Archives for June 2017

KUAC FM Removing HD Option

As of July 1, 2017, KUAC FM will turn off its high definition (HD) transmitter, resulting in the loss of KUAC HD1, HD 2 and 3 on-air. Those stations will still be available online at kuac.org on computers and mobile devices and on KUAC TV at 9.6, 9.7 and 9.8 (digital). “This is a strategic budget-related decision and also due to lack of momentum for HD radio,” said Keith Martin, KUAC’s general … Read More

Give Easily to KUAC Through Fred Meyer Rewards

Alert! If you have already signed up for the Fred Meyer Community Rewards program, it's time to re-enroll and re-link your Rewards Card to KUAC before June 30th. KUAC has been fortunate to benefit from the shopping habits of many of our listeners and viewers through the Fred Meyer Community Rewards program. In fact, KUAC has received more than $1,000 over the last year that goes to support your … Read More

Nora Foster, Semi-retired Marine Biologist Helps KUAC FM

Nora Foster has a degree in biological oceanography and is semi-retired and self-employed in the field of identifying marine organisms. She came to Fairbanks in 1967 and began volunteering with KUAC in 2000 when her late husband was volunteering on Any Old Time. He invited her to join him in the studio to see how fun it was. Nora's regular assignment is hosting Afternoon Concert on Tuesdays, … Read More

KUAC Mourns Passing of Grace Berg Schaible

Alaska lost a great citizen and KUAC lost a wonderful friend June 9 with the passing of Grace Berg Schaible. Grace loved opera and was a long-time supporter of KUAC FM’s Sunday opera programming. For years, during KUAC fundraisers, Grace offered matching funds when anyone donated during the opera hours. According to a story by Dermot Cole in the Alaska Dispatch News, “She was a great … Read More

How to Access KUAC During Construction Work

Starting June 13, the entrance to the UAF Fine Arts Building through the Great Hall will be closed for the rest of 2017 for a construction project. To access KUAC's offices in Suite 202, please use the northeast music department door or the east theater entrance (#4 or #5 on the map). People who use wheelchairs should call KUAC at 474-7491 in advance of your visit. Please bear with us … Read More