to modify your existing construction permit, if you need to.
-Source list of low, or no cost 24 hour programming, and reduced cost cd's, etc.
-A listing of all the licensing fees you'll have to pay on a yearly basis, to stay legal
IF YOUR GROUP, CHURCH OR SCHOOL WANT TO BUILD, OR HAVE APPLIED FOR A LOW POWER FM, DO YOU KNOW
HOW TO BUILD IT FOR LESS THAN $5,000, WITH NEW EQUIPMENT ?
AND, HAVE IT COVER ITS OWN EXPENSES, RIGHT AWAY, AND EASILY PAY FOR ITSELF IN LESS THAN 1 YEAR ?
AND, GIVE YOUR STATION MANAGER/DIRECTOR A YEARLY SALARY TO LIVE ON ?
IF NOT, SEND FOR THIS eBOOK !!!
Plus, You'll Also ;
-Learn how to operate your station unattended.
-How remote broadcasts can be a goldmine for a LPFM !!!
-Internet streaming equipment, and information.
-How independent programmers can greatly benefit your station.
-How to get a volunteer worker program established.
-What you need to know about the Emergency Alert System. What equipment to buy, studio to transmitter links, and much more.
Low Power AM Option. (LPAM)
AND, IF YOU WERE UNABLE TO FILE IN THE LAST FILING WINDOW, AND WANT TO GO 'OVER THE AIR' RIGHT NOW, OR INCREASE YOUR LPFM'S COVERAGE ;
-How you can, without an FCC license, (and it's totally legal),
operate an AM station that covers 1.5+ mi. in all directions from your
transmitter (with "full quieting", 2+ mi. usable coverage), or an entire town with a network of
transmitters !! This can clean up problem areas for your LPFM, and open
up a new source of funding, delivering older listeners ! It is
currently being done in Flagstaff, AZ and elsewhere across the country.
The AM station in Flagstaff was once rated #3 out of all the stations in
town !! Legally, without an FCC license needed ! And, you can run
this AM separately, for profit !
And the cost for a LPAM is substantially less, with no need for EAS equipment !
Examples of LPAM's : http://www.ktfl.net/index.html
THIS eBOOK WILL PAY FOR ITSELF REPEATEDLY !!!!!!
Recent Unsolicited Testimonials :
Steve, it has al-ready helped, the antenna length will be 80 foot, if
City ordinances don't let me its nice to know I can go 60 foot with or
without there permission, thank you so much, I really needed this book,
and I have not had the time to read it from page to page yet I just
skimmed through it, I love it
my only hold up now is my registration to the AFF, then I believe I will get my construction permit, i am a singleton and that great !"
"Steve, Thank you so much! I appreciate your helping us." Sincerely,
"Thanks so much for the book--it is already filling our
radio station crew with tons of ideas. Guaranteed to pay for itself many
I purchased your book...great stuff!!
-Over 250 copies of this eBook have been sold to LPFM applicants and new licensees, as of 12/2018. Including churches, schools, colleges and universities, state and local government entities and other groups.
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Don't forget about station & home security !
When you go "on the air", the best and worst of the
town will come knocking on your door !