Slip" radio station to begin streaming
Plans will expand Champ's listenership beyond northern New England
in Vermont plans to begin streaming its audio in early 2006, according
to station management. No firm date has been announced. (See
"Addendum" below )
excited by the news," says producer/host Craig
Bailey, who frequently receives inquires from Floyd
fans outside the station's listening range.
I brought my show to Champ a decade ago, streaming audio was in
its nascent stage," he says. "The Net's come a long way
— with home broadband service becoming a lot more common,
even in rural areas like Vermont.
able to listen to 'Floydian Slip' on the Net will be the biggest
step forward the show's ever taken. I'm anxious for the station
to announce a firm date to begin streaming, because I realize the
proverbial 'fat lady' is only warming up backstage at this point."
owned by Clear
Channel Communications, currently broadcasts at 101.3
FM from Essex, N.Y.; and at 102.1 FM from Randolph, Vt. Studios
are located in Colchester, Vt.
currently can be heard from northeastern New York state through
Vermont into southwestern New Hampshire.
aired "Floydian Slip" since October 1995. Bailey started
the show as a student at 106-VIC at Ithaca College
in Ithaca, N.Y., in 1989. The
show runs on Champ from 7 to 8 Eastern time every Sunday night.
in encouraging Champ's move toward streaming audio can follow
the instructions in the "Floydian Slip" FAQ.
Champ plans to start streaming Monday, March 27, which
means the first Floydian Slip to be heard worldwide will be program
#537 to air Sunday, April 2. Watch for a "Listen"
link on this Web site when the show is streaming online.
11, 2005; March 14, 2006)
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