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Who remembers the golden age of Power FM? Rick Jackson

Thirty years ago this week, a radio station began broadcasting that would change my life. That radio station was called Power FM. Until December 4, 1988, the only hit music station was Radio 1 on rubbish old medium wave. Power FM was in FM stereo and promised the latest chart hits 24 hours a day.

Beyond the Prison Gate: A tribute to those who...

When a guest to the exhibition set his foot in the Moon Gallery on the middle block of 35th Street, the photographs of U Ye Lwin, bass guitarist of Medium Wave Music Band would come into view. U Ye Lwin is well known for his support of peace because he led “Pan Ye Lan” “The Path of Flowers” music....

LETTERS: Real radio treat

There is a treat in store this coming Easter weekend for fans of radio as it should be in the UK. Radio Caroline North once again team up with Manx Radio, using their 1368khz medium wave AM frequency, from March 30 to April 2 (Good Friday to Easter Monday).

Radio station Northsound to switch off analogue service

Originally Northsound, like other local radio stations, broadcast on both FM and medium wave - but in the 1990s it started to provide distinct services on each frequency. 'Fully digital' In recent years, all its programming has been shared with other Scottish medium wave stations owned by Bauer,....

Retune your radio to receive BBC Radio Lancashire

BBC Radio Lancashire will no longer broadcast programmes on 1557 kHz medium wave from January 15. Listeners who live around Lancaster, Morecambe and Arnside, and currently listen on medium wave, will need to tune to alternative frequencies or find BBC Radio Lancashire online or on Freeview.

Pioneer pirate radio ship is live on Friday

RADIO Caroline makes a triumphant return to the airwaves this week with the blessing of the authorities which once banned it. On Friday, the pirate music station will broadcast on the Medium Wave/AM band live from studios on the Ross Revenge ship. In an ironic twist, it has been allocated the 648kHz frequency, formerly used by BBC World Service.

Legendary station Radio Caroline returns to the airwaves

A legendary pirate radio station is back - and you can listen to it right now. Legendary Radio Caroline, founded in 1964, has finally made its return. It broadcast from the mid-1960s to the early-1990s. Now, the station is back on the medium wave frequency of 648kHz. The station successful applied to Ofcom, giving it a new life.

Minister of Information meets Governor of West Darfur State

Khartoum, Aug.28(SUNA)-Minister of Information, Dr Ahmed Bilal Osman met in his office, Monday, Governor of West Darfur State, Fadl-al-Mula Al-Haga. The meeting discussed the media program in the State and rehabilitation of FM Radio and the medium wave to heighten spirit of national unkity among people of the State.

FIJIANS in the most remote areas of Fiji will now be able to have better access to disaster-related information during a disaster. more...

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama switches on the medium wave radio transmission while JICA resident rep Hiroyuki Sawada (left) and FBC CEO Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum (obscured) look on, at Nakasi in Nausori yesterday. Picture: ELIKI NUKUTABU. FIJIANS in the most remote areas of Fiji will now be able to....

AM radio now Fiji-wide

Fiji's prime minister says all Fijians can now tune in to the 'national dialogue' following the rehabilitation of the country's medium wave radio infrastructure. The Japanese government provided $US7 million for the rehabilitation which took over 18 months to complete. It included the installation of a 60 metre antenna with two AM transmitters.

Update: 12:25PM A NEWLY-rehabilitated medium wave AM infrastructure and transmission was launched by Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. more...

Update: 12:25PM A NEWLY-rehabilitated medium wave AM infrastructure and transmission was launched by Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. With the upgrade of the infrastructure, which is managed by national broadcaster Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC), indicates 100 per cent coverage for the islands.

AIR to revitalise Punjabi service to augment reach in India,

Public service broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) is planning to "revitalise" its Punjabi service to augment its reach to the Punjabi-speaking listeners "on both sides of the border". AIR currently broadcasts programmes in Punjabi language from its Jalandhar station in short and medium wave....

Medium wave Ukrainian Radio to cover all occupied territories

The National Radio and TV Council (NRTC) of Ukraine on January 12 issued a permit to broadcast using radio frequency of 873 kHz on the territory of the Anti-Terrorist operation (ATO) in the town of Chasiv Yar in the Donetsk region, the NRTC press service said.

