Call for Radio identification

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elfpen
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Post by elfpen » October 22nd, 2018, 5:01 pm

Hello Librivox!

I haven't been on the forum very much recently, but I am still enjoying all of your fine work.

I download stuff all of the time to air on our little radio station here in Columbus, Mississippi
which is 100%, 24x7 audio books, 99.9% from librivox.

We recently passed our 5 year anniversary from the date we started this project.
It took a couple of years to get everything together and get on the air.

I take this opportunity to invite anyone to read a station identifcation for
our station and send it to me by email. It should be of the form:

This is <your name> in <your place>
and you are listening to Classic Book Radio
WMFH-LP, 95.5, Columbus, Mississippi.

If you don't want to give your name or location, you can leave that top line
off. But we like hearing all of the different voices and accents.
I think it adds to the station to know where various accents come from.

Record it into an mp3 as you would for your librivox readings
and email it to me : contact@wmfh-lp.org

If you would like to hear our station, we have a streaming link on
our website at http://wmfh-lp.org along with the daily schedule.

Chris Howard
Classic Book Radio
Columbus, Mississippi

p.s. I grew up listening to Doug Brown reading on The Book Club on WOI FM from Ames, Iowa.

SlickWiggler
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Post by SlickWiggler » October 25th, 2018, 6:08 pm

This sounds fun! I won't even suppress my natural accent for it like I usually do, haha.
Please give me feedback! I'm always trying to improve!

Matt Bounds

Mmemari
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Post by Mmemari » November 5th, 2018, 12:59 pm

Count me in, Sounds like fun!

-Mari

TrishEM
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Post by TrishEM » December 13th, 2018, 10:20 pm

I just saw this after having been off the forums for a while. I sent a clip of myself reading the station identification, in case you still want it.

PeterBlock
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Post by PeterBlock » December 16th, 2018, 7:24 pm

Chris,

I admire your vision and all the work you've put into the radio station. That's quite an accomplishment.

In the eighties and nineties I was an announcer and deejay at West Coast commercial AM and FM radio stations from Portland to San Jose. If somebody had told me then there would be a 24-hour radio station broadcasting only free public domain audiobooks, and even the top-of-the-hour legal station ID's would be recorded independently by volunteers working at home, I'd have thought it was the funniest thing. Because it's so antithetical to the world I lived in, where everybody was getting paid for everything. (But not much in some cases.) But this was before open-source software and a lot of other things changed my thinking.

I am definitely sending you a station ID. Thanks for your service to your community and for extending the reach of the work we do at Librivox.

Peter
The Story of a Movie is a "making-of" featurette for your ears.

annise
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Post by annise » December 16th, 2018, 7:58 pm

It's great when people who are helping distribute our readings in the spirit they are produced tell us about it. Keep up the good work :clap: :clap: :clap:

Anne

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