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From Airwaves to Earwaves: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Launching a Radio Show at LCCC

Anthony DeVenuta | Writer

Are you ready to turn up the dial on your voice? Welcome to Lehigh Carbon Community College, where your journey from listener to show host is about to take flight.

Embark on Your Broadcasting Adventure Traveling the airwaves begins with three simple questions: How do I get started? What do I need? Where do I go? That's easy, WXLV is LCCC's home for radio broadcasting, just across from Lot E, is your starting point. And guess what? It's free for students!

Crafting Your Unique Sound Deciding on your show's content is where your creativity shines. Whether you're into sports, music, or storytelling, your passion is the core of your broadcast.

  • Music: look into the history of your playlists. Share the untold stories behind each track.

  • Sports: Team up with a friend or caller and start discussions that keep listeners engaged and wanting more.

  • Lifestyle: Transform ordinary life into extraordinary radio segments. Take note of what’s going on around you, the seemingly insignificant could turn into gold.

Navigating the Rules of Radio Remember, with great power comes great responsibility. The Federal Communications Commission and copyright laws are the guardrails for your broadcasting path. A little research goes a long way—know the do's and don'ts before you're on air.

Amplify Your Dreams  Radio is more than sound; it's a connection, a community waiting for your voice. The WXLV studio at LCCC is where your ideas become a reality. What are you waiting for? Your radio journey starts now.


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