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3:07pm

Wed July 17, 2002
WUTC Local

WUTC Gets New Satellite System

Chattanooga, TN – On May 19, 1998 a geosynchronous satellite named Galaxy IV suffered a catastrophic technical failure, which made it impossible to aim its antenna at North America. The result? Ninety percent of pagers in the United States were rendered useless along with ATM machines, self-pay gas pumps and signals from broadcasters around the world, including National Public Radio. Most of us had no idea that so much information could be dependant on one satellite.

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11:26am

Tue July 16, 2002
WUTC Local

WUTC Turns 20 Years Old!

Chattanooga, TN – Dear Member/Listener,

It is now official!! As of August 1st, WUTC-FM 88.1 has been filling the Tennesse Valley airwaves with information and music around the clock for twenty years.

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12:30pm

Sun July 14, 2002
WUTC Local

New Americana Music Show on NPR Music 88

Chattanooga, TN – Every once in a while, there is a reactionary shift in the arts. In times of excess, people crave simplicity. Awash in the over production of popular music, audiences were bound to call for a simpler, truer music. With the stellar success of the Oh Brother! Where Art Thou soundtrack, this has become evident to the music business as a whole. The movement of musicians, who found influence and solace in the Appalachian harmonies of the Carter Family, or the narratives of Jimmie Rogers, finally found commercial viability and airplay.

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