An aspiring DJ
in Hollywood, FL has been arrested for illegally broadcasting Hip-Hop
music over the airwaves of a local Country music station.Darin
Satter, 34, allegedly set up a pirate radio station, which interfered with 99.9
WKIS-FM’s signal. For several weeks, fans of the station – which is known as Kiss
Country – heard Hip-Hop music playing instead of the usual country format.When
fans of the station started complaining about the music selection, WKIS engineers
tracked the pirate signal to a local trailer park.
Broward Sheriff Office detectives arrived and found a 30-foot-tall broadcasting
antenna outside of Satter’s trailer.Satter
was arrested and charged with unauthorized transmission/interference with a licensed
public radio station. He is facing up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine.
figured he had a 2way radio, you know a hand radio," Satter’s neighbor said
of the 30-foot-antenna.