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University of Hawaii radio to double power, expand reach in January

The University of Hawaii at Manoa’s student-run radio station will install a new transmitter and antenna on Tantalus on Oahu in January. The new equipment will increase the station’s power from 3,000 watts to 7,000 watts and extend its reach to more than 870,000 listeners.

Read more from Pacific Business News and All Access Music Group.

Editorial: UMass asserts its command over radio station’s future

A tumultuous 2015 for a University of Massachusetts radio station appears likely to spill over into the new year. An announcement last week that university officials plan a major restructuring at WMUA — one that will shift control to students and away from community members — has produced more rancor.

Despite both sides saying they value each other and want to work together, their actions suggest that’s not going to be easy.

Read more from the Daily Hampshire Gazette, including this letter to the editor, “Do UMass students even listen to WMUA these days?”

 

Plus, David Oxenford explains the latest CRB webcasting royalty decision on his blog, and Yahoo! Tech explores LPFM.