Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Celebrating Five Years of Enlightened Broadcasting
By Gerry Connolly / MUM review
The University's radio station is celebrating its fifth year on
the air, attracting a large audience of regular listeners in Fairfield. According to
University Executive Vice President Craig Pearson, KHOE was founded as the first radio
station in the world to broadcast 24-hour-a-day Maharishi Gandharva Veda music throughout
Since it's inception, it has been continuously broadcasting Maharishi Gandharva Veda music
every day of the year. This service has been offered on a special side band for
subscribers since 1997, in order to satisfy the Federal Communication Commission's
requirement for the main station, at 90.5 FM, to broadcast a diverse range of programming.
"In addition to faculty and student presentations, the station's main channel offers
a wide range of music programming for the international
community on campus and residents in Fairfield," Mr. Pearson said. "We're
delighted that several hundred people in Fairfield are currently taking advantage of the
Maharishi Gandharva Veda music channel, which is a cost-effective and powerful
According to Stan Stansberry, station director, Maharishi Gandharva Veda music is very
special because it has been identified as one of the 40 aspects of the Veda and Vedic
Literature. "These are the melodies of Nature, promoting harmony and coherence in the
individual listener and generating a nourishing influence in the whole environment."
"The station's state-of-the-art equipment allows advance programming and
uninterrupted broadcast of the appropriate melody for each three-hour time period of the
day. "In addition, we adjust our programming to broadcast melodies suitable to each
season," Mr. Stansberry said. Fairfield businesses have readily embraced the
opportunity to have the 24-hour channel playing in offices when employees have gone home
for the day.
Bruce Plaut of Danaher Oil Company said, "We have always found the melodies of
Maharishi Gandharva Veda music a great support for the harmony and coherence of our
Telecommunications company USA Global Link eagerly ordered 12 of the KHOE receivers as
soon as the side channel began broadcasting. "We have been enjoying the positive
influence of Maharishi Gandharva Veda ever since," said Tom Morgan, marketing manager
at the company.
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