The SOCC - KRCC-HD3 - FM 91.5 - Colorado Springs, CO

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In 1944, KRCC began as a two-room public address system in the basement of Bemis Hall. Professor Woodson "Chief" Tyree, Director of Radio and Drama ... See more Department at Colorado College was the founder and inspirational force in the program that one day became KRCC-FM. In 1946, KRCC moved to South Hall (where Packard Hall now stands) on campus where two students, Charles "Bud" Edmonds '51, and Margaret Merle-Smith '51, were instrumental in securing a war surplus FM transmitter. KRCC began over the air broadcasting in April of 1951 as the first non-commercial educational FM radio station in the state of Colorado. Broadcasts were primarily on evenings and weekends for the purpose of training 30 students each year. Professor Tyree retired in 1968, and with his retirement radio and speech courses at Colorado College were dropped from the curriculum. Today, KRCC operates with a unique collaboration of broadcast professionals, students, and community volunteers dedicated to providing our audience throughout southern Colorado the very best programming public radio has to offer. Woodson "Chief "Tyree with his wife, Ruth Students then took over the extra-curricular operation of KRCC with an appointed faculty advisor. In 1972, a 1000-watt transmitter was installed which effectively opened the doors of Colorado College radio to the surrounding community. KRCC's student staff ended the "students only" policy in 1977/78, opening the microphones to community members of all ages, interests, and walks of life. Students interested in the potential of KRCC initiated an ad-hoc committee to develop options which would best serve the public as a community service of the college. The committee sought and won approval for upgrading KRCC to a National Public Radio (NPR) member station. In June of 1984, KRCC moved out of Rastall Center and into its own studio building (which was entirely remodeled by volunteers), constructed the facilities to broadcast from Cheyenne Mountain and the Manitou Springs translator, and by Fall began airing NPR news. ------ Shows: A Prairie Home Companion, Car Talk (NPR), Hearts of Space, Latino USA, Marketplace, On the Media, Says You, Talk of the Nation, Talk of the Nation Science Friday, Tavis Smiley Show, This American Life, Wait Wait, Don't Tell Me, Weekend All Things Considered, Weekend Edition Saturday, Whad'ya Know, As It Happens, WireTap, A Way With Words, BBC World Business News, World Briefing, Counterspin, Democracy Now!, Grateful Dead Hour, Echoes, World Cafe, New Dimensions, This Way Out, Marketplace Money, Speaking of Faith, Splendid Table, American Routes, To The Point, Left, Right, and Center, Sound Medicine, Etown, What's the Word, BBC Outlook, Jazz After Hours, Afropop Worldwide, Alternative Radio, Soundprint, Philosophy Talk, Radio Lab, Thomas Jefferson Hour, Planetary Radio, All Songs Considered, Groove Salad, Voices from the Circle ----- Hosts: Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi, Kai Ryssdal, Steve Chiotakis, Jeremy Hobson, Dorothy Hickson, Carlos Rosado, Richard Knox, Neal Conan, Ira Flatow, Annette Heist, Charles Bergquist, Tavis Smiley, Connie Rice, Cornel West, Ira Glass, Jessica Hopper, Alex Blumberg, Peter Sagal Sagal, Carl Kasell Kasell, Michele Norris, Robert Siegel, Guy Raz, Scott Simon, Michael Feldman, Martha Barnette, Grant Barrett, Stefanie Levine, David Gans, John Diliberto, Dennis Coffey, Lloyd Cole, Steve Miller, Greg Gordon, Lucia Chappelle, Jd Doyle, Tess Vigeland, Lynne Rossetto Kasper, Sally Swift, Nick Spitzer, Maureen Loughran, Kaori Maeyama, Warren Olney, Matt Miller, Arianna Huffington, Tony Blankley, Colleen Iudice, Shia Levitt, Barbara Lewi, Nick Forster, Helen Forster, Lisa Simeone, Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich, Brenna Farrell, David Swenson, Bob Boilen

FM 91.5

Colorado Springs - Colorado, United States - English

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912 North Weber Street,Colorado Springs,CO 80903

A Prairie Home Companion Car Talk (NPR) Hearts of Space Latino USA Marketplace See all shows... On the Media Says You Talk of the Nation Talk of the Nation Science Friday Tavis Smiley Show This American Life Wait Wait, Don't Tell Me Weekend All Things Considered Weekend Edition Saturday Whad'ya Know As It Happens WireTap A Way With Words BBC World Business News World Briefing Counterspin Democracy Now! Grateful Dead Hour Echoes World Cafe New Dimensions This Way Out Marketplace Money Speaking of Faith Splendid Table American Routes To The Point Left, Right, and Center Sound Medicine Etown What's the Word BBC Outlook Jazz After Hours Afropop Worldwide Alternative Radio Soundprint Philosophy Talk Radio Lab Thomas Jefferson Hour Planetary Radio All Songs Considered Groove Salad Voices from the Circle

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