“Sept. 11 we were on air. We got our license on Aug. 30 and the transmitter arrived on Aug. 8, which was my birthday. It was an awesome birthday gift,” Getahun said. “And the (immigrant) community was surprised. Some of them didn’t know (we were going to be on.) They were just switching the dial and found us.”
“Low power FM radio stations are for communities who don’t have outlets to communicate with fellow citizens,” said Getahun of 93.9 KETO-FM, a non-profit Getahun launched with the hopes of hosting the first immigrant-focused radio station in the city.