Power Surge Diminishes WEOS Signal

GENEVA -- If you had trouble receiving WEOS on its main signal at 89.7 in Geneva or translator W201CD at 88.1 in Ithaca last week, don't worry -- it wasn't your radio.  The station suffered a "snowstorm related power surge," according to GM Aaron Read.  The surge resulted in WEOS broadcasting at very low power […]

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WEOS Releases Calendar of Listener-Submitted Photos

GENEVA -- NPR affiliate WEOS has unveiled the winning photos from its "2010 Listener Calendar" contest.  The challenge: showcase the beauty of the Finger Lakes region -- but no waterfalls allowed!  In addition to revealing the winners, WEOS is now also selling the calendars.  Proceeds benefit the station.

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Plenty of Special Events Planned at WEOS

GENEVA -- After seeing Tuesday's article about the mug contest at fellow NPR affiliate WRVO, General Manager Aaron Read at WEOS writes to tell us his station's also been asking for listeners to lend their creativity to a similar project for a little over a week now.  And he says WEOS has some other big […]

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WEOS Translator Sign-Off Possible Tomorrow

GENEVA -- Tower work on the campus of Hobart and William Smith Colleges could force WEOS' translator on 90.3 FM (W212BA) to shut down for awhile on Friday.  The station's primary signal at 89.7FM and all other frequencies will not be impacted.

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WEOS Shuffles Schedule for 2009

GENEVA - In the wake of NPR's decision last week to cancel News & Notes, affiliate WEOS has announced a number of changes to its weekday schedule, effective early next year.

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NPR Layoffs Impact WRVO and WEOS

Yesterday's announced budget cuts at NPR will result in "Day to Day" being pulled from the WRVO weekday lineup, and "News and Notes" disappearing from the WEOS weekday lineup.  No replacements have been named yet.

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Amy Goodman of "Democracy Now!" Coming to Geneva

Geneva NPR affiliate WEOS has announced plans to bring "Democracy Now!" journalist Amy Goodman to The Smith Opera House on November 21.  She'll talk about her arrest at the Republican National Convention, the Wall Street crisis and other current topics.

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Tavis Smiley to Speak at Syracuse University

Public television and radio talk show host Tavis Smiley will be offering a free lecture at Syracuse University later this month.  His syndicated radio show is heard on public radio stations in the Ithaca-Cortland and Watertown markets.

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NYS Broadcasters Association Awards Announced

UPDATED (1:05PM) - The 2008 New York State Broadcasters Association "Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting" have been unveiled.  We now have a complete list of winners, and they include stations in all four markets we cover... for a total of 11 radio awards, and at least 2 TV awards for former radio reporters.

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WRVO Moves Geneva Translator

NPR affiliate WRVO Oswego has changed the frequency of its Geneva translator, to avoid interference with a commercial station in Syracuse.

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