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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.

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.

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.

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.

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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecast for Thursday and Friday

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Neither CRTC nor CBC following the law by allowing dismantling Radio Canada International

The CBC’s unrestrained transition from a public broadcaster into a disruptive, taxpayer-funded commercial operator was laid bare again this month. This time, th...

3D Print Your Next Antenna

Building antennas is a time-honored ham radio tradition. Shortwave antennas tend to be bulky but at VHF frequencies the antenna sizes are pretty manageable. [Fj...

Addis Ababa Contemporary Art Exhibited in Nairobi, BBC World Service Radio Goes Mobile in Nigeria

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NHK WORLD-JAPAN’s Contract With SES’ ASTRA Grows Beyond 45 Million European Households

With a renewal to 45 million satellite TV homes across Europe and ever growing as a result of the Corona virus Japan International Broadcasting renewed its mult...

Deutsche Welle resumes Hungarian service amid free press fears

Germany’s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle has begun producing material in Hungarian for the first time in decades, driven by concerns at declining medi...

Armenian Defense Minister Says Yerevan Would Like Russia Expand Gyumri Base – OpEd

The base exists on the basis of a 1995 Moscow-Yerevan agreement, one that was extended in 2010 allowing Russian forces to remain there until 2044. At present, o...

German broadcaster resumes Hungarian service amid free press fears BERLIN (Reuters)

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's international broadcaster Deutsche Welle has begun producing material in Hungarian for the first time in decades, driven by concern...

Ethiopian Crisis: Eritrean troops accused of possible crimes against humanity in Tigray region

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Eritrean troops fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray state systematically killed hundreds of unarmed civilians in the northern city of A...

First batch of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Korea [PHOTOS]

Containers of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arrived at Incheon International Airport, Friday. Starting Saturday, the first group of some 55,000 medical workers at...

Technology and Art of Light in the Spotlight: Artists from around the World Gather at Shenzhen International Light Art Forum

SHENZHEN, China Feb. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 1st Shenzhen International Light Art Forum, one of the most important events of GLOW SHENZHEN 2020, was succes...

International Chamber of Commerce Innovates Arbitration

On 1 December 2020, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) published the latest version of its Arbitration Rules, which came into force on 1 January 2021. ...

THE FOREIGN MINISTRY’S STATEMENT ON THE 7TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ILLEGAL ANNEXATION OF CRIMEA

(AGENPARL) – VILNIUS (LITHUANIA), ven 26 febbraio 2021 On 26 February, marking the Day of Resistance to Occupation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the ...

The long-serving Signal Radio stalwart presented his last show just days before his death

Tributes have been flooding in for legendary Stoke-on-Trent DJ Johnny Owen following his death just days after presenting his final show. The long-serving Signa...

Standard Liege v Rangers: Belgian side carry pedigree but lack key men

Perhaps it's just me, but the name Standard Liege evokes feelings of inexplicable nostalgia in the same way St Etienne or Hajduk Split do. Is it a memory of li...

I Remember EB

“This is Radio St. Vincent and the Grenadines, broadcasting on 705 kilohertz on the medium wave broadcast band. We’d like to apologise for the break in transmis...

What happens when self-described Christian prophets are wrong?

This track record created a loyal audience of hundreds of thousands of people who follow him on social media and hang on his predictions about such topics as th...

Christian Prophets Are on the Rise. What Happens When They’re Wrong?

Jeremiah Johnson, a 33-year-old self-described prophet, was one of the few evangelical Christians who took Donald J. Trump’s political future seriously back in ...

CBN News

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Straddling Senate and pulpit, Warnock highlights religious left's rise in the U.S.

Warnock's runoff election victory on Tuesday over incumbent Kelly Loeffler, the wealthy former chief executive of Bakkt, a cryptocurrency trading platform, is t...

MIL-OSI Europe: Zollner: Day for victims of abuse an important moment for the Church

Source: The Holy See. Headline: Zollner: Day for victims of abuse an important moment for the Church. Father Hans Zollner, a member of the Pontifical Commission...

How ’90s Christian radio enabled Rush Limbaugh’s toxic views

The late Rush Limbaugh’s far-reaching and toxic impact on conservative America and the Republican party is well-known and well-documented. Still, there’s one as...

Update | PAJ in stand-off with Christian radio station

A push by Christian media workers from TBC Radio to join the Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) has resulted in a dispute, with reports of a stand-off at Sunday...

In an interview with Vatican Radio the Grand Chancellor calls for an equitable distribution of the anti-Covid vaccine

, the Grand Chancellor of the Sovereign Order of Malta talks about the priorities of the institution’s worldwide action in the wake of the Covid pandemic and of...

PAJ in stand-off with Christian radio station

A push by Christian media workers from TBC Radio to join the Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) has resulted in a dispute, with reports of a stand-off at Sunday...

AP-NORC Poll: One-third of U.S. Adults Are Skeptical of COVID-19 Shots

It was repeated by Matt Helderman, 31, of Greer, South Carolina. “I want to see more security data,” said Helderman, a video editor and associate producer for C...

Jeremy Lin says faith kept NBA dream alive, launches US$200K charity grants in quarantine

New NBA G League signing Jeremy Lin has begun his quarantine in Santa Cruz ahead of the new season with the Warriors and the "Linsanity" star is keeping himself...

