KRUU-FM receives a letter from Governor Chet Culver & Lt. Gov. Patty Judge commending KRUU's green initiative

The Whole Community Warmly InvitedHere Comes the Sun!

Join KRUU for Inaugural Solar Ceremony 09-09-09 at 9am: Featured in Ottumwa Courier. Fairfield's open source, independent, grassroots community radio station, KRUU-LP 100.1 FM, has received a letter from Governor Chet Culver and Lt. Gov. Patty Judge commending its efforts to go green. Calling the addition of solar panels "a symbol for Iowa's vision of renewable energy," he writes, "With this project, KRUU-LP is contributing to a greener, safer Iowa."

The letter will be read as part of KRUU-FM's inaugural ceremonies on Wednesday September 9th at 9am at the station (405 N. 2nd Street). Station manager James Moore will acknowledge the generous community effort by companies, organizations and individuals that has made this showcase sustainability project possible.

Iowa Radio Station Rocks with Solar Panels

By DANNY VO / Cooler Planet / Wednesday, September 02, 2009

In Fairfield, Iowa, deep in the Cornbelt, grassroots community radio station KRUU-LP, 100.1 FM, is rockin’ out from its 405 N. 2nd Street location thanks to the addition of solar panels... [Click title for whole story.]

Here comes the sun at Fairfield radio station
By MATT MILNER / Ottumwa Courier staff writer / August 29, 2009

FAIRFIELD — Chaos reigns at the KRUU studio in Fairfield.

Four people cluster around a hole in the wall where, they hope, an electrical conduit will eventually run into a room full of batteries.

There’s a dog splayed out flat on her back, tail wagging like the world’s fastest dust mop... [Click title for whole story.]

Radio Station KRUU Saves Thousands Thanks to Open Source Software

by Lisa Hoover / ostatic.com / Sep. 04, 2009

Open source radios are nothing new, but what about open source radio stations? Actually, community-led over-the-air radio stations powered by open source software are more common than you'd think... [Click title for whole story.]

 

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