WQCS 88.9 FM is one of 25 NPR Member stations that has been selected to participate in a pilot program to demonstrate the delivery of emergency alerts to people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing in the Gulf Coast states. The initiative is a joint effort with NPR Labs, the technology research and development group of NPR, under a grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Public radio WQCS / 88.9 FM brought home five first place wins from The Associated Press awards program for outstanding reporting on the Treasure Coast communities it serves.
News Director Jill Roberts won Best Series Reporting for her series on domestic violence with the SafeSpace shelter for battered women in Stuart. The interviews included abuse stories from men and women, with an outline of the services from Executive Director Jill Borowicz.
IRSC is closely monitoring weather conditions along the Treasure Coast and in Okeechobee. Please be aware that all campuses are open and classes will be held as scheduled. Please check www.irsc.edu, the IRSC Facebook page and WQCS 88.9 FM for updates.
More than 30 automakers now offer HD Radio technology. The momentum continues as Honda and Dodge announced their first vehicles to include HD Radio and Cadillac, Hyundai, Jeep, Kia, Mitsubishi, and Toyota all announced new or refreshed vehicles with HD Radio Technology at the NY Auto Show.
• Honda – Announced an all-new 2014 Odyssey that will be the first Honda vehicle to offer HD Radio Technology. • Dodge – Announced the refreshed 2014 Durango SUV as the first Dodge vehicle to offer HD Radio Technology.
1. Sponsors This WQCS HD Radio Give Away is sponsored by WQCS 88.9 FM, 3209 Virginia Avenue, Ft. Pierce, FL 34981 ("Sponsor").
2. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER Persons who wish to enter the WQCS Ticket Give Away ("Participants") are not required to make a pledge or contribution, or to attend any sales presentation nor purchase any of Sponsor's products.
Radio officials announced after the North American International Auto Show the addition of two more automakers and more vehicles that will offer HD Radio Technology. Jeep and Infiniti announced they would introduce HD Radio Technology for the first time and Chevrolet, Kia, and Lexus all announced new vehicles including HD Radio Technology at the Detroit Show. Here are the other HD announcements from the show. Chevrolet – Announced that the all-new 2014 C7 Corvette Stingray will offer HD Radio Technology.
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Join other listeners of 88.9FM at the WQCS OPEN HOUSE on Friday, November 30th from 4 to 7 pm and Saturday, December 1st from 10 am to 2 pm as we celebrate 30 years of serving our community. WQCS studios are located at 3209 Virginia Avenue in Ft. Pierce…look for the radio tower near the Indian River State College campus.