DPR Programming Notes http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Lightning and Barix Boxes don't mix http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/lightning-and-barix-boxes-dont-mix <p>Here is a (hopefully) simple explanation of our audio troubles, with a little slideshow to illustrate.</p><p>Audio from our studios is delivered to our transmitters in Seaford, Delaware&nbsp; (WSCL, 89.5) and Roxana, Delaware (WSDL, 90.7) via a gadget called a&nbsp; "<a href="http://www.barix.com/products/exstreamer-family/barix/Product/show/exstreamer-500/">Barix Box</a>".&nbsp; A Barix unit basically sends the audio through the internet to another Barix unit.</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:04:33 +0000 Chris Ranck 57871 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Lightning and Barix Boxes don't mix DPR Audio outages:updates http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/dpr-audio-outagesupdates <p>Both WSCL, 89.5 and WSDL 90.7 are back on the air.&nbsp;</p><p><br />We thank you very much for your patience and understanding.</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:58:24 +0000 Chris Ranck 57828 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Postcards from Paradise...for the Show About http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/postcards-paradisefor-show-about <p>Build it and they will..post?&nbsp;</p><p>The Show About is a funny fellow...he's not on Facebook, not on Twitter, and doesn't really want to be....we think it has to do with his time spent as a&nbsp; international spy for Luxembourg&nbsp; in the late 1970's.</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5J3ZjxIQgFE</p><p>But...he does love him some postcards! We'll keep a running slideshow of TSA tagged postcards here.</p><p>You can ruin the music industry from the privacy of your own home as well!</p><p>Just send a postcard to-</p><p><strong>The Show About</strong></p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:50:28 +0000 Chris Ranck 57784 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Postcards from Paradise...for the Show About Support DPR and meet Hoda Kotb! http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/support-dpr-and-meet-hoda-kotb <p><strong>Saturday, July 5th from 10-noon at <a href="http://www.browseaboutbooks.com/">Browseabout Books</a> in Rehoboth Beach. </strong></p><p></p><p>This July 4th weekend, you can support your friends here at Delmarva Public Radio and have fun at a book signing with NBC Today show host Hoda Kotb.</p><p>We have 15 VIP bags that include:</p><p></p><p>Hoda Kotb VIP bag.... beach TOTE $20</p><p>Book , HODA $20</p><p>4 Delmarva Shorebird tickets $32</p><p> 1 ift card Avalon Theatre $20</p><p>2 Tickets to Christina Pato at Freeman at Bayside July 18th $10</p><p>Nage gift card $25</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:33:42 +0000 Chris Ranck 56731 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Support DPR and meet Hoda Kotb! The Show about...Our Summer Drive http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/show-aboutour-summer-drive <p>Tonight's show is all about our "Sailing into Summer Drive"...so I picked a bunch of songs with the word "Summer" in the title...some obvious, some obscure.&nbsp; If you enjoy this program and our other locally produced programs on WSDL like <a href="http://www.vandays.com/">Van Days</a> and Saturday Night With Robin, please take the time to call us during the day at <a href="tel:410-534-6895">410-534-6895</a> or click the <a href="https://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/delmarva/default/form.pledgemain?__utma=16492963.1514593739.1403106665.1403106665.1403106665.1&amp;__utmb=16492963.21.10.14 Wed, 18 Jun 2014 23:20:56 +0000 Chris Ranck 56236 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Can't get enough eTown? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/cant-get-enough-etown <p></p><p>Can't get enough of the show that brings you both terrific live performances and people doing good things in their communities?&nbsp;</p><p>If you have an iPhone, you can now download the free <a href="http://www.etown.org/listen/iphoneapp/">eTown App</a>!&nbsp; You'll get podcasts of pasts episodes, behind the scenes information and much more. Did we mention it's free?</p><p>Don't forget to listen to eTown every Sunday evening at 7PM on WSDL 90.7.</p><p><a href="http://www.etown.org/listen/iphoneapp/">eTOWN APP</a></p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:11:25 +0000 Chris Ranck 56100 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Can't get enough eTown? The Show About...the Sky http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/show-aboutthe-sky <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="500" seamless="" src="http://composer.nprstations.org/widgets/iframe/songlist.html?station=51892431e1c8ad8e43c51a7b&amp;episode=537d01a264aa6953680a3d76&amp;env=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.composer.nprstations.org%2Fv1" width="100%"></iframe><iframe frameborder="0" height="600" seamless="" src="http://composer.nprstations.org/widgets/iframe/songgrid.html?station=51892431e1c8ad8e43c51a7b&amp;prog_id=537d01a264aa6953680a3d74" width="100%"></iframe></p> Thu, 29 May 2014 13:08:52 +0000 Chris Ranck 55078 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The New DPR http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/new-dpr-0 <p>The new Delmarva Public Radio.....courtesy the generosity of listeners just like you! To contribute, call 410-543-6895 or click the "Support this Station" button.