TechNotes http://wkar.org en TECHNOTE: AM870 is Back on the Air http://wkar.org/post/technote-am870-back-air <p><strong>UPDATE: Fri. Feb. 14, 8:47am</strong> | WKAR-AM is back on the air at full power.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 14:06:18 +0000 49218 at http://wkar.org TECHNOTE: AM870 is Back on the Air TECHNOTE: 90.5 FM at full power http://wkar.org/post/technote-905-fm-full-power <p><strong>UPDATE Saturday 5:55pm:</strong> With Saturday's warmer temperatures clearing ice from the broadcast antenna, 90.5 FM returned to full power at about 5:30pm.</p><p><strong>MONDAY 10:30am:</strong> 90.5 FM WKAR is operating at reduced power (approximately 32%) due to icing on the antenna.&nbsp; Over-the-air reception may be poor for some listeners. Online listening will not be affected.</p> Sat, 28 Dec 2013 22:57:39 +0000 Bill Richards 47082 at http://wkar.org TECHNOTE: Radio Schedule and Playlist Updates http://wkar.org/post/technote-radio-schedule-and-playlist-updates <p>UPDATE: (Tue. Dec. 24 2:50pm): Playlists for 90.5 WKAR are now available from links<a href="http://wkar.org/schedule/wkar"> within the 90.5 WKAR Schedule</a>, and also at the new page for <a href="http://wkar.org/programs/classical-905-wkar">Classical on 90.5</a></p><p>UPDATE: (Tue. Dec. 24 8:50am): The team at NPR Digital Services resolved issues in the system Monday evening, and the WKAR team is working now on getting the correct schedule and playlist information into place.</p><p>------------------</p> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 19:54:14 +0000 Bill Richards 46916 at http://wkar.org UPDATE: WKAR Listen Links are Back Up 7/7/13 http://wkar.org/post/update-wkar-listen-links-are-back-7713 <p>UPDATE 5:50pm | WKAR listening streams have been restored.</p><p>Sunday - July 7 - 2:55pm | WKAR listening streams are currently unavailable. We are working to restore service. Thank you for your patience. Sun, 07 Jul 2013 18:58:55 +0000 Bill Richards 38734 at http://wkar.org UPDATE: WKAR Listen Links are Back Up 7/7/13 TechNote: 'TV Schedules - ALL' http://wkar.org/post/technote-tv-schedules-all <p><strong>UPDATE 5/23/13:</strong> The TV Schedules-All page and links to it have been restored.<br>------------------------------------------</p><p>The area <strong>TV Schedules- All</strong> is temporarily unavailable due to technical issues. We expect to have this very popular page live again early in the week.</p><p>In the meantime, full TV schedules for each channel are available at these links for:</p> Sun, 19 May 2013 12:07:26 +0000 Bill Richards 36094 at http://wkar.org TechNote: TV and FM Reception http://wkar.org/post/technote-tv-and-fm-reception <p><strong>Jan 16:</strong> Work has been completed. All services are back and at full power.</p><p><strong>Jan 15.:</strong> Over-the-air reception of WKAR TV and 90.5 FM may be poor during occasional brief periods this week while essential maintenance is performed on the station's broadcast tower. HD radio will be unavailable during these periods. Cable and online service will not be affected for most viewers and listeners.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 15:38:27 +0000 29614 at http://wkar.org TechNote: TV and FM Reception WKAR TV Broadcast Goes 24/7 on September 10 http://wkar.org/post/wkar-tv-broadcast-goes-247-september-10 <p>Beginning Monday, September 10, WKAR TV over-the-air viewers will be able to watch WKAR, WKAR World and WKAR Create 24 hours a day.</p><p><strong>There will also be a change in channel allocation for WKAR World. It will move to channel 23.2</strong>, placing the older standard definition version of WKAR. WKAR will remain on 23.1 in high definition; WKAR World will be at 23.2 and WKAR Create will remain at 23.3.</p><p><strong>What Does This Mean for You?</strong></p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 13:46:40 +0000 Jeanie Croope 23544 at http://wkar.org LISTEN Links are Back http://wkar.org/post/listen-links-are-back <p>8/1 Wednesday early afternoon | Our <strong>Listen</strong> links were restored today around 12:30 p.m.