Studio: 618-457-3691 • Office: 618-529-5900 • 224 N. Washington St. Carbondale IL 62901

DJ Training

3.1 Emergency Alerts

If an emergency alert is issued the EAS may temporarily interrupt your show with an alert message. Remain calm. Do not stop any music you are playing, the message should be over quickly. If you were talking on air wait until the message has completed and then begin speaking again from where you left off.

2.3 Public Service Announcements

PSAs help us put the ‘community’ in community radio! You should make at least one Public Service Announcement (PSA) during your show. A good PSA is one that announces something that is happening in the local southern Illinois region that is free / for a good cause / educational / etc. Try to space it […]

2.2 Station ID

The FCC requires that WDBX broadcast a station identification announcement at least once every hour, as close to the ‘top’ of each hour (XX:00) as feasibly possible—meaning you can let a song finish playing but you need to make the Station ID announcement right after. The top-of-hour Station ID must contain our legal call sign […]

2.1 Talking on-air

Using the Mics: Talking on the Air Adapted from: The Microphones are one of the simplest pieces of equipment to learn the basics of how to use but also one of the most challenging to master. In theory all you need to do to use the Mic is turn it on and talk, but […]

Make Prerecorded Shows

Check the Underwriting Schedule Log to find out what underwriters play during your show. Underwriting and Promos can be downloaded from Google Drive Make your playlist Go to Drag mp3 files or from iTunes Audio Joiner adds a cross-fade between tracks. You will need to remove the cross-fade from all Underwriting, PSAs, and Promos […]

Scroll to top