Inside WHQR

The official WHQR Staff blog featuring fun tidbits and various developments at the station.

Thank you to everyone who helped us go OVER our goal for the Fall 2014 Pledge Drive!!!! This morning as of 11 am we raised OVER $140,000. Thank you to the 1,173 supporters, members, volunteers, friends and family of the station for making this yet another successful pledge drive for WHQR.! It's all thanks to you that we are able to bring you a wide variety of news, entertainment and music. Thank you again and here's to another great year for WHQR!!!!

Congratulations to WHQR's Fall Partnership Challenge Winners:

1st Place: Cape Fear Chorale

Support WHQR with your pledge during our Fall 2014 drive. Call 910-343-1138, or make your pledge online!

WHQR's Fall 2014 Pledge Drive is ON and there are so many great ways to show your love for the newly minted HQRNews 91.3 and ClassicalHQR 96.7!

                                                               WIN AN HD RADIO!

It's Cyber Day!!!!!

Oct 14, 2014

Our Fall Pledge Drive begins tomorrow at 6 am, but we are taking

iBiquity, Inc.

Updated January 21, 2015:

Since the 24-hour Classical HQR signed on in September 2014, we have received many expressions of gratitude from listeners who can receive the signal. This includes much of New Hanover County and the north Brunswick County area around Leland.

Our Fall Pledge Drive doesn't start until October 15, but

WHQR’s Fall Pledge Drive Begins October 15, but you can PLEDGE NOW to support the great programming on WHQR!

Pledge now and you could win this great prize:

A Three-Night Getaway on Bald Head Island!

  • Win a three-nights stay for two (2) at the beautiful Marsh Harbour Inn
  • Personal golf cart use
  • More info at marshharbourinn.com

Anyone who pledges by mail, phone (910-343-1640), or online, before midnight on October 14 is entered!

Pardon our progress

Sep 27, 2014
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The recent addition of Classical HQR 96.7fm and the simultaneous revamp of HQR News 91.3fm have been, as expected, mammoth tasks. Because we are automated during parts of the day and on weekends, we have had to re-write literally thousands of lines of computer code. Some of it has gone more smoothly than we could have hoped.

Since signing on Classical HQR at 96.7 last week, we have received many messages of thanks from classical listeners in New Hanover and areas in neighboring counties who are overjoyed to have classical music on FM 24 hours a day. But listeners elsewhere have reported reception problems.

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