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Vermont Public Radio to Double Programming; HD-R Key to Message

On Monday, Oct. 1, Vermont Public Radio will become two distinct services.
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On Monday, Oct. 1, Vermont Public Radio will become two distinct services.

VPR will provide news and information and public radio entertainment, while VPR Classical is a 24-hour classical music network. The changes were announced previously.

With the acquisition of WOXR(FM) in Burlington/Plattsburgh, VPR Classical is now available to two-thirds of the state via analog, but it is available state-wide via VPR’s HD Radio signals. “As we promote these programming changes, HD-R has become a key part of the message,” stated station executives.

The new programming schedules for VPR and VPR Classical will be available Monday on www.vpr.net. VPR said it also just received a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to fund the addition of HD Radio capability for a new VPR Classical transmitter in Brighton, Vt., slated to go online in March, and for 95.1 WJAN in Sunderland/Manchester, Vt., another VPR Classical station.

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