(from DX LISTENING DIGEST 3-107, June 15, 2003 edited by Glenn Hauser, email@example.com)
U S A. During the recent FM translator window, 13240 applications were filed with the FCC. . . Nationally, several were religious groups. The following are believed to be religious applications, with the most filed by:
2454, Radio Assist Ministry 1766, Edgewater Broadcasting Inc. 875, Educational Media Foundation 271, Calvary Chapel of Twin Falls, Inc. 257, Covenant Network 165, Educational Communications of Colorado 158, Way FM Media Groupo 124, Robert J. Connelly Jr. 118, Turquoise Broadcasting Company LLC 114, CSN international 114, Radio Training Network 111, Indiana Community Radio Corp. 104, Big Bend Broadcasting 104, Public Broadcasting of Eastern Indiana 103, Edward A. Schober
Total from the 100+ applicants: 6838. All other applications: 6507. Over 50% of the applicants were filed by 15 parties (June FMedia! via DXLD)
George Washington gave his signature The Government gave its hand They said for now and ever more that this was Indian Land
"As long as the moon shall rise" "As long as the rivers flow" "As long as the sun will shine" "As long as the grass shall grow"
Nothing new here. Glenn Hauser is a famous shortwave monitor. With national shortwave services falling by the wayside, religious and right wing broadcasters have been scooping up the band. Shortwave is rife with stateside religious kooks.
Are you ready for Mahkan-mania to run wild all over you?
I've glanced at them, but nothing more. One of the perils of no longer working in a comic shop on a regular basis is the ability to read everything that comes out. I'm slightly too old for the whole GI Joe/Transformers revival.