Rocking On and Off the Airwaves
WVVY is your local community-based radio station, dialed in at 96.7 or at wvvy.org.
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High School Reggae Station WYOB Signs Off
Steve Myrick
WYOB, the reggae format radio station operated by Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School students, signed off the air Oct. 11, after a three year educational effort.
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MVY's Recipe for Success for Thirty Five Years? Stay True to the Music.
Steve Myrick

Thirty-five years ago, radio station WMVY went on the air from a tiny suite of studios here on Martha’s Vineyard.

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Sounds of Silence and Static Give Way to Celebration as WVVY Turns On 93.7
Julia Rappaport

For the past three years, the static of nearby stations filled radio frequency 93.7 FM. On Friday morning a week ago, the static was replaced with silence. Around 4:30 p.m, there was a beep. And then a song came over the airwaves.

So that night, even as a slew of Island musicians took the stage at the Chilmark Community Center to raise money for an Island family, and as Islanders took cover from the steady drizzle and caught up with friends over freshly baked cornbread and homemade chowder, a radio from a car parked outside blared a steady stream of music.

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Networking in Tisbury Results in Tower That Turns on New Radio Station WVVY
Mike Seccombe

The Vineyard is set to get a new radio station and the town of Tisbury to get an integrated information system following a couple of last-minute approvals this week.

On Tuesday, selectmen Tristan Israel and Denys Wortman (Thomas Pachico was absent) approved an easement at the department of public works site for a 70-foot pole which will be used by the station for its broadcasts and by public works to communicate with other town departments and the Tisbury school.

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Paul Munafo Appointed Station Manager at WVVY

Martha’s Vineyard Community Radio station WVVY, broadcasting at FM 93.7, has appointed Paul Munafo as station manager. Paul brings experience in many community organizations. He has been an active member in the development of the Vineyard Playhouse where he served on the board for over 12 years; he served as chairman of the Tisbury Cultural Council for over 10 years and is a founding member and performer with the Fabulists theatre for children.

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Rollicking Radio WVVY Pumps Up Volume
Remy Tumin

There’s a soft buzz coming from the car radio, a faint hum of interference as you drive around the Island searching for the perfect song to get you in the mood. Sometimes the automatic tuner slides right by it, other times it settles in somewhere amongst the buzz to 93.7, the home of Vineyard community radio station WVVY.

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