WXIN (Rhode Island College)

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WXIN
WXIN Logo.jpg
CityProvidence, Rhode Island
Frequency90.7 MHz (Part 15)
Branding90.7 WXIN
SloganRhode Island College Radio
Programming
FormatCollege radio
Ownership
OwnerRhode Island College
History
First air date
1979 (1979)
Links
Websitericradio.org

WXIN (90.7 FM) is the student campus radio broadcast service of Rhode Island College. WXIN operates a part 15 FM transmitter on the property of Rhode Island College, in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. In addition, "WXIN" rebroadcasts its programming in the form of a webcast over the Internet through streaming service providers Live365 and Ustream. The webcast is also picked up and played over speakers at various locations throughout the campus.

Organization and history[edit]

WXIN is a student organization, officially recognized by Rhode Island College, and funded by Student Community Government, Inc. The organization has been broadcasting as Rhode Island College's sole radio station consistently since 1979. The station began as a carrier-current station on campus, operating as "WRIC" on 580 AM, and began broadcasting on 88.1 FM and later 90.7 FM in the late 1980s. The student-run organization was named "Organization of the Year" at RIC for a third time in 2011,[1] and received the honor again for a fourth time in 2013. In October 2015, WXIN was awarded as the "Biggest Champion of the Local Scene" at the College Radio Awards hosted by the College Music Journal.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hurd, Katelyn (May 3, 2011). "The 2011 STORGY Awards were 'in tents'". The Anchor. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011.
  2. ^ Holoboff, Nicole (October 14, 2015). "Here Are The 2015 CMJ College Radio Award Winners". College Music Journal. Archived from the original on October 18, 2015.

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