Countdown to 1280AM Begins12 February 2016 / by CJRU 1280AM (author)
The Countdown to 1280AM is on! As radio lovers across the global celebrate World Radio Day on February 13, CJRU Radio volunteers at Ryerson begins preparations to turn on 1280AM on March 31, 2016 when the diverse voices of Ryerson and the local community will be shared across downtown Toronto and beyond. In anticipation of this momentous occasion, we invite you to celebrate with us!
February 15-March 20: Sounds Like Downtown Contest
Tell us what song you’d play on CJRU’s first day broadcasting on 1280AM and you’ll be entered to win one of dozens of awesome student prize buckets+tickets to our the 1280AM "Sounds like Downtown" Concert featuring Toronto's own young hip hop, funk and DJ stars! To enter just sign up for our email list or look for the link in your student union or faculty newsletter.
February 29: 1280AM Testing Begins
March 31: The Ryerson Student Centre Celebrates with an Open House 10:00 am-3:00pm Gould Street & Student Centre Building
Music in the City Panel Lunch
Radio Time Capsule and Scavenger Hunt
Prize draw for the Radio Lives at Ryerson Contest.
Sound Art/Food/Live Music (+ t-shirts, buttons, stickers)
Guest host and special content from Ryerson’s new Slaight Radio Institute
March 31: The Sounds Like Downtown Concert
To check out our programming and learn more about the upcoming launch, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our newsletter. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, feel free to reach out! A heartfelt thank you to the volunteers and campus radio fans who made 1280AM a reality: Let's celebrate radio at Ryerson this Spring!