The long anticipated debut of KUHS 97.9 FM Hand-Made Radio is just over the horizon. Speaking of the horizon, the radio station will run entirely on solar power, with the exception of a couple backup batteries for emergencies, and it’s the only one in the state of Arkansas, just so you know. This will also be the Spa City’s first true community radio station. The buzz about this spot on the frequency modulation dial has been in people’s ears for a long time now, and soon that static will become the sweet sounds of music, news, theater, variety, sports, talk—you name it. This radio station will be different from your run-of-the-mill commercial radio stations. As a non-profit radio station, many of the guidelines and playlists to which commercial radio adheres don’t apply. Hand-Made Radio can play whatever the hell it wants to play, without succumbing to the desires of huge record labels and over-regulated media conglomerates.
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