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The little station that could

KRZA-FM in Alamosa, Colo., bucks radio trends with live, local program hosts, an eclectic format and forging close ties to the region.

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Stations started by individuals typically pay a monthly fee to companies such as Radio King and Live365. The fees allow home-based stations to operate without needing a license from the Federal Communications Commission.

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Joe Mahoney

Joe Mahoney is the National Assigning Editor for Visuals at iPondr. Mahoney was a staff photographer and Director of Multimedia for the Rocky Mountain News in Denver for a decade. In 2000 and 2003, he was part of the photo teams at the News that won Pulitzer Prizes for Breaking News Photography. After the paper closed, he helped form the investigative news start-up, I-News, and later became the Director of Multimedia for the PBS affiliate in Denver when they merged. Mahoney started his career with the Associated Press. He and his family live in Colorado with Shiloh the Wonder Dog and spend too much time playing hockey.

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