Smooth Landings

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11:40 am
Wed April 16, 2014

Choose the Set List for Great American Songbook Live!

Host George Scheibner
WHQR

WHQR and Kenan Auditorium Present The Great American Songbook Live: Wilmington's Hit Parade on the big stage at Kenan Auditorium on Saturday, June 14 at 7:30pm.

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5:15 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Friday Feedback for February 28, 2014

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Listener Martyn, who had previously written to us about his growing tired of the word “eclectic”, noticed in a web page comment that we had done it again, on January 20th at 2:00 pm.

Remember how way back when – a week ago, in fact – listener Nancy wrote:

Are we expected to memorize the content of the Radio Lab show about the smoker who talks about giving $5000 to the Ku Klux Klan?

We promised to get repetition taken care of. I said as much on the air a week ago. By now you as an alert listener will have guessed that --

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Friday is the deadline!
5:00 am
Fri February 28, 2014

The Spring 2014 WHQR Survey

The Spring 2014 WHQR Survey is your chance to tell us what you like -- and don't like -- about WHQR. And one lucky participant will win a WHQR Smooth Landing Guest DJ slot.

This spring we've made it easier than ever to enter. WHQR members will soon be receiving copies of the survey in the mail. But the online version is quick and easy to fill out, with more room for your comments about WHQR. Find the online version at surveymonkey.com/s/SurveySpring2014

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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
Credit Tim Warner, Consulting Engineer

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 January 18, 2013

Friday Feedback for January 18, 2013

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An anonymous listener sent this:

sewing...cooking chili...loving my dog...and listening to great jazz on a saturday night...thanks whqr :)

Listener Peter sent in a pledge with this note:

Being 70 years old, I don't have a lot of extra cash, but I listen almost every day at some point.

Listener Joanna Puritz wrote on Wednesday night:

What has happened to Smooth Landing?? That is about the corny music I have heard. Once in awhile but Honky Tonk for a Smooth Landing is not Smooth.

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7:09 am
Fri October 19, 2012

Friday Feedback for October 19, 2012

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Note: the Friday Feedback that aired on 10/19/12 was edited for length. This is a longer version.

Listener John from Wilmington wrote:

Smooth Landings is great, give that guy a beer. Please drop Friday Feedback, [Wilmington] traffic is frustrating enough. Keep up the good work.

And Helen Solomon wrote in favor of:

less of the Friday Feedback [and] more programming.

On the other hand, Roy Patterson said:

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