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U.S. Federal Communications Commission

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    Channels 7, 9 and 20 won't wait until June for digital-TV conversion

    "The Digital Conversion Will Leave Some Coloradans in the Dark," and blogs like this one note that a percentage of locals who've been receiving free, over-the-air TV during the analog era will lose this service once stations switch to all-digital broadcasting. Concerns about problems like these co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2008

    Pirate radio station KBFR back in Boulder

    Unlicensed radio broadcasts, popularly referred to as pirate radio, come and go by necessity. Stations surface only to disappear without notice, generally because operators get information that the authorities are closing in or the Federal Communications Commission has physically pulled the plug and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2008
  • News

    June 5, 2008

    The Construct Pirates Community Radio

    A musician and activist unmasks himself and his plans for illegal radio broadcasts.

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 17, 2008
  • News

    April 12, 2007

    Alternatives

    KTCL's program director wants his station to be cool yet get good ratings. It's a tough balance to strike.

  • Dining

    August 4, 2005

    Drunk of the Week

    Hard Rock Cafe

  • News

    November 4, 2004

    The Message

    Jolly Dodgers

  • News

    August 5, 2004

    For Better or Curse

    An FCC crackdown has radio stations on high alert.

  • News

    May 6, 2004

    The Message

    Air Wars

  • Calendar

    March 4, 2004

    Latin Tornado

    Leguizamo rolls into town with his razor-sharp wit

  • News

    February 5, 2004

    Boob Tube

    Janet gave Focus on the Family something to focus on. Too bad.

  • News

    January 22, 2004

    F-Bombed

    Colorado is ground zero in the war of the word.

  • News

    September 25, 2003

    The Message

    Power Up

  • News

    August 21, 2003

    The Message

    The Rah Expedition

  • News

    June 12, 2003

    The Message

    Brave New World

  • People & Places

    March 27, 2003
  • News

    January 30, 2003

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of January 30. 2003

  • News

    January 23, 2003

    Green-Light Specials

    If the FCC loosens its rules, will media giants go on a radio-and-TV shopping spree? Absolutely.

  • News

    December 5, 2002

    Piracy, Hip-Hop Style

    Skyjack Radio briefly took over Denver radio -- and its pilots are eager to hit the airwaves again.

  • Music

    October 3, 2002

    A Different Qwest

    Meet a corporate lawyer's alter egos: a DJ and a space-age musician.

  • News

    September 26, 2002

    Hot Stuff

    A new measuring technique may allow higher broadcast emissions on Lookout Mountain.

  • News

    July 25, 2002

    Pack Mentality

    A media column about secondhand smoke stirs up a cloud of controversy.

  • News

    February 21, 2002

    Going Public

    Colorado Public Radio is selling itself as a kinder, gentler network. But its critics aren't buying it.

  • Culture

    February 14, 2002

    Net Loss

    The government killed TV, and Hollywood's begging it to revive the corpse

  • News

    February 7, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of February 7, 2002

  • News

    January 31, 2002

    Revising the Standards

    A potential change in radio-frequency limits heats up a longstanding controversy.

  • News

    January 24, 2002

    Tower Failure

    Community groups and broadcasters widen their battle over proposed tower construction.

  • News

    January 17, 2002

    The Plane Truth

    How did bogus information about a Boulder crash wind up going national?

  • News

    December 13, 2001

    Crosstown Traffic

    Community-radio advocates and the Colorado Department of Transportation wind up in gridlock.

  • News

    October 11, 2001

    Frequency Free-for-All

    Getting a legal, low-power FM station on the air is easier said than done.

  • News

    October 4, 2001

    The Making of a Pirate

    A radio buccaneer blames politics for turning him into a fugitive from the FCC.

  • News

    August 2, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of August 2, 2001

  • News

    July 26, 2001

    Bleep That

    The FCC's fining of a Colorado radio station is giving broadcasters headaches from coast to coast.

  • News

    October 26, 2000

    The Wrong Stuff

    A mislabeled photo, an error-filled column, a missing attribution: The Post is on a hot streak.

  • News

    October 26, 2000

    Follow That Story

    Lookout Above

  • News

    April 6, 2000

    The Case for Safety

    Is this a case of an industry policing itself?

  • News

    April 6, 2000

    Not in Their Backyard, Either

    Protestors in other areas aren't faring any better.

  • News

    April 6, 2000

    Something in the Air

    Lookout Mountain is a hot spot in the battle over broadcast emissions.

  • News

    March 16, 2000

    A Word From Our Sponsor

    Television keeps moving the line between advertising and editorial.

  • News

    August 12, 1999
  • Music

    July 29, 1999

    End Transmission

    Denver's pirate low-power radio station is pillaged by the FCC.

  • Music

    March 5, 1998
  • News

    December 18, 1997
  • News

    December 11, 1997
  • Music

    December 4, 1997

    Obscene and Heard

    What can you get in trouble for saying on the radio these days? Not much.

  • Music

    June 12, 1997
  • Music

    November 28, 1996
  • News

    March 21, 1996

    Wire Me Up, Wire Me Down

    US West's new cable partner knows how to make sweet deals. Just ask the FCC.

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