Celebrating Mike Williamson’s 500th Show!
In 2009, Mike Williamson began providing a weekly music show for our station, featuring not only his music, but also that of other local and national performers. Sometime during the week of October 21-27, Mike’s 500th show will air.
Congratulations and thank you for these wonderful shows. You can hear Mike’s shows on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 7:30 pm and Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 1:30 pm.
Listen to worship live on Sunday at 10:15 am.
Worship rebroadcast on Wednesdays at 10:15 am.
Rockford Community Radio, from Third Presbyterian Church, is an easy listening music station that has been on the air since April 2005.  You can listen via streaming at http://wtpblp.com
Our witness to the Good News of Jesus Christ is communicated gently, in the context of classical music that speaks to your spirit.
The History of the Station
WTPB-LP is an officially licensed broadcast station authorized by the Federal  Communications Commission. The original license application was made in August, 2000, and the station went on the air at Easter time in April of 2005.The studio was dedicated in June of 2009.
In 2017, station engineer Michael Hayden and Station Manager Murray Hanson rebuilt the studio and replaced the original computers with new ones and added several new pieces of equipment. All of the computer software was upgraded as well.
Website – www.wtpblp.com
If you have not yet taken a look at the website for the radio station, which is maintained by Mike Williamson and Murray Hanson, take a look.  It is found at www.wtpblp.com. You’ll find schedule information and current updates stream across the home page, alerting you to recent happenings.
Support WTPB-LP
On the website you will find a secure location to support the station online.
Programming on WTPB-LP
Worship at Third Presbyterian Church Sunday worship is broadcast live on Sundays at 10:15 AM and is rebroadcast on Wednesdays, at 10:15 AM. Worship Westminster Presbyterian’s Sunday message at 1:00 PM on Wednesdays and on the following Sunday at the same time.
WTPB-LP carries several nationally broadcast programs. You’ll hear locally produced shows including Mike Williamson’s weekly music show,  a nightly variety of shows provided by John “Radio” Russell, including “Midwest Ballroom.” 
Several shows are prepared by Murray Hanson.  David Fagen of Rockford continues to present new episodes of “Only Oldies” as well as s “A Little Night Music” on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturdays at 7 PM.  
Thank you to the volunteers who operate the board for the live broadcast of Third Presbyterian worship on Sunday mornings.
We are blessed to have the ongoing support of the community and receive your thanks and words of encouragement and appreciation! It is a blessing to have the support of listeners, community businesses, lovers of the great American standards music, and the faithfulness of the Third Presbyterian Church family!
Thank you for your prayers of support, messages of encouragement, as well as your contributions!
Murray Hanson
Station Manager
Pastor Emeritus