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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....

Power transmitter installed in Attock

Rashid Ali ATTOCK: Radio Pakistan installed a modern digital 500 KW transmitter at Faqeerabad in Attock Dist to multiply the outreach of its medium wave broadcasts on 585 KHz. The Transmitter along with renovation of studios at national broadcasting house has been installed with the technical and financial assistance of Japan.

Ministers, Japanese envoy inaugurate 500 KW transmitter

ISLAMABAD - Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid, Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal, and Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Inomata jointly inaugurated the newly installed 500 kw medium wave transmitter here on Friday. Radio Pakistan has formally launched programmes from its new digital....

Japanese aid: State radio to replace old gadgets

The equipment has been given under a project “Rehabilitation of Medium Wave Radio Broadcasting Network” and is being implemented by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Inomata and Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal....

Radio Pakistan launches new medium wave transmitter

Raza ur Rehman Saturday, December 06, 2014 - Islamabad—Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid, Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal, and Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Inomata jointly inaugurated the newly installed 500 KW medium wave transmitter here Friday.

Falklands: MW and FM Radio Update

20 October 2014 The Falkland Islands Government has advised that following storm damage earlier in the year to the Medium Wave Radio system,

Celtica Radio: Welsh online radio station jumps to FM

Three years after an Internet-only radio station based in Wales in the UK found itself entering people’s homes via medium wave, it’s now completed its journey to the FM band.

Celtica Radio: Welsh online radio station jumps to FM

Three years after an Internet-only radio station based in Wales in the UK found itself entering people’s homes via medium wave, it’s now completed its journey to the FM band.

Communications Authority announces commercial broadcasting licences in the Primary Markets

07 Apr 2014. The Authority finalised the Licensing process for free-to-air commercial sound broadcasting service licences in the Primary Markets (Medium Wave). The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa hereby notifies the media and stakeholders that it has finalised the licensing....

PBC upgrading its medium wave network

Monday, December 30, 2013 - Islamabad—Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) was upgrading its medium wave network and old medium are being replaced throughout the country by better and newer versions having greater outreach. An official source informed that FM transmitters are not being given priority to medium wave transmitters.

AIR Tiruchi promises more as it steps into its 75 year

Starting off with just a 5 KW medium wave transmitter when it was launched 74 years ago, All India Radio, Tiruchi, which now covers 10 districts with a 100 KW high power transmitter, is poised to celebrate its platinum jubilee from May 16 with a series of new programmes targeting both urban and rural listeners.

US-funded radio service taken off the air in Russia

Radio Liberty, the U.S.-funded broadcaster, is being forced to shut down its AM radio station in Moscow, but plans to operate under the same name as an online service. but plans to operate under the same name as an online service. When the Cold War was at its peak, Radio Liberty, transmitted on short wave, was founded in the 1950s to....

Technology, bushfires and AM radio

As Australia's heat-wave returns, I’ll be in the Blue Mountains in NSW, surrounded by eight hectares – around 20 acres – of mostly uncleared bush, contemplating both the benefits and shortcomings of modern emergency services communications. Here with two smartphones and a laptop with a mobile....

Track Santa from your Windows 8 device

NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, has been tracking Santa since 1955. In the old days, it was an AM radio broadcast that began on Christmas Eve and purported to track the jolly old fellow as he left the North Pole and began his flight around the world. With technology's advance, NORAD has also pushed into the future.

Opinion Why prank call was wrong

>Editor's note: Ross Stevenson is a former lawyer who has hosted the top rating breakfast radio program "Breakfast with Ross and John" on AM radio station 3AW in Melbourne Australia since the ...

Prank call pitted 'the great' against the powerless

Editor's note: Ross Stevenson is a former lawyer who has hosted the top rating breakfast radio program "Breakfast with Ross and John" on AM radio station 3AW in Melbourne Australia since the early 1990s. Melbourne (CNN) -- The two hosts of the 2Day FM Sydney radio program will be feeling awful.

Aimme Mann turns to AM radio hit for inspiration

The musical inspiration for Aimee Mann's latest disc may come as a surprise. It certainly did for Larry Lee.

Dave Lee Travis taken off air at Magic AM

Move comes after arrest of Radio 1 DJ on Thursday night on suspicion of sexual offences Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis has been dropped from his Magic AM radio show with immediate effect following his arrest and bailing on suspicion of sexual offences on Thursday.

Arabic radio channel from Paris now available in Qatar

Doha: Monte Carlo Doualiya radio station has signed a new distribution agreement and is now available in Qatar on 99.6 FM. Broadcasting in Arabic from Paris, Monte Carlo Doualiya is today accessible throughout the Middle East on medium wave and on 28 different FM frequencies in 12 countries. With an audience of 7.

BBC criticised for AM radio shut-down

Liverpool when 600 listeners complained about the loss of their medium-wave service.BBC Radio Merseyside was one of four local stations in England that shut down their AM service to test the response ...

