KTRU Takes an Alternative Format to the Internet

first_imgShare CONTACT: Michael Cinelli PHONE: (713)831-4794E-MAIL: [email protected] KTRU TAKES ALTERNATIVE FORMAT TO THEINTERNETFans of KTRU no longer need a radio totune in–the station is just an Internet connection away.KTRU, Rice University’s 50,000-watt radio station, is nowbroadcasting online. Listeners can visit the station’s Web site, at www.ktru.org, tohear the best in music from underexposed artists and genres.Listeners can also follow along to Rice Owls baseball and LadyOwls basketball games when they visit the site. The KTRU and Rice athleticsstreams are separate, so neither will interfere with the transmission of theother.“KTRU Webcasting will be beneficial both to students at Riceand to the rest of the world,” said Heather Colvin, KTRU station manager. “Sofar, the feedback has been tremendous.”The Webcast is available in RealAudio format, and the KTRU sitegives listeners the ability to download a free copy of a RealAudio player ontotheir computers.While at the site, listeners can view the newly updated KTRUWeb page, which features general station information, including an up-to-dateprogram schedule and information on KTRU’s specialty shows.The RealAudio project comes in response to a growing number ofrequests from the community that KTRU be made available to people outside of thelistening area. It would not have been possible without the cooperation andsponsorship of Student Affairs, Information Technology and Athletics.Other programs of interest include:Scordatura, KTRU’s modern classical show, airing Saturdays from11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Navrang, Sundays, 9-11 a.m.; the Jazz Show, Sundays, 11a.m.-1 a.m.; the World Music Show, Mondays 10 p.m.-1 a.m.; as well as manyothers.Typically, KTRU broadcasts 24 hours per day. KTRU is run byRice students and two paid staff members. For further information call (713)527-4093.### FacebookTwitterPrintEmailAddThislast_img

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