(in no particular order)
Everything you wanted to know
about your favorite Federal branch can be found on the FCC's
web site. Reams of information on daily actions and petitions,
rules changes and much more. The Audio Services Division has FM
search engines which are lightning fast. The Video Services Division
Although the formats haven't
updated in ages, it's still a very useful site for determining
coverage areas of both AM and FM radio stations. Has direct
to station websites, streaming links and Google Maps.
RECnet is a valuable resource
for unearthing all kinds of FCC data for FM and TV stations, as well
helpful for prospective LPFM applicants in finding open spaces on
dial. They're also big into Japanese music and offer a long-running
and J-rock streaming station.
Radio-Talk is a new and
discussion board for all things radio, including part 15 and LPFM
Television and Radio in Southwest Alabama
Keep up with the goings-on in
Mobile and coastal radio and television with this thorough site.
A small but growing engineering
group for both full power and LPFM stations and prospects.
in whether your town can fit a low power station in, or whether your
can do that upgrade? Check these folks out.
Take Pictures of Transmitter Sites
Like looking at photos of
tower, studios and transmitters from all over? This Facebook
is open to anyone who enjoys radio's technological side.
New England-centric tower
for the über-radio nerds.
AV Science Forum covers all
of home theater and HDTV subjects, but of particular interest are
forums for HDTV reception and discussion. There are forums for
Biscuit Time Blues Show
The longest running radio
anywhere, the King Biscuit Time blues program is now available
KFFA in Helena, Arkansas, broadcast live each day from the Blues
downtown by Sunshine Sonny Payne.
Robb Spewak is co-host of the
above-listed Mike O'Meara show podcast, but he also hosts his own
show on Iowa City's KCJJ-AM 1640. His knowledge of music from
past is unsurpassed and his timing and delivery are really fun to
to. If you like a diverse selection of oldies but goodies,
up the way jocks used to do in the good old days, check out this
Available in mp3 format.
Not just a dial listing for
AM and FM, but also some absolutely wonderful histories!
A wonderfully useful tool for
locating nearby DTV signals and plotting reception graphs and other
stuff. Essential for setting up an OTA antenna!
Some folks are still hanging
good old fashioned C-QUAM AM stereo. It's a big improvment for
on AM radio and sounds much better than most people give AM credit
A few stations still run it, and they're listed here. Meduci,
hosts this list, also sells a fine AM stereo tuner and decoder board
diehard AM stereo fans.
Worldwide Troposheric Ducting Forecasts
If you're into FM DXing, these
are indespensible tools for predicting tropo sessions through the
and world. Use this to find the optimum time to hunt out
distant radio stations.
A great tool for shortwave
it helps you discover what you're listening to just by putting in a
Don't be fool-ed by the
name, these are useful tools for the radio geek. Find and plot
distances and more.
A global directory of
Although it hasn't been updated
in over a year, this is still an interesting and useful tool for
what stations are broadcasting over their RDS feed.
A handy text list of known and
suspected LPFM formats, with links to station websites and more.
Information on DTV in the
Georgia television market.
Mobile free newspaper's media
column is available online and a good source for keeping up with
radio, TV and papers. (Archives available here.)
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