D-FW Christian TV network reportedly returned $3.9 million PPP loan after investigation into jet purchase

Dallas televangelist Marcus Lamb and his Daystar Television Network reportedly returned its $3.9 million Paycheck Protection Program loan after an investigation...

Sale of Communicorp closes a chapter for Denis O'Brien

The O'Brien-owned Communicorp is Ireland’s largest commercial radio group with a weekly audience of more than 1.75m listeners. As well as Today FM and Newstalk,...

Ad Campaigns Aim to Counter Covid-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

COVID Collaborative is an assembly of organizations and health experts including the NAACP, the Rockefeller Foundation and former commissioners of the Food and ...

Digital Radio Mondiale in Comprehensive Trial by All India Radio (AIR)

26/02/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 26/02/2021 02:09 Digital Radio Mondiale in Comprehensive Trial by All India Radio (AIR) As of mid-Februar...

Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp agrees €100m-plus sale to Bauer Media Audio

, the radio group controlled by Denis O’Brien, has agreed a sale of the company to UK-based Bauer Media Audio for a sum understood to be north of €100 million. ...

Denis O'Brien's radio company to be sold to UK media group for undisclosed sum

Denis O'Brien's Communicorp – the radio company including Newstalk, Off The Ball and Today FM – has agreed a sale to an international media group for an undiscl...

Tech News AT&T spinning off DirecTV after losing millions of customers

AT&T is spinning off its DirecTV into a new company for a fraction of the $48.5 billion it paid for the satellite TV service in 2015. DirecTV has lost millions ...

AT&T spinning off DirecTV after losing millions of customers

AT&T is spinning off its DirecTV into a new company for a fraction of the $48.5 billion it paid for the satellite TV service in 2015. DirecTV has lost millions ...

AT&T spinning off DirecTV after losing millions of customers

AT&T is spinning off its DirecTV into a new company for a fraction of the $48.5 billion it paid for the satellite TV service in 2015. DirecTV has lost millions ...

AT&T spinning off DirecTV after losing millions of customers

AT&T is spinning off its DirecTV into a new company for a fraction of the $48.5 billion it paid for the satellite TV service in 2015. DirecTV has lost millions ...

AT&T spinning off DirecTV after losing millions of customers

AT&T is spinning off its DirecTV into a new company for a fraction of the $48.5 billion it paid for the satellite TV service in 2015. DirecTV has lost millions ...

Edge Computing Market Report 2021 Recent Development and Trends, Expected...

(MENAFN - America News Hour) Market Synopsis. The Edge Computing Market is estimated to record a significant growth throughout the forecast period. The ICT sect...

Airbus, Atlas Telecom in smart communications solutions deal

Airbus and Atlas Telecom, a UAE-based communications technology integration and security solutions company, have signed a strategic partnership agreement at the...

More customers to enjoy 4G LTE services in select provinces next month: Globe

MANILA - Globe Telecom said Friday more customers would enjoy improved services in Pampanga, Batangas, Laguna and parts of Cavite next month following an aggres...

PRRD supports Telus LTE plan, wants more details

The Peace River Regional District will issue a letter of support for a plan by Telus to expand LTE connectivity in the region. The company is applying to the fe...

Keysight acquires Sanjole, adds to wireless test portfolio

Keysight expands is wireless test offerings, moving into monitoring of RF and low-layer protocols. This week, Keysight Technologies announced its acquisition of...

PM Pashinyan calls General Staff statement a “military coup attempt”

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan says the General Staff’s statement is a “military coup attempt.” Speaking live on Facebook, the Prime Minister invited supporters...

Cerise Castle: Public Radio Commentator Blasts Racist ‘Whitecentric’ Mindset in Public Radio

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Radio reaches more Americans every week than any other platform. Public radio stations in the United States have over 3,000 local journalists and each day they ...

Am Abzug – Afghanistan und kein Ende

, 19 February 2021. Listen to an almost hour-long podcast (in German) on German public radio composed of different pieces and interviews (one with AAN’s Thomas ...

'Postcards' from Peter Ostroushko

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Double gold for Limerick radio station

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HIP Video Promo presents: Ultra Major premieres a symbolic color palette music video "Disaster" on Metal Injection

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Limerick radio station wired and ready to broadcast to global audience

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Save and rave! How a compilation of pirate radio adverts captures a lost Britain

“H ave you got that record that goes ah-woo-ooo-ooh-yeah-yeah?” It’s a scene familiar to anyone who spent time in a hardcore rave record shop in the 1990s – a p...

Radio Caroline to broadcast Queen’s Christmas message for the first time

Radio Caroline is to broadcast the Queen’s Christmas message for the first time, 56 years after its request was refused for being an unauthorised broadcaster. T...

Radio Caroline to broadcast Queen’s Christmas message for the first time

Radio Caroline is to broadcast the Queen’s Christmas message for the first time, 56 years after its request was refused for being an unauthorised broadcaster. T...

Radio Caroline to broadcast Queen’s Christmas message for the first time

Radio Caroline is to broadcast the Queen’s Christmas message for the first time, 56 years after its request was refused for being an unauthorised broadcaster. T...