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1981 - 2023 celebrating 42 years of Community Radio
Public Affairs Archives!
Most of your favorite Public Affairs shows have been archived on a weekly basis by WEFT's own volunteers. We have archives of some shows going back to 2015.
Go to our Public Affairs page to listen to shows such as Disability Beat, Higher Ground, News From Neptune and Radio Free Labor. WEFT also has archives of shows not currently being broadcast such as The Prairie Monk.
Media - Pics, Videos, Newsletters etc.
To see more, visit WEFT's Media Page
To view some videos, visit WEFT's Youtube Page
WEFT Fest 2023 took place Sunday October 1
Our Fall 2023 Donation Drive kicked off with WEFT Fest
Thanks to everyone who came out and helped WEFT celebrate our 42nd Anniversary, it was a Blast. Special thanks to all the performers who entertained us with your outstanding music!
WEFT first went on the air on September 26, 1981. Every year we hold an Anniversary Party & celebrate with the Community. We are listener supported, volunteer operated, community radio for East Central Illinois and the world!
Thanks to Seven Saints for sharing their patio with WEFT. Their friendly staff provided great food and beverages.
We had CD's available for donations. Thanks to all the local businesses and organizations who donated raffle prizes. We heard several comments about how tasty the Anniversary Cake was!
- 2023 Performers inluded:
- Kayla Brown
- Sean Kutzko's Broadmoor Bunch
- Bandoneon Massacre
- The K-Tels
WEFT's Rotational Underwriters
Visit our Community Partners page for the complete list. Thanks to all of them for their support over the years. Please support WEFT and our Community Partners.
Check out our Community Partners brochure for information on becoming a WEFT underwriter.
Welcome to our newest Underwriter, Urbana Acupuncture
WEFT History and Info
You can read a short version of WEFT's history here
Interestingly back in 1937 the upstairs of WEFT's building 113 1/2 and Dave Monk's building 115 1/2 were a gambling establishment, the Turf Club aka Klemick's. Thanks to the Urbana Free Library Archives, here's a story about Champaign's Gambling Hotspots, the Turf Club was part of North Market Street's Gamblers Row
Joe Lex, was one of WEFT's Founders (and partly repsonsible for some of those vinyl records we have stored up in our attic). He recently dug up this little bit of WEFT History. Here's an early vision of what our Programming would be, Joe Lex - WEFT's 1981 Programming Vision
WEFT Video from the 90's Clips of many WEFTies who helped make WEFT what it is today. How many do you recognize?
WEFT welcomed new Station Manager, Eric Bohlen on June 1, 2023
From Smile Politely in June 2023. Derrick Philips' article about WEFT's new Station Manager, Eric Bohlen New WEFT Station Manager has local ties and an inclusive vision
New Station Manager, Eric Bohlen, was interviewed by Mark & Vicki Niswander on their WEFT Weekender show on June 9, 2023. You can listen to the audio from their interview.
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Listen On Demand!
Two Week Music Archives are Back!
Thanks to our partners at Spinitron many of our music shows will once again be archived
Go to our Spinitron Calendar page and click on any of the green colored shows. You'll be able to start an in-browser player.
Copyright restrictions require us to start all playbacks at the beginning of each show, and you can't jump forward or back. If you want to listen to part of the 2nd hour of the show, you have to wait till the player gets there.
Look for the in-browser player - click on the triangle to start playback.
Because of copyright restrictions music shows can only remain online for two weeks. They also can't be downloaded or podcast.
In the spring of 2020 WEFT completed a project our volunteers had worked on for a couple years. Order a new antenna and get it installed on a new, taller tower. This video documents some of the project
thanks to Mark Niswander for the video
You can view this and other WEFT related videos on our Youtube Page