FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.— The University of Arkansas Athletic Department is pleased to announce its affiliate lineup for the 2008 Razorback Baseball Radio Network (RBRN). The 23 station network is one of the largest college baseball radio networks in the country.
“The Razorback Baseball Radio Network is a very important to the success of our program,” said Matt Shanklin, General Manager of RBRN. “We have worked hard to maintain a very large network in coverage area and games broadcast in support of Coach Van Horn’s program. With the help of our affiliates, we are able to bring the excitement of Razorback Baseball throughout the state.”
This is the third year for KWBF 101.1 FM in Little Rock to be an affiliate. KWBF will carry 48 regular season games in addition to all post-season action. Most affiliates will carry from 25-40 games, including most SEC contests. Fans will need to check their local listings for games broadcast on their local affiliates.
KFAY 1030 AM will enter its 18th season as the flagship station of the Razorback Baseball Radio Network. They will carry 51 games with sister station KZRA 1590 AM picking up five (5) mid-week games with early start times. In addition to the KFAY broadcasts, KKEG 92.1 FM in Fayetteville will carry nine (9) Friday night SEC games beginning with the March 21st contest at LSU.
All radio broadcasts can also be heard on the internet at www.hogwired.com through the RazorZone. The RazorZone is a subscription service of www.hogwired.com. Fans can join for $9.95 per month or $99.95 annually. RazorZone will offer not only the audio broadcasts of the games, but live video of most home games, home game replays, weekly practice reports, post-game press conference with Coach Van Horn and players, player features and monthly Swatter’s Club meetings.
HOGS ANNOUNCE RADIO NETWORK AFFILIATES
The stations on this year’s network include:
Network Flagship Station: KFAY 1030 AM, Farmington/Fayetteville
Network Affiliate Stations: KXIO 106.9 FM, Clarksville
KASR 92.7 FM, Conway
KAGH 104.9 FM, Crossett
KELD 1400 AM, El Dorado
KZRA 1590 AM, Fayetteville
KKEG 92.1 FM, Fayetteville
KHGG 1580 AM, Fort Smith
KHGG 103.1 FM, Ft. Smith
KNWA 1600 AM, Harrison
KCWD 96.1 FM, Harrison
KFFA 1360 AM, Helena
KFFA 103.1 FM, Helena
KXAR 1490 AM, Hope
KWBF 101.1 FM, Little Rock
KTTG 96.3 FM, Mena/Barling
KOMT 107.5 FM, Mountain Home
KURM 790 AM, Rogers/Springdale
KURM 100.3 FM, Rogers/SW City, MO
KARV 610 AM, Russellville
KARV 101.3 FM, Russellville
KWAK 1240 AM, Stuttgart
KWYN 1400 AM, Wynne
Chuck Barrett and Rick Schaeffer will once again call all the play-by-play action for all 56 regular season games and all post-season action. Barrett is entering his 17th season of calling Razorback Baseball action. Schaeffer is in his 8th season, having worked in 1995 and then rejoining the network in 2001.
All broadcasts begin with the Dugout Show starting 20 minutes prior to every game.