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WHIP logo on a t-shirt for the college radio station. Photo: J. Waits

Radio Station Visit #134 – College Radio Station WHIP at Temple University

On a Friday evening in October, I traveled to Temple University in Philadelphia to see college radio station WHIP (pronounced W-H-I-P). As I approached its TECH Center building home, buses in the area were idling nearby, collecting passengers for a Temple football game that night. When I arrived at the station, WHIP’s General Manager Ed […]

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College radio station WNUW-LP studio. Photo: J. Waits

Radio Station Visit #130 – WNUW-LP at Neumann University

Back in October, 2016, I had a flurry of radio station visits in the Philadelphia-area, including a night-time trek to new low power FM (LPFM) college radio station WNUW-LP at Neumann University. WNUW’s General Manager Sean McDonald graciously picked me up from WYBF at Cabrini University (see my tour report #122) and drove me to […]

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Reel to reel at high school radio station WLTL

The Latest FCC Call Sign Changes Herald the Return of WRVU (LP) and the End of WIP

As I perused the list of the most recent call sign changes issued by the FCC, I found some interesting tidbits. The call sign for the former Vanderbilt University FM radio station, WRVU, is making a terrestrial radio comeback of sorts (WRVU.org is still used by an online station at Vanderbilt, but the now sold […]

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Spinning Indie Field Trip 64 – College Radio Station WQHS at University of Pennsylvania

On a day when it seemed impossible to visit one more station, I did just that and ventured into Philadelphia to tour University of Pennsylvania’s student radio station WQHS on the night of Tuesday, April 8, 2014. The morning and afternoon were a whirlwind of visits to see stations at Villanova University, Swarthmore College, Haverford […]

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