Access Humboldt

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Access Humboldt
CityHumboldt County, California
First air date

Access Humboldt is a non-profit, community media organization formed in April 2006. It is a provider of Public-access television and FM Radio, operating from Humboldt County, California. It was initially formed to manage local cable franchise benefits on behalf of the County of Humboldt, California and the Cities of Eureka, Arcata, Fortuna, Rio Dell, Ferndale and Blue Lake.[1] The community media center is based at the Eureka High School campus in Eureka, California. Access Humboldt seeks to deliver local voices via community media[1] and is an active advocate in issues of community debate.[2]

In 2016 the station received an operating license from the Federal Communications Commission for a community radio station KZZH-LP.[3][4]

Public access TV[edit]

Access Humboldt's develops its own public access programming and is broadcast on the following channels:[5][6]

It also provides an online archive for its users.[6]


The station has been an active advocate for its community and audience, and has taken a position in a number of public debates,[2] including:

KZZH-LP 96.7FM[edit]

Access Humboldt includes its FCC-licensed and commercial-free FM radio broadcast.[13] In addition to its FM radio broadcast, KZZH-LP provides its facility and equipment for community use in return for an annual subscription.[6] Facilities include a studio equipped with green screen, stage platforms, lighting, cameras, control room and editing suite.[6]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b Archived 2018-07-16 at the Wayback Machine. About Us | Access Humboldt.
  2. ^ a b "Google Scholar".
  3. ^ KZZH-LP - Community Radio from Access Humboldt | Access Humboldt.
  4. ^ Inc., Cavell, Mertz & Associates. "FCCInfo Results".
  5. ^ Archived 2018-07-16 at the Wayback Machine. Channels Schedule | Access Humboldt]]
  6. ^ a b c d "Locals get to know Access Humboldt".
  7. ^ a b "Access Humboldt joins legal challenge against Sinclair Broadcasting station buy".
  8. ^ "Your internet use could change as 'net neutrality' ends". Archived from the original on 2018-07-17. Retrieved 2018-07-17.
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  10. ^ "Access Humboldt Director shares concern over repeal of net neutrality - KIEM-TV - Redwood News". 14 December 2017.
  11. ^ Rising, 18 Million; Humboldt, Access; Union, American Civil Liberties; Association, American Library; Appalshop; Foundation, Benton; Network, California Telehealth; Justice, Center for Media; Strategies, Center for Rural; ColorOfChange; Cause, Common; Action, Common Sense Kids; 2.0, Connect Your Community; America, Consumer Federation of; Union, Consumer; America, Communications Workers of; Progress, Demand; Alliance, Digital Inclusion; Fund, Free Press Action; Center, Georgetown Law; Institute, Greenlining; Reliance, Institute for Local Self; Rights, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human; Citizens, League of United Latin American; Project, Media Access; Project, Media Mobilizing; NAACP; Center, National Consumer Law; Raza, National Council of La; Alliance, National Digital Inclusion; League, National Urban; Media, Native Public; Coalition, National Hispanic Media; Advocates, OCA – Asian Pacific American; Institute, Open Technology; Knowledge, Public; TURN; Inc., United Church of Christ, OC (21 June 2016). "Coalition Letter to House of Representatives Opposing Attempts to Cap the Lifeline Program Budget". Cite journal requires |journal= (help)CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
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  13. ^ "KZZH-LP".