History of WBAA
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Broadcasting in the 1935-1936 School Year
The Purdue Exponent - Wednesday, September 18, 1935
WBAA Staff Will Hold Auditions Tomorrow
University students, who are interested in trying out for positions as WBAA announcers will be given an audition tomorrow afternoon at 4 o'clock in the studios of the station on the third floor of the Electrical Engineering Building. Candidates will be given an opportunity to read on several different subjects as well as to improvise. They will speak through the amplifiers in WBAA's main studio, and the judges will thus be able to determine how the candidate's voice sounds through a microphone.
Freshmen and sophomores are preferred, inasmuch as they would be with the station the longest. Students living in town are also especially desired, since announcers will be needed during the summer months.
The Purdue Engineer, Vol. 31, No. 1, p. 19, October 1935
John Hammond has taken over the reins of WBAA left by Prof. West and has incorporated some new programs. The amateur half hour is being put on again in the Union lounge from one o'clock to one thirty. We wish him luck but personally don't think that even the Boilermakers can make a gong large enough for the purpose.
The Purdue Exponent - Tuesday, May 12, 1936
WBAA To Broadcast 4-H Club Program Saturday
Warren County 4-H Clubs will present a broadcast over station WBAA Saturday from 11:30 to 12 o'clock. The program will be composed of songs, solos, club talks, and instrumental music.
A history of 4-H club work in Warren county will be given by Virginia Weaver and Elwyn Gray will speak briefly of the value of 4-H club work in her community. The Williamsport quartet and the Warren county 4-H club chorus will present two selections.