WECI is currently holding a fundraising drive to raise the money that makes running the station possible. Below is a message from the station managers.
WECI is still alive and thriving today. We continue
to maintain an eclectic mix of student and community DJs who graciously
volunteer their time and energy towards satisfying our listeners. The station
itself is still run by a combination of students and faculty advisors providing
an unique and valuable administrative experiences for many Earlhamites.
WECI also continues to be Richmond's only public radio station. And yes,
we are also able to be heard world wide through online streaming (to find
out more visit www.weciradio.org).
Last year when we wrote to you, we were facing expensive repairs to
equipment damaged by a lightening storm. Thanks to many generous
contributions, we were able to upgrade and fix all of this equipment, and
weĠve been broadcasting merrily ever since, almost. In October, our 25
year old transmitter decided to bite the dust, leaving us with dead air before
we were able to buy a new one for the station. Yes, equipment does wear
out, and weĠre facing necessary computer upgrades, FCC required
emergency alert systems, and costs of regular wear and tear on the
station. We would like to ask you to consider making a gift to WECI radio in
order to help us afford this, and to help make sure that when an emergency
does arise, we can fix it in a timely manner.
At the moment we need to raise 7,000$ for future repairs to get
WECI's transmission and studio operations back to reasonable standards.
A strong budget helps prevent emergencies, provide opportunities for
Richmond and Earlham to interact, and ultimately, to keep us on the
We appreciate your consideration of a gift to WECI and would like to
thank you in advance for your contribution. Together we can ensure that
the experiences we were afforded by WECI will continue to exist for future
Katie Laushman and Rosa Ostrom
WECI Station Managers
P.S. Please make checks payable to Earlham College with WECI in the
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