Archive for the ‘Staff Blogs’ Category

Jun. 19 2015

Got Signal/reception issues?

By Diana Ross | Posted in Staff Blogs, WBJC News | No Comments

We’ve gotten some calls about reduced signal around the area, and Engineer Bob said it’s due to Tropospheric Ducting.  “Huh??” I replied. from uk.sci.weather: “The speed of a radio wave in the atmosphere is determined by the dielectric property of the air. This property depends on the pressure, tempertaure and humidity of the air. In general […]

Jun. 04 2015

Windows streaming is back up!

By Diana Ross | Posted in Staff Blogs, WBJC News | 1 Comment

Thanks to Engineer Bob, the Windows streaming is back up and running. Yay Bob! You may send him your thanks in the form of Coffee and Donuts… or a happy comment Related posts: Photos of WBJC Main and Aux Transmitters CONNECTIVITY ISSUES (PHONE and ONLINE) Windows media stream is down

Jun. 03 2015

The Met mourns Margaret Juntwait

By Diana Ross | Posted in Met Opera, Staff Blogs | No Comments

Press release from the Metropolitan Opera: “The Metropolitan Opera mourns the death of our radio host Margaret Juntwait, who passed away this morning after a long battle with ovarian cancer. For millions of listeners around the world, Margaret was the voice of the Met for the past decade. She was appointed to the post in […]

Jun. 03 2015

Windows media stream is down

By Diana Ross | Posted in Staff Blogs, WBJC News | No Comments

The computer encoding the Windows Stream has died so we aren’t getting the stream out to you stalwart listeners, and we apologize for that! While we work at getting equipment up and running, please use this link to listen on a Windows Desktop computer: http://tunein.com/radio/WBJC-915-s27484/ The MP3 stream works without any problems (it has a separate encoder), […]

May. 17 2015

Spring drive recap – success!

By Diana Ross | Posted in Membership, Staff Blogs, WBJC News | No Comments

Thank you to each and every one of you who made this membership drive a success! From the 1,007 of you who pledged your financial support, to the generous food donors and dedicated volunteers, we really are truly grateful that classical music has once again proven to be of value to the Baltimore/Washington communities (and […]

May. 15 2015

Day 2 – Success!

By Diana Ross | Posted in Staff Blogs, WBJC News | No Comments

Day 2 of the WBJC pledge drive went pretty well! Our total day goal was $25,000 and we made: $26,211! We hope to keep the momentum today for Day 3 with our goal of $27,000. Related posts: Website wrinkles June Newsletter! connectivity issues

May. 14 2015

Spring drive – Day 1

By Diana Ross | Posted in Staff Blogs, WBJC News | No Comments

Wow!  Day One of our Spring Drive went fabulously well!  Our day-long goal was $30,000 and the total pledges for the day were $34,132!!   We need to keep the momentum going!  Today’s goal: $25,000 Haven’t pledged yet? You can do that right here! Related posts: New Transmitter Building Project New Booth Programming grid

Mar. 01 2015

3/1/15 Connectivity issues

By Diana Ross | Posted in Staff Blogs, WBJC News | No Comments

Everything is down at the studios, so updates to the website/playlists are happening from my phone today folks. Sorry for the delay! Related posts: Website wrinkles June Newsletter! connectivity issues

Feb. 24 2015

What a month! Drive recap

By Diana Ross | Posted in Membership, Staff Blogs, WBJC News | No Comments

Wow what a crazy month this has been! Between snowstorms, we managed to have a complete fund drive (applause!) Last winter, we got snowed out, so we had to hold a do-over drive. We are happy to report that not onnly did we meet our total drive goal this time around, we exceeded it!   […]

Feb. 08 2015

Engineer Bob’s Radio Gallery

By Bob Lenio | Posted in Staff Blogs | No Comments

RCA “Smoker’s Radio” This RCA AM table radio has the unique feature of a built in cigarette lighter! (click any image to view full-sized.)   It’s nothing high-tech, even by 1956 standards, but a standard cigarette lighter as would be found on the dashboard of any automobile of that time.   When found, the lighter element […]

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