Ilias Lazaridis wrote:
> I've noticed a high ammount of announcements ("[ANN]") on this group.
> 
> Possibly it's time to create an "comp.lang.ruby.announce" usenet group.
> 
> Is someone familar with the process of creating new usenet groups?
> 
> .
> 
I'm surprised that throughout this entire thread nobody thought to ask 
Google.

"How to Create a New Usenet Newsgroup"

http://www.faqs.org/faqs/usenet/creating-newsgroups/part1/