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Dartmouth Radio Days
Tim Brooks ‘64 checks in with an announcement:
To Dartmouth alumni and friends,
With the help of many alumni I’ve been working for several years on a book about the colorful history of Dartmouth radio, including DBS, WDBS, WDCR, and 99Rock.
This is to let you know that College Radio Days: 70 Years of Student Broadcasting at Dartmouth College is now available. To get your copy go to www.amazon.com or www.createspace.com/4387452 (preferred).
Nearly 200 Dartmouth radio alumni and others contributed to the project. The book includes a listing of more than 700 alumni who served at the station over the years and made possible its spectacular achievements. Perhaps you were one of them. It also indicates their later careers. I am still looking for senior staff lists for some years, so if you have any of those please let me know.
For more information go to www.timbrooks.net.
Thank you for your attention, and I hope you like the book. Reviews appreciated.
All best wishes,
Tim Brooks ‘64
Addendum: I read the news on WDCR-AM (WFRD-FM was just getting going) my freshman year, but being a foreign national, that was the extent of the on-air work I could do. Students who had their own shows would technically be operating a radio transmitter, an activity deemed critical to national security, and therefore not permitted by federal law to aliens. Even ones from Montreal. I guess the powers-that-be thought that I might let the Russkis know that America’s northern border was lightly defended, and the Soviet hordes would then descend on Hanover via Canada.
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