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Top Gift Picks for Mother’s Day 2017

Mother’s day is just around the corner and C. Crane is here to help you find a gift that will actually be used! CC Radio-EP – Bob Crane designed this radio for his Mom. It’s the easiest radio to use and has great reception and sound. CC Pocket – This radio is perfect for the […]

Local Radio Still Matters

Do you remember when you could call up your local radio station and ask to dedicate a song?  Maybe you just wanted to start a friend’s day right with their favorite tune, or wanted that special someone to know you were thinking of them.  Regardless of your sentiments, there was the thrill of knowing everyone […]

What is Shortwave?

Shortwave radio is a radio transmission using shortwave frequencies, generally 1.6–30 MHz (187.4–10.0 m), just above the medium wave AM broadcast band. Many of SW’s properties are similar to AM like the ability for the signal to travel long distances. Since the early 1900’s, there have been significant advances in radio. One of the biggest advances that has […]

Earworms – The Science Behind Songs Stuck in Your Head

Regardless of who you are or what you do, it happens to everyone at some point in life: earworms.  Not to be confused with that pesky larva that destroys corn and tomatoes, an earworm is defined by Wikipedia as “a catchy piece of music that continually repeats through a person’s mind after it is no […]

How To Get Your Groove On

While the long daylight hours of summer give us a chance to enjoy the outdoors, many people use that opportunity to tackle those outside chores that just can’t be accomplished during the other wet, cold seasons. Music, news, audio books, or talk programs can make those monotonous tasks like mowing, weeding, painting, or cleaning seem […]

CBS Radio Division May be Sold

What make a great radio station? A great station becomes the fabric of a community over time. Great stations mean more to their listeners than 99% of all websites because they have heart and real people behind them. They serve and entertain their listeners. Bob Crane and Jessica Crotty visited WCCO in Minneapolis MN recently […]

C. Crane 12 Days of Giveaways

December 1st, 2015: The C. Crane Family would to celebrate this holiday season with all of the Radio Community. Join in on the celebration with us by participating in C. Crane’s 12 Days of Christmas! Each weekday we will post a new holiday themed question on our blog at news.ccrane.com. Post your comment and you […]

What Do You Have To Say About Radio?

Over the past few weeks, we have been receiving lots of feedback about the radio programming that you love and some that you’re not too crazy about. Everyone has their likes and dislikes about radio and we want to know more…so we’re taking an informal poll with results to be posted next week! Below are […]