[vcf-midatlantic] OT - Off the Hook
maflynn at theflynn.org
Wed Mar 15 13:01:13 EDT 2017
That's actually a number I know: empire partners charge WBAI $54,000 a month.
On Mar 15, 2017, at 12:49 PM, Ethan <telmnstr at 757.org> wrote:
>> I enjoy some of the WBAI content, not the drama from the non-profit running the station. Examples: They owned a former church used as the studio. Ended up selling it to pay the property tax bill. Their board turned down help from the broadcast industry professionals, and then asked the listeners for funding to clean up the mistakes.
> In this day and age, it's very expensive to maintain a broadcast license and keep the transmitter powered. I'd imagine the license is worth more than the income it generates from advertising (limited spectrum / value "bubble" like real estate.) The most punk rock thing to do is just move to internet streaming where it costs pennies to reach a global audience.
> Then you can focus on your content and not fund-raising non-stop. Or at least, 2600 could be fund raising for 2600.
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