16th March 2006
Siren FM will provide a service aimed
at students, schoolchildren and other young people in
“This award enables the university to be pivotal in providing students, young people and community groups across Lincoln and the surrounding area with a wonderful opportunity to have a 'real' voice through the exciting medium of radio,” said Bryan Rudd, a lecturer in Radio Production at the university and a patron of Siren FM.
Staff and students at the university will spend the next year gearing up for the re-launch of the station, which is based in the Media, Humanities and Computing (MHAC) building at Brayford Pool.
Community radio is a new third
The characteristics of community radio are distinct from commercial radio in that the services cover a small geographical area and are provided on a not-for-profit basis, focusing on the delivery of specific social benefits to enrich a particular geographical community or a community of interest.
first broadcast at
Ofcom is the independent regulator and competition
authority for the
For more details visit http://www.ofcom.org.uk/media/news/2006/03/nr_20060316
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