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WAYO needs your financial support to operate in 2017.

What's new in the world of WAYO you may ask? Today is the official launch of our 2016 Kickstarter fundraising campaign! This is a big time of the year for us as the outcome of the campaign ensures the station's financial stability as we enter our second year of broadcasting. Keep reading to find out more about the Kickstarter campaign and other way-out updates.

Help keep the creativity and ideas of the Rochester community on the radio.


Ever wonder why we are considered a “low power” station?

Low power is a special class of radio that is inherently noncommercial and intended to come out of and be responsive to a specific community. WAYO embodies the spirit of low power - we’re a totally grassroots-funded station with 140 volunteers from the Rochester area, and we provide a platform for regional creativity where community members can share their art, music, writing, and more.


Supporters of WAYO,

WE DID IT! And we could not have done it without YOU!

With your support we have surpassed our Kickstarter goal of $16,000. The Kickstarter campaign ended at midnight with $17,260. In addition to the proceeds from the Kickstarter campaign, we raised $1,521 from a week of pop-up fundraisers around Rochester that included a clothing swap, concerts, and an open house.

WAYO Begins Online Streaming!

We're Streaming!!

After three weeks of programmer training and fine tuning of station equipment and procedures, WAYO invites the community to listen live via its online streaming starting at 7 pm on Monday, November 30. Listen live by clicking, well, the “LISTEN LIVE” button at the top of this and all the WAYO website pages! You can also tune in via the TuneIn Radio app—download it for free and search “WAYO.” While there will still be hiccups, goofs, and fixes, this is an incredibly exciting new phase for the station!!!