BFR challenges the regulator’s decision for berlin frequency

The German Federal Association of Free Radios (BFR) has expressed their disappointment at the decision of the Media Council of the Medienanstalt Berlin-Brandenburg granting broadcasting licenses for non-commercial radio operations on the 88.4 MHz VHF frequencies in Berlin and 90.7 MHz in Potsdam in a way that the members of BFR feel gives preference to the Berlin broadcasters at the

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Der Garten ruft! The Garden is Calling!

Open Call Datscha Radio: Plots & Prophecies Yes, we need gardens. And more gardens. We need more idle land and more bees. In the cities, and everywhere. And we need gardening knowledge. And more knowledge. In a changing world, definitely. And we need radio. Because the world is made of frequencies. Plants know that. With those flicker movies of a post-human future at the

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30 Years of Radio100

On March 3 and 4, 2017 Radio100 celebrated its 30th anniversary in Berlin’s Columbia Theater, twenty-six years after they had to close down due to bankruptcy. Many radio people, not only from community media were present at the event, in the audience and on various panels. Radio100 was founded in the mid-1980s by initiatives and organisations from the alternative and left

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THE RADIO CAMP WILL TAKE PLACE – AND IT WILL BE (MORE) INTERNATIONAL! / DAS RADIOCAMP FINDET STATT UND WIRD INTERNATIONAL(ER)!

(English / Deustch) At the serene waterfront of Lake Constance radio journalists from several community radios gather to learn, network and produce content  together: The Radio Camp is on since 1995. Each year around Ascension Day, community media journalists, nerds, political and social activists and technicians offer workshops of almost any kind concerning media and political activity. No matter where your interests lie, be it

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100 hours more broadcasting time but no financial aid in Berlin

Berlin/ Potsdam, GER – Since October 31st 2016 Pi Radio Verbund is on air. Everyday from Monday to Friday, 6am to 1am Pi Radio Verbund broadcasts in Berlin and Potsdam, Germany. Pi Radio Verbund is an alliance of the Berlin-based free community radios Pi Radio, Colaboradio, Studio Ansage and Potsdam-based free community radio Frrapo. In their session on September 14th, 2016, the Media Council (Medienrat)

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