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New St. Louis Station Goes Live Next Week!

According to Samantha Liss of the St. Louis Business Journal, RAF-STL begins broadcasting April 8th at 107.3 FM, and at 96.3 HD2. RAF stands for Radio Arts Foundation, a small non-profit that has been determined and dedicated to bringing back classical music to the airwaves in St. Louis.  The former classical music station, KFUO switched […]

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Fabulous! Classical Radio May Return to St. Louis by Summer

There’s great news from Sarah Bryan Miller in St. Louis, who has done such a great job of keeping us informed at stltoday.com. The Radio Arts Foundation-St. Louis, which provided considerable financial support to the old “Classic99,” KFUO-FM, hopes to be on the air with a new FM station in early June, pending FCC approvals.  The […]

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Pledge income down at WUFT, and a closer look at the KFUO sale

Two updates today on recent station-centric kerfuffles that we’ve been following. The first pertains to WUFT-FM in Gainesville, Fla., which as you might remember decided to drop classical from its primary signal and move all the music to an HD channel. Well, the station had its first fund drive since the switch, and donations were […]

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Chance of more classical in St. Louis

Hi there — apologies for the extended absence, but I’ve been whupped with deadline after deadline as of late. It’s nice to come up for air. As Douglas Adams said, “I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.” So it looks as if classical fans in St. Louis despondent […]

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