WZBC-FM 90.3 On Vacay?
A. Joseph Ross
Sat Aug 2 00:34:34 EDT 2008
On 1 Aug 2008 at 16:10, Laurence Glavin wrote:
> Readers of Dan Strassberg' post regarding his new CC radio may have
> noticed that he mentioned that Boston Collge's FM station, WZBC 90.3
> was off-the-air while he played with his new toy. I too have had
> occasion to notice WZBC's spotty on-the-air presence. Of course it's
> near-midsummer, and only summer school students and administrators are
> present on the campus, but U-Mass-Lowell's WUML-91.5 and MIT's WMBR
> 88.1 appear to be broadcasting 24/7. Could it be that WZBC can't get
> enough volunteers to operate the station at least 6:00 am till
I remember when WTBS (now WMBR) and WHRB used to go off the air for
the summer. Likewise WMUA in Amherst. In fact, I think I was part
of WMUA's first summer on the air, in 1966.
Back in the early 1960s, WBUR and WERS used to sign on at 2 PM during
the school year and at 5 PM in the summer.
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