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IBS-SRN affiliate meeting, March 10th@7pm WLIU-BK Brooklyn

The annual IBS National Show affiliates meeting will be held at the studios of WLIU-BK in Brooklyn NY, tomorrow night, March 10th, at 7PM.

For more information, contact George Capalbo, gcapalbo1 AT

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IBS SRN Welcomes Hope College

The IBS Student Radio Network is proud to welcome its newest member– Hope College Radio, based in Holland Michigan.

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Join us at IBS East Coast Conf, Oct. 9th at Simmons College Boston

On Saturday, October 9, 2010 IBS, Backbone Networks and the IBS Student Radio Network, will be at the IBS East Coast Radio and Webcasting conferences at Simmons College in Boston MA.

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Congrats to AER on a great broadcast year

I had the pleasure of visiting IBS Member Station AER at Champs Charter School in Van Nuys CA for their end of year celebration.  A great station, and an excellent student staff all working together with faculty advisor Steven Day.

Check out their end of year video premiered at the celebration on youtube.

AER 2009-2010

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Champs Fest 2010 LIVE tonight 4pm-10pm Pacific on AER

IBS-SRN member station AER and Champs Ambassadors at Champs Charter School in Van Nuys CA are teaming up to present ChampsFest 2010 – a celebration of music, culture and life at Champs. Local bands, Champs artists, alumni, teachers, staff, random facebook contacts, and invited guests will be showcasing their talents from 4 to 10 p.m Pacific. tonight Friday May 21st.

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The IBS-Palooza live music weekend is on the air, coast to coast!

You can listen right here on, or through the IBS-Palooza Station listed in iTunes Radio, staff favorites– or on the College Radio Tuner, available as a free download in the iTunes Application Store.

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IBS-Spring Palooza April 23rd-24th

We’re getting rolling on putting together the next IBS-Palooza live music weekend, scheduled for Friday April 23rd and Saturday April 24th, and we are hoping that your school will be onboard!

What is IBS-Palooza?

It is a weekend of local, live music on member stations of the IBS Student Radio Network. The goals of IBS-Spring Palooza are:

* Create some buzz around your station– Use IBS-Spring Palooza as a recruiting tool for getting volunteers to work at your station for next year.
* Help local college bands get airplay– make your station important for your community.
* Raise some money for worthy charities local to you.

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Backbone and IBS-SRN at SXSWi 3/12-3/16th booth 725

Backbone Networks and the IBS Student Radio Network will be exhibiting at the SXSW interactive show at the convention center in Austin TX. Come visit us in Exhibit Hall 4, booth 725.

Not only is Austin a spectacular town, but we’ll be there too!

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IBS-SRN Affiliates Mtg March 4th, 6pm@Long Island University, Brooklyn #ibsconf

The second annual IBS Student Radio Network “Affiliates Meeting” will be held Thursday night in New York before the annual IBS National College Radio Conference, Thursday March 4th, starting at 6pm. Meet your counterparts from other school stations and learn new tips and techniques that will make you an Internet radio network wizard. If you don’t have a station yet, drop in to learn how it works and why the network is growing.

Below is a map and directions to the the meeting from the Hotel Pennsylvania.  Hope to see you all there!

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IBS Awards!

Has your station done something you’re especially proud of? Do you have programming, promotions and public service you think is worthy of an award? Then visit to learn how to enter the 1st Annual IBS Collegiate Broadcast competition.

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