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Resources & Tools
Prometheus has many resources and tools to offer those who are looking to start their own community radio station. Check out these links below, or navigate to them from any page using the menu above.
Introduction to Low Power FM Radio
Learn the basics about this noncommercial radio service that Prometheus helped introduce into the U.S. Read answers to our frequently asked questions and more.
Preparing to Apply
Find out about the steps required to turn your idea for a station into reality with tips on establishing a mission, building a community, raising money, and making radio.
Preparing to Apply Checklist
This checklist is designed to help organizations along the path to apply for low power FM (LPFM) radio licenses.
Get ideas for how to build your own community station by looking at some of the most inspiring low power community radio stations broadcasting today.
Learn all the basics of podcasting, from recording and editing to broadcasting online.
Check out some of the groups that offer resources for community radio stations, ranging from hands-on training and networking opportunities to technical and legal assistance.
Popular Education Tools
Look at some materials designed to help groups engage in productive discussions about building a vision for their community.
Community Radio Toolkit
Download a collection of all of Prometheus's greatest handbooks, presentations, and other great resources on Community Radio we've found online.
Catch up on recently recorded audio and video trainings and webinars for more information on low power radio and instructions for how to get on the air.
Email Lists - Listserv
Sign up for the low power FM e-mail list to join other applicants in discussions about all things community radio.
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To stay updated on the latest news about applying, FCC rulemakings, resources, and chances to participate.