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    July 8th 2013 DJ/Volunteer Summer Training Session: Module 1 and Module 2 Training Details… What? Where? When?
    June 24th, 2013

    If you have an interest in music, news, radio engineering, live remote broadcast engineering, show production, or public affairs programming, WSCA 106.1 FM Portsmouth Community Radio wants you to get radio active. WSCA also has many opportunities for volunteers in off-air roles including marketing, fundraising, administration, IT, social media, and new music review and management. The first step for all those wanting to get involved with WSCA is to attend a Module 1 – Station Introduction training session. After completion of Module 1, you will be ready to volunteer for many of the off-air and behind-the-scenes roles at WSCA. For those who want to continue on to do show production, become an on-air DJ/show host, or get involved with more technical roles at WSCA, Module 2 - Station and FCC Policies training is required.

    In order to streamline and simplify the training process, the next Module 1 and 2 training sessions will be conveniently offered on Monday July 8th with Module 1 training from 6 to 7PM, followed by Module 2 training from 7 to 8:30PM. Training sessions are held at the WSCA studios at 909 Islington Street.

    To register for each training session, email or call 603-430-9722. More information on WSCA volunteer opportunities and how to become an on-air show host, is available on our website at

    Tags: 106.1 fm, DJ Training, Module 1, Module 2, Portsmouth Community Radio, Volunteer Training, WSCA, WSCA-LP
    Posted in DJs and Volunteers, Special Announcement, Training Session, Uncategorized, WSCA
    Science Cafe’ - Upcoming Event - Wednesday May 15th -
    May 15th, 2013

    Seacoast Science Cafe Presents    

    The Science of Beer

    Wednesday, May 15th
    Doors open at 5 p.m., Discussion starts at 6 p.m. 

    Portsmouth Brewery’s Jimmy LaPanza Lounge 

    The Science of Beer, led by Steve Parkes, is the topic of the next Science Cafe at the Portsmouth Brewery Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at 6 p.m. Doors will open at 5 p.m. for food and drinks.

    As the Owner and Lead Instructor of the American Brewers Guild, Steve Parkes has been training aspiring and current craft brewers in the science and engineering of brewing since 1997.  A UK native and graduate of the prestigious International Centre for Brewing and Distilling at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, Mr. Parkes has overseen successful breweries on both sides of the Atlantic, including his current venture, Drop In Brewing Company in Middlebury, VT, which also servers as the Guild’s teaching facility.  In 2009, Steve was awarded one of the highest honors in the craft brewing industry, the Russell Scherer Award for Innovation in Craft Brewing.

    Portsmouth’s Community Radio, WSCA 106.1 FM, records each event for replay on The Environmental Show, Tuesdays 9-10 a.m. The Warmer Water, Riskier Coasts discussion will be broadcast May 21, 2013.  The Science of Beer will be broadcast May 28, 2013. Podcasts are archived on the web at

    For further questions or to be added to a mailing list regarding future events and broadcasts, contact: Evelyn Jones NH EPSCoR at (603) 862-1804 or or JT Thompson of the Portsmouth Brewery at

    The Portsmouth Science Café provides a unique chance for members of the public to learn about and discuss issues in contemporary science from scientists in the relaxed atmosphere of a pub. The Science Café is free and open to all.

    Don’t live on the seacoast? Check out the other science cafes in New Hampshire: 

    Science Cafe NH, Nashua  

    Science Pubs at Salt hill, Lebanon 

    Posted in Uncategorized
    Spring 2013 Membership Fund Drive Photos
    May 3rd, 2013

    Photos 1-4 -  Courtesy of Ann Haggart

    Tom Kozikowski and Ruth Mott start off the membership Drive Friday morning on Radiogazette

    #1 Tom Kozikowski and Ruth Mott start off the membership Drive Friday morning on Radiogazette


    Uncle Phil takes up the reins at 10 Friday morning

    #2  Uncle Phil takes up the reins at 10 Friday morning


    Tim Stone donates blood Friday afternoon at the Red Cross-WSCA Blood Drive

    # 3  Tim Stone donates blood Friday afternoon at the Red Cross-WSCA Blood Drive.


    Remote crew at the Blood Drive  Darryl Mundo, Deb Benedict, Meg Middleton

    #4  Remote crew at the Blood Drive Darryl Mundo, Deb Benedict, Meg Middleton

    Photos #5 - 10 Courtesy of Lou “Spindoctor” Spinnazola

    Color Radio - May 4, 2013 - Scratchy45s & Beyond - Spring Fund Drive

    #5  Color Radio - May 4, 2013 - Scratchy45s & Beyond - Spring Fund Drive


    The Spindoctor (foreground) and Supersport - 05/04/13 - Color Radio - Fund Drive Show

