By Fred Sowder
The developments happening at your low-power community radio station are quite dizzying, but here’s a quick update as we move toward beginning our around-the-clock broadcast schedule on 100.1FM and getting a physical studio space.
We welcome any monetary or people-powered assistance you can muster during this busy time for WGOT.
First, we will be celebrating nine years on the air on Saturday, Jan. 21 at The Atlantic, where we’ve celebrated our eight previous birthday parties. Bands are still being lined up at press time, but it’s sure to be a great time with raffle items and more.
If you want to help WGOT, you can support our crowdfunding campaign (goo.gl/rxzSUW), purchase some Hot Water Music/WGOT fundraising coffee from our fine sponsor, Sweetwater Organic Coffee Company (goo.gl/V9x2nb), or attend our next board/staff meeting at the Civic Media Center on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7 pm.
We’re working closely with local engineers to get up and running on our new 24/7 frequency at 100.1FM by February 11. This is a constantly-developing process in which we are feverishly progressing.
Perhaps equally as exciting as our move to a permanent place on the dial, WGOT will be coming “home” to the Civic Media Center beginning Wednesday, March 1. Stop by from noon to 2 pm to find out how you can be involved with this exciting advancement for grassroots community radio.
Finally, we have a WGOT night planned for the Boxcar at Depot Park on Friday, April 14 from 6 to 10 pm. Music will be provided by WGOT DJs HR Gertner (Red Pony Radio Hour), Ken Stern (HeartBeatTrue Radio), Cramela (Cramela Mix Show), and Spano (RAD Radio).
The pubic is invited to attend board meetings which are held every two weeks. Any artists/labes who would like to submit music, email firstname.lastname@example.org. For information, email email@example.com..
You can also write us at PO Box 14012, call us at 352-519-4680, or follow WGOT on Facebook and Twitter for updates and as always, Go Low!