WRFU at the Farmers’ Market

Saturday, May 10th, 2008

WRFU had a stand at the Urbana Farmers' Market (video) today, and I was there from 10-12. It's really a nice atmosphere, and a good chance to meet with a range of people. It's still early - no corn that I saw (though of course there was kettle corn), more flowers than ...

FCC developments on LPFM

Monday, April 7th, 2008

Below are the comments I submitted to the FCC as part of their second notice of proposed rule-making on LPFM:My name is Andrew Ó Baoill, and I am station manager of WRFU-LP, a radio station in Urbana, IL, that is one of the beneficiaries and progeny of the LPFM licensing ...

Post-ACE resources

Friday, January 25th, 2008

On last night's show I made mention of an online graphic demonstrating the relative wealth of US presidential candidates. That graphic is available at this post with the large version here showing just what the disparities are. While I'm at it, I misremembered some of the details - Obama is ...

A Critical Ear – 24 January, 2008

Friday, January 25th, 2008

We're now posting this evening's edition of A Critical Ear. It lasts about 90 minutes. Contents: Interworld Radio news headlines (3-4 min) Interworld Radio feature about healthcare services in Zambia (6 min) Discussion of Iran and US foreign policy regarding Iran (30-40 min) Gaza - recent developments and contextJose Padilla (5-10 min) Economic developments in ...

A Critical Ear

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

I'm in the process of building out resources for the radio show I do on WRFU with Robert Naiman, and have registered a domain - which is currently pointing at this site (funferal.org). So, for those of you arriving here to learn about the show - we're still working on the ...

WRFU fundraising – upcoming events

Friday, October 19th, 2007

Some funferal readers will be aware that one of my sidelines is a radio show I co-present on WRFU, called A Critical Ear. WRFU is currently in the midst of a major fundraising drive to pay for a new permanent tower (it's current mast, on top of the Independent Media Center ...