BBC criticised for AM radio shut-down

Radio Merseyside stopped its medium-wave service as part of cost-saving measures, leading to hundreds of complaints The BBC's hopes of saving money by switching off local radio broadcasts on AM came unstuck in Liverpool when 600 listeners complained about the loss of their medium-wave service.

BBC in secret trial to see if you care about thing you plainly don't

In the last month the BBC quietly switched off AM radio transmitters to see if anyone noticed - and it seems not a lot of people did. Four local radio stations had their medium-wave transmissions axed in the last few weeks. Essex and Hereford are now back on while Nottingham and Kent remain absent....

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Storm 5 Alert: Strong storms with threat of damaging wind, flooding on Tuesday afternoon

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Stay weather aware on Tuesday as strong storms with the threat of damaging wind are possible. A Storm 5 Alert is in effect from 11 a.m...

Clay Co. Ham Radio Club conducts Relay League Field Day

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - The Clay County Amateur Radio Club had it's annual Relay League Field Day today. Using solar panels and alternate power sources, t...

Dennis Mattinson’s Thursday Weather

THU JUN 25 2020 WEATHER DISCUSSION: Not truly exceptional for this time of year, but our heat wave is still living up to the first week of Summer. The ridge res...

Radio Free Trump Decapitating America’s state-funded media

I N COMMUNIST times, recalls Stoyana Georgieva, editor-in-chief of the Bulgarian news website mediapool.bg, her grandfather would listen in secret to the Americ...

OPINIONISTA: An honest look back at radio amid Eusebius McKaiser storm

The Twitter storm that erupted after the announcement that Eusebius McKaiser was leaving 702 reminded me of the toxic legacy apartheid has left in South African...

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Like father like son: Joy as James Orengo's son Bob gets admitted to the bar

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Amid Hong Kong tumult, is Tokyo's financial moment finally here?

TOKYO -- A long-time plan to develop Tokyo as a major international financial center is getting a new twist -- prompting skeptics to reassess their views. The i...

President Kovind inaugurates celebrations organised by IBC on occasion of Asadha Poornima

New Delhi, July 04 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the celebrations organised by International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) on the occasion of Asad...

Federal government to limit overseas arrivals at Sydney Airport

The federal government will cap overseas arrivals into Sydney Airport at 450 people per day as NSW faces pressure on its capacity to quarantine returned travell...

UK Announces Greek Passengers No Longer Have to Quarantine

Tourists from Greece will now be able to travel to the UK without having to be quarantined. After much deliberation, the UK has finally included Greece on the l...

Symmetry, Vol. 12, Pages 376: A 3D Mask Presentation Attack Detection Method Based on Polarization Medium Wave Infrared Imaging

Facial recognition systems are often spoofed by presentation attack instruments (PAI), especially by the use of three-dimensional (3D) face masks. However, nonu...

Sensors, Vol. 20, Pages 900: DMD Mask Construction to Suppress Blocky Structural Artifacts for Medium Wave Infrared Focal Plane Array-Based Compressive Imaging

With medium wave infrared (MWIR) focal plane array-based (FPA) compressive imaging (CI), high-resolution images can be obtained with a low-resolution MWIR senso...

AIR battles 5-hr ‘blackout’ hitch as Prasar Bharti eyes digital switch

Avid radio listeners in many parts of Uttar Pradesh have reported what they call, a “curious disturbance” during the transmission from Lucknow centre of All Ind...

BBC to close Whitehaven medium wave transmitter which broadcasts Radio Cumbria

RADIO: A medium wave transmitter which broadcasts BBC Radio Cumbria in and around Whitehaven will be switched off later this year Picture: Google Maps. A MEDIU...

Trump says he 'hopes it's true' that he was chosen by God to be president

Donald Trump has responded to claims that he was chosen by God to be the President of the United States. In an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network...

If annexation doesn't happen in July, it won't happen at all, Israeli settler leaders fear

In recent weeks, settlers have attempted to apply pressure on the president through Christian evangelicals in the United States, including John Hagee , the Prot...

Settlement leader lobbies Evangelicals for help on sovereignty

A senior settlement leader is reaching out to Evangelical Christians in the US, urging them to lobby the White House to back an expanded version of the sovereig...

Trump makes shocking claim about being sent by GOD to be US President

Trump made the absurd remarks in an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network. In the interview, he was asked whether he agrees with Sarah Sanders, Mike...

Trump says people tell him ‘God put him here to be president’ during interview with Christian broadcaster

Donald Trump has revealed people close to him believe God put him in the Oval Office. In an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network, Trump was asked i...

LGBTQI refugees facing persecution in Kenya

Martin Okello, 29, fled to Kenya from his native Uganda to seek asylum and protection under the UN refugee agency. Okello’s life in Uganda was shattered in 2014...

LGBTQI refugees facing persecution in Kenya

Martin Okello, 29, fled to Kenya from his native Uganda to seek asylum and protection under the UN refugee agency. Okello’s life in Uganda was shattered in 2014...

Prayerwaves: Spirit FM's losses reduced by charitable donations

The company behind Christian radio station Spirit FM last year recorded a modest loss of €12,437 - but only after receiving charitable donations totalling €405,...