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:58:58 +0000 Chris Ranck 52208 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The New DPR DPR T-SHIRTS http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/dpr-t-shirts-0 <p></p><p>Our New DPR T-Shirts!</p><p>Available for a donation of $125 or more.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:26:28 +0000 Chris Ranck 51937 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net DPR T-SHIRTS WSDL 90.7 audio issues http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wsdl-907-audio-issues-0 <p></p><p>WSDL is currently experiencing some difficulty with our audio signal. We are aware of the problem and working as quickly as we can to remedy the problem. Thank you for your patience.</p><p></p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:05:46 +0000 Chris Ranck 51603 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net WSDL 90.7 audio issues http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wsdl-907-audio-issues <p></p><p>WSDL is currently experiencing some difficulty with our audio signal. We are aware of the problem and working as quickly as we can to remedy the problem. Thank you for your patience.</p><p></p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:05:35 +0000 Chris Ranck 51602 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net New Program-Boombox Classroom http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/new-program-boombox-classroom <p></p><p>Join us this Sunday at 6PM for a fun new addition to our Sunday "Family Night" programming.&nbsp; Your Children will love it...and you will, too!</p><p><a href="http://www.sweetbirdclassics.org/boombox-classroom/"><em>Boombox Classsroom </em></a>is a series of curriculum-based music lessons for kids in grades K-5&nbsp;based on&nbsp;the national standards for Music Education.&nbsp; We have more than 200 artists on the shows each year, performing live — both world and classical music.&nbsp; We celebrate diversity and&nbsp;promote appreciation of other cultures.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:10:49 +0000 Chris Ranck 50958 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net New Program-Boombox Classroom LAST DAY of the Extended Spring Membership Drive! http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/last-day-extended-spring-membership-drive <p></p><p>It's the <strong>LAST DAY </strong>of our extended Spring Membership Drive!</p><p>Thank you to everyone who contributed thus far&nbsp;to our Spring Membership Drive! Thanks to your support we have raised over <strong>$96,000</strong>! We haven't met our <strong>$125,000</strong> goal yet so we&nbsp;have extended the&nbsp;Drive through Friday.</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:42:50 +0000 Angela Byrd 50699 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net LAST DAY of the Extended Spring Membership Drive! Let DPR take you to SXSW! http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/let-dpr-take-you-sxsw <p><a href="http://delmarvapublicradio.net/live-event/2014sxsw">SXSW 2014</a></p><p></p><p>Cold weather giving you the blues?&nbsp; Why not pop into sunny Austin, Texas and check out this year's offerings at SXSW?</p><p>NPR Music brings you the best music and events from Austin, beginning March 12, 2014.</p><p>While you're at it, why not take a break and enjoy a <a href="http://delmarvapublicradio.net/live-event/tiny-desk-concerts">Tiny Desk Concert</a> or live concert from NPR Music?</p><p></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:55:36 +0000 Chris Ranck 50530 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Let DPR take you to SXSW! Annapolis Summit 2014 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/annapolis-summit-2014 <p></p><p>Please join us this Friday from 1-3pm on WSDL, 90.7 FM for a special program. Join Marc Steiner, host of "Soundbites on Delmarva" for the Annapolis Summit 2014.</p><p>Due to some special work which will take out satellite feed down temporarily, we will also be running a special program, "Mexico Uncovered" at noon on WSDL.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 20:54:22 +0000 Chris Ranck 47426 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Annapolis Summit 2014 Happy New Year from DPR! http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/happy-new-year-dpr <p></p><p>Join us this New Year's Day on WSCL, 89.5 for some special programming to ring 2014.