BBC to broadcast in North Korea

The BBC is to broadcast news programmes in North Korea for the first time as part of a £290 million expansion of its World Service. The service, to be launched next spring in Korean, will include a daily 30-minute radio news programme during the late evening and early morning on both short and medium wave to try to maximise reach.

North Korea to get BBC

The BBC is to broadcast news programmes in North Korea for the first time as part of a £290 million expansion of its World Service. The service, to be launched next spring in Korean, will include a daily 30-minute radio news programme during the late evening and early morning on both short and medium wave to try to maximise reach.

Go FM way, digital DRM too expensive, AIR told

AIR should phase out short wave and medium wave services, accessed through the once ubiquitous transistors and radio sets, and focus on FM instead, recommends an IIT-Bombay report while giving a thumbs down to the digital DRM technology that the public broadcaster is pushing.

Spirit medium brings new tour to Cumbria

TV medium Steve Holbrook heads to Cumbria for two nights of his new tour, Psychic Vibration on the Medium Wave. Rated as one of the best clairaudient mediums in the UK, his act will visit Waverley Hotel, in Workington, on Tuesday September 13, and Shepherds Inn, in Carlisle, the following evening.

Home hifi: Digital radio roars in retro rig

About 20 years ago I saw a 1950s Bush radio at an auction, a glorious thing with medium wave, long wave and VHF, now known as FM. It had lots of cities listed on the tuning dial, not one of them outside Europe, and the cabinet looked great. It worked fine, and after spirited bidding it was knocked down to me for $18.

Protests against hanging beyond comprehension

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid on Monday said the decision against Mumtaz Qadri was given by the court and the protests over his execution are beyond comprehension. He was speaking to media after inaugurating 10KW medium wave transmitters at Radio Pakistan Karachi.

Japan helps upgrade service

CONCERNED about people's access to information during natural disasters, the Japanese Government has given $15million for the upgrade of a medium wave broadcasting system. Through an agreement signed with the Fiji Government, the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation will establish a new medium wave radio broadcasting system at Naulu in Nakasi.

How Coollink Boss, Nouri, Dazzled At Dubai Car Racing

The 11th edition of the Dubai 24 hour Car Racing, which took place on January 15 2016, will ever remain green in the memory of all the participants, particularly Swiss-born Nigeria based racer, Shahin Nouri, who is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Coollink, a member of Steam Broadcasting and Communication Limited.

Rich Warren: Wide band of possible reasons for AM interference

AM radio remains a technology we love to hate. We love its programming found nowhere else, but it sounds dreadful, even when broadcasting talk radio. In a mere five years, commercial AM broadcasting celebrates its centennial. How many other technologies survive that long? AM not merely survives, but survives nearly technically unchanged.

Radio Pakistan set to broadcast running commentary

PR LAHORE Pakistan's supreme broadcasting institute Radio Pakistan has made comprehensive arrangements to broadcast running commentary on all matches during forthcoming Pakistan-Zimbabwe cricket series from Gaddafi Stadium. The national network broadcast will go on air from all medium wave and FM 101 channels of PBC.

Vividh Bharati now available on FM

The popular Vividh Bharati service of the All India Radio will now be available in the FM format, providing listeners within the National Capital Region with clear, high quality reception. On Tuesday, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Arun Jaitley launched the service, hitherto available on Medium Wave.

Why Do Radio Signals Travel Farther at Night Than in the Day?

Not all radio waves travel farther at night than during the day, but some, short and medium wave, which AM radio signals fall under, definitely can given the right conditions. The main reason this is the case has to do with the signal interacting with a particular layer of the atmosphere known as....

'UV radiation peaks in June-September'

PUNE: Ultra violet (UV) radiation levels were alarmingly high in the monsoon months, an analysis of the recordings in the city from January till November this year by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) shows. "The peak radiation levels of UV B (medium wave, mostly absorbed by the....
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Next Snow Storm System Is Starting To Set Up

There were areas of slick spots this morning heading off to school and work. There was a small short wave and slight lift in the atmosphere that allowed for a l...

