Burning Man Information Radio (BMIR) is broadcast at 94.5 FM on the dial. Most Burners (72%) reported listening via the FM station on the Playa during the burn. BMIR plays an eclectic range of music as well as making announcements/emergency notifications and spur of the moment interviews.
On the way to Black Rock City, 22% of attendees accessed BMIR using mobile devices; BMIR provides traffic information for those waiting to enter the gates.
Only 3% of our population said that they listen (online) for the rest of year, but that amount jumps to 18% in weeks leading to the event.
Written by: Tabicat aka Tabitha Palmer
Edited by: Scribble aka David Nelson-Gal