WVAO•LP 105.9 FM The Voice of Athol•Orange

It’s official. We were granted permission to build our new low power radio station for the communities of Athol and Orange. We’ve got our call letters set, our frequency is good to go. Now we just need YOUR help to get on the air. If you are interested in...

Congratulations!

The note from our radio consultant, Harry, dated Friday 22 November reads as follows: It appears that your app for 105.9 in Athol is a singleton!!  You should be granted on the first pass!! How cool is that? With luck, AO Radio could be on the air in 2014. You heard...

Spoken Word Radio

How about doing a Spoken Word radio program. Our region is certainly rich with writers, authors and poets. Here’s a link to a web site that archives spoken word radio. As the site says, “AudioBookRadio.net is a free internet radio station broadcasting a...

Basic Podcasting Gear

An interesting article on the nuts and bolts of gear needed to create a podcast. Basic Podcasting Gear

American Radio History

Here’s a link to a website devoted to American radio history. It’s really cool to read some of the magazine and periodicals from way back when radio began to flourish in this country and in the world. History buffs will enjoy this site! American Radio...

Radio Station Construction Costs

Are you a numbers nerd? Well, since you asked, here’s a general guide to the costs involved in implementing a new LPFM radio project. Are you an accountant? Do you LOVE LOVE LOVE budgets? Then maybe this is your niche. Join us and help us crunch the numbers!...

Recording Telephone Interviews

Here’s a great (and long) article on how to record an interview using the telephone. Worth reading through if you are considering producing a program from home. Recording Phone Calls

Internet Radio Wiki

Just when you thought you saw them all. Hop on over to this wiki that lists radio stations from all over the world. Just be certain to surf safely! Internet Station Wiki

Lee DeForest 1873-1961

Credited with being the “father of Ameri­can radio.” DeForest was a direct competitor to Marconi at the turn of the century (1899), when he was the chief scien­tist at the U.S.’s first radio firm- American Wireless Tele­phone and Telegraph- until...