    #6 The Spindoctor (foreground) and Supersport - 05/04/13 - Co-Hosts of Color Radio - Fund Drive Show


    # 7 Supersport models THE T-Shirt  for Color Radio on 5/4/13

    # 7 Supersport models THE OFFICIAL T-Shirt for Color Radio on 5/4/13


    #8. Jeannie Daniels (The Jeannie Daniels Band) stops in for a visit during Color Radio - 5/4/13

    #8. Jeannie Daniels (The Jeannie Daniels Band) stops in for a visit during Color Radio - 5/4/13


    #9 JoAnn Paradis does a stint as co-host on Color Radio 5/4/13

    #9 JoAnn Paradis  (Women Plus)  does a stint as co-host on Color Radio 5/4/13


    #10 Supersport at the console... Color Radio - Scratchy45s and Beyond - Fund Drive Show - 5/4/13

    #10 Supersport at the console… Color Radio - Scratchy45s and Beyond - Fund Drive Show - 5/4/13

    Photos 11 - 13 Courtesy of Ann Haggart


    Jeanne Daniels pitches for new members

    11.  Jeanne Daniels pitches for new members


    Anita makes sure that the scripts are just right

    12.  Anita makes sure that the scripts are just right


    Jean checks  on-line for new members

    13.  Jean checks on-line for new members





    Tags: 106.1 fm, American Red Cross Blood Drive, Portsmouth Community Radio, Spring 2013 Membership Drive, WSCA, WSCA-LP
    Posted in Community Events, DJs and Volunteers, Noteworthy, Spring Fund Drive, Uncategorized, WSCA
    Radiogazette - Spring Fund Drive Show - Friday - May 3rd - 9 to 10 AM - Be Sure To Tune In and Call In Your Pledge!
    May 2nd, 2013

    On Friday’s show  9-10AM:

    Roger Wood Reports on a forum held this week on the environmental needs of Great BayRadiogazette_AnnHaggart

    Pat Moody presents the AAA Fuel Gauge Report

    Tom Kozikowski and the PHS Pep Band give us the Clipper Sports Report

    Mark Berube calls in with Smart Money Solutions — we’ll be discussing how to maximize your social security benefits

    Film critic Leah Gage reviews Disney’s film Frankenweenie

    And in our second half hour:

    Tom’s back with a second Clipper Sports Report

    Let’s Get to Work!  continues with a new client for Ruth to coach

    We welcome back Master Gardner Tom Mickey – Tom tells us why we won’t be planting impatiens this year

    And we end our show with an essay written and read by local writer Susan Ferber. Susan takes us back to our youth with Lessons from Twilight

    It’s Pledge Week- listen for a special premium gift from The Music Hall!
    Enjoy the show!

    Ann G. Haggart, Director of News and Public Affairs
    host: *Radiogazette* Fridays at 9AM
    Portsmouth NH Community Radio  106.1 FM
    live streaming at
    archived at

    Tags: 106.1 fm, Ann Haggart, Portsmouth Community Radio, Radiogazette, WSCA, WSCA-LP
    Posted in Noteworthy, Portsmouth Community Radio, Radiogazette, Uncategorized, WSCA
    Stay Tuned Live with Shawn Henderson - Friday - May 3rd - 4 pm - Special Guest Live In-Studio - Charlie Mcgee!
    May 2nd, 2013

    Shawn HendersonPOSTER_stay_tuned-200x300CMgeeShawn Henderson (photo far left), the host of Stay Tuned Live will welcome the
    Permaculture Troubadour himself… Charlie McGee live in the studio
    on Friday, May 3rd starting at 4 pm.

    Charlie (bottom photo) will perform live in concert at the Kittery Community Center Star Theatre on Saturday, May 4th.  See details  about the concert on our main webpage at

    Tickets are available online at  or in person at Portsmouth Community Radio - Suite 1 - 909 Islington St.  Portsmouth, NH.
    Phone: 603-430-9722.   Tickets in advance are $10…  $15 at the door.  Children under 12 with a ticket are admitted free!

