Video of Touch FM owner Charles Clemons by Doug Bennett.
Judy Wilburn reports she was listening to the unlicensed Dorchester radio station shortly after 11 a.m. when:
Touch 106.1 just went off the air. Announcer said authorities shutting down, equipment taken.
The FCC and owner Charles Clemons have feuded for years over the station. In 2008, the commission ordered Clemons to pay $17,000 for operating without a license.
Especially since the demise of WILD-AM as a locally oriented talk station in 2011, Touch 106 has become a key broadcaster for Boston's black community. Its talk shows frequently host elected officials.
Last year, the FCC shut an unlicensed station in Roslindale that had served Haitians in the Boston area.