04.07.2013

A Peek into 1980s WOBC

Below are some images of the same WOBC station in Wilder that we broadcast out of today before Radioactivity, pre-recorded PSAs, and undercuts dominated the scene. The DJs below were spinnin’ on Oberlin College & Community Radio circa 1984.

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All images courtesy of Oberlin College Archives.

Love,

Your Station Historian

1 comment to A Peek into 1980s WOBC

  • Josh Rubin

    OK, I’m stumped, station historian. I was PD 1983-85 and I am not sure I recognize anyone (and I would know everyone). I’m pretty sure the bottom photo is the DJ booth downstairs in the disco (called Dionysus back then, for reasons unknown). It’s possible though that the rest of the pics are from the summer of ’84, one of the first summers we stayed on-air. Anyway, keep up the good work, good luck with the board elections, and PLAY MORE JAZZ!

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