How To Apply For, Build and Operate a Low Power FM Radio Station (abridged)(NOOK edition)

How To Apply For, Build and Operate a Low Power FM Radio Station (abridged)(NOOK edition)

by Stephen Kafka

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Overview

Spanish version available at "Cómo solicitar, construir y operar una estación de radio FM de baja potencia" (condensado) por Stephen Kafka on NOOK.

This book, written by Steve Kafka, who successfully applied for, built from scratch, ran and sold a commercial FM radio station, KIAE(FM) Aurora, NE, details virtually everything you will need to know, to get your station up and running, generating income to pay for itself, and provide a
steady income for yourself and others. It is recently updated !!!!
The book was originally written in 2002, but the vast majority of the material still applies today, especially the income producing sections. And, since Mr. Kafka is also a consulting engineer, those sections will be invaluable in selecting your transmitter site, and deciding on the type of equipment for your facility.
Over 250 copies of this eBook have been sold to LPFM applicants and new licensees, as of 12/2018. Including churches, schools, colleges and universities, state and local government entities and other groups.

NOW THAT YOUR GROUP HAS APPLIED FOR A LOW POWER FM, DO YOU KNOW HOW TO BUILD IT FOR LESS THAN $5,000 ?

AND, HAVE IT COVER ITS OWN EXPENSES, RIGHT AWAY, AND EASILY PAY FOR ITSELF IN LESS THAN 1 YEAR ?

AND, GIVE YOUR STATION MANAGER/DIRECTOR A YEARLY SALARY TO LIVE ON ?

IF NOT, SEND FOR THE BOOK ABOVE !!!


Inside You'll Find ;

-A guide to revenue producing programming, to make your station self-sufficient.

-A list of equipment suppliers, and costs for necessary equipment.

-Sources of low cost, qualified engineering help.

-Source list of low cost programing, and reduced cost cd's, etc.

-A listing of all the licensing fees you'll have to pay on a yearly basis, to stay legal.


Plus, You'll Also ;

-Learn how to operate your station unattended.

-How remote broadcasts can be a goldmine for a LPFM !!!

-How independent programmers can greatly benefit your station.

-How to get a volunteer worker program established.

-What you need to know about the Emergency Alert System. What equipment to buy, studio to transmitter links, and much more.



THE BOOK WILL PAY FOR ITSELF REPEATEDLY !!!!!!


Recent (2014) Unsolicited Testimonials :


"Thanks Steve, it has al-ready helped, the antenna length will be 80
foot, if City ordinances don't let me its nice to know I can go 60
foot with or without there permission, thank you so much, I really
needed this book, and I have not had the time to read it from page to
page yet I just skimmed through it, I love it
my only hold up now is my registration to the AFF, then I believe I
will get my construction permit, iam a singleton and that great !"

Bill


"Steve, Thank you so much! I appreciate your helping us."

Sincerely,
Jo


You can find out more information on Stephen Kafka at Linkedin,

Stephen Kafka, Phoenix, AZ

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149620920
Publisher: SGK Publishing
Publication date: 02/24/2002
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 12 MB
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About the Author

Current

President at SGK Publishing
Owner at Stephen G. Kafka, Consulting Broadcast Engineer
President at Continental Media Group

Past

President at Liberty Broadcasting of Nebraska, Inc.
Owner at Stephen G. Kafka DBA KIAE-FM Aurora, NE
Film Technician/Librarian at NE Library Commission

Education

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

- Former owner KIAE(FM) Aurora, NE 1980-85, (built from scratch and sold station in '85) and former owner/operator K61CU-TV Lincoln, NE 1990-95, (performing the initial engineering work, to the actual construction and operation).

- Applicant for several FM stations from 1983-87. (sold out to competing applicants in Kearney, NE, Aspen, CO, Laramie, WYO, Red Lodge, MT, Kingman, KN, etc)

- Wrote book in 2002, on low power FM stations, for aspiring owners. Sold around 50 copies to applicants on file.


Owner
Stephen G. Kafka DBA KIAE-FM Aurora, NE

January 1980 – January 1985

Owner KIAE(FM) Aurora, NE (now KRGY-FM) March 1, 1980 103.1 mhz, 2.25KW at 90ft with a construction permit for 3K at 250 ft.
The station started with a classic rock format, with classical music on Sundays from 6am -Noon. Quickly we added sports from the local team, the Aurora Huskies, the other schools in the county, Legion Baseball, and Univ. of NE sports. The format changed to country after awhile, then back to classic rock, and ended with a blues/rock format. One week before Christmas the station always went total Christmas music, with hours sponsored. Sports airtime was sold to a contract broadcaster, after the first 2 years, but the station did do it originally. Was the origination station for a 4 station network, set up to broadcast the basketball championships from Aurora a couple of times. No automation until last 1 1/2 yrs. All but one DJ trained on-the-air. About 10 total. Sold 1985.


President
Liberty Broadcasting of Nebraska, Inc.

January 1990 – January 1995 Lincoln, NE

Owner K61CU-TV Lincoln, NE. ch. 61. March 1990. 810 watts at 150ft, 400 watts at 300ft, then 6KW at 250ft. Intercity relay microwave 13,012.5 mhz (A federally licensed low power, over-the-air TV station Ch. 61).

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