History

Here's everything you could ever want to know about UNC Student radio...except perhaps about our staff.

February 1995

Becomes Chartered Organization

KSRX Chartered as a student organization. We begin where KRSS left off and purchase all the equipment needed to begin broadcasting on cable to the UNC campus. 

August 1996

Begins Broadcasting on Cable

KSRX begins broadcasting on cable at 99.9 FM from a very small basement room in the Davis House. The Marcus Garvey Cultural Center is gracious enough to provide this room to us free of charge. 

October 1997 

First Website Launch 

Our first website debuts, providing us with a new way to reach the students of UNC!

August 1, 1998 

Name Change

KSRX Student Organization becomes UNC Student Radio.

 

August 20, 1999

Studio Moves

Our studio moves to a larger room in the basement of the Davis House. The original studio becomes our office.

September 1999

Reach Campus & Surrounding Area 

we begin transmitting at 93.7 FM using a low power transmitter that reaches campus and the surrounding area!

June 2000 

Being Streaming 

We beging to brodcast on the internet, reaching a world audience!

Aust 18, 2000 

Change Broadcast Frequency

We change our broadcast frequency to 93.9 FM.

August 24, 2000 

Another Way to Listen 

Channel 3 bcomes just another way to listen to UNC Student Radio 

January 2001

Low-Power FM 

UNC Student Radio applies for a Low-Power FM License to the FCC 

January 2004

A New Generation

After a long dry spell, the Radio Station heads through a Reinessance. Only a few people worked at the station at this time who were about to leave UNC. The next generation of Radio Station comes about with the managment of Witten Hoebel and Colin Hardesty.

Fall 2004-Spring 2005

Radio Station Stays Alive

The Station becomes alive again through the will of student volunteers, keeping the Radio Station on the map, especially in regards to the Student Representative Council. Witten Hoebel resides as General Manager.

Fall 2005-Spring 2006 

FM Broadcast Lost

The FM broadcast becomes officially lost due to complications within the filing process. The internet broadcast reaches various buildings on campus. The TV slide show continues on Channel 3 in the dorms. Colin Hardesty resides as General Manager.

Summer 2006

New Sound Board 

Radio Station buys a new sound board

January 2007 

New Generation of Management

UNC Student Radio is almost disbanded due to various circumstances. A new generation of managment ends up taking over station, bringing a world-wide internet broadcast. Chris Hansen resides as General Manager.

star_border Acknowledgement

The Marcus Garvey Cultural Center has provided the radio station with space in the basement of the Davis House. We continually wish to show our support for all the cultural centers on campus, but the Marcus Garvey Center will never be unappreciated in regards to the station.