Low Power FM radio stations are authorized for noncommercial educational broadcasting only and operate with a lower effective radiated power than full power stations. The service range of an LPFM station is less than a full power station, and LPFM stations are not protected from interference that may be received from other classes of FM stations. LPFM stations are available to noncommercial educational entities and public safety and transportation organizations, but not available to individuals or for commercial operations. Current broadcast licensees with interests in other media (broadcast or newspapers) are not eligible to obtain LPFM stations.
For more information, please visit our webpage on Low Power FM Broadcast Radio Stations.