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Friday, November 4, 2005

KEXP pulls out of Tacoma

Posted by on November 4 at 14:42 PM

As reported on KEXP’s own site and in the Tacoma News Tribune KEXP is planning to pull out of its Tacoma frequency, 91.7 FM, by the end of the year. The official word is the station wants to “consolidate resources”—rumor has it a big investor pulled out and 91.7 cost the station a ton of money in losses. Either way, Tacoma residents can listen to the station online, but the loss of a clear radio signal from the station is hitting the independant music community down south hard, if conversations on local email groups are any indication. All the more reason for their next pledge drive to pull in donations.