College radio stations
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The collection contains both technical and administrative documents written throughout the lifespan of the radio club. There is information regarding the engineering work done with the physics department to set up the signal, as well as documentation of the station's transition to FM radio and eventually digital broadcasting. Information regarding the International Broadcasting System (IBS) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the club's relationship with those bodies is also...
Overview The Swarthmore College Radio Club, founded before 1933, was reorganized in 1939. It was open to all students interested in short wave radio communication. The club had its own transmitter and operated station W3YJ, affiliated with the American Radio Relay League. In 1940, the Radio Club began to sponsor the Swarthmore Network, a wired wireless station on the commercial broadcast band. The station acquired its current call letters, WSRN, sometime before 1952; it was a member of the...