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Ethnic Sorting Out Of South Caucasus Nearly Complete – OpEd

There were six censuses during the Soviet period (1926, 1939, 1959, 1970, 1979, and 1989) and censuses in each of the three since 1991 – in Azerbaijan in 1999 and 2009, in Georgia in 2002 and 2014, and in Armenia in 2001 and 2011. Over this century, Azerbaijan increased its share continuously,....

Barrett Provides Portable HF Radio Equipment for Specialist Rescue Team

On 18 April, Barrett Communications provided portable high-frequency (HF) radio communications equipment to the West Midlands Fire Services (WMFS) for its specialist search-and-rescue team who respond to international emergencies. The WMFS Service is the second largest fire service within the United....

About RNZ Pacific

About RNZI. Radio New Zealand International (RNZI) broadcasts in digital and analogue short wave to radio stations and individual listeners across the Pacific region. Around twenty Pacific radio stations relay RNZI material daily, and individual short-wave listeners and internet users across the world tune in directly to RNZI content.

Tatarstan Names An Ethnic Russian As Prime Minister – OpEd

By Paul Goble Aleksey Pesoshin has been confirmed by Tatarstan’s State Council as the republic’s fifth prime minister since 1991. He is the first ethnic Russian among them, but he is a native of Kazan and, while a mathematician and technocrat, is very much part of Kazan’s political establishment.

Moscow’s Treatment Of All Muslims as Potential Terrorists Risks Becoming Self-Fulfilling Prophecy – OpEd

By Paul Goble The Russian government and its media routinely treat all Muslims as potential terrorists, Denis Sokolov says, creating a dangerous situation in which “terrorism, the struggle with it, and the criminal world are fused into a single market of force, subordinate to the laws of the....

English Premier League faces loss after currency own goal

LONDON – The Premier League is set to announce a record loss after new accounting rules and the declining value of sterling forced it to declare the cost of protecting itself from the currency risk attached to its lucrative TV contracts. The organisation behind the top tier of English football will....

Week Ahead

• Muscle Shoals Amateur Radio Club informal meeting and amateur radio license exams, 7 p.m., Colbert County Emergency Management Agency, 120 W. Fifth St., Tuscumbia. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it • Geezers and Kids Fishing Days, sponsored by Florence Parks and Recreation/The Club senior center, 6:30 a.m.

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By Paul Goble The Russian Duma approved