In the Beginning…

Our first on-air broadcasts five years ago were two “info-mercials”, one in English, one in Spanish, telling our new listeners what we were about. We didn’t have a studio yet, so these broadcasts came from a CD player at our transmitter site (at Scroggs Elementary), playing on a loop to fulfill the FCC requirements for being “on the air”. They were pretty entertaining, still are! Listen to the English version, relive those days of yesteryear:

EnglishPromo.mp3

 

Are you a WCOM Listener?

WCOM has been on the air for five years now, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and we’ve got a great many avid listeners in the community. Help us improve our programming – if you are a listener, please take a minute and fill out our short survey; your feedback will help us evaluate the job we are doing. Thanks for supporting independent, community radio!

“Your” New Website

Welcome to our new home on the web. This website is based on the Joomla content management system, an open-source application that is designed to be developed and maintained by the community rather than a “webmaster”. If you are interested in helping make this a great community resource, please fill out this contact form and join our website “team”. No experience neccessary!!!

The Heart of Carrboro

What makes a place special? In the end, it’s the people of course. It’s the people that decide how to spend their time and where they will gather. And in Carrboro, it can certainly be argued that Weaver Street Market is the heart of Carrboro.

Carrboro by any assessment is a progressive town and nowhere is it more evident than on a balmy Thursday evening at Weaver Street Market listening to live music. There are always some local characters milling about, or more likely dancing along to the music. There are hula hoopers and children running around the lawn playing or dancing to the music too, often joined by their parents.

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Apoyarnos con su donacion

WCOM necesita fondos para pagar la licencia de radio,  mentener el equipemento, pagar la luz y el telefono, y hacer publicidad. ¡Su donación nos mantiene en el aire!

Para patrocinar un programa, contacta a Laura al 919-4428-6296 o vea la informacion para patrocinadores.

Para hacer una donacion, puede hacerla en linea o en persona o mandando un cheque a WCOM, 201 N. Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC 27510. Su donacion es deducible de sus impuestos.

 

Miss a Show? Get the Podcast!

We know your dial is always tuned to 103.5, but it’s hard to listen 24/7. Many hosts now post their shows so you can download and listen anytime. Check our podcast page, where we are adding content daily. Our podcasts make it easy to subscribe to the feed and get the shows downloaded automatically to your computer.  Check it out!