Black Power 96.3 LPFM

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Tower complete, antenna mounted!

Last week workers completed construction of our broadcast tower. The antenna was mounted, transmitters and cables connected, and we are live on the air, beginning a period of beta testing. If you are in St. Pete, you can now hear the station live on air. We are in a period of beta testing. For those […]

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Testing 1, 2, 3

Tonya, Black Power 96 Radio”s Supporting Membership Program Manager, tests out the new host microphone. The Black Power 96 Team has been hard at work. Since our last update we have: Installed new tile in the entryway  Installed new carpet in the studio Painted the studio Nearly completed the soundproofing Installed and begun testing of […]

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Studio soundproofing phase 1: demolition

The Black Power 96 Team has been hard at work! Getting ready to install top-notch soundproofing: The old carpet is torn out Old ceilings have been taken down More work happening this week: Install recessed lighting Install ceiling soundproofing material Install tile in the reception area Studio equipment starting to arrive The first batch of […]

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We got the building permit!

Burning Spear Media Director Themba Tshibanda, volunteer Liu Kwayera and Black Power 96 Station Manager Deysun Troo picked up the building permit on Tuesday. Great news! Yesterday, Tuesday, August 30, WBPU 96.3 FM – Black Power 96 Radio – picked up our approved building permit from the City of St. Petersburg to build our tower and antenna […]

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