Mid-Michigan: Newsmakers Nov 18, 2008




MSU Today:

These days, listening to a radio station from anywhere in the world is as easy as turning on your computer. But imagine WKAR station manager Curt Gilleo's surprise when he received e-mails from two listeners in the country of Norway who wanted to confirm they heard WKAR AM over the air. It was about two weeks ago that O.J. Sagdahl and Bjarne Mjelde, radio enthusiasts in Trandheim, Norway, were monitoring the airwaves and heard the following in their headphones: "From Michigan State University, AM 870 WKAR, East Lansing." Sagdahl and Mjelde are what are known as a DXers, or, long-distance listeners. They are among thousands of people around the world whose hobby is trying to pick up long-distance radio stations... Long-distance listening: Norwegians pick up WKAR over-air signal (Tue, 11/18)




Jim Johnson Exits WGER: NEXTMEDIA Hot AC WGER (MAGIC 106.3)/SAGINAW, MI morning man JIM JOHNSON exits due to budget cuts. Look for a new MAGIC 106.3 line-up to be announced on MONDAY (12/1). WGER PD LAUREN DAVIS tells ALL ACCESS, "JIM ran a quality show, he is a great guy to work with, and I am positive he will land well. He has earned my respect and my kudos for a job well done at MAGIC." (Tue, 11/18)







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