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Adding classical in Wilmington NC

Station WQHR in Wilmington is getting ready to go to 24 hours of classical music 1t 5:30 pm on September 16th.  The link to Wilmingtonbiz.com. The non-commercial, around-the-clock station will join the newly expanded non-commercial news and information station 91.3 FM WHQR News. The classical signal frequency and full program grids for both stations will be […]

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Atlanta Brouhaha Heats Up

As I reported last week, WRAS in Atlanta has agreed to simulcast Georgia Public Broadcasting content in the Atlanta area, where until now WABE has been the sole public NPR station.  This new agreement duplicates NPR’s flagship shows in the Atlanta area.  In the past, NPR had rules about duplication in a market, and they would facilitate negotiation […]

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New Hampshire PubRadio Acquires Small Classical Station

From Current: New Hampshire Public Radio is purchasing WCNH-FM, a 250-watt classical station that has been broadcasting from the state network’s Concord studios for two years. WCNH started as a low-power FM airing classical music in 2000, and later upgraded to a full-power FM.  In 2012, WCNH moved into NHPR’s studios, and now they are […]

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Comparing Classical Stations

A brief but fun article about driving cross-country and comparing classical stations: Buffalo’s own WNED FM, Classical 94.5, rates pretty well in comparison with their peers. For one thing, it usually plays entire pieces. Getting into the Midwest, I was surprised to find that was a rarity. The stations we picked up in Ohio and […]

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