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WRPI Meetings - Spring 2023 SemesterJan 31, 2023

If you are a student and interested in joining or getting involved at WRPI, there are a few times during the week you're sure to be able to meet members and learn about membership.

- General Meetings - 1st Sunday of Every Month at 4:00 PM (DCC-337)

- Executive Committee Meetings - Every Tuesday 5:30 PM (WRPI Lounge DCC Basement)

- Tech Time - Every Wednesday at 6:00 PM (WRPI Lounge DCC Basement)



Member At Large Lesson Hours are 4:00-5:00 PM on Thursdays, stop by to start learning how to be a DJ!


Feel free to come by the lounge any time during the day! Many members relax and hang out there in between classes and can chat about the radio station.

Transmitter Back OnlineJan 15, 2023

Painting work and maintenance are completed for now, so we have returned to regular 24/7 broadcasting.

Thank you all for tuning in!

Transmitter Work Continued Until Further NoticeOct 11, 2022

Painting work is continuing on the transmitter, so we will be off air everyday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM until further notice.

Thank you all for your continued patience!

Transmitter Work Continued Through Oct. 8thOct 04, 2022

Our transmitter is being repainted, so we will be off air everyday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM until Saturday, October 8th, 2022.

Thank you all for your continued patience.

Transmitter WorkSep 30, 2022

Our transmitter is being repainted, so we will be off air everyday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM until Tuesday, October 4th, 2022.

Thank you all for your patience.

WRPI Meetings

About us

WRPI is the campus radio station at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. We broadcast 365 days a year at 10,000 effective watts from our tower in North Greenbush, New York, which gives WRPI an approximate listening radius of 75 miles. Our offices and studios are located on the Rensselaer campus in the Darrin Communications Center. Our programming includes a wide range of alternative and experimental music, cultural and public affairs programs, live local bands, special events and sports simulcasts.

Contact us

On-air phone: (518) 276-6248
Business phone: (518) 276-2648
Address: WRPI
1 WRPI Plaza
Troy, NY 12180

Featured shows

Pick It Up!

Tuesday
4:00PM-5:30PM

Ska is not dead
The Light Within

Tuesday
11:00AM-3:00PM

I plan on exploring consciousness through spoken work, music, guests and interviews. Music will be used the most. Playing CDs from various artists that inspire me.
Time's Arrow

Tuesday
6:00PM-8:00PM

Time's Arrow is without description.
Night Drive

Tuesday
9:00PM-11:00PM

Chill out with some zoomy synths, vibe with some rhythmic bass, or bop out with some beeps and boops. Listen to your favorite music and artists, or find something new. We have the zweems and the whomps that you've been craving. And yes, we speak robot on this show, so if that's for you, sit back and enjoy the ride.