</p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 17:30:40 +0000 Chris Ranck 46972 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Happy New Year from DPR! Special Program: J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/special-program-js-bachs-christmas-oratorio <p><strong>Saturday, Jan 4th at 2PM on WSCL, 89.5 FM</strong></p><p>Join us this Saturday for a special broadcast of the <a href="http://southerndelawarechoralsociety.org/home">Southern Delaware Choral Society</a>'s performance of J.S. Bach's "Christmas Oratorio". This performance was recorded December 15th, 2013 at Cape Henlopen High School in Lewes, Delaware.</p><p><a href="http://southerndelawarechoralsociety.org/home">Southern Delaware Choral&nbsp; Society website</a></p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 14:50:14 +0000 Chris Ranck 46964 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Special Program: J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio The "Big Move" is today! http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/big-move-today <p>Delmarva&nbsp;Public Radio will be moving to our new location on Salisbury University's East Campus Complex Saturday December 7th at 10:00 AM.&nbsp;</p><p>We hope to make this transition an smoothly as possible, but apologize beforehand for any audio outages you may hear. We appreciate your patience and understanding.</p><p>Expect internet streaming to be down most of today as well.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 07 Dec 2013 14:13:18 +0000 Chris Ranck 45889 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Special Program: Benjamin Britten: The Beauty of Loneliness and Pain http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/special-program-benjamin-britten-beauty-loneliness-and-pain <p><strong>Saturday, November&nbsp; 16 at noon on WSCL, 89.5</strong></p><p class="inmargintextblack">In celebration of the centenary (November 22) of Benjamin Britten - who said that music "has the beauty of loneliness and of pain: of strength and freedom" - WFMT presents a two hour documentary in which leading Britten authorities and performers, many who knew and worked with the composer, reflect on the inspirations behind his art and his communicative power as musician and man.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 16:21:44 +0000 Chris Ranck 44490 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Special Program: Benjamin Britten: The Beauty of Loneliness and Pain Travel with Rick Steves Wins Gold http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/travel-rick-steves-wins-gold <p><strong><em>Travel with Rick Steves </em></strong>has won the prestigious Gold Medal Award for Best Travel Broadcast-Audio at this year's Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition.</p><p></p><p>The annual competition is sponsored by the Society of American Travel Writers Foundation. Winners of the awards, the most prestigious in the field of travel journalism, were announced Oct. 21 at the SATW convention, held this year in Biloxi, on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 03 Nov 2013 16:19:32 +0000 Chris Ranck 44049 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net WSDL's Retro Halloween Spooktacular! http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wsdls-retro-halloween-spooktacular <p></p><p><strong>Halloween Night from 9-Midnight on WSDL 90.7</strong></p><p>Tired of the same old Halloween tunes? Monster Mashed out? Need a hip soundtrack for your Halloween Party? Tune into WSDL's&nbsp; Retro Halloween Madness Spooktackular!&nbsp; Do the Frug with Frankenstein! Shimmy with a Mummy! Groove with a Ghoul!</p><p></p><p></p> http://youtu.be/DadnHEdhY8E http://youtu.be/KbSyVo41QWo http://youtu.be/MJaNRj7isGI Wed, 30 Oct 2013 15:45:59 +0000 Chris Ranck 43812 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net WSDL's Retro Halloween Spooktacular! Where's your Bandana? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wheres-your-bandana-1 <p>Do you have a pet who supports Delmarva Public Radio just as much as you? Donate $50 (or more) to our fall membership drive &quot;The Future is Now&quot; and we&#39;ll send you an <a href="http://www.etown.org/">e-Town</a> bandana while we still can! Take a picture of your cat, dog, or even horse wearing the bandana and post the picture to <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Delmarva-Public-Radio/208233155887451">Delmarva Public Radio&#39;s Facebook page</a>. We&#39;ll include your pet in our album, &quot;Where&#39;s Your Bandana?&quot; for all our followers to see!</p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 19:02:44 +0000 Chris Ranck 42895 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Where's your Bandana? "The Future is Now!" Fall Drive http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/future-now-fall-drive <p></p><p><strong>Update:</strong></p><p>We raised over $95,000 thanks to you! Thanks to all the volunteers, businesses, and everyone who pledged their support. Our Fall drive was a huge success.