Archive for the ‘Staff Blogs’ Category

Jan. 13 2016


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

UPDATE: Streaming is fixed!   It’s not you, it’s us. WBJC streaming is down. We’re working on the issue and hope to be back up shortly!

Dec. 18 2015

Radio Clocks and Clock Radios

By Bob Lenio | Posted in Staff Blogs | No Comments

Radio Clocks and Clock Radios Here we see a Philco Model A radio-clock circa 1931. This device acts as a 24 hour timer, and was used to turn a radio on and off at pre- set times. There are knobs on the left and right sides to set on and off times, along with an […]

Dec. 17 2015

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Beethoven

By Diana Ross | Posted in Staff Blogs | No Comments

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Beethoven’s 245th year with a cute interactive music game. Help Beethoven arrange his masterpieces in today’s #GoogleDoodle

Aug. 15 2015

Host Schedule – Baltimore Summer Antiques Show

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

Once again, the WBJC on-air talent will be in attendance at the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show. Come out and say hello. Thursday August 20th 3pm-8pm Jonathan Palevsky Friday August 21st Noon-2pm Dyana Neal 5pm-7pm Kati Harrison Saturday August 22nd 2pm-4pm Mark Malinowski 4pm-6pm Judith Krummeck Sunday August 23rd 11am-1pm Dyana Neal 1pm-5pm Reed Hessler Look […]

Aug. 15 2015

Bob’s Radio Gallery #8

By Bob Lenio | Posted in Staff Blogs | 1 Comment

This Zenith 6D030’s cabinetry was designed by Charles and Ray Eames, most known for their mid-century furniture designs, such as the Eames Chair.  Their designs utilized a process for making compound bends in plywood, which resulted in stylish products at a time when the industry was still suffering from wartime material shortages.  This Zenith radio […]

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 “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 🙂

Jun. 03 2015

The Met mourns Margaret Juntwait

By Diana Ross | Posted in Old Met, 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: 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 […]