Carl Wolfson Begins Broadcasting March 19 on XRAY.FM

Christian station causing downtown interference for 91.1 FM

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T-minus one week until Carl Wolfson returns to the radio dial.The progressive morning host, whose political show was axed by Clear Channel managers in 2012, will debut March 19 on new rock-and-talk radio station KXRY 91.1 FM. Wolfson, who currently airs an online radio broadcast, has put his show on a week's hiatus to move into the studio of the new station, known as XRAY.FM."Just can't escape those ...   More
 
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 AARON MESH

Murmurs: Will Voters Get A Say On A Convention Hotel?


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Opponents of a proposed publicly subsidized hotel at the Oregon Convention Center were planning to force a vote on the question in the November 2014 election. Project opponents—downtown hotelier   More
 
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

XRAY.FM Raises $40,000 in 9 Days

Donate more and the station gets a bathroom.

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Merry Christmas, Carl Wolfson.Nonprofit radio startup XRAY.FM—which aims to return progressive talkers Wolfson and Thom Hartmann to Portland airwaves alongside local indie-rock shows—last week launched a Kickstarter campaign. The ambition? To raise $40,000 in a month, in order to launch the station in January.The station has met that goal in the first nine days. Former mayoral candidate Jefferson ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 AARON MESH

Kickstart My Heart: XRAY.FM

The little Portland-centric radio station that quite possibly could is almost a reality—it just needs a $40,000 assist.

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Music
It seems like Portland has been hearing about XRAY.FM forever. So imagine how Jeff Hylton Simmons feels: He's been working to get the free-form, community-centered radio station off the ground for the last seven years. When I spoke to him back in June, when he and the Cascade Educational Broadcast Service were in the midst of their XRAY Fest fundraiser-cum-awareness builder, the station was scheduled ...   More
 
Monday, December 16, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

After 10 Years, Portland Radio Authority Goes Silent

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Music
As one radio station enters the picture here in Portland, another exits the scene.After a decade of broadcasting both legally and illegally, the Portland Radio Authority (PRA) will go off the digital air at the end of this month, handing the keys to its SE Portland studio and all of its broadcasting equipment over to fledgling terrestrial station KXRY, or XRAY FM. The move—and the farewell party ...   More
 
Friday, September 20, 2013 ROBERT HAM

Jeff Hylton Simmons, XRAY Fest


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Jeff Hylton Simmons can see the finish line. Seven years ago, the 37-year-old Midwest transplant, sound engineer and broadcaster hatched the idea for a free-form, Portland-inspired terrestrial r   More
 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

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