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After 16 Months, FCC Approves Sale of KUSF

June 7, 2012 | 10:30 am

After 16 Months, FCC Approves Sale of KUSF

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Statement from the University of San Francisco: The Federal Communications Commission today approved the sale of radio station KUSF to Classical Public Radio Network (CPRN). The sale will be finalized immediately. A consent decree between the FCC, the University of San Francisco and CPRN allowed the sale to move forward. The FCC did not object […]

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16 Months After Sale of KUSF, FCC Still Hasn’t OKd Deal

May 29, 2012 | 8:43 am

16 Months After Sale of KUSF, FCC Still Hasn’t OKd Deal

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By Reyhan Harmanci, The Bay Citizen In January 2011, local radio listeners were shocked when the University of San Francisco‚Äôs radio station, KUSF, abruptly went off the air, midday, in the middle of a show. It had just been sold to a Southern California radio network. At the time, it was widely assumed that even […]

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On College Radio Day, KUSF Staff Fight (and Spin) On

October 12, 2011 | 4:05 pm

On College Radio Day, KUSF Staff Fight (and Spin) On

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Hundreds of college radio stations around the country came together yesterday to proclaim Oct 11 College Radio Day. The celebration of stations that often have a cult following came amidst a particularly trying time for the format. From the Washington Post: Quirky, loud and unpredictable, college radio has dwelt for a half-century at the left […]

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March 9, 2011 | 1:53 pm

Wednesday Weeklies: Oakland Grow House Hazards; SF Freeform Radio Situation; SJ Quakes

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This week’s new articles from the alternative weeklies… Oakland’s Grow House Hazards (East Bay Express) There’s an old saying among stoners: “Nobody has ever died from an overdose of smoking pot.” But the way things are going in Oakland, it’s just a matter of time before someone dies from growing it. And there’ll be hell […]

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Listen to the KUSF Simulcast From Amoeba Music

February 18, 2011 | 6:02 pm

Listen to the KUSF Simulcast From Amoeba Music

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Update 6:02 p.m. An archive of today’s show is now up at the KUSF Archives. DJ Schmeejay opened up the show by calling it “KUSF in Exile.” Earlier post Could today be The Last Waltz for KUSF? College stations around the country today hosted a solidarity simulcast for their erstwhile San Francisco radio cohorts, the […]

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February 9, 2011 | 2:24 pm

Blog Beat: KUSF Developments, GG Park Windmill History

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The Snitch clues us in on the latest KUSF developments, including the upcoming Rock ‘N’ Swap music fair, which despite all that’s gone on is still a go. A little history — including newsreel footage — about the Golden Gate Park windmill, from Ocean Beach Bulletin. The new bike station at the Ashby BART stop […]

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KUSF Fans Rally

January 25, 2011 | 2:51 pm

KUSF Fans Rally

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Supporters of college radio station KUSF rallied today in front of City Hall, a prelude to what they hope will be some action on the issue by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors at its meeting today. The Snitch reports that Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi has pledged to introduce a resolution “in support of the volunteers […]

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January 19, 2011 | 2:57 pm

In Bay Area Radio Scramble, Some Listeners Fall Off the Dial

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We’ve devoted the full resources of the KQED news operation to learning the old and new radio station call letters and frequencies of the stations affected by the big radio deal yesterday. (So far, all I’ve been able to commit to memory is that 88.5 in San Francisco remains the domain of KQED.) We’ve got […]

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January 18, 2011 | 4:43 pm

KUSF Sells License, Goes Off-Air; Listen to Last Broadcasts

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Update 5:17 p.m. Listen to the last shows broadcast on KUSF here. Earlier post The San Francisco radio dial got spun around today when Entercom Communications sold classical station KDFC to the University of Southern California. KDFC will become a non-profit and move from 102.1 FM down to the non-commercial neighborhood, at 89.9 and 90.3. […]

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