KUAC FM will be off the air the week of July 22 in order to install a new transmitter and antenna on Ester Dome. This work, which will increase the public radio station’s reliability and on-air consistency, will begin the afternoon of July 22 and take about one week to complete. “We would like to […]
There’s still time to share a portion of your Permanent Fund Dividend with KUAC through Pick.Click.Give. Simply go here and select KUAC Friends Group. Your generosity will help KUAC continue to offer Fairbanks and surrounding communities with quality TV and FM programming that educates, informs and entertains. Deadline is Aug. 31. Thank you!
Merritt Helfferich, 83, a longtime supporter of KUAC, passed away May 2 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A former associate director of the Geophysical Institute at UAF and project director of the International Arctic Research Center building project, Merritt said in the past, “Public broadcasting is important every day. The information brought to the public by […]
The spring fundraiser, held April 12-14 at KUAC, got a healthy financial boost, due to a generous contribution from the estate of Joel Switzer. Switzer, who died in a construction-related accident in August 2017, loved KUAC so much that his family decided to make the station a beneficiary of his estate. “We wanted to celebrate […]
“KUAC is a treasure,” said Patty Kastelic, the public broadcasting station’s volunteer of the year. Kastelic, the 2019 Spirit of KUAC awardee, is not only a volunteer, but a staunch advocate and champion for public broadcasting in Interior Alaska. “I immediately fell in love with KUAC; it became my best friend,” she said. Keith Martin, […]