FM RADIO STATION IS COMING TO ANZA!

 

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FCC GRANTS LPFM RADIO STATION PERMIT TO ANZA NON-PROFIT

ANZA, CA – On April 29, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) granted the rural community of Anza, California an historic opportunity to have its own community radio station.   The local nonprofit, Anza Civic Improvement League (ACIL) was issued a permit to build a low-power FM (LPFM) radio station following a, once in a generation, FCC application process. The permit grants 18 months to set up the equipment and studio necessary to be “on the air” broadcasting to those within approximately 10-mile of the tower location just north of the Anza Village. The studio will be located in the Anza Village and open to the public.

As a community based, noncommercial radio station, the programming will focus on education, entertainment, and issues important to the local community, including emergency broadcasting. However, the exact nature of the radio programs will depend on the creative genius of those in the community who volunteer to produce them.  The steering committee invites any individual or community organization interested in local radio broadcasting to get in on the ground level of this historic and exciting new community resource.

This the first time in 13 years and likely the last time ever that the FCC will issue new LPFM permits.  Plans to apply to the FCC for this permit began in July of 2013. Members of the Mountain Communities of Resilience (M-COR), the ACIL and other local residents met for four months to prepare the submission for the short nationwide FCC application window last winter.  The ACIL agreed to be the qualified non-profit organization to own the license but a new nonprofit, Anza Community Broadcasting, will be formed to handle fundraising and station management.  Licensing information is publicly available online at http://bit.ly/1itugxv

The AEC has supplied power via generator to The Anza Community Hall >> There's heat, wi-fi, entertainment, and a place to charge your phone! Thanks AEC & ACH!
So far we hear possible power by Noon tomorrow so definitely overnight.
The school says 2hrs late for bus pickup and school start last we heard.
Our mountain communities are coming together as always! 💖
If you need assistance, water for your horses, a place to store medications that need to be cold, information, check the local boards!
STAY WARM AND SAFE ANZA VALLEY!
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RED FLAG WIND AND HIGH FIRE RISK WARNINGS! BE SAFE AND BE SMART OUT THERE! ... See MoreSee Less

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Stay safe out there Anza!!! PLEASE BE AWARE AND CAREFUL OUT THERE! WE ARE AT HIGH RISK OF FIRES AND THE WINDS THEMSELVES ARE DAMAGING AND CAN CREATE DANGEROUS SITUATIONS!
Due to the power outtage KOYT has shut down the station.
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Added Christmas music to our rotation for the month of December. Enjoy. 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less

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Next Saturday night Dec 9th At 8pm, we will be kicking off our local programming at our new place on your radio dial 97.1fm, with THE ROCK SHOW with John,....dont you miss it!!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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