2015 ACB Holiday Auction

Collectibles, jewelry, holiday treats, handmade gifts - even a huge collection of radio memories and an Apple TV!
Sunday, December 6, 7:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M. Eastern (4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Pacific).
All money raised benefits ACB Radio.
Visit our Auction Preview Page for all the details!

National Braille Press Gala

The American Council of the Blind and ACB Radio would like to sincerely thank National Braille Press for allowing us to stream their gala which was held on Thursday November 12, 2015.
The event was enjoyed by many people around the worldas well as those who attended the event in person.
You can download and listen to the archive here.

ACB and ACB Radio Remember Ed Walker

Radio legend Ed Walker dies at 83, three hours after final broadcast

WASHINGTON - Radio pioneer Ed Walker, whose "Joy Boys" broadcasts with
Willard Scott dominated Washington's airwaves in the 1960s, has died at age
83, three hours after his final broadcast.

Walker, who was born blind, "died quietly in his sleep at 2 a.m." says Ken
Mellgren, Walker's longtime friend and former boss at WWRC.

"He was in no pain," Mellgren told WTOP.

Walker was recently diagnosed with cancer. Last week he recorded his final
broadcast of "The Big Broadcast" for WAMU from his hospital room. The final
installment was replayed Sunday evening.

In a tweet, WAMU said "We are very sad to announce our friend Ed Walker
passed away this morning, after listening to his final show with his

Here is an audio snipet of Ed Walker receiving the DKM award at the 42nd annual convention of the American Council of the Blind.

Download and listen to the DKM award presentation.

Stream Your Convention or Special Event on ACB Radio Live Event

If you or someone you know is planning a convention or a special event that you wish to share with the world, then you have come to the right place for your streaming needs!

ACB Radio will be more than happy to provide the necessary information to help you put together a successful streaming event.
To get started please fill out the affiliate streaming request form which can be accessed by clicking on the link below.
Click here to access the affiliate request form.

ACBRadio Lists

Keep up with our ACBRadio personalities by joining any of our ACBRadio lists.
For announcements only you can subscribe to our announce list.
Click here for more information about the announce list and subscribe.
Do you want to interact with your favorite ACBRadio broadcaster as well as other ACBRadio listeners?
Then the ACBRadio Friends list is the place to be.
How about keeping up with the latest technology news and information from ACBRadio's MainMenu?
MainMenu Friends is the place where you can get updates about the show as well as any information on accessible technology.
Are you wondering what to have for dinner tonight?
The Cooking in the Dark list is a great place for helpful suggestions on many great recipes.

How About Some Podcasts?

If you missed a show on Mainstream, you can hear the replay any time by subscribing to one of the podcasts below.
The ACB Braille and E Forum
ACB Reports
Cooking with the Hazelnuts
Main Menu
Speaking Out for the Blind

Please note we house the podcast feeds for shows that originate from ACB Radio.
For shows that originate from outside of ACB Radio please check the originating website of that show.

ACB Radio is Just a Phone Call Away

Now if you are away from your computer or if you are in a place where cell phone coverage is sparse you can still listen to ACB Radio!

Yes, you can listen to ACB Radio with an ordinary telephone by calling 605-475-8130.
Once you connect you can choose which stream you wish to listen to.

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