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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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Some showers today, then a brief dry spell ahead of a stronger storm system early next week

Upper level low pressure system off the coast with shortwave trough pivoting northward through the CWA this morning bringing scattered light showers mainly to t...

British man tunes in to North Korean broadcast | Daily Mail Online

A radio enthusiast who tuned in to a North Korean broadcast was sent a propaganda package of books and newspapers from Pyongyang to his house. Jordan Heyburn us...

The people of Amadi State need radio to access information: activist

The Executive Director of South Sudan Community Change Agency, a local civil society organization in South Sudan’s Amadi state says the people of Amadi do not h...

Dateline Pacific

A daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news. RNZI's flagship...

Proposed restoration of ABC shortwave for NT welcome news

Advocates for the restoration of ABC shortwave services to the Pacific say the Federal Labour party's proposal to restore the service to the Northern Territory ...

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Russia’s 1993 Constitution Not To Blame For Putin’s Authoritarian System – OpEd

The Rosbalt commentator says that the power vertical at the core of the Putin system has been built on the basis of more or less informal understandings rather ...

Troubled by Lapses, Government’s Voice to the World Braces for New Trump Management

The debacles are the latest problems that for years have plagued the government’s efforts to meld journalism and political messaging across its array of radio a...

Beijing Wants Moscow To Divert Siberian Water To China – OpEd

The idea was already discussed at the Shanghai Cooperation Council Summit in June 2018, he says, and “received political support.” The 1200 to 1500 km canal wou...

The bizarre move explained

The decision to move Bristol City's FA Cup tie with Huddersfield Town has been met with derision. Whilst the match will now kick off at 5.30pm on Saturday, Janu...

Amnesty says Islamic State group decimated rural Iraq

FILE - In this June 23, 2014 file photo, fighters from the Islamic State group parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle in the northern ci...

Biographical sketches of 2 Canadians missing in China

In this image made from a video taken on March 28, 2018, Michael Kovrig, an adviser with the International Crisis Group, a Brussels-based non-governmental organ...

Mondelez sells Middle East cheese business to Arla Foods

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen. COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Mondelez International Inc has agreed to sell its Middle East cheese business, which is currently licensed u...

AP Top International News at 12:19 a.m. EST Source: AP

Gunman from Christmas market attack in France still at large. The Latest: France issues wanted poster for shooting suspect. France's Macron caught between prote...

Second Canadian missing in China after detention of former diplomat

His disappearance follows the detention in Beijing on Monday of former diplomat Michael Kovrig, who works for the International Crisis Group. State media in Chi...

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 ...

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. ...

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....

Trump thinks 'nobody's done more' for...

Pastors from the Las Vegas area pray with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a visit to the International Church of Las Vegas, and Internatio...

Donald Trump: America's editor-in-chief?

What's behind Trump's attacks on the media before the US midterms? Plus, Trump and the Christian Broadcasting Network. 03 Nov 2018 07:19 GMT On this week's The...

NMC To Sanitise Religious Broadcast

The National Media Commission (NMC) has launched the guidelines on religious broadcasting in the country to address the proliferation of religious excesses on t...

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 ...

Danny Gokey, who gained fame on 'American Idol,' brings tour to Topeka Updated at 5:42 PM

Grammy Award-nominee Danny Gokey made his mark on "American Idol" more than a decade ago and delved into country music for a quick cup of coffee, but has found ...

Pope Francis, Brazilian leaders condole Vietnam on President’s passing

Pope Francis sent a message of condolences to Vietnam on the passing of President Tran Dai Quang, reported the Vatican Radio on September 22. President Tran Dai...

Pope Francis, Brazilian leaders condole Vietnam on President’s passing

Rome (VNA) – Pope Francis sent a message of condolences to Vietnam on the passing of President Tran Dai Quang, reported the Vatican Radio on September 22. In th...

University Hosts ‘Critical Look at Whiteness’ Forum

The Christian cartoon “VeggieTales” is racist because the villains are vegetables of color. The NFL is racist since most players are black and most coaches and ...

Christians praying as out-of-control California wildfires bring devastation

(Photo: Instagram/RomaDowney) Smoke billows over Malibu as residents evacuate. Churches in California are praying for an end to the devastating wildfires that h...

This new Dr Christian TV show filmed in Birmingham is finally set to air

Nearly half of Brits have no idea who their official family GP is - and a new TV show is coming to Birmingham to prove it. According to a new study, only 41 per...

This new Dr Christian TV show filmed in Birmingham is finally set to air Birmingham Mail

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Emmanuel TV Draws in an International Audience and Reaches Over 1m Subscribers on YouTube

– Christian television station marks milestonewith over 1 million subscribers on YouTube Channel. Emmanuel TV, a global Christian television station, has reache...

Welch & Forbes Has Increased By $309,096 Its Church & Dwight (CHD) Holding; Silicon Laboratories (SLAB) Sentiment Is 1.01

Welch & Forbes Llc increased Church & Dwight Inc (CHD) stake by 1.46% reported in 2018Q2 SEC filing. Welch & Forbes Llc acquired 5,832 shares as Church & Dwight...

Fox’s Napolitano walks back claim that Trump Jr. thinks he’ll be indicted by Mueller

"I take him at his word," he added. The comment comes just a day after Napolitano said on the Sirius XM radio show of ABC News chief legal analyst Dan Abrams th...

Kia e-Niro 64kWh 2019 review

Built in right-hand drive and to generous ‘First Edition’ specification (including DAB radio, aerodynamic 17in alloys, plenty of leather trim within), the car t...

The cheap and cheerful Dacia Logan MCV

Dacia wears its “bargain basement” crown with pride. And so it should. These cheap as chips, Romanian-built cars, provide an affordable option for those wanting...

Radio: KLOS host Frank Kramer not the only radio veteran to lose home in Woolsey fire

KLOS morning man Frank Kramer, co-host of the station’s Frosty, Heidi and Frank, is not the only radio person to lose his house in the recent fires. “I’m so sor...

Govt to launch measures to help digital TV

BANGKOK, 8th December 2018 (NNT) - Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam has acknowledged a plan to rehabilitate digital TV operators. Proceeds of an auction ...

GOtv: Supporting Digital Migration March

By Abolaji Fijabi. Nigeria’s start-stop journey to full digital broadcasting continues with the public not having an idea of when the process will be completed....

Lots of viewing, very little outlay

A NEW TV designed to appeal to young generation viewers at a price they can afford, the Coocaa 40S3A21T is the Chinese brand’s flagship 40-inch Android-based sm...

Instagram hit by glitch and people can’t decide if it’s annoying or amazing

Instagram has apologised for a weird glitch which is causing bars to appear over images. But not every user of the photo app is annoyed about the bug, which mak...

Software firm is hung out to dry at Newgate

Disaster for Mirada yesterday after an apparent fat-finger from its PR firm led to the suspension of trading in the AIM-quoted software company’s shares. A draf...

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 with 5G support to launch next year

5G smartphones are set to become a reality early next year. From Huawei, Samsung to OnePlus, all major brands are in race to launch 5G smartphones in 2019. Xiao...

Cellcom Israel : Announces Filing Of Supplemental Shelf Offering Report In Israel

NETANYA, Israel Dec. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (hereinafter: the "Company") announced that following the Company's pre...

Cellcom Israel Announces Filing Of Supplemental Shelf Offering Report In Israel

NETANYA, Israel Dec. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL ) (TASE: CEL) (hereinafter: the "Company") announced that following the Company's pr...

Qualcomm launches dedicated chip for thin and light PCs Alphr

It’s the largest, most powerful CPU Qualcomm has ever made and has beaten Intel in reaching the 7nm process node for laptop and desktop computers. Intel has bee...

'Always-connected' PCs likely in India post Q2, 2019: Qualcomm

Sanjay Mehta of Qualcomm said that PC penetration in India was less than 3%, compared with say 60% in the US, and the major reason for under-penetration was the...

World's First Insect Vaccine Could Help Bees Fight Off Deadly Disease

Friday Read more: New Hampshire Public Radio - Researchers say they've found a way to let queen bees pass on immunity to a devastating disease called American f...

Armenia's President casts his vote

Armenian President Armen Sarkissian is confident that the snap parliamentary elections will be free and fair. The President cast his ballot at polling station 9...

Paris braces for new riots as 'Yellow Jacket' protests sweep France

Almost eight in ten people in France support the protests, according to a poll published last week by the Figaro newspaper and public radio broadcaster Francein...

Wisconsin farm groups say trade deal won't have big effect

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin agriculture organizations are applauding President Donald Trump's signing of a revised North American trade pact with the leader...

Minneapolis 4-year-old among MN children struck by rare, polio-like illness

A Minneapolis mother said she has a full-time job finding help for her 4-year-old son whose left arm was paralyzed by a rare illness that’s been characterized a...

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 ...

WRUW DJ Tony Vasquez picks three albums you should check out

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Looking for some new music to spin? Cleveland's college radio DJs have their thoughts about what you should be listening to, and often it's mu...

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...

New satellites will hunt pirates, and maybe terrorists

If all goes as planned with the scheduled SpaceX launch Sunday, a startup called HawkEye 360 will have a trio of satellites resembling toaster ovens circling th...

From BBC news reader to destitute drunk on the streets of Norwich

At 22 he was reading the television news. He’d already been a local newspaper columnist and a pirate radio DJ. Then from local television he moved to national b...

Tom Edwards

At 22 he was reading the television news. He’d already been a local newspaper columnist and a pirate radio DJ. Then from local television he moved to national b...

Tom Edwards

At 22 he was reading the television news. He’d already been a local newspaper columnist and a pirate radio DJ. Then from local television he moved to national b...