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Thank you for your feedback about WPVM! This short poll will help us make The Progressive Voice of the Mountains the community radio station Asheville and western North Carolina want and deserve.

The survey should take no more than a couple of minutes to complete. Unless otherwise indicated, you may select more than one response to each question, or none at all. Please submit only one survey per person.

1) How much do you listen to the radio? (PICK ONE)
A lot - several hours a day Sometimes, a few hours a week Not much, just a couple of times a month Almost never

    1a)How often do you listen to WPVM? (PICK ONE)
     Whenever I'm listening to the radio Sometimes, but I also listen to other stations Rarely, I usually listen to other stations I never listen to the station

    1b) What other radio stations do you listen to?

2) Where do you listen to WPVM?
At home In the car At work

3) When do you listen most often? (PICK ONE)
Morning (7am - Noon) Afternoon (Noon - 5pm) Evening (5pm - 10pm) Overnight (10pm - 7am)

    3a)Do you listen on weekends? (PICK ONE) Yes No Sometimes

4) What kind of programming do you expect from WPVM?
News/Talk Local music Music in general Entertainment/humor/general interest

5) If you listen primarily in the evenings, what kind of programming do you prefer? News/Talk Music A combination of the two

6) As we add more local programs to our schedule, we will be reducing the repeat broadcasts of Democracy Now! Which broadcast of Democracy Now! do you usually listen to? 8 am (live broadcast) Noon 8 pm

     6a) Which repeat broadcast do you depend on if you miss Democracy Now! at your regular listening time? Noon 8 pm

7a) Each of WPVM's news/talk shows is listed below. For each of the shows listed, please assign the show a "letter grade" based on your opinion of it, or indicate that you haven't heard it or have no opinion.

A=Great! B=Good C=OK D=Pretty bad F=Awful

Democracy Now! A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Alternative Radio A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Between the Lines A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Making Contact A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Free Speech Radio News A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Counterspin A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Asheville Global Report A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Beyond Organic A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Frecuencia Latina A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Le Show A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Latino USA A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Edicion Semanaria A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

The Big Asheville Radio Hour A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

World of Possibilities A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Voices of Our World A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Swannanoa Journal A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Down to Earth A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

New Dimensions A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Baked @ 350 A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Interfaith Voices A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Listen 2 Women A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Wings A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Week in Review A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Global Nexus A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Inner Landscaping A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Pathways to the Sacred A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Sundry Muse Cafe A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

7b) Each of WPVM's music shows is listed below. For each of the shows listed, please assign the show a "letter grade" based on your opinion of it, or indicate that you haven't heard it or have no opinion.

A=Great! B=Good C=OK D=Pretty bad F=Awful

Be Here Now A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Deep in the Soul A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Accident Waiting to Happen A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Lounge Sport A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

The Replacement Party A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Tenor to Tabla A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Mental Notes A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Sirens' Muse A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

Soulstream A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

The Cut A B C D F Never heard it/No opinion

8) What programs do we not currently air that you would like to hear us broadcast?

9) What kinds of music do you enjoy listening to on WPVM?
Indie Rock Jazz Old Time/Folk Alt Country World
Electronic Local Reggae/Dub Funk/R&B/Soul Latino Hip-Hop

10) What kinds of music do you not enjoy listening to on WPVM?
Indie Rock Jazz Old Time/Folk Alt Country World
Electronic Local Reggae/Dub Funk/R&B/Soul Latino Hip-Hop

11) Is there a kind of music that you would like to hear that you can't find on the radio?

12) Have you listened to WPVM via the webcast? (PICK ONE)   Yes  No

13) How old are you? (PICK ONE)
under 18 18-34 34-55 Over 55

14) What is your household income (optional - this will help us with our underwriting campaigns)? (PICK ONE)
under $20,000 $20,000 - $40,000 $40,000-$75,000 more than $75,000

15) Have you donated money (including underwriting) to WPVM? (PICK ONE)   Yes  No

16) Have you volunteered with WPVM in any capacity? (PICK ONE)   Yes  No

17) Would you recommend WPVM to your friends? (PICK ONE)   Yes  No

18) Where do you live? (city, county?)

    18a) Do you have trouble picking up the station over the air? (PICK ONE)
     Yes No Sometimes

19) Would you like to receive WPVM announcements and newsletters via email? If so, put your email address here:

20) Did you know that WPVM is supported, in part, by revenue from Internet-access and hosting services offered by the nonprofit Mountain Area Information Network (MAIN)? If you are a MAIN subscriber or webhosting client, your dollars go to support alternative news and music programming you believe in -- and you save money as well.

Are you a MAIN subscriber and/or webhosting client? Yes  No

If not, would you be interested in receiving more information about MAIN services? (Make sure you include your email address above!) Yes  No

21) How often do you use the MAIN homepage as a source of timely alternative news and information? (PICK ONE)
Every Day
Several times per week
Once per week
Never

22) How much interest would you have in a WPVM "podcasting" service? (PICK ONE)
A lot
Some
None

21) Anything else you want to tell us?

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