Quirky KZMU a true volunteer station

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Radio Moab, a Utah pubradio station powered by solar panels, boasts a somewhat rare title: A station run by volunteers. KZMU operates on about $100,000 annually with a few part-timers, none of which receive benefits. The s.m. once arrived at the station in a bath towel to cope with glitches in its 500-watt signal; the p.d. calls herself a “communitarian”; the music director is barefoot year-round and boasts several toe rings. A story in The Salt Lake Tribune captures the station’s distinctive charms.

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