BUDGET CUTS HURT RADIO NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL'S

PACIFIC SERVICES. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (July 13, 1998 - Radio Australia)---Radio New Zealand's shortwave service to the Pacific is to be reduced because of b...

Prescott in Brief: Ham radio licensing testing set for Jan. 19

Ham radio licensing testing set for Jan. 19. Are you wanting to get your amateur radio license or upgrade to the next level? The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club offe...

Tracking a pleasant Sunday; heavy rain arrives New Year’s Eve

A shortwave originating in east Texas will bring our next round of rainfall. The system will quickly track northeast within the next 24 hours. Cloud cover will ...

Looking Back – December 11

2008. Flat Rock-Hawscreek School officials received unexpectedly low bids on an $18.87 million renovation and construction project they hoped to begin in 2009. ...

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These figures help to explain, the polling service says, why most Russians have been far less agitated by the Ukrainian church gaining autocephaly than have the...

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Most of these transitions have occurred as the result of a vote by parishioners, and to try to stop this trend, the Russian church has adopted a tactic that if ...

Monster Entertainment welcomes Henry deal

Monster Entertainment, headed by animation industry veteran Andrew Fitzpatrick, has agreed several international broadcasting deals for the animated series The ...

Monster Entertainment welcomes Henry deal

Monster Entertainment, headed by animation industry veteran Andrew Fitzpatrick, has agreed several international broadcasting deals for the animated series The ...

World Bank : Gates Foundation, DFID Join Forces to Improve Education Quality Around the World

LONDON, January 21, 2019 - The World Bank, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the UK's Department for International Development today announced a new pa...

Six people arrested over $1 million baby formula ring in Sydney

Six members of a criminal syndicate have been arrested on accusations they stole over NZ$1.06 million worth of baby formula to be sold in China over a period of...

Should You Like S&P International Holding Limited’s (HKG:1695) High Return On Capital Employed?

Today we’ll look at S&P International Holding Limited ( HKG:1695 ) and reflect on its potential as an investment. In particular, we’ll consider its Return On Ca...

Is Roto-Gro International Limited (ASX:RGI) A Financially Sound Company?

Roto-Gro International Limited ( ASX:RGI ), which has zero-debt on its balance sheet, can maximize capital returns by increasing debt due to its lower cost of c...

AP Top International News at 12:24 a.m. EST Source: AP

In rare move, Israel confirms attacking Iran forces in Syria. China's 2018 economic growth sinks to 3-decade low. Death toll reaches 85 in Mexico fuel pipeline ...

Who remembers the golden age of Power FM? Rick Jackson

Thirty years ago this week, a radio station began broadcasting that would change my life. That radio station was called Power FM. Until December 4, 1988, the on...

Beyond the Prison Gate: A tribute to those who...

When a guest to the exhibition set his foot in the Moon Gallery on the middle block of 35th Street, the photographs of U Ye Lwin, bass guitarist of Medium Wave ...

U.S. Evangelicals Push Back Against Trump's Syria Pullout Plan

U.S. evangelicals, generally supportive of President Trump, are breaking sharply with him over his planned Syria pullout, saying the move will leave Syrian Chri...

Evangelicals Seek Detente With Mideast Muslim Leaders As Critics Doubt Motives

In recent months, evangelical Christian leaders have been traveling to the Middle East to meet with rulers of Islamic countries and with Muslim clergy. The part...

An ‘atheist’ empire? Trump aides rally evangelicals in China fight

The issue has gained new resonance with Beijing’s arrest this month of a prominent Christian pastor and more than 100 members of his congregation. The arrests h...

George HW Bush personally asked Michael W Smith to sing 'Friends' at his funeral

SCREENSHOT: CBS NEWS. Attendees of President George H. W. Bush's funeral on Wednesday were serenaded by Grammy Award-winning Christian singer-songwriter Michael...

CBN News Launches Dedicated Roku App

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. Nov. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) has launched the first dedicated Roku app for its CBN News division. ...

The Truth of Torah Wins Out in Australia

. What does a Christian Radio host do when confronted with the truth of Jewish apologetics, and where does his journey take him? ....

