We Breathe Words Into Your Life ... Since 1983!
The Triangle Radio Reading Service connects people who are blind and print impaired to each other, their communities, and families by delivering news, information, and entertainment using the latest audio technology.
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How to Receive Our Signal
The TRRS broadcast signal covers the entire counties of Alamance, Caswell, Chatham, Durham, Granville, Harnett, Lee, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, and Wake. It can also be heard in significant parts of Cumberland, Franklin, Guilford, Hoke, Johnston, Montgomery, Nash, Rockingham, Vance, and Warren Counties.
TRRS loans out specially tuned SCA receivers, free of charge, to those living in the broadcast area. To apply for a special receiver call the TRRS office at 919-832-5138 or fill out a Listener Application. Additionally, the TRRS signal is broadcast:
- On Time Warner Cable in Raleigh (TV and FM) and Community Access TV in Hillsborough
- TRRS programming is also available on the in-house cable system at health care facilities and retirement communities such as Glenaire Retirement Center in Cary and The Forest at Duke in Durham.
- Streaming live over the Internet (use the player at the top right of each web page -- not available for iPhone or iPad)
Ways You Can Help
TRRS depends entirely on financial contributions from local governments, United Way, civic organizations, and individuals like you. As TRRS is not available through an ordinary FM radio, listeners are loaned specially tuned receivers that cost TRRS about $25 each. They are provided free of charge to those living in the broadcast area, although some listeners contribute as they are financially able. You can help us in the following ways:
|Tell TRRS about friends and family members who could benefit from the Reading Service. Also tell your friends, neighbors and associates about this worthwhile program and encourage them to support it with their time, talent, and donations.||Become a TRRS volunteer. Assist with on-air reading, engineering, scheduling, fund raising, public outreach, and other projects. Training programs are offered to all volunteers. Read about our volunteers.||Become a TRRS supporter.
A $100 donation will purchase 4 special TRRS receivers for 4 listeners.
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