Is WBRU on the brink?
Paul B. Walker, Jr.
Thu Jul 20 11:48:57 EDT 2017
WYBC AM/FM isn't operated by the school. sacred heart leases WYBC-AM don't
they? And WYBC FM Sales and June programming was handled by Cox and maybe
On Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 11:44 AM Rob Landry <email@example.com>
> 5 out of the 8 Ivy League schools have student organizations that are
> radio station licensees. In addition to WBRU at Brown, such stations
> include WPRB at Princeton, WVBR at Cornell, WHRB at Harvard, and WYBC
> (AM/FM) at Yale. Dartmouth's WFRD is owned by the College, as are
> Columbia's WKCR and Penn's WXPN. WXPN and the two WYBC stations are no
> longer student-operated.
> On Wed, 19 Jul 2017, Sean Smyth wrote:
> > According to Providence Monthly, it's up for sale.
> > http://providenceonline.com/stories/radio-silence,24147
> > It's one of my music presets and I'll hate losing it, though I understand
> > why it's happening. Like WHRB, it's run by an independent corporation.
> > guessing the financials are less of a concern at WHRB, but you wonder how
> > long such student-run independent terrestrial stations can, or will want
> > to, hold on. Anyone younger than 30 who lives in an environment with wifi
> > hotspots everywhere doesn't appreciate the power of the radio waves.
> > (h/t to Radio Insight)
> > --
> > Sent from my iPhone
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