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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.

US radio hosts suspended over Houston 'crack' jibe

Two popular radio presenters in Los Angeles were suspended 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.

Kailua Man Indicted for Hurricane Katrina Fraud

HONOLULU—A federal grand jury returned a 28-count indictment today against Kailua (Oahu) resident Dan Doyle, age 54, for an investment fraud scheme marketed primarily on AM radio financial shows airing in California. Florence T Nakakuni, United ...

Funding controversy hits Japan whaling

Last Updated: Wed, 7 Dec 2011 07:25:00 +1100 Japan's whaling fleet has left port at the start of this season's hunt - amid allegations Japan's whaling operations are being subsidised by tsunami recovery funds. The claim is made today by Australian Broadcasting Corporation's AM radio program.

Two new AM radio stations approved for Montreal

Montrealers are soon going to hear two new high-power AM radio stations, including a French-language news-talk station that's going to go up against 98.5FM and a frequency change for TSN Radio 990.

Plea to save BBC AM radio service

The leaders of two councils are calling on the BBC not to switch off one of its local radio transmitters in Somerset.

Japan to assist Radio Pakistan in equipments’ upgradation

ISLAMABAD: Japan likely to help Radio Pakistan to rehabilitate its medium wave transmitting network and studio facilities. Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Director Yasumichi Araki stated this while speaking with Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) Director General (DG) Murtaza Solangi at National Broadcasting House on Thursday.

New Products › FM/ AM radio and speaker combo

Sony's FM stereo/AM portable radio SRF-18 model has an FM/AM tuner with a built-in speaker, two 80mW stereo speakers and radio recording capability. Batteries are good for up to 47 hours of listening. Comes in three colors. Price: 3,500 yen.

Dutch Radio 1 via British transmitter

Dutch domestic news/information network Radio 1 has commenced temporary broadcasts from the former BBC mediumwave transmitter at Orfordness in Suffolk on 648 kHz....

Canada AM radio declines, FM increases

OTTAWA, July 13 (UPI) -- The number of Canadian AM radio stations shrank in 2010, although revenues remained steady as FM stations and revenues grew, the national regulator said. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission reported...

NASA's Cassini can hear it when lightning crashes on Saturn

Some folks can fall asleep to the calming pitter patter of gentle rain. Yeah, we're not those people. But we could be swayed into a somnolent stupor if those sounds came from epic storms -- on Saturn. Captured by NASA's Cassini probe last March, this 11-second clip of AM radio-like electrostatic is....

TCG and WFLA 540 AM to Host the “2011 Florida Legislative Updates for Condo and Homeowners Associations”

(PR-inside.com) (MIAMI) July 6, 2011 – The Continental Group (TCG), in conjunction with WFLA 540 AM Radio, will host the “2011 Florida Legislative Updates for Condo Associations” on Tuesday, July 12th from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Universal located at 7800 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819.

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tammy faye and steve pieters interview

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X Factor star dies aged 49 surrounded by family and friends

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Television pastor and her cronies rake in millions in lottery grants

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Prasar Bharati garners 12.2 million digital views for Tokyo Olympics 2020

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"Weird Al" Yankovic Named Official Ambassador for World College Radio Day 2021, Coming October 1st

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Ms Dynamite's highs and lows as rapper turns 40

The British rapper, real name Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley, was born and raised in North London to a Jamaican father and a Scottish mother and is one of 11 childre...

Bitcoin and Its Greatest Threat

As the iconoclastic Quentin famously proclaimed in the 2009 movie Pirate Radio, “governments loathe people being free,” and “believe me, they’ll find a way” to ...

In Burma, a pirate radio station fights against digital repression

Almost three months after the coup led by the military junta against the civilian government in Burma, pro-democracy activists are still mobilized. To get aroun...