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ONLINE LISTENING UPDATE
7:03 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

TechNote: WKAR Online Streams are Restored

UPDATE 7:15pm Online streams have been restored

7pm Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 |  All WKAR online listening streams are currently down.

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Thank You for Your Patience
9:06 am
Wed February 12, 2014

TECHNOTE: AM870 is Back on the Air

UPDATE: Fri. Feb. 14, 8:47am | WKAR-AM is back on the air at full power. 

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Thank You for Your Patience
5:57 pm
Sat December 28, 2013

TECHNOTE: 90.5 FM at full power

UPDATE Saturday 5:55pm: With Saturday's warmer temperatures clearing ice from the broadcast antenna, 90.5 FM returned to full power at about 5:30pm.

MONDAY 10:30am: 90.5 FM WKAR is operating at reduced power (approximately 32%) due to icing on the antenna.  Over-the-air reception may be poor for some listeners. Online listening will not be affected.

WKAR Blog
2:54 pm
Tue December 24, 2013

TECHNOTE: Radio Schedule and Playlist Updates

UPDATE: (Tue. Dec. 24 2:50pm): Playlists for 90.5 WKAR are now available from links within the 90.5 WKAR Schedule, and also at the new page for Classical on 90.5

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.

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TECHNOTE
2:58 pm
Sun July 7, 2013

UPDATE: WKAR Listen Links are Back Up 7/7/13

UPDATE 5:50pm | WKAR listening streams have been restored.

Sunday - July 7 - 2:55pm | WKAR listening streams are currently unavailable. We are working to restore service. Thank you for your patience.

TECHNOTE
8:07 am
Sun May 19, 2013

TechNote: 'TV Schedules - ALL'

UPDATE 5/23/13: The TV Schedules-All page and links to it have been restored.
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The area TV Schedules- All is temporarily unavailable due to technical issues. We expect to have this very popular page live again early in the week.

In the meantime, full TV schedules for each channel are available at these links for:

ONLINE LISTENING UPDATE
1:21 pm
Wed August 1, 2012

LISTEN Links are Back

8/1 Wednesday early afternoon | Our Listen links were restored today around 12:30 p.m.

You can now listen again to:

  • 90.5 WKAR
  • AM870 NewsTalk
  • WKAR Folk
  • WKAR Jazz
  • WKAR Classical
  • WKAR Radio Reading Service

using the Radio - Listen Live menu on the right side of the page.

Thank you for your patience.

TECHNICAL NOTICE
9:06 am
Wed August 1, 2012

Trouble: Listen Links are Down

8/1 Wednesday | Listening links for all streams this morning are broken, yielding a 'page not found' error. We are working to correct the problem as quickly as possible.

In the meantime, if you have listened to one of our streams recently, please try:

  • Open your preferred audio player (such as iTunes, Windows Media player)
  • Find a WKAR stream in a list of recent connections
  • Connect

Thank you for your patience.

ONLINE LISTENING UPDATE
8:48 am
Thu April 5, 2012

TechNote: WKAR Online Streams are Down

Thursday, April 5. Due to a server failure, all WKAR online listening streams are down. The affected services are  90.5, AM870 NewsTalk, WKAR Folk, WKAR Jazz, WKAR Classical and Radio Reading Service.

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TECHNOTE
2:48 pm
Fri March 2, 2012

TV Schedules at WKAR.org

Since we relaunched WKAR.org on the new platform in early February, one thing we heard loud and clear from our site visitors was: "Bring back the old TV schedule."

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Blogs
2:39 pm
Fri February 24, 2012

TechNote: WKAR and Internet Radio

Here is an update for Internet Radio listeners.

As of Thu., 2/23/12, all WKAR Radio Online streams are listed with Reciva.com.

If you are not currently finding WKAR streams on your receiver, try these steps:

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ABOUT THIS NEW SITE DESIGN
5:53 pm
Thu February 9, 2012

Introducing WKAR.org 2012

Welcome to our  new WKAR website. 

Please take a look around. The transformation from the old to new site will take several days for completion. 

When complete, the new design will offer additional ways to watch, listen to, share and engage with WKAR Public Media from Michigan State University.

Thanks for your support!

Bill Richards
WKAR Online Coordinator