The Resource Virginia Association of Broadcasters awards competition entries, (sound recording)

Virginia Association of Broadcasters awards competition entries, (sound recording)

Virginia Association of Broadcasters awards competition entries, 1992
Virginia Association of Broadcasters awards competition entries
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  • WRVA's entries in various categories in the 1992 Virginia Association of Broadcasters awards competition. Features news highlights as reported by the station for the year. Stories included on WRVA - 482 include the rising crime rate in Richmond and the rally that was held at the State Capitol, pleas from the community, gun control legislation and opposition by the National Rifle Association and General Assembly, gun trafficing, anti-drug and anti-crime programs, and station editorials. This disc also contains various sports stories covered by WRVA, such as the NASCAR races in Richmond, Tour du Pont bicycle race, Lanny Watkins golf tournament, Richmond Times-Dispatch newspaper marathon, Professional Putters' Association, international semi-professional football, and call-in shows and radio commentaries. The end of the recording features miscellaneous local, state, national, and world news stories. WRVA - 483 contains segments on the proposed move of the Washington Redskins football team to Alexandria, and includes stories on Gov. L. Douglas Wilder's meetings with Jack Kent Cooke and the collapse of negotiations, opposition by Alexandria residents, information on the Potomac Yard site, state subsidies, site clean-up, a proposal to bring the team to Richmond, and station editorials. Also included on this disc are segements on the Chesterfield County shrink-swell soil controversy, and the resulting commission set up to investigate allegations by various homeowners concerning damage to their homes, inspection violations, damage and repair costs, responsible parties, the prosecution of developers, a federal grand jury investigation, extent of the problem, public hearings, and recommendations, as well as editorials by WRVA
  • WRVA - 483 contains various news segments, including stories on Richmond police confrontations in Mosby Court, Amtrak train derailment, Republican convention highlights, the presidential campaign of Ross Perot, the presidential debate at the University of Richmond, Richmond Newspapers marathon, election results, General Assembly news, plane crash in Henrico County, and James River flooding in downtown Richmond
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Funding information
Reformatting was funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission
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Virginia Association of Broadcasters awards competition entries, (sound recording)
Duration: 2 hrs., 5 min., 5 sec
  • The Library of Virginia
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
3 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
  • Preservation CD was created using a Disc Makers ReflexPro4 CD by LVA, July 2004. Burned at 32X.
  • Reference CD was created using a Tascam CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, March 2004. Burned at 1X.
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sound disc
1.4m. per second (discs)
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