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Nestled in the birthplace of the alternative music movement, Rock 100.7 FM is Athens' leading independent broadcaster and a shining beacon of free speech penetrating the thick darkness of the corporate dominated airwaves. Our mission is to provide Athens with a positive alternative to insipid pop music, corporate coercion, greedy executives, and annoying commercials. Rock 100 was created specifically to serve our diverse community while remaining focused on promoting local musicians. We feature great music from dozens of Athens artists, as well as, news reports and progressive political commentary produced free of corporate interests and government influence. And, it is all presented commercial free! Created for Athenians by Athenians, Rock 100 is local, personal, and intimately involved in the community. Rock 100 is Athens Rock.

Our Mission

WPPP is a community-oriented, non-commercial radio station operated by The Athens Community Radio Foundation, Inc. (a non-profit organization). WPPP is committed to promoting Athens' unique culture and improving the quality of life in Athens, GA by creating an experience for our listeners that is:

Personalized - Raising community spirit by offering commercial-free music tailored to the Athens, GA community;

Passionate - Promoting community culture by giving local musicians equal weight in our rotation and free promotional announcements of shows and CD releases;

Powerful - Increasing community awareness by delivering news and commentary free of commercial interests and government influence.

Tips For Best Reception

Rock 100's transmitting system is optimized to operate at the maximum allowed power and to deliver the best signal over our licensed area. Steps to improving your reception should start with your antenna. If your receiver is a stereo component or console, there should be a pair of screw terminals on the back marked "FM antenna" or something similar. If nothing is connected to these terminals, you need an antenna!!! An antenna may be as simple as an inexpensive "twin-lead dipole" which can be purchased at most electronic or builder's supply stores such as Radio Shack. This will only be effective in the primary coverage area of the station. A 3 to 4 foot piece of speaker wire is better than nothing. Ordinary TV "rabbit ears" will work reasonably well in this area as well. For fringe-area reception, an outside antenna similar to a TV antenna is required. In fact, some TV antennas can be used for FM reception. A good outside FM antenna (called a Yagi, after its inventor) can be purchased at most consumer electronic stores. Radio Shack lists several good antennas in their website (catalog number 15-2163).

Sensitive portables such as those manufactured by GRUNDIG or the GE SuperRadio are available which can be surprisingly effective. Also, you can improve reception by keeping your radio, antenna and receiver away from noise generating electronic devices. Many newer devices have microprocessor circuits that induce "noise" onto the FM radio band. Several examples of devices to avoid are: CD Players; Computers; Computer Monitors; Cable or Satellite boxes; VCR's; TV's; Electronic Games; Touchlamps; Neon Lights; Credit Card Machines; Cash Registers; Wireless Routers; Dimmer Switches for lighting; and Gas Pumps. To avoid interference, you should avoid placing your radio receiver in close proximity to these devices.

Contact Information

MUSIC SUBMISSIONS: Any *LOCAL* artist interested in receiving airplay on Rock 100.7 FM is encouraged to mail us their CD / press kit. The band must be headquartered in Northeast Georgia. Please, indicate any songs that contain profanity (or would otherwise be unsuitable to air). Artists need not be signed to a label; however, all recordings must be on CD or CDR. Tapes will not be considered. No submissions will be returned.

Send CD's / Press Kits to: WPPP (Local Music Submission) • P.O. Box 7056 • Athens, Ga • 30604

Progressive Talk Radio

Are you burned out on conservative talking heads like Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity? Rock 100 offers a positive alternative to the blowhards that are so prevalent on mainstream talk radio. We are committed to sharing with Athens the best progressive talk shows from across the Nation. Our progressive talk radio coverage begins everyday at 7 AM. A couple of our favorite shows are:

Between The Lines
is a weekly syndicated half-hour news magazine featuring progressive perspectives on national and international political, economic and social issues. Because Between The Lines is independent of all publications, media networks or political parties, the producers are able to bring a diversity of voices to the airwaves. This award-winning program provides a platform for individuals and organizations generally ignored or marginalized in corporate media.

The Shortwave Report
is a 30 minute review of foreign news broadcasts originating from around the world. The broadcasts originally aired in their native lands via shortwave radio.

In 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that corporations are persons, entitled by the U.S. Constitution to buy elections and run our government.

Justice Stevens, in his dissent, was compelled to state the obvious: "...corporations have no consciences, no beliefs, no feelings, no thoughts, no desires. Corporations help structure and facilitate the activities of human beings, to be sure, and their “personhood” often serves as a useful legal fiction. But they are not themselves members of “We the People” by whom and for whom our Constitution was established."

The Supreme Court is misguided in principle, and wrong on the law. In a democracy, the people rule. Human beings are people; corporations are legal fictions. Money is not speech, and human beings, not corporations, are persons entitled to constitutional rights. To learn more, and sign a petition to amend The Constitution to limit corporate power and protect individuals' right to true government representation visit Move to Amend.

“I hope we shall... crush in its birth the aristocracy of our moneyed corporations, which dare already to challenge our government to a trial of strength and to bid defiance to the laws of our country.”
~ Thomas Jefferson, Nov. 12, 1816

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