Program Guide: 1991- Do It Yourself, Step By Step!

How to make a KUOI Program Guide (as told in 1991, to serve as many who dare to get involved): 1 pot of glue, Some paper, A bunch of the staff’s baby pictures, 1 pile of letters, 10 gallons of honey, 2 c grasshoppers, 1 group of borderline neurotics (or KUOI staff), 1 big needle, […]

Program Guide: 1988- Continual Face Lift

New’88 Station Manager, Ken Fate, kept the changes coming with a new master control (including CD players!) and the prospect of moving from 50 to 100 watts of “pure, unadulterated, frequency modulated power”. With over 60 volunteers kickin’ it with the tunes, KUOI was the station to listen to. Fall 1988

Program Guide: 1987- Where Diversity Reigns

We really began hitting hard on the concept of “free form radio” this year, of reigning diversity. Former Station Manager, Leigh Robartes, says it perfectly: “KUOI is special in that it, through music, fosters an open mindedness of those who are different from ourselves… Having an all-volunteer air staff and a free format ensures that […]

Program Guide: 1986 – Look and Listen!

Although we could only find one guide for ’86, it looks like this year was a big one for us. A new production mixer, new turntables, new amps, and test equipment was all purchased though the last semester’s fundraiser to give KUOI a bigger and better sound right in time for that Spring fever! Killer. […]

Program Guide: 1985- Happy Birthday to Us!

November 15th marked KUOI’s 40th anniversary as the student stereo for U of I and instead of monthly publications, in this grand year of ’85 we switched to Spring and Fall semester guides. As former station manager, Greg Meyer, states: KUOI-FM may be The Center of the Universe. Spring 1985 Fall 1985