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5:00 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Friday Feedback for December 20, 2013

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Beverly Dean wrote to us on Wednesday about the noontime special we aired called Love is Better than Wine with the Tallis Scholars. Her response:

[It] is BEAUTIFUL and we have enjoyed every minute.  Will you be broadcasting similar music on Christmas day?

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7:29 am
Fri December 13, 2013

Friday Feedback for December 13, 2013

Estonian composer Arvo Pärt
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Our series “Fresh Voices”, featuring commentators from 12 through 17, continues to generate interesting comments. A recent commentary on beauty by New Hanover High School’s Callie Hill drew this response from listener C. Schubert:

Inspiring insight relevant for women everywhere no matter their age! I'm grateful and renewed to hear such wisdom from so young a person. Best wishes to Callie Hill in her future endeavors!

And listener Maryann wrote:

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5:00 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Friday Feedback for December 6, 2013

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Listener Peg wrote to Mary Bradley about this past week's Cinematique film starring Robert Redford:

'All Is Lost' was tremendous! I'm still shaken up by Redford's marvelous acting. Am glad that your blurb tells us that Chandor was the writer-director of Margin Call which was one of the best ... films I can remember seeing. I wish it could be presented here again! GREAT that the [Metropolitan Opera] is returning [this weekend]! Thanks so much for all your efforts!

Listener Daniel Gunn wrote us on Wednesday:

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6:58 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Friday Feedback for November 22, 2013

Engineering study of our Myrtle Beach signal at 98.9
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Listener AD wrote in concerning our Myrtle Beach signal at 98-9:

I am very pleased to hear your station come in clearly, something I could not do in my car before at all. At home on the north end of Myrtle Beach, I could listen clearly only sporadically. Thanks for your pleasing format, and keep up the great work!

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5:00 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Friday Feedback for November 15, 2013

Eleni Stoycos
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Last week's "Fresh Voices" commentary by New Hanover High School student Eleni Stoycos impressed Wellington Souza. He left this comment on our website:

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5:00 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Friday Feedback for November 1, 2013

We were contacted by a number of listeners regarding signal problems on the air which began last Saturday morning.

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5:00 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Friday Feedback for October 25, 2013

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Jim Downey wrote about last Friday’s Smooth Landing:

George is playing Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi tonight and that is some of nicest, happiest music on the planet. Amazing that it comes from Zimbabwe, which is one of the poorest and most depressing country in the world. Thank you so much!

Listener Miguel wrote:

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5:00 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Friday Feedback for October 18, 2013

Volunteers from Mother Hubbard's Cupboard, one of 24 groups in our drive.

Listener 910-777-XXXX said:

You need to stop claiming you don't run commercials. You most emphatically do run commercials, constantly. You simply insult the intelligence of your listeners by calling them euphemisms instead of commercials. Don't do that.

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5:00 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Friday Feedback for October 4, 2103

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Listener Elizabeth wrote:

Bob Workmon never fails to make me smile. Of course he is always professional but his ability to add subtlety to his morning reading is greatly appreciated.  Case in point is the way he reads "In a World" as a voice over actor, is marvelous.

A listener who wants to remain anonymous sent this to our Feedback Comment Line:

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5:00 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Friday Feedback for September 27, 2013

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Listener Debby Creasy wrote:

[I] Just wanted to thank you for your great event [Sunday] in the park [the Ice Cream Social]. I enjoyed talking with your staff I already knew and meeting some I knew by voice and name only; it was great to be able to put faces and names together. It was a wonderful community gathering and fun to mingle with so many folks who all love and support WHQR. And the ice cream was fabulous. Can't wait for next year! Thanks again for a wonderful event and for all you do to make WHQR the wonderful station that it is.

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