From the Vaults

Musical ramblings from the manager

FTV: WOAS History 2016

      The first official broadcast of the WOAS radio station started at 8:00 AM on Friday, December 15, 1978. The station installed in two study rooms of the Ontonagon Area Schools library and the first manager was OAHS librarian, Thomas Graham Lee. At the time, the station featured two reel-to-reel players and two vinyl record […]

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THE SUMMER OF ’16

(With my apologies to Bryan Adam’s Summer of ’69)  – The WOAS-FM Summer Rambles: We will be off air save an occasional test broadcast from Saturday June 11 until August 22 when we will start our week long run up to the Porcupine Mountain Music Festival.  While we won’t be broadcasting music or video during this period, […]

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FTV: Greek Week Part 1

 In my Junior High / Senior High years, the frats and sororities at Northern Michigan University would have an annual spring bash called Greek Week.  I can’t say how long this went on or if it continues to this day, but I remember it mostly for the festival like finale that was held at Hedgecock […]

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