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  • WDXD-LP 101.9

    Tallahassee's Hometown Station


  
"Classic country, memories and more!"
Celebrating 2 years of broadcasting as of July 27, 2017
 
 
   


 

 Please donate via PayPal at alanmccal@hotmail.com to help support our broadcast. Thank you!

 


 

 

 

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

I need to write!!

I am flabbergasted at how much time has passed since my last blog post.

And, I apologze.

Since my desktop computer bit the dust, I have to write these out on an iPad. It is way more difficult to write blogs than it was on the desktop computer.

In any case, I will try to do better.  

3:48 pm edt          Comments

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Thank you for your support during our first year of FM broadcasting!

Our first year of broadcasting on FM has certainly had its share of challenges - antenna bays out of phase, then repaired, only to be knocked out of phase by Hurricane Hermine! We are housed in a small converted construction site trailer with no restroom. Good thing we are next to the house! Businesses have not been real quick to spend any money with us, so I am thankful for those individuals who have stepped up to the plate to support WDXD.

Here is our budgometer as of 12/7/2016:

Total construction expenses $29,065.10

Total income received: $16,394.91

Amount needed to break even: {$12,670.19}

If you would like to support WDXD, you may do so by:

Using alanmccal@hotmail.com as the recipient on PayPal. This is the Delta Star Radio of Florida account.

Send a check made out to Delta Star Radio to us:

Delta Star Radio of Florida Inc./WDXD-LP 101.9

2625 Doll Place

Tallahassee, FL 32311

Delta Star Radio is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Contributions may be tax deductible and I am happy to provide you with a receipt.

Thank you again for your support of WDXD - non-commercial country variety radio for Tallahassee. 

8:41 am est          Comments

Local information on our Twitter feed
In an effort to have local information such as traffic, weather, community news, local news and events, and simiar items easily accessible, I have made our Twitter feed @radioboyalan  a hub of this information. It is updated as often as needed to keep you up to date with the information you need.
7:44 am est          Comments

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

WDXD suffers damage from Hurricane Hermine

During the evening and overnight hours of Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, Hurricane Hermine hit the Florida gulf coast as a Cat 1 storm. Tallahassee suffered extended power outages, downed trees, and other damage.

Unfortunately, one of our FM antenna bays was damaged. The top bay is twisted, and appears to be touching the tower. A tower climber has been contacted in hopes he can help assess the damages.

WDXD is off the air while we explore options to repair the damage. 

7:36 pm edt          Comments

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Thank you, donors!

We have recently had a number of new donors to WDXD. Thank you to Wanda at Child Evangelism Felliowship for donating a big supply of tapes that would otherwse have gone to the dumpster. these will be very useful in the production area.

Paul Glimmer donates time each week to do a live morning show and donated better office chairs. 

Also, Belva, Ann, and Margie all donated music recently. Much of this music is already beginning to be used on the air. Thank you all so very much for thinking of us.

We are just over halfway to our goal of paying off the remaining amount owed toward station construction. I would also like to have a contingency fund in place for emergencies, maintenence, and replacing gear as needed.

Payoff amount of construction costs is $13,000. We also are needing to replace one of the Numark double deck CD players, and the control room cassette deck, which was used for recording interviews. Both of these are now DOA and no longer usable. 

Delta Star Radio of Florida Inc. is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Your contribution may be tax deductible.

Contributions may be made by check and mailed to:

Delta Star Radio of Florida, Inc.

WDXD-LP 101.9

2625 Doll Place

Tallahassee, FL 32311

 

Or, contributions ay be ade by credit card using the Delta Star Radio PayPal address of alanmccal@hotmail.com. All funds received in this account are used exclusively for radio station expenses.

Thank you all for your support of WDXD Radio. 

5:24 pm edt          Comments

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