News

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 - Fall 2022 SemesterSep 27, 2022

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 5:00 PM (DCC-337)

- Executive Committee Meetings - Every Tuesday 5:00 PM (WRPI Lounge DCC Basement)

- Tech Time - Every Wednesday at 5:00 PM (WRPI Lounge DCC Basement)



Member At Large Lesson Hours are 4:00-5:00 PM on Fridays, 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.

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

Office Hours In a world full of chaos, this two hours makes it worse.
Tales from the Bottomless Pit

Tuesday
9:00PM-10:00PM

Tales from the Bottomless Pit is a show that'll play mystery and horror from radio shows past. From the chilling, cryptic, and creepy, are you prepared to listen to what the Pit has to offer?
The Blowfish Music and other sounds
The Devil's Hour

Monday
12:00AM-1:00AM

At this hour, the veil between the living and the dead is the thinnest. Spirits make their way into our world, where they travel through the radio waves and enter the minds of mortals...
Lunar Effect

Friday
9:00PM-12:00AM

We listen to all sorts of music, plus radio dramas, stories, and occasional introspective thoughts.
Face Plant

Wednesday
8:00PM-10:00PM

I play whatever I’m feeling that day: indie, rock, blues. Tune in if you like good music!
Chaos Theory

Thursday
8:00PM-10:00PM

A WTF mix of Psychedelic and New Wave era Rock!!!!
The Overclocked Show

Monday
7:30PM-9:00PM

Listen to Overclocked's hand-picked and live-mixed EDM selections from the top charts and upcoming artists
Sea of Tranquility Experience 31 nights of thrills, chills, and mild inconveniences as we make our way through Buckethead's 2015 countdown to Halloween, as well as various other spooky songs, stories, and seances.
Apogee Apathy Experience 31 nights of thrills, chills, and mild inconveniences as we make our way through Buckethead's 2015 countdown to Halloween, as well as various other spooky songs, stories, and seances.
The Crater Good Experience 31 nights of thrills, chills, and mild inconveniences as we make our way through Buckethead's 2015 countdown to Halloween, as well as various other spooky songs, stories, and seances.
Blood Moon Experience 31 nights of thrills, chills, and mild inconveniences as we make our way through Buckethead's 2015 countdown to Halloween, as well as various other spooky songs, stories, and seances.
Syzygy Synergy Experience 31 nights of thrills, chills, and mild inconveniences as we make our way through Buckethead's 2015 countdown to Halloween, as well as various other spooky songs, stories, and seances.
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.
The agenda

Tuesday
4:00PM-6:00PM

We’ll mostly listen to a mix of indie pop and top 40, every now and then I’ll also talk about current events!