Colonial Beach Community Radio includes the Colonial Beach Community Foundation (CBCF) on its list of sponsors. But make no mistake, the Colonial Beach Community Foundation is much more than a “sponsor” of WWER. For 2019, the foundation is the entity holding the FCC license for the station. More importantly, CBCF has provided a substantial contribution […]
At about 8:00am this morning (Thu June 6th), WWER returned to the air with our replacement transmitter. It appears that our signal is significantly stronger than it was over the weekend — with a reach of nearly 10 miles! So that’s awesome. What’s a little less awesome are the occasional drop outs we’re having. We […]
Transmitter Troubles Being Addressed To Our WWER Listeners: On Monday morning, the WWER staff decided to take forthright corrective action to ensure the weak / disappearing FM signal problem gets resolved once and for all. To do that, we made the tough choice to go off the air on only our third day of operation. […]
While we had a great launch and lots of people have congratulated us on a job well done, the one thorn in our side is that we have had a bit of down time in our first day on the air. Our transmitter seems to be having some problems and cuts off now and then […]
Welcome to YOUR radio station. Tune to 88.1 FM and enjoy! At midnight Friday night, WWER went on the air – live! Ted, Charlie, Dave L, and Tom said a few words to mark the occassion. We clinked our champagne glasses and engaged our automation system to carry us through our first week. You can […]
This afternoon, our station manager Ted Tait and several of his minions performed the first end-to-end test of Colonial Beach Community Radio. The computer in our Chamber of Commerce studio, sent a demo play list audio stream to the tower and out over the airwaves. When that happened, three middle-aged men were jumping and high-fiving […]
I’m happy to announce that on May 8, the FCC approved the assignment of license for WWER to the Colonial Beach Community Foundation! Our radio station is soon to become a reality! I will be meeting with the current licensee on Friday to discuss the logistics of transition. We are on track for our official […]
The FCC paperwork to assign the license of WWER to the Colonial Beach Community Foundation was officially filed March 19. Typically it takes the FCC 30 to 60 days to act on these requests. “Stay tuned” for further updates!