Marsh Island Radio is envisioned to be a pirate radio station speaking to the marsh and letting the marsh speak to us.
We first premiered this radio station as part of a prototype exhibition at BU in 2013 using a low powered signal transmitter. Our station id: This is WMIR, Marsh Island Radio, at 990 AM on the radio dial, broadcasting from a salt marsh island in the rising waters of Boston Harbor. Community radio letting you talk to the marsh and letting the marsh talk to you.
Built by sound artist Marc McNulty, our radio is housed in a waterproof case and can be located on the salt marsh islands or on the shore, beaming a signal that reaches a 1/4 mile around…
See the original iteration of the programming schedule here