March 18, 2017 at 11:44 am #28022
What’s the deal with OPB duplicating programming on its x.1 and x.2 channels every(?) weekend? Seems like it takes a special kind of stupid to come up with that idea.March 18, 2017 at 12:50 pm #28024
“What’s the deal with OPB duplicating programming on its x.1 and x.2 channels every weekend?”
Beg-a-thon time again. They like to duplicate their programming during beg-a-thons for some reason. It’s anybody’s guess as to why.
What they SHOULD be doing is having begathonitis on –01 and carry their normal schedule on –02, pre-empting their ancillary programming schedule that would otherwise be on –02 until it’s over (since it’s mostly redundancy of the –01 programming anyways, just on a different schedule.) But that would actually make sense.
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“Seems like it takes a special kind of stupid to come up with that idea.”
Welcome to today’s OPB. It’s always like this. You’d be lucky to find any mortal being with any idea why they do things the way they do. Chances are somebody was probably drunk or stoned 10 years ago when they came up with the idea, and it became codified into their bylaws.
I think they do a lot of this random shit “just to be different”. Which sometimes works to their detriment. Remember their result in the national EAS test a few years ago, and what caused it to happen that way?September 8, 2017 at 7:27 am #31739
.September 8, 2017 at 10:13 am #31743
This is a bit reminiscent of the cancellation of “Homegrown Jazz” on KMHD. Originally, the show broadcast from the band room at Mount Hood Community College. When KMHD moved to its new studios at the OPB building, the only space there large enough for the show’s needs was the television studio. OPB had some rule on the books that prohibited volunteers from having access to the television studio without paid staff present. (I don’t fully understand why KMHD was not allowed to continue using the Mount Hood Community College and then deliver the program to KMHD’s studio either through some type of an IP device or on removable media, such as tape.)
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