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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....

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.

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Free entry-level Amateur Radio class, Feb. 22 and 29

The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club is offering a free class for people who want their entry-level license. The classes will be Feb. 22 and 29 at the Univ. of AZ Ext...

Chino Valley in Brief: Yavapai Amateur Radio Club offering free class Feb. 22, 29

Yavapai Amateur Radio Club offering free class Feb. 22, 29. The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club is offering a free class for people who want their entry level licens...

Vulcan wins feature event

Vulcan, ridden by A. Sandesh, won the Cricket Club Of India Trophy, the feature event of Sunday’s (Feb.16) afternoon races. The winner is owned by M/s. Kishore ...

Happy (belated) World Radio Day!

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you'll hear the answer to the question about the new Austrian chancellor and his coalition partner. You'll hear World Radio Day ...

Vulcan should make amends

Trainer Adhirajsingh Jodha’s ward Vulcan, who ran third in his last start, should make amends in the Cricket Club Of India Trophy, the feature event of the Sund...

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COPE decides to ask CID to probe SLC over awarding of international broadcasting rights

February 20, 2020, 9:56 pm By Rathindra Kuruwita The Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) yesterday decided to ask the CID to investigate the alleged irregula...

Dele Alli's £5m Tottenham transfer in 2015 raises eyebrows as battle for credit ensues

Dele Alli is one of English football’s best recent success stories, signed by Tottenham for just £5m and now a huge England star. But the story behind Alli’s ar...

Fantasy Island: a new owner, then complaints, now closure

Shortly after Apex Parks Group bought Martin's Fantasy Island in 2016, the complaints started rolling in. The more than 50-year-old family favorite on Grand Isl...

Fantasy Island confirms it has closed

The ride has stopped at Fantasy Island. The theme park posted a graphic to its website homepage Wednesday afternoon that read "Permanently closed." The park's o...

Abdullah bin Zayed receives student delegation from ENS

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received a student delegation from the Emirates National Sc...

Saud bin Saqr attends international conference on advanced materials

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, has attended the opening of the 12th International Workshop on Advanced...

Parkinson's Disease Treatment Market 2020 Showing Impressive Growth | GlaxoSmithKline plc., Merck & Co. Inc., Novartis AG, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH., Impax Laboratories LLC

A latest study released by Data Bridge Market Research on Global Parkinson's Disease Treatment Market covering key business segments and wide scope geographies ...

Artists representing 12 languages join celebration of “International Mother Language Day” at the Bangladesh High Commission in Nigeria

Bangladesh High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria observed “ Martyrs’ Day” and “International Mother Language Day” in a befitting manner. A discussion cum colourful ...

African countries aren’t borrowing too much: they’re paying too much for debt

T here is renewed concern about the sustainability of rising debt levels in many African countries. Much of this debt is being incurred through foreign currency...

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...

Medium Wave Infrared Heater Market Size, Share, Development by 2024

Global Info Research offers a latest published report on Medium Wave Infrared Heater Market Analysis and Forecast 2019-2025 delivering key insights and providin...

Medium Wave Infrared Heater Market Size, Share, Development by 2024

Global Info Research offers a latest published report on Translation-Interpretation Booth Market Analysis and Forecast 2019-2025 delivering key insights and pro...

New Disney Channel cartoon branded 'evil' and 'demonic'

Luz (L) and Eda (R) are characters in the Disney Channel cartoon series "The Owl House." Disney Channel. Conservative Christian group One Million Moms has issu...

New Disney Channel cartoon branded 'evil' and 'demonic'

Conservative Christian group One Million Moms has issued a warning to parents that Disney's new animated series "The Owl House" is "evil" and "demonic". The gr...

FM home of WAAF sold to contemporary Christian broadcaster

The home of WAAF, the FM station that’s rocked Boston for decades, has been sold to a California-based, contemporary Christian radio broadcaster, its parent com...

Charities steered $65M to Trump lawyer Sekulow and family

But Sekulow, 63, is registered as chief counsel at the American Center for Law and Justice, a non-profit Christian legal advocacy group based in an expansive Ca...

Charities steered $65M to Trump lawyer Sekulow and family

But Sekulow, 63, is registered as chief counsel at the American Center for Law and Justice, a non-profit Christian legal advocacy group based in an expansive Ca...

American girl's bedroom wall picking up Christian radio signals 12 minutes ago

An American family is putting holes in their daughter's bedroom wall to track down the source of eery noises. Richard Smith told ABC 7 Chicago his family is bei...

Sex and Love Meet the Northern Ireland couples who prove it's never too late to fall in love

"He was doing some work with Premier Christian Radio, doing interviews with a Northern Ireland slant. He thought that I might make a good piece to do. He tracke...

Online sports network helps fill coverage void left after WFCO FM sale

LANCASTER - When long-time Christian radio station 90.9 WFCO FM become 90.9 The River WFCO in November, it meant a major loss of local high school sports covera...

Clarence Thomas named as keynote speaker for dedication of Nathan Deal Judicial Center

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) Associate Justice Clarence Thomas of the U.S. Supreme Court will be the keynote speaker at the dedication of the state’s new Nathan Deal Ju...

Justice Thomas to help dedicate Georgia judicial building

ATLANTA — (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the dedication of Georgia's new judicial center. Georgia ...

An understanding of one's salvation

Now, what is one’s salvation? What must we do for salvation? Turn on almost any Christian TV station or go to most all churches and you will hear a similar plea...

Israel’s anti-ICC campaign leaves Canada caught in the middle January 21 Updated

A fierce Israeli campaign against the International Criminal Court, including a demand for punishment of the court’s officials, has left Canada caught in a dile...

