Ten Year Anniversary of Webcasting
November 7, 2004 2:17 PM   Subscribe

WXYC, the oldest web radio station celebrates ten years today. Chapel Hill, NC. Pretty good station too.
posted by Duck_Lips (6 comments total)
Tip o' the astrakan to Duck_Lips for turning me on to a new set o' sounds.
posted by alumshubby at 5:22 PM on November 7, 2004

i am so proud.
posted by glenwood at 7:24 PM on November 7, 2004

Rock on and congratulations. I grew up near there, and XYC was my favorite radio station, hands down. (When I could get it...this was pre-"Power of Tower.")

Do they still have those cool "alphabet" T-shirts?
posted by Vidiot at 10:36 PM on November 7, 2004

Do they still have those cool "alphabet" T-shirts?

Yup, looks like they do.
posted by Vidiot at 10:37 PM on November 7, 2004

And they have a cool commemorative CD compilation, too, available for free download.
posted by Vidiot at 10:41 PM on November 7, 2004

I'm one of those folks who's had his nose pressed up against the window of Metafilter waiting (for what seems like years) for new user signup and the opportunity to post1.

Not that anyone will ever see this, seeing as how I'm posting it a month later, but by incredible coincidence WREK started streaming on the net the very same day, and we2 called ourselves the first.

Note 1 -- Now that I'm in, I'm all for closing the doors, or moving to a once-a-month entry window, or charging more, or whatever.

Note 2 -- I put an enormous amount of energy into running WREK between 1988 and 2003, particularly the last 4 years. Moved on these days though.
posted by intermod at 6:17 PM on December 2, 2004

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