A New Way to Volunteer at KCMJ

A New Way to Volunteer at KCMJ

Did you know that all the voices you hear on-air and staff that runs KCMJ are volunteers? Perhaps you’re thinking that maybe you could one day volunteer for KCMJ, but you never seem to have the time to volunteer… anywhere. Well, we’ve got an idea for you. Volunteer with your dollars. Continue Reading

Back on FM!

Back on FM!

KCMJ is once again broadcasting at 93.9 FM. Thanks to our engineering volunteers Ray Uberecken, Bill Douglass, Bobby Irwin and Erik Nelson, and local climbing guide and instructor Bruce Hamilton, we got a new cable installed on the dome at Stargazers last Thursday, and completed wiring of lightning protection. Over the weekend our amazing ITContinue Reading

Please Stand By

Please Stand By

We’ve been off the air (at 93.9 FM) for the past week due to high wind damage at our transmitter site. We apologize for the inconvenience. We’re as disappointed as you are, to hit this snag so soon after our inaugural FM broadcast just one month ago today. The good news is we believe theContinue Reading

Photos from the Flippin’ Launch Party

Photos from the Flippin’ Launch Party

The January 29th KCMJ Flippin’ Launch Party was a huge success! Stargazers Theatre and Event Center was packed as people came to enjoy the show, celebrate the FM launch and jam to all the free music from Joe Johnson, Colin Trusedell and Tony Exum, Jr.   Attendees were met with over 20 community partners whoContinue Reading

You are Invited to the KCMJ Flippin’ Launch Party

You are Invited to the KCMJ Flippin’ Launch Party

Join KCMJ and Stargazers Theatre, in partnership with the Colorado Springs Independent, for a night to remember as we flip the switch and bring KCMJ to 93.9FM. Colorado Springs’ first Community Radio Station is ready to go LIVE on FM thanks to the support of the community, generous station members and the donations made throughContinue Reading

FM Transmitter and Antenna Installed!

FM Transmitter and Antenna Installed!

KCMJ surpassed an impressive milestone just this past weekend, as we installed our FM transmitter and antenna in preparation to commence broadcasting at 93.9 FM on January 29. As in every other aspect of station-building (and community-building), a large number of good people came together Saturday to install the gear.   The equipment is inContinue Reading

What’s REALLY Going On in Our Community?

What’s REALLY Going On in Our Community?

You won’t find out by watching CNN. The key concept of Community Radio is LOCAL. KCMJ features more local artists, movers and shakers, and non-profit organizations than the other stations. This is our place in the media landscape. Just as Seeds Community Cafe founder Lynn Harwell remarks in this video, KCMJ is where you’ll turn whenContinue Reading

THIS is What Community Sounds Like!

THIS is What Community Sounds Like!

What in the world is Community Radio? Besides our FAQs, this story about us published by the Pacifia radio network does a great job of capturing what we’re all about. Check it out. Then I’m sure you’ll want to join in making community radio a viable, long-term reality for Colorado Springs. How? Visit www.indygive.com/kcmj and give untilContinue Reading

It Takes a Village

I’m very proud of the KCMJ family. We have stepped up to help many, many area non-profits share their stories. We’ve been doing that since we first began streaming at kcmj.org, but we’re doing it even more during the two months of Indy Give! Thanks to all who are pitching in.   “Never doubt thatContinue Reading


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