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WPAQ tour and live radio broadcast.

WPAQ tour and live radio broadcast.

Duration:1 hour total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I have been involved in radio for forty years as a DJ. For the past twenty years I have been at iconic WPAQ in Mt. Airy, NC, and currently host The Blue Ridge Spotlight on Saturday afternoons, playing the tunes and telling the story of the roots of mountain music.
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What we’ll do

Guests will get a thirty minute tour of WPAQ, "the living history museum of radio", while participating in a live broadcast of The Blue Ridge Spotlight. They will enjoy checking out all of the historic memorabilia spanning over seventy years of Hall of Fame broadcaster and founder of WPAQ, Ralph Epperson. Next they will be able to play DJ and learn the meaning of "disc jockey" by actually getting…

Where you'll be

Constructed in the 1940's, WPAQ's building is a pristine example of an early radio facility, with handmade extra thick sound proof doors, production rooms, music archives, broadcast equipment, and the iconic lighted "On the Air" sign, and WPAQ neon letters.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.
Brent
WPAQ tour and live radio broadcast.
New experience
$7 / person
New experience
$7 / person