Christian missionaries boasted the 'God TV' network had stopped ALL suicides in Aboriginal towns

Christian evangelists are forced to take down claim that 'God TV' has stopped ALL suicides in Aboriginal communities after a dark discovery God TV is a televang...

Christian missionaries retract claim that God TV is preventing suicide in remote Indigenous communities

God TV is the most popular channel that comes with Instal-Life Christian TV, a satellite and cable service of televangelist-style programming, which has been in...

Christian missionaries retract claim that God TV is preventing suicide in remote Indigenous communities

God TV is the most popular channel that comes with Instal-Life Christian TV, a satellite and cable service of televangelist-style programming, which has been in...

Former tabloid editor Kelvin Mackenzie claims Arqiva is stifling radio competition

Former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie has demanded an investigation of the broadcasting monopoly Arqiva over claims it is stifling competition in the growing comme...

Chris Moyles shows off five stone weight loss after admitting he would be dead if he hadn’t slimmed down

The DJ looked a lot heavier when he won the Radio/Digital Radio Programme award at the TRIC awards in 2008 Credit: PA:Press Association. A third wrote: "Wow tha...

Chris Moyles shows off five stone weight loss after admitting he would be dead if he hadn’t slimmed down

The DJ looked a lot heavier when he won the Radio/Digital Radio Programme award at the TRIC awards in 2008 Credit: PA:Press Association. A third wrote: "Wow tha...

'Absolute disgrace': RTÉ Gold listeners wrote to Dee Forbes expressing 'devastation' over station closure

LISTENERS TO RTÉ Gold told RTÉ Director General Dee Forbes that she must be “absolutely mad” to axe the digital radio service and called on her to review the de...

All set for Star FM Awards

Senior Arts Reporter All is set for the second edition of the Star FM Music Awards show to be held at Jay’s Steak House in Avondale, Harare on Saturday. The eve...

The Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) Market was valued at USD 40.85 billion in 2019 and is expected to reach USD 104.25 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 16.9% over the forecast period 2020

New York, Feb. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report "Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) Market - Growth, Trends, a...

EnTouch Systems, Inc. Joins the RCN, Grande Communications and Wave Broadband Family

Houston-based provider of high-speed internet, digital TV and phone services joins 6th largest cable operator in U.S. PRINCETON, N.J. Feb. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/...

TiVo’s skip button changed how we watch TV forever

In today’s digital age, it sometimes feels like hardware has taken a back seat to the software that drives our devices. Button of the Month will look at what so...

TiVo’s skip button changed how we watch TV forever

In today’s digital age, it sometimes feels like hardware has taken a back seat to the software that drives our devices. Button of the Month will look at what so...

TiVo’s skip button changed how we watch TV forever

In today’s digital age, it sometimes feels like hardware has taken a back seat to the software that drives our devices. Button of the Month will look at what so...

Get 6 months of unlimited talk and text with 50GB of LTE data for $100

Black Wireless. I admit that cellular provider Black Wireless is new to me, but it's an AT&T MVNO (owned by Red Pocket Mobile) that's been around since about 20...

Huawei Seeds for the Future students learn Chinese

BEIJING, CHINA- The ten Ugandan ICT students who are on a two-weeks technological study trip in China under the Huawei “Seeds for the Future” Programme 2018 hav...

4G bug helps hackers impersonate you

Berlin: Researchers have found a serious vulnerability in LTE/4G mobile communication standard that can help hackers impersonate other phone users, take a strea...

If rumored OnePlus 8 Lite has these 6 things, we'll forget all about the 8 Pro

Juan Garzón/CNET. If a OnePlus 8 Lite is in the works (OnePlus declined to comment for this article), OnePlus could have a chance to go back to its roots and do...

Cellcom Israel Ltd. Announces Chairman Resignation

NETANYA, Israel Feb. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL ) (the "Company") announced today that Mr. Ami Erel , the Company's Chairman of the...

Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation chief quits

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) The commissioner of the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation has resigned. Vermont Public Radio reports that DEC Commissioner E...

Korean Air will pick up Korean tourists barred from entering Israel

. Empty Korean Air planes will pick up the 1,700 tourists from South Korea who have been barred from entering Israel, according to the Israel Public Broadcasti...

Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation chief quits

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) The commissioner of the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation has resigned. Vermont Public Radio reports that DEC Commissioner E...

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake hits Iran, felt in Armenia

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck 35 km southeast of the city of Salmas in Iran, the Armenian National Survey for Seismic Protection reports. The quake measured...

Record turnout expected for Nevada caucuses

Hari Sreenivasan: Joining me now from Las Vegas is Joe Schoenmann, news director and host for Nevada Public Radio. Joe, as I look at the NewsHour website, this ...

Tony Blackburn on his exciting pirate radio days, his love of 60s music and meeting Frank Sinatra

Tony Blackburn’s career nearly sank before it started.. He was working for Radio Caroline, the pirate radio station, at the time. “It was exciting and sometimes...

The DJ on going from playing pirates as a child in Dorset to hosting pirate radio

I fell in love with soul music when, as a child, I heard my father playing a Jackie Wilson record. And I suppose I fell in love with America then, too. By 1966,...

The DJ on going from playing pirates as a child in Dorset to hosting pirate radio

I fell in love with soul music when, as a child, I heard my father playing a Jackie Wilson record. And I suppose I fell in love with America then, too. By 1966,...

EDITORIAL Give radio pirates chance to go legit

Shut down a pirate radio station, and you might be shutting down a community’s lifeline. While there can be good cause for the federal government to close down ...