Senate Version Of LPFM Bill Introduced
March 26, 2009 at 5:31 AM (PT)
A Senate version of the "Local Community Radio Act of 2009" has been introduced by Sens. MARIA CANTWELL (D-WA), JOHN MCCAIN (R-AZ), PATRICK LEAHY (D-VT), DICK DURBIN (D-IL), RUSS FEINGOLD (D-WI), and CHARLES SCHUMER (D-NY).
The bill (S. 592), a companion to the House bill of the same name, seeks to expand the number of low-power FM stations nationwide by eliminating third-adjacent-channel interference consideration for LPFM applications, possibly opening the door to more low power community stations.