</p><p>You can now listen again to:</p><ul><li>90.5 WKAR</li><li>AM870 NewsTalk</li><li>WKAR Folk</li><li>WKAR Jazz</li><li>WKAR Classical</li><li>WKAR Radio Reading Service</li></ul><p>using the Radio - Listen Live menu on the right side of the page.</p><p>Thank you for your patience.</p><p></p> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 17:21:56 +0000 Bill Richards 21461 at http://wkar.org LISTEN Links are Back Trouble: Listen Links are Down http://wkar.org/post/trouble-listen-links-are-down <p>8/1 Wednesday | Listening links for all streams this morning are broken, yielding a &#39;page not found&#39; error. We are working to correct the problem as quickly as possible.</p><p>In the meantime, if you have listened to one of our streams recently, please try:</p><ul><li>Open your preferred audio player (such as iTunes, Windows Media player)</li><li>Find a WKAR stream in a list of recent connections</li><li>Connect</li></ul><p>Thank you for your patience.</p> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 13:06:07 +0000 Bill Richards 21451 at http://wkar.org Trouble: Listen Links are Down WKAR Create: Thu 7/5 Update http://wkar.org/post/wkar-create-thu-75-update <p>THU JULY 5, 5pm: WKAR Create has returned to the regular program schedule. Thank you for your patience!</p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 17:59:06 +0000 20083 at http://wkar.org WKAR Create: Thu 7/5 Update TechNote: WKAR Online Streams are Restored http://wkar.org/post/technote-wkar-online-streams-are-restored <p>As of late Thursday afternoon (4/5), all WKAR Online streams are now available for listening.</p><p>The streams are running on an emergency server for the time being.</p><p>We can expect that there will be work in the days ahead that could result in additional outages. Watch this area for updates.</p> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 21:16:22 +0000 WebTeam 15347 at http://wkar.org TechNote: WKAR Online Streams are Restored TechNote: WKAR Online Streams are Down http://wkar.org/post/technote-wkar-online-streams-are-down <p><strong>Thursday, April 5. </strong>Due to a server failure, all WKAR online listening streams are down. The affected services are&nbsp; 90.5, AM870 NewsTalk, WKAR Folk, WKAR Jazz, WKAR Classical and Radio Reading Service. Thu, 05 Apr 2012 12:48:17 +0000 WebTeam 15313 at http://wkar.org TechNote: WKAR Online Streams are Down TV Schedules at WKAR.org http://wkar.org/post/tv-schedules-wkarorg <div class="dsq-comment-message" id="dsq-comment-message-454193025"><div class="dsq-comment-text" id="dsq-comment-text-454193025"><p>Since we relaunched WKAR.org on the new platform in early February, one thing we heard loud and clear from our site visitors was: &quot;Bring back the old TV schedule.&quot;</p><p> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 19:48:00 +0000 Bill Richards 13470 at http://wkar.org TV Schedules at WKAR.org TechNote: WKAR and Internet Radio http://wkar.org/post/technote-wkar-and-internet-radio <p>Here is an update for Internet Radio listeners.</p><p>As of Thu., 2/23, all WKAR Radio Online streams are listed with <a href="https://www.reciva.com">Reciva.com</a>.</p><p>If you are not currently finding WKAR streams on your receiver, try these steps:</p> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 19:39:53 +0000 13072 at http://wkar.org Introducing WKAR.org 2012 http://wkar.org/post/introducing-wkarorg-2012 <p>Welcome to our&nbsp; new WKAR website.&nbsp;</p><p>Please take a look around. The transformation from the old to new site will take several days for completion.&nbsp;</p><p>When complete, the new design will offer additional ways to watch, listen to, share and engage with WKAR Public Media from Michigan State University.</p><p>Thanks for your support!</p><p>Bill Richards<br />WKAR Online Coordinator</p> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 22:53:59 +0000 Bill Richards 12268 at http://wkar.org