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Accession #MU2017/92
TopicWBKE Radio Station: Office Contents
TitleWBKE Radio Office Contents
LocationIS - (RA) rare article shelves, Unit #8, in Large Box by accession number
CitationWBKE Radio Office Contents, MU2017/92, Archives and Church of the Brethren Collection, Funderburg Library, Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana.
AccessResearchers are responsible for determining copyright status of archived materials where this is relevant to their intended use of the materials.
ProvenanceProfessor Thelma Rohrer
Scope and Content

Memorabilia and records from the former WBKE Radio Station in the Winger Fine Arts Building after the station's move to broadcast online (circa 2017).

Poster: "Throw away your radio & find us online!" WBKE Radio is now SPARTN STREAM. Also available on the MU Mobile APP.

One metal box covered by "WBKE, The Buzz, 89.5" tape.

Promotional "WBKE 89.5, The Voice of Manchester University" laser key-chains.

WBKE rubber wristbands.

The Buzz stickers.

WBKE Buzz cards.

Plaque - The WBKE Senior Award, For Outstanding Effort on the Voice of Manchester College: Alicia Smith, 2008 - Robert Ruelas, 2009 - Bryan Smethers, 2010 - Julia Largent, 2011.

2003 January, February, March, HitDisc Update. 2000 Country list.

Plaque: "WBKE Pillar Award," Sam Davis, 2009-2010.

Plaque: "The WBKE Pillar Award - For Outstanding Support Of The Voice Of Manchester College": Scott Strode, 2008 - A. Blair Helman, 2009 - Sam Davis, 2010 - Mike "Doc" Emrick, 2011.

1964 - 1978 Master Handbook.

Folder #1

Public Inspection File Instructions.

FCC - "FM Broadcast Station Self-Inspection Checklist" - Bulletin August 2005 edition.

Handout: "FCC Public Inspection File Requirements and Checklist for Noncommercial Educational Stations," April 15, 2005, PBS Technology Conference.

"The Public and Broadcasting: How to Get the Most Service from Your Local Station."

Folder #2 - 2004-2007 License renewal applications and concerns. 1999 "The Public and Broadcasting."

Folder #3 - Contents found in folder titled, "WBKE General Business."

Folder #4

2008 BMI Music License Contract. 2007-2008 receipts.

Folder #5a - Materials located in file folder titled ""WBKE Move 2007."

2007 equipment receipts.


FCC Applications.

Folder #5b: Transmitter repair and equipment purchases.

Folder #6 - 2002-2003 Manchester College Sports Fall and Winter Schedules.

Folder #7 - 2004 FCC - WBKE Renewal  - electronic filing.

Folder #8 - Equipment repair.

Folder #9 - WBNI and WBOI, the new signal offered by Northeast Indiana Public Radio (NIPR), and WBKE's decision making process related to the broadcasting of either or each.

Folder #10

WBKE 1999 - 2000.

1978 - Memo and letter from townsperson offering suggestions for improvement.

1988 Notes.

Newspaper clippings including "Unsung Heroes keep Airwaves Alive for MHS Lady Squires," and featuring Barry Lewis and Mark Weides.

1982-1983 programming.

Station floor-plan.

Folder #11: Budget materials 2004 - 2007. Application for WBKE Summer 2004 Station Manager.

Folder #12: Radio Program - WBKE - WBOI - WBNI Folder including: Budget materials 2003 and WBKE position applications.

Folder #13: Subscriptions Dues.

Folder #14: WBKE License renewal information 1996 forward with some information from 2003.

Folder #15: - Notebook titled, "WBKE Paperwork Portfolio (Regulation, Protocol & Creative ideas go in here!)."

Folder #16 - Notebook titled, "WBKE LICENSE FILE, APPLICATION PAPERS, ASCERTAINMENT SURVEY 1979" - materials include but are not limited to: 1979 General Public Survey identifying major areas of community needs - 1989 Annual Employment Report - 1979 Application for License Renewal - 1987 Annual Employment Report - 1977 and 1978 WBKE Daily Logs.

Folder #17 - Notebook titled, "WBKE STATION LOG" including "DAILY TRANSMITTER READINGS: (Take At 1" Shift Of The Day)

Folder #18 - "The Buzz" labels.

Folder #19:

2013 Station Manual.

1996 Station Manual.

1989 Advisory Board correspondence.

1990 Survey.

Folder #20: FCC Licensing.

Folder #21:  WBKE Manchester University letterhead.

Folder #22: FCC paperwork regarding past investigation.

Folder #23: WBKE general file including 2013 and 2002 Station Manuals - Undated Station Manual - WBKE Station Log inspected 7/19/2014 - magazine -  needs organization.

Folder #24: Digital photograph (undated and unidentified - probably of WBKE staff) - instructions how to "Upload a disk to the Automation System" and "Uploading News and Weather to Automation System" - "Why Radio."

Date of Accession01 November 2017
Bio History NoteThe station was moved from the top floor of the Communications Building to the first floor of Winger Fine Arts Building (circa 2007).
Archivist NoteDescription prepared 1 November 2017 by Jeanine Wine.

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