    Tags: , Permaculture Troubadour, Portsmouth Community Radio, Shawn Henderson, Stay Tuned Live, WSCA, WSCA-LP
    Posted in Noteworthy, Portsmouth Community Radio, Special Announcement, Spring Fund Drive, Uncategorized, WSCA
    Portsmouth Public Meetinghouse TV (PPMtv) - Comcast Channel 98 to Stream WSCA On-Air Signal In Between Scheduled TV Shows… We are their OTS!
    April 29th, 2013


    Tags: 106.1 fm, Comcast Channel 98, Portsmouth Community Radio, PPMtv, WSCA, WSCA-LP
    Posted in Noteworthy, Portsmouth Community Radio, Special Announcement, Uncategorized
    Three-Hours of the Greatest Doo Wop Hits - with DJ Big Ol’ Daddy L - Get Down With It, Dig It, and Be Cool - Pledge Some Bread, Daddy O !
    April 29th, 2013


    Listen locally at 106.1 FM,  Online at or on your mobile device via the “TuneIn” App…. just search for WSCA and add us to your Favorites!

    Tags: 106.1 fm, Doo Wop, Portsmouth Community Radio, WSCA, WSCA-LP
    Posted in Spring Fund Drive, Uncategorized, WSCA
    Portsmouth Community Radio - WSCA’s - Letter to the Editor of The Portsmouth Herald, Submitted on November 7, 2012
    November 8th, 2012
    Posted in Uncategorized
    Seniors Magazine Fall Schedule
    August 21st, 2012

    August 16, Kelly Kingsbury Roskilly, Financial Planner: The need for Financial Planning and when you should start planning.

    August 23, Tom Holbrook, The River Run Bookstore: Recommended books for seniors, upcoming events, specials.

    August 30, Douglas Black, MD: Sleep disorders, including Sleep Apnea, Insomnia, Narcolepsy, Nocturia and more.

    September 6, Adult Education, Christie Conrad, Rockingham County Action Adult Education: It is time to register for adult education classes and we will be talking about registering and what classes are available.

    September 13, Peter Fifield, Families First Behavioral Medicine

    September 20, Paula Rais, The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire; Alzheimer’s Cafe, The Alzheimer’s Walk (September 23)

    September 27, Dr. Sastry, Orthopedist Sports Medicine, Atlantic Orthopaedics Joint Replacement, Direct Anterior Hip Replacement, Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

    October 4, Sheila Ryan, NHSPCA: Seniors and pets, adoption, and more.

    October 11, Becky May, Service Link: Medicare, Medicaid, the donut hole and more.

    And, of course, do not forget our Nutrition and Healthy Eating segment with Katy Magoon, nutrition expert at Hannafords, at 6:30 every Thursday Morning. Katy also has one or two simple recipes for Healthy Eating every week. If you have any questions for Katy or if you would like her to talk about a specific subject, you may contact her at 603-436-6669 or by email at

    Upcoming Healthy Eating segments with Katy:

    August 16: Understanding and Interpreting Food Labels
    August 23: Tips for Cooking for 1 or 2
    August 30: Beat the Heat with No Cook Meals

    To listen to any of our past broadcasts, please go to You can listen live to any Seniors’ Magazine program by going to and clicking on “Listen Now.”

    Posted in Uncategorized
    The History of Radio: A Tribute to Norman Corwin, American Radio’s “Poet Laureate” (December 2011 Tidings)
    December 19th, 2011

    When Norman Corwin’s name is mentioned to people today, most do not recognize it; but take a few minutes to search “Norman Corwin” on the Internet and you will discover the cultural impact of this man.

    He was responsible for some of the greatest radio shows ever produced during the 1930s and 40s, shows like We Hold These Truths, in honor of the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Bill of Rights. Then there was On a Note of Triumph, in celebration of V-E Day, May 8, 1945. Another, Fourteen August, was broadcast on V-J Day, August 14, 1945. In addition to President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, some of the greatest Broadway, film, and radio stars appeared on these programs.

    On a lighter note, Corwin wrote such wonderfully entertaining programs as The Plot to Overthrow Christmas, Descent of the Gods, The Lonesome Train, The Undecided Molecule, Home for the 4th, and God and Uranium . . . over 100 programs in total.

    I had the pleasure and honor of interviewing Norman Corwin during Audio Theatre (Tuesdays, 6 p.m.) on October 12, 2005. Tune in on Tuesday, January 3, from 6 to 8 p.m., when I will replay my phone interview with Mr. Corwin and feature several of his radio treasures for your edification and enjoyment. In addition, I urge you to view the Academy Award-winning movie A Note of Triumph: The Golden Age of Norman Corwin (2005) featuring Norman Corwin, Robert Altman, Walter Cronkite, Norman Lear, and Studs Terkel.

    Posted in Uncategorized

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