Classical change in Washington DC

Scott Fybush
Wed Jan 24 12:55:56 EST 2007

Larry Weil wrote:
> At 3:48 AM -0500 1/24/07, Bob Nelson wrote:
>> However while the move has no doubt pleased classical fans, it's 
>> annoying fans of shows that have
>> gotten displaced, like NPR news/talk/entertainment (though I think 
>> WAMU may carry them) and
>> a locally produced folk show (the manager of the New Christy Minstrels 
>> comments on their
>> blog that he's upset that the show was cancelled).
> I seem to remember last time I was in the DC area, a few years ago, 
> there was some folk music on WTMD in Towson, MD.  However, the signal 
> does not reach into the southern parts of the DC area.

Actually, it does, and then some - if you have an HD radio. WAMU is now 
carrying WTMD's programming on its HD3 channel, along with its 24-hour 
bluegrass stream on its HD2.

More innovative thinking like that, and people might even want to seek 
out and buy the radios :-)


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