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is a non-commercial educational
The term non-commercial educational applies to a radio station or TV station that does not accept on air advertisements , as defined in the United States by the Federal Communications Commission . NCE stations do not pay broadcast license fees for their non-profit uses of the radio spectrum...
high school radio
High school radio within the United States is almost as old as radio broadcasting itself. Simply defined as a radio station, with its studios located at a high school and usually operated by its students with faculty supervision, stations fitting this description existed in the mid-1920s...
station that broadcasts from Ovid-Elsie High School. It is known as "The Polka
The polka is a Central European dance and also a genre of dance music familiar throughout Europe and the Americas. It originated in the middle of the 19th century in Bohemia...
WOES began broadcasting radio in the Ovid-Elsie area on April 4, 1978 with 10 watts of power which increased to 553 watts in November 1981 - the current operating power. In September 1997, it began broadcasting 24 hours/7 days/365 days per year. Internet radio broadcasting began on May 1, 2002.
WOES is the highest-powered high school radio station in Michigan. It offers a variety of programming including music, news, and sports. Hosts include student and community DJ's.