Clemons wants to go on legally

Jeff Lehmann
Fri Apr 18 14:13:48 EDT 2014

Being busted running a pirate, or at least being issued a notice of unlicensed operation does not prevent you from getting a LPFM. Joseph McDonough ran the 87.9 The Wave pirate in Boxford, did get a NOUO, and now has a LPFM, 94.9 WXBJ in Salisbury. He also wants a full power FM on 88.3 as well.

Jeff Lehmann

> On Apr 18, 2014, at 12:21 PM, Mike Ward <> wrote:
> The other problem is, of course, that Clemons can't be involved in any LPFM
> due to FCC rules...especially now that he's been busted.
>> On Apr 18, 2014 11:24 AM, "Bob Nelson" <> wrote:
>>>> Clemons, a former police officer, defended the breaking of the law
>> explaining his station was filling a void that local licensed stations
>> weren’t filling in the African American community.  He now plans to go
>> after a low-power FM pointing out he marched 712 miles to Washington in
>> 2009 to support efforts that ultimately won an expansion of the service.
>> “We’re going to go through the legal channels,” Clemons said.
>> (As if there are any avail in Boston--that 103.7 religious station could
>> have been a possibility...and there were a bunch of LPFM permits that are
>> in the works...)

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