HBR is an independent low power broadcaster, operating legally under the FCC Part 15 rules for unlicensed broadcasters. Our mission, as stated in our logo above, is to bring radio back to the local community and away from the mega corporations operating hundreds (or more) stations. We also broadcast Public Service announcements as provided by the township.
HBR is a member of the Association of Low Power Broadcasters. We operate using a professional, broadcast quality Part 15 compliant transmitter, the Procaster, from Chez Radio.
Some of the programs we carry
The shaded yellow area within the red lines is HBR's current coverage area. We will soon be making some improvements to our ground radial system that should greatly increase our coverage. This work is planned for Spring 2018. One factor that affects coverage is the quality of the AM radio receiver used to listen. Typically most car radios are better than most consumer grade home radios. Some exceptions include the CC Radio by C.Crane. Another factor that makes a tremendous difference is the Godar DXR-1000 antenna which is great for AM, FM, and Short wave listening. Using either one or both of these will greatly increase your ability to listen to HBR and other stations with better clarity and at a greater distance. We give them each our highest recommendation.
Another factor that affects coverage is time of day. Typically the coverage drops from one hour before sunset until one hour after sunrise. That's just the way radio propagates.
Here is a quick clip of HBR's studio.
Some things you can do with Low Power Radio.
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