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Rumsey Retro Radio is a hobby radio station operated by Bob Braaksma. It was started in 2009 as a neat way for Bob to share his antique radio show collection. It has grown into a popular local and internet radio station.


Rumsey Retro is supported by Bob and a by the generosity of those who choose to help. The real magic of the station is found in the many volunteer hours that are contributed by the hosts, friends, and the positive responses of committed listeners.


The station's broadcast is accomplished using two G5 Apple computers with specialized software. The terrestrial signal is sent from the computer through a mixer and to a studio interface system then out to a low power AM transmitter, located next to Bob's house on a 55 foot tower.


The internet stream is sent out using a streaming software then out to the world on a "4G" Internet system which is a unique (not always reliable) type of internet connection available in our remote location.

Thanks for enjoying our efforts and listening to Rumsey Retro!

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Daily Schedule.


5 AM - Drama / Mystery.

6 AM - Family Comedy.

7 AM - Gunsmoke.

7:30 AM - Lone Ranger.

8 AM - Mystery / Thriller.

9 AM - Dragnet.

9:30 - 11 AM - Detective.

11 AM - The Whistler.

11:30 AM  - Suspense.


1 PM - Comedy.

1:30 - 3 PM - Drama / Mystery.

3 - 4 PM - Family Comedy repeat.

4 PM - Gunsmoke repeat.

4::30 PM - Wild Bill Hickock.

5 PM - Superman.

5:30 - TBA

6 PM - You Bet Your Life

6:30 - 8 PM - Crime, Detective.

8 PM - Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar.

8:30 PM - Escape.

9 PM - The Whistler

9:30 - Suspense.


11 PM - TBA Mystery Thriller

12 AM - Let Goerge Do It.

12:30 AM - Richard Diamond.

1 AM - Dragnet

1:30 AM - Broadway is My Beat.

2 AM - The Whistler.

2:30 AM - Suspense.


4 AM - TBA Surprise.

Weekends we MIx it UP!

Subject to change without notice.






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