Listeners on the fringes or weak spots of WAER's broadcast signal probably noticed a big change in recent days... they can actually hear us again! The station recently installed a new transmitter that brings our signal to it's FCC licensed 50,000 watts. As radio equipment goes, WAER's old transmitter could no longer do the job, and was running at low power for months.
Best Local Newscast, Best Sports Show, Best Human Interest Feature Story were just some of the awards WAER's news and sports staff members were honored with Saturday Night at the Syracuse Press Club's annual awards banquet. The yearly awards honor the best in broadcast, print and online journalism over a broad area in Central New York.
The awards were for material broadcast in the 2012 calendar year: