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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....

Radio Liberty To Stop AM Radio Broadcasts In Russia

Radio Liberty, the U.S.-funded broadcaster, began sending American views into the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War. It's being forced to shut down its AM radio station in Moscow, but plans to operate under the same name as an online service.

CBS buys New York rock station for its Sports Radio

(Reuters) - CBS Corp is planning to buy a New York City FM rock station to broaden the reach of its sports content, the company said on Monday. The broadcaster agreed to purchase Merlin Media's 101.9 FM for $75 million so it can simulcast Sports Radio 66 WFAN, which is currently only on AM radio.

Radio Liberty to Stop AM Broadcasting in Moscow

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty will on November 10 stop medium-wave broadcasting in Moscow and will switch over to the multimedia internet broadcasting, Yelena Glushkova, the head of the radio station’s Russian office, said on Friday.

ECNEC okays digital-enabled transmitter for Radio Pakistan

KARACHI: The Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) approved replacement of Radio Pakistan’s old medium wave transmitter with a digital-enabled 500KW transmitter at Faqirabad (Lawrencepur) which will be completed with financial assistance of Japan at cost of over Rs 1,644 million.

Transmitter approved for Radio Pakistan

KARACHI: The executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) approved replacement of Radio Pakistan’s old medium wave transmitter with a digital 500KW transmitter at Faqirabad (Lawrencepur) which will be completed with financial assistance of Japan at a cost of more than Rs 1,644 million.

Cumulus Media Inc (CMLS)

(PR-inside.com) Cumulus Media Inc (Cumulus) is a US-based operator of FM and AM radio stations. The company principally provides its services to various markets located in the US and Caribbean. Cumulus holds certain investment in Cumulus Media Partners, LLC (CMP) for operating radio station clusters, which serve large-sized markets in the US.

DZMM airs Dolphy's version of 'Handog'

ABS-CBN's AM radio station, dzMM, paid tribute to King of Comedy Dolphy on Friday by airing his rendition of "Handog."

Genting falls as plans for NY centre fail

Genting Malaysia Bhd, a casino operator, dropped 1.9 per cent to RM3.62 in Kuala Lumpur trading at 9.46 am, bound for its lowest close since May 25. The group's plans to build a US$4 billion convention center at New York City's Aqueduct Racetrack failed, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on New York's WOR-AM radio station.

NCC allows PBS to stop its AM radio service

The National Communications Commission yesterday approved an application by the Police Broadcasting Service (PBS) to stop its AM radio service, provided it ensured that listeners’ interests are protected. Funded by the National Police Agency, PBS has one AM and two FM radio services.

Free Chechnya radio station broadcasting live (in Russian and Chechen)

You can listen to Free Chechnya Radio station from 6 AM to 12 PM Moscow time on a frequency of 594 kHz on the medium wave band and on a frequency of 171 kHz on the long wave band. The programme is created with the involvement of the Ministry for culture and mass communication of the Russian Federation.

Christian radio station loses appeal over banned advert

Peter Kerridge, chief executive of Premier Christian Radio which is available on medium wave in London and nationally via digital. Photograph: Graham Turner for the ...

Araksya Karapetyan joins FOX 11 News as reporter

Karapetyan began her television career as an intern at KABC-TV in Los Angeles and KFI 640 AM radio in Burbank, CA.

US radio hosts suspended over Houston ‘crack’ jibe

LOS ANGELES - Two popular radio presenters in Los Angeles were suspended Thursday for derogatory comments about Whitney Houston in a live discussion about her death. John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou, afternoon talk show hosts on KFI-AM radio, were ordered off-air until February 27 after calling Houston a “crack ho.

Whitney Houston News: John and Ken Suspended for Calling Singer a 'Crack Ho'

John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou, KFI-AM radio's popular afternoon talk show hosts better known as "John and Ken," were suspended effective immediately on Thursday, for reportedly calling Whitney Houston a "crack ho," according to reports.

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National Panasonic

My old National Panasonic shortwave radio had been gathering dust for many years. I didn't need it anymore because a small FM set costing Rs 150 was bringing me...

The ghostly radio station no one claims to run

It’s all thanks to “skywaves”. Higher frequency radio signals can only travel in a straight line, eventually becoming lost as they bump into obstacles or reach ...

Mickey Gurdus, Who Eavesdropped on the World, Dies at 73

Mickey Gurdus was always a good listener. For decades he commanded a battery of shortwave and FM radios, UHF and VHF receivers, tape recorders and other devices...

Mickey Gurdus, Who Eavesdropped on the World, Dies at 73

Mickey Gurdus was always a good listener. For decades he commanded a battery of shortwave and FM radios, UHF and VHF receivers, tape recorders and other devices...

Business News : PNG Government backs shortwave to reach rural areas [23/11/2017

The Papua New Guinea Government plans to improve communication and the dissemination of information to the provinces using the shortwave radio network, says Com...

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By Paul Goble Vladimir Putin’s Russian Guard has announced plans to subordinate a variety of elite special forces, including the OMON, SOBR, OSpN,, and USpN, un...

Iran Is Islamic Variant Of Soviet Union At Its End – OpEd

By Paul Goble Iran today resembles the USSR in its final days, “an ideological regime in collapse;” but the Iranian protesters are more radically inclined again...

Another Soviet Genocide – Kazakhstan, 1932-1933 — Coming Back To Haunt Moscow – OpEd

Population losses were almost as bad: 49 percent of the Kazakhs died or were killed and more than a quarter million more fled abroad to China or Afghanistan. (T...

Yet Another Country – Lithuania – Forced To Ask: Is This Stupidity Or Treason? – OpEd

By Paul Goble In mid-November 1916, Kadet leader Pavel Milyukov posed a question which is increasingly being heard in countries today. Confronted with governmen...

ICC Approves Perth Stadium for Hosting All International Formats

The newly completed Perth Stadium can be seen near the Crown Casino and central business district (CBD) of Perth in Australia, December 19 (Image: Reuters) Pert...

Australia Recall Cameron White to Replace Chris Lynn for England ODIs Ahead of Glenn Maxwell

. Australia batsman Cameron White plays a shot during the ICC World Twenty20 tournament cricket match between Bangladesh and Australia at The Sher-e-Bangla Nat...

EU backs under-fire Iran nuclear pact at Brussels talks

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrives for an EU3-Iran meeting at EEAS headquarters in Brussels on Thursday Jan. 11, 2018. European Union foreign minis...

Viper Networks Announces Coming Launch of Blockchain and Crypto Mining Technologies Group Division

TROY, Mich., Jan. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Viper Networks, Inc. (OTC Pink:VPER), (Company), an international leader in the LED lighting products & integrate...

Two footballers banned for life by UEFA

Two Maltese players have been banned for life and four others received long suspensions by UEFA following an investigation in match-fixing allegations concernin...

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, an...

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 statio...

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 broadc...

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...

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 ...

Trump will arrive as charities flee Mar-a-Lago

Orphan's Promise, a charity affiliated with the Christian Broadcasting Network that funds programs at orphanages in 67 countries, will be having its first Mar-a...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel’s nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

U.S. Christian press finds friends in Israel

with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among the world's evangelical Christians and their media outlets. Th...

Pope Francis condoles with Iran over fatal quake

“Pope Francis sent a pair of telegrams to Iraq and Iran on Monday, expressing his condolences for the damage and loss of life caused by Sunday's severe earthqua...

Vatican Ambassador: Pope has been closely following developments in Belarus

MINSK, 13 November (BelTA) – Pope Francis has been closely following the developments in Belarus, Apostolic Nuncio to Belarus, Archbishop Gabor Pinter said afte...

Pope Francis: Lift up your hearts, not your cellphones, during worship

“It makes me very sad when I celebrate Mass here in the Square or in the Basilica and I see many cellphones raised,” the pope said, according to a translation b...

'Very strong words' at human development dicastery

Vatican City, October 30 - Humanity risks suicide with nuclear weapons, Pope Francis said on a visit Monday to the office of the Dicastery for Promoting Integra...

Humanity risks suicide with nuclear arms

Vatican City, October 30 - Humanity risks suicide with nuclear weapons, Pope Francis said on a visit Monday to the office of the Dicastery for Promoting Integra...

A tax on your Tar Heel and Wolfpack gear? Senate GOP bill taxes college logos

Commercial: Bruce Jacobson, Jr. announces run for Texas U.S. Senate. Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson, Jr. will challenge Texas Republican Ted Cruz for his...