Britain's politicians can learn kindness from Christians, says London mayor

Reuters Mayor of London Sadiq Khan. As Westminster politicians continue to lock horns over Brexit, the Mayor of London has said they should look to the Church f...

New constitutional radio station to hit the airwaves, WZTE Freedom

The Erie area is getting a civics lesson on the radio about the US Constitution. Program testing is being conducted for AM 1530's new launch as 'WZTE Freedom'. ...

The saving truth

In November 5, 1943, that is, 75 years ago, many bombs rained down on the Vatican City State. In the view of Augusto Ferrera, the author of a book titled 1943: ...

Christian radio host Delilah says faith in God got her through son's suicide

(Photo: NBC) Delilah's son Zachariah died by suicide in 2017. One year after tragedy met nationally syndicated radio personality, Delilah, the loving mother is ...

God TV were leasing the building

God TV has announced that its pulling out of plans to revive the former Millennium club on Union Street. The religious broadcaster, who had planned to turn the ...

GOD TV pulls out of plans for former Millennium nightclub building

Two years ago the religious broadcaster said God would deliver the funds to complete the monumental project of turning the former Millennium nightclub on Union ...

WATCH: Scandals that ruined these famed televangelists

We move to that scandal that brought down a Christian TV empire 30 years later. "20/20" has a look at Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker. He was sentenced only served fi...

Boko Haram does not intend to release Leah Sharibu —Helen Oritsejafor

Helen Oritsejafor. The light skinned and pretty banker superintends over the Eagle Flight Micro Finance Bank Limited, Eagle Heights International Schools and th...

TB Joshua’s Emmanuel TV YouTube channel has reached over 1,000,000 subscribers!

Emmanuel TV is a Christian television network with headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria. Founded by T.B. Joshua, Pastor of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations, in La...

Havant’s Angel Radio celebrates two decades of nostalgia

When she’s not on air she’s answering phone calls from listeners. She says: ‘In Wales I’d have Angel on permanently in two rooms so I could hear it wherever I w...

Country radio star Michael has worldwide fans Hubert Murphy A Drogheda based radio presenter is taking the digital radio business by storm

A Drogheda based radio presenter is taking the digital radio business by storm - building up a fan base around the world. Michael McDonagh (18) from Hardman's ...

SiriusXM Announces Consent Solicitations With Respect To Pandora Media's Convertible Notes

 The proposed amendments relate to the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger and Reorganization among Sirius XM Holdings Inc., White Oaks Acquisiti...

Sirius XM : SiriusXM Announces Consent Solicitations With Respect To Pandora Media's Convertible Notes

The proposed amendments relate to the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger and Reorganization among Sirius XM Holdings Inc., White Oaks Acquisition...

SiriusXM Announces Consent Solicitations With Respect To Pandora Media's Convertible Notes

NEW YORK Jan. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI ) today announced that its subsidiary, Sirius XM Radio Inc., has commenced, on beha...

TRAI’s New Rules For Cable & DTH: Everything You Need to Know Ahead of the Feb 1 Deadline

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is giving the cable TV and the direct to home (DTH) space a bit shakeup. The regulator has made this move to ma...

PLDT, GMA join forces for digital TV innovation

MANILA, Philippines Industry giants PLDT Inc. and GMA Network Inc. are joining forces to revolutionize the experience of TV viewing in the Philippines. PLDT, to...

Tallinna TV to take politics show off air during election period

Tallinna TV (TTV), a municipality-owned digital TV station which, as its name suggests, broadcasts in the capital but also has transmitters at several other loc...

NBTC set to auction 700MHz licence in December

The NBTC is expected to publish the draft rule of recalling the 700MHz band on its website on Friday or Monday. The final rules are expected to be published in ...

Speaker hails China for support towards digital migration

Speaker Kadaga officiating at the handover ceremony of the Access to Digital Project at Starlight Primary School in Kamuli district. Kadaga thanked the Chinese ...

Danbatta: Transforming Nigeria’s broadband landscape in three Years

By Yakubu Musa. That broadband is now globally acclaimed as the major index of development in all aspects of human life is no an exaggeration. It’s, according t...

