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Today marks the start of the 2016 High Sierra Music Festival being held at Plumas-Sierra Fairgrounds in Quincy, California. If you can’t make it this year’s HSMF, there’s an option to listen live from home or wherever you have an internet connection. California community radio station KVMR will be broadcasting…

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Two Greencastle radio stations held a one-day fundraiser collecting money and goods to send to those affected by the West Virginia floods. 101.5 Bob Rocks was live at the Break Away II Sports Lounge in Hagerstown for their live broadcast. Co hosts of the Nasty Bob Show are getting the…

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A new radio station with a contemporary Spanish music format will be launched in Charlotte on Aug. 1, replacing the region’s only FM sports-talk channel. Ke Buena 98.7 FM will be leased by iHeartMedia to Martz Media Inc. under a multi-year deal announced Thursday by Dave Carwile, president of the…

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East African’s largest media company has announced it’s shutting down three of its radio stations and one television channel in a move that has shocked the region’s media industry. Kenya’s Nation Media Group (NMG) announced the decision in a statement sent to employees on Thursday. It said the company needed…

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The Wi-Fi alliance has been working on the specification for the Wi-Fi 802.11 AC wireless standard, announcing Wave 2 of the spec to improve transmission speeds to multiple users in a world where more devices are using wireless. The basis of the update is improved multi-user transmission, or Multi-user Multiple…

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WRAL-TV on Wednesday became the first commercially-licensed television station to broadcast its news under next-generation standards. Capitol Broadcasting's NBC affiliate in Raleigh-Durham, WRAL, launched its new ATSC 3.0 station by airing "Take Me Out to the Bulls' Game," a documentary shot, edited and post-produced in 4K/UHD HDR. Following the documentary,…

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The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Wednesday the price of 126 MHz of television airwaves taken from broadcasters to be sold for wireless use in an ongoing auction is $86.4 billion. But analysts said wireless providers may not be willing to pay the staggering amount for the airwaves to…

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NBCU nets are gearing up for an unprecedented 6,755 hours of coverage of the Olympics Games from Rio de Janeiro in August. NBC the TV network will broadcast 260.5 hours of Olympic programming, including coverage of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, swimming, gymnastics, track and field, and many more of…

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The deal has been sealed to Save KPLU. Pacific Lutheran University and Friends of 88.5 FM announced Tuesday they have reached an agreement that will allow the nonprofit group to assume ownership of the station pending approval by the Federal Communications Commission. The purchase price for the station and its…

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Northwood University announced Tuesday that, beginning with the 2016-17 season, all of its men’s and women’s basketball games will be broadcast on ESPN 100.9-FM (WLUN), the radio home of the Great Lakes Loons. It will mark the first time in NU basketball history that both home and road games will…