WBAA History

WBAA was licensed on April 4, 1922 as an AM station. Please take some time to browse through our long history. If you have additional details about our history, please email WBAA AM & FM.

Special thanks to Dave Samuelson and Aaron Fiddler who have assisted with the content of these pages.

New audio content was posted on November 30, 2012.

Lady Storyteller

Nov 17, 2011

The Purdue University School of the Air. Lady Storyteller reads Stuart Little for broadcast on WBAA on March 21, 1949.

Sportsman Show

Nov 17, 2011

Johnny DeCamp talks to Keith Carter, captain of the Purdue Swimming team, and swimming coach Dick "Pappy" Papenguth in a WBAA interview broadcast in 1949.

Kiddie Listening Time

Nov 17, 2011

The Purdue University School of the Air - Kiddie Listening Time featuring Spring Beauty with Mrs. William P. Heath on April 12, 1949.

Magic Music Box

Nov 17, 2011

The Purdue University School of the Air - Magic Music Box and Great Easter Music with Mrs. William P. Heath for April 13, 1949.

Kiddie Listening Time

Nov 17, 2011

The Purdue University School of the Air - Kiddie Listening Time featuring Imitation in Music with Mrs. William P. Heath on April 20, 1949.

Kiddie Listening Time

Nov 17, 2011

The Purdue University School of the Air - Kiddie Listening Time featuring the Rhythm Band with Mrs. William P. Heath on March 6, 1951.

Dinner Hour and News

Nov 17, 2011

Bob Blome hosted music for the Dinner Hour along with the News on March 17, 1951. This is an excerpt.

Magic Music Box

Nov 17, 2011

The Purdue University School of the Air - Magic Music Box and Great Easter Music with Mrs. William P. Heath on March 21, 1951.

Lady Storyteller

Nov 17, 2011

The Purdue University School of the Air - Another edition of Lady Storyteller, "Dexter the Dragon" broadcast April 2, 1951.

News of the Week

Nov 17, 2011

The Purdue University School of the Air - News of the Week for April 9, 1951 with John Glade.

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