WMWC – College Radio

These letters, WMWC, were the call letters for the “radio station” at Mount Wachusett Community College where I spent 2 years of school. I put the words “radio station” in quotes because our audience was basically the cafeteria. In fact these call letters belong to the University of Mary Washington. Yeah, I have never heard of them either, then again most probably haven’t heard of Mount Wachusett either.

WMWC board

WMWC board

A view above of our board and turntables, carts (for promos), reel-to-reel machine, mic and various papers and notices. Even a window! Not all radio stations have a window.

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WSRB in pictures

I wrote previously about some logs for WSRB, my former high school radio station, so figured I’d share a couple of photos as well.

WSRB circa 1982

WSRB circa 1982

This is where all the action took place. A simple 5-pot (pot = potentiometer, for adjusting volume) board with microphone, cart machine (like 8-track but only one track for ads/promos) and 2 turntables (record players).

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