Men who pushed hydroxychloroquine could cure COVID-19 celebrate after Trump said he was taking it

Throughout Marcht, Rigano made a series of Fox News and conservative and Christian radio appearances to tout the idea that hydroxychloroquine 'cures' the corona...

John Paul II. Father Lombardi: “A mentor of the peoples, a shepherd of humanity”

Father Federico Lombardi's recollection of John Paul II, of whom he followed the entire pontificate, first as a young editor of Civiltà Cattolica and then as di...

Christian Songstress Gretchen Keskeys Strikes a Chord with Patriotic Video for 'God Will See Us Through’

NASHVILLE, TN, USA, July 2, 2020 / EINPresswire.com / -- In the midst of a global pandemic and civil unrest, a patriotic music video for the song "God Will See ...

God TV banned after trying to convert Jews to Christianity

God TV, a worldwide evangelical Christian television network, has been taken off the air in Israel after being accused of trying to convert Jews. The network, w...

God TV banned after trying to convert Jews to Christianity

God TV, a worldwide evangelical Christian television network, has been taken off the air in Israel after being accused of trying to convert Jews. The network, w...

Israel closes Christian television channel in rare move

The Hebrew-speaking "Shelanu" channel, which began airing in late April on GOD TV as part of a seven-year deal, will stop broadcasting this week, according to a...

Israel orders US-based Christian TV channel off the air

Israel officials announced Sunday they have withdrawn the broadcast license for a U.S.-based evangelical TV channel that they allege hid its missionary agenda w...

Analogue radio given 10-year stay of execution as the UK U-turns on DAB digital future

Analogue radio station licences will be extended for another 10 years, the UK government has said – entirely reversing plans to shut off FM and AM radio station...

Pure Radio’s Lynne Hogan and Paul Harper are bringing their unique flavour to Tayside

on 102 & 106.6 FM. Perth’s own, and former Wave FM breakfast show host, Lynne Hogan will be hosting her show from 10am – 1pm, helping listeners get through the ...

Pure Radio’s Lynne Hogan and Paul Harper are bringing their unique flavour to Tayside

Pure Radio's Lynne Hogan and Paul Harper are bringing their unique flavour to Tayside. Lynne Hogan and Paul Harper are getting ready to take the Dundee, Perth ...

IDGC of Centre JSC : Belgorodenergo implements the Digital Distribution Zone” project in Valuyki

02.07.2020. Belgorod power engineers completed the first stage of creating a digital Distribution Zone on the basis of the Valuysky Distribution Zone of 'Rosset...

Radio stations to be allowed to continue broadcasting via FM and AM for 10 more years

Radio stations will be allowed to continue broadcasting via analogue for another decade, the government has said, after several FM and AM commercial radio licen...

SABC has ‘big plans’ to migrate from analogue to digital

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has “big plans” to “as soon as possible” migrate from analogue to digital. This was revealed on Friday during ...

OnePlus TV 32Y1 vs Mi TV 4A Pro 32 vs Realme Smart TV 32: Comparing The Best 32-inch Android TVs

OnePlus has now entered the affordable smart TV space in India by launching its new Y-Series of televisions in two sizes – 32-inch and 43-inch. The OnePlus 32Y1...

ABS-CBN: Big Dipper no tax shield

“As far as tax payments... by Big Dipper, I think they are paying more or less correctly their taxes,” Albino Galanza, a regional director of the Bureau of Inte...

'May takot, kaba, trauma': Kim Chiu admits fear of speaking out amid latest ABS-CBN shutdown orders

MANILA Actress Kim Chiu admitted on Wednesday she now fears speaking out amid the latest blow to her home network ABS-CBN. Last Tuesday, separate cease and desi...

Palace distances from NTC’s halt order vs. ABS-CBN programs

MALACAÑANG ON Wednesday distanced itself from the latest move of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to issue two cease and desist orders stopping ...

This new 'standalone' 5G network leaves 4G behind

Vodafone is showcasig a so-called "standalone" 5G network in Coventry University, and hopes this will help unleash the technology's full potential. Until now, ...

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Hickenlooper criticized for wearing Native American headdresses at Wyoming hunt

“This was a longstanding, traditional hunt,” Hickenlooper told Colorado Public Radio on Thursday. “The headdress was placed on my head by the hunt chief, Chief ...

China announces new retaliation against news outlets

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Beijing demands some US media submit information about China operations

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China to AP, UPI: Report finances, properties

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What historians will see when they look back on 2020's coronavirus pandemic

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Abandon land for a less-taxing life

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Abandon land for a less-taxing life

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National Pirate radio station helps older adults deal with loneliness Scripps National 3:38 PM, May 25, 2020

From the government to nonprofits and individuals, there are so many people helping older adults dealing with isolation and loneliness right now. However, the R...

National Pirate radio station helps older adults deal with loneliness Scripps National 3:38 PM, May 25, 2020

From the government to nonprofits and individuals, there are so many people helping older adults dealing with isolation and loneliness right now. However, the R...