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88.5 BPR Classic in Murphy Off Air

BPR Classic on 88.5 in Murphy is off air while maintenance and testing is done on equipment adjacent to ours on the tower.  There will be intermittent interruptions while we work but hope to have our service restored by mid afternoon today.  We…

Studio Furniture Installation

With construction mostly behind us we are starting to install our studio console furniture and equipment. Here is the reverse of the Studio Tear Down for Studio B…

BPR’s New Data Center

BPR has never had a fully outfitted data center. Similar to our current studios our current solution was installed in the mid-eighties and homegrown. It is worth noting the accomplishments of those efforts. We have successfully run broadcast support operations

Transformative Gift Leads to Monumental Project

Blue Ridge Public Radio is laying the groundwork for our future. As the result of a transformative investment we received in the Fall of 2018, BPR is in the midst of a major overhaul and upgrade of our studio and radio IT systems. Since my…

The 2019 NAB Show

Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters, the NAB Show is a trade show for pretty much anything and everything that goes into the creation and distribution of media…

New Studio Furniture Arrived!

We received our new studio furniture for the first three studios to get remodeled/upgraded. It was quite a job getting all the packages into the station and unpacked. We worked with Forecast Consoles to design furniture to fit our existing rooms…

PREC Day 2 + 3

  Day 2 and the new half-day session of Day 3 of the PREC opened with a new set of topics.  Rather than go into too much depth again I’ll list some of the key topics and points.   Next Generation of HD Radio There is a lot of study and…