FCC Approves Low Power Radio Station for Astrodome Evacuees

From Democracy Now:

Tens of thousands of internally displaced New Orleans residents have been living in the Houston Astrodome for the past few days. Most of them do not know what the future holds for them or even the latest news and updates on their situation. To combat this, relief volunteers and Independent Media organizers such as the Prometheus Radio Project have gotten permission from the Federal Communications Commission and the City of Houston to build a low-power, 30-watt radio station to provide critical information to people displaced in the area.

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