Radio, which provides live and recorded coverage of The World's Greatest
Aviation Celebration, got an early start for AirVenture this year. You can
tune in now at www.AirVenture.org/Radio
and hear the stream of recorded segments from previous conventions. (Click
on the "Launch EAA Radio" link.)
EAA Radio has provided live
"wire-to-wire coverage of the event since 1995, but the audience grew
rapidly in 1999 when the station added a live web stream and people from
around the world have been logging on ever since. Last year, more than
14,000 people tuned in via the web.
The pre-AirVenture web stream will run
through July 27, providing selected interviews, recorded programming,
Theater in the Woods events, and updates on this year's event. Selected
clips include discussions with Burt and Dick Rutan, Harrison Ford, Scott
Crossfield, Jon Sharp, Hoot Gibson, Jim Lovell, and many other well-known
EAA Radio's volunteer staff has grown from
a handful of dedicated individuals to a group of more than 50 people who
seek out the interesting and unusual, as well as the headliners at
For those listening on the convention
grounds, EAA Radio can be heard on AM 1210. Live programming
begins at 7 a.m. on Monday, July 27, and concludes at the end of the air
show on Sunday afternoon, August 2. Daily programming includes live
coverage of the afternoon air show and showcase; Theater in the Woods
evening programs; and selected forums and field reports. EAA Radio is a
division of the EAA AirVenture Communications Center, more commonly know
as "The Green Gang."
Along with the live stream, you can visit
the archive to create your own program rotation www.airventure.org/radio/archives.html.
EAA Radio's Internet stream is hosted by Discovery World in Milwaukee.