Evangelical Cruz challenger vows a change of 'style'

WASHINGTON Amid talk of a Democratic "blue wave" threatening Republicans in 2018, Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz faces a new conservative challenge from an unexpected...

Santa arrives in Sundance Square

A store manager at Skip's Grocery Store located at 2900 Skyline Drive in the Sansom Park area believes he might have caught the image of a ghost on the store's ...

Ted Cruz draws challenge from Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson Jr.

“Two years ago we ran on a message that conservative representation was lacking in our district,” French wrote. “We ran a campaign focused on our vision for con...

When is a background check mandatory for gun owners?

Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson, Jr. will challenge Texas Republican Ted Cruz for his U.S. Senate seat next year. Jacobson, executive producer of James Ro...

TETRA system covers 99 percent of Macedonia's territory

Skopje, 17 November 2017 (MIA) - Macedonia has a modern digital police radio system that can serve 6,000 users, said Minister of Interior Oliver Spasovski at a ...

Construction works postponed until December Bad Godesberg tunnel to be closed at night

The City Council is switching to digital radio in Godesberg - to do necessary changes. Some construction work and installation is needed, which make road closur...

Digital society and capitalism

Digital society has been lauded as emancipatory and freeing individuals from the constrictions of time and place and yet also critiqued as introducing a type of...

CBS Corporation Sets Final Exchange Ratio Of 5.6796 For CBS Radio Exchange Offer

the United States ) or 1-781-575-2137 (outside of the United States Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains certain statements about CBS, CBS Rad...

Dave Matthews Band To Headline “The Night Before” Concert At Xcel Energy Center In St. Paul, Minn., Saturday, February 3, 2018

in St. Paul, Minn. on Saturday, February 3, 2018 Xcel Energy Center . CBS Radio and OLE have partnered to produce a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience the n...

TV association requests aid measures for a third time

The Digital TV Operators Association has doubled down on pressuring the government to overhaul the country's broadcasting industry, which they say is facing imp...

Nominet serves high-speed broadband service to Loch Ness

The latest roll-out builds on previous successes of TVWS-powered wireless broadband services on the Isle of Arran , and an ongoing pilot project in Llanarth in ...

Solving Israel’s first responders’ communication crisis

When the world had to transition from an analog to digital television system, there was, naturally, a flurry of panic and confusion. But what happens when a man...

StarTimes offers 50% discount on subscription

Digital television provider, StarTimes , has announced the commencement of its 2017 Christmas promotion in a bid to entice new and existing subscribers across t...

Deadline extended for analogue TV broadcasting

Kathmandu, November 17. The Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) today rolled back its earlier decision to prohibit analogue cable television broad...

Can you hear me now? Not likely if you’re in this Fort Worth neighborhood

Petersen said he can be driving on Old Granbury Road, getting close to his neighborhood, and his call will drop. The neighborhood heard of plans for a new cell ...

Trai eyes lifting infra-band spectrum cap; move may benefit Vodafone-Idea Cellular entity

In a move that promotes optimum spectrum efficiency and utilisation as well as encourages consolidation in the sector, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India...

Why Denver International Airport has the best cellular service in the city of Denver

The city may have terrible mobile service, but somehow Denver’s airport reigns supreme. Why? DAS. More than 1 million travelers passing through Denver Internat...

Trai favours removing cap on spectrum holding by telcos

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Tuesday recommended the removal of the intra-band cap of 50 per cent spectrum holding by operators in a circ...

Trai wants spectrum holding caps eased

fears the 25 per cent cap might restrict the capability to purchase additional spectrum in auctions. In the last auction held in October last year, there was no...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

Both organizations stressed the importance of providing a safe, professional workplace. Rose joins a lengthening list of media figures who have lost jobs becaus...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the nation

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the country

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

A Dartmouth football coach punched out a press box window at Harvard Stadium and got ejected

Bill Belichick isn’t the only one who takes special teams seriously. An assistant coach for the Dartmouth football team reportedly punched out a press box windo...

WSAU Wisconsin Morning ... 5AM8AM

Ben Armstrong ben.armstrong@mwcradio.com Ben Armstrong grew up in the Metro Detroit area. At the age of four, Ben was recording himself pretending to be on the ...

Sean Hannity recorded saying AIDS is a 'gay disease'

REVEALED: Sean Hannity was fired from college radio show for claiming AIDS was a 'gay disease' transmitted by tears or saliva - and that anyone thinking homosex...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...