Currently browsing

August 2011

Lessons from Amherst Island Visit

During the Spring 2011, Conrad Beaubien, Gary Mooney and Rick Conroy visited Amherst Island to learn about their experiences in setting up …

Planning

General Comments

Participants in the June meeting made the following general comments. The County already has its own unique identity.  Radio is another way …

Volunteering

Volunteers

Reliance on an all-volunteer approach Can draw on a population of 25,000; Quite a few residents have relevant experience; Many residents have …

Programming

Programming ideas

Programming ideas generated in brainstorming at the June meeting; Interest in programs dealing with local issues; Interest in live performances; The recorded …

Planning

Characteristics of a County station

Some characteristics of a County station Not-for-profit organization; Community broadcast licence (not commercial); Primary reception footprint to cover all of the County. …

Planning

Purpose of a Station

Purpose of a community radio station: benefit the County To reflect the County’s diversity; To promote its many / unique attractions; To …

Planning

What Kind of License to Pursue?

We discussed four scenarios for startup: Internet radio station only.  Six months to startup. Internet radio station, to be followed by a …