Noon Refurbished Guarantees Tech Bargains for Shoppers

Customers looking for a bargain on the latest tech gadgets can shop for previously purchased, refurbished products on noon, the region’s homegrown digital marke...

Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management LTD Has Cut Stake in Udr (UDR) by $2.52 Million as Market Value Rose; Disciplined Growth Investors Increases Holding in Dolby Laboratories Com (DLB)

Disciplined Growth Investors Inc increased its stake in Dolby Laboratories Inc Com (DLB) by 11.38% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Di...

Smartfren launches latest Wi-Fi modem with 4G+ capability

A collaborative effort with Chinese tech company Haier, the Super Modem WiFi S1 runs on 2.4GHz and 5GH frequencies. (Shutterstock/File) Local telecommunication...

Glo wins best telecom company for 2018

For the second year running, Nigeria’s data grandmasters, Globacom, has been adjudged as the Independent Newspaper Telecommunications Company of the Year. The c...

Women in rural Wisconsin lack access to maternity care

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Women in rural Wisconsin often have to travel long distances to access maternity care. Wisconsin Public Radio reports that American Medica...

Women in rural Wisconsin lack access to maternity care

Beth Miller lives in the small northwestern town of Trego, a 45-minute drive from the closest hospital that delivers babies. Miller told Wisconsin Public Radio ...

Army Corps of Engineers pursues Lake Pepin island project

LAKE CITY, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is moving forward with a proposal to build islands near the head of Lake Pepin by using sand and sedime...

Women in rural Wisconsin lack access to maternity care

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Women in rural Wisconsin often have to travel long distances to access maternity care. Wisconsin Public Radio reports that American Medical...

Wisconsin producers worry over hay shortage, high prices

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin livestock owners and feed suppliers are growing concerned about hay shortages this winter, which some say could be causing a spi...

WLCI and Blackout Booking Open Up Semester With Stacked Jan. 19 Show

Culture Mourning [A] BLKstar will headline WLCI Hocking College Radio and Blackout Booking’s first show of the spring 2019 semester. (facebook.com) WLCI and Bl...

Agriculture students sorry for 'lewd' remarks on college radio show

Students at University College Dublin (UCD) have apologised for making offensive comments during a broadcast on college station Belfield FM. 'Keepin' It Countr...

College radio show 'sorry' for sexual comments about female students in 'unacceptable' broadcast

Students at University College Dublin have apologised for making offensive comments during a broadcast on the college radio station Belfield FM. Radio show Keep...

LeRiche on his 'overwhelming, unforeseeable' musical career

"The trajectory has been pretty overwhelming and unforeseeable," says LeRiche , of the international interest in his new EP, X-Dreamer. X-Dreamer is racing up t...

WLCI and Blackout Present Benefest 2018 Nov. 29-Dec. 1

Culture Brian Koscho of Unmonumental, a band that will perform as a part of the 2018 Benefest at Casa Cantina on Thursday, November 29. (Submitted photo) WLCI ...

From the low lands to the high seas: Belgian pirate radio’s rise and demise

Tired of government-approved music, monolingual programs and establishment views, activists and music lovers set up hidden stations in garages, basements, churc...

The rise and fall of pirate radio station WBAD

In the mid-’90s, the internet was just starting to turn into a mass medium. There were no podcasts, and nobody had heard of internet radio. So it was a heyday f...

The Rise and Fall Of Pirate Radio Station WBAD

Culture Warning: Some bleeping good radio ahead. (Zoonar GmbH / Alamy Stock Photo) The Rise and Fall Of Pirate Radio Station WBAD. By: Posted on: In the mid-’9...

Pirate radio closedown 30 years ago ended buccaneering chapter

October 2nd, 2018: The Irish Pirate Radio Archive has been donated to Dublin City University. The collection of documents, publications and paraphernalia celebr...

Veteran broadcaster Tom Edwards ‘reveals all’ in explosive new book set to be launched

Veteran broadcaster Tom Edwards will reveal all about a life in which his pirate radio boss was murdered, he reached the top of the industry and spent three yea...