</p><p>-------</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 15:17:59 +0000 Chris Ranck 42621 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net "The Future is Now!" Fall Drive Special Program: A conversation with AARP President Rob Romasco http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/special-program-conversation-aarp-president-rob-romasco <p><strong>Monday September 30th at 6:30PM on WSDL, 90.7</strong></p><p></p><p></p><p>Join Don Rush for a special half hour with <a href="http://www.aarp.org/about-aarp/experts/robert-romasco/">AARP National President, Rob Ramasco</a> about the Affordable Care act and the futures of both Social Security and Medicare.</p><p></p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:06:53 +0000 Chris Ranck 42090 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Special Program: A conversation with AARP President Rob Romasco At Home With John Lunn: Composer of the Downton Abbey Soundtrack http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/home-john-lunn-composer-downton-abbey-soundtrack <p class="inmargintextblack"><strong>Saturday, September 21 at 10AM on WSCL 89.5 FM</strong></p><p class="inmargintextblack">If you've watched the series, then you'll know that the soundtrack is amazing, and if you've not seen this series, then you should, because it is amazing as well.&nbsp; Downton Abbey was one of the most viewed period dramas there is and has been commissioned for a second series later this year.&nbsp; So, if you've not seen it, you should check it out!</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 15:15:04 +0000 Chris Ranck 41292 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Delmarva Public Radio Announces New Programming http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/delmarva-public-radio-announces-new-programming <p><strong>SALISBURY, MD</strong>---Chamber music from Lincoln Center; works from the “Great American Songbook” with Michael Feinstein; Broadway classics; news, information and culture (including from a Latino perspective); music from <em>Mountain Stage</em> and <em>World Café</em>; expanded local news, as well as the latest in medicine, education and technology — all these and more will be available at Delmarva Public Radio (DPR) starting Monday, September 16.</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 19:54:13 +0000 Chris Ranck 40977 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Delmarva Public Radio Announces New Programming Special Program: The Rite of Spring- The 100 Year Shock Wave http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/special-program-rite-spring-100-year-shock-wave <p class="inmargintextblack"><strong>Saturday, Setptember 14th&nbsp; at 4PM</strong></p><p class="inmargintextblack">In this anniversary documentary, the ballet’s 100 year shock-wave is traced from its initial explosion on May 29th 1913 right up to the present time.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 13:15:47 +0000 Chris Ranck 40802 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Special Program: JEROME MOROSS – THE BIG COUNTRY AND BEYOND http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/special-program-jerome-moross-big-country-and-beyond <p>Join us this <strong>Saturday, September 7th</strong> at 4PM for a two hour special from WFMT. Michael Feinstein hosts <a href="http://jeromemoross.com/NM-WFMT.html">Jerome Moross- The Big Country and Beyond</a>, a centennial documentary on the life, career and music of the quintessentially American composer who not only composed the scores for legendary films such as The Big<br>Country and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and famous musicals like The Golden Apple<br>and Gentlemen Be Seated, but also wrote innovative ballets, chamber and orchestral music, and a Mon, 02 Sep 2013 19:09:54 +0000 Chris Ranck 40436 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Wsdl 90.7 FM transmitter issues http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wsdl-907-fm-transmitter-issues <p>WSDL, 90.7 is experiencing&nbsp; some transmitter issues. Our Chief Engineer is currently working to rectify the problem as quickly as possible. In the meantime, you can always listen to the live stream of WSDL by visiting our website, delmarvapublicradio.org. Thank you for your patience.</p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 14:12:11 +0000 Chris Ranck 38664 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net WSDL Temporarily off air http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wsdl-temporarily-air <p>As of @10AM on 7/30/2013, WSDL, 90.7 is temporarily off the air. Our chief engineer is currently working to rectify the situation. Thank you for your patience and don't forget to listen online.</p><p></p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 15:27:11 +0000 Chris Ranck 38562 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net WSDL Temporarily off air