The Circle of HOPE (2018): "How a Hackerspace Built a Legal FM Radio Station" (Download)
Saturday, July 21, 2018: 6:00 pm (Booth): Montana Ethical Hackers (MEH) walks you through the trials and tribulations of developing KMEH 107.9 - End of the Dial Hacker Radio. Their presentation ranges from overcoming low budget logistical challenges and the FCC application process to convincing the U.S. military to give up a call sign. Content generation and copyright issues will be covered. The talk will also include a quick background on the pirate radio movement of the 1990s, and how that spawned the legal LPFM service, which created thousands of legal LPFM stations. You will learn about some of the practical challenges of starting radio stations, radio’s role in today’s media environment, and the future of community radio.