Sounds An Awful Lot Like Public Access TV

Technophiles have been saying for months now that “podcasting” – the do-it-yourself method of creating downloadable audio shows – will eclipse traditional radio, and a low-rated San Francisco station apparently believes the hype. KYCY-AM will shortly be converting its format from all-talk to do-it-yourself, giving a traditional broadcast outlet to podcasters across the globe. The station manager calls the “open source radio” idea a low-risk format, though it likely won’t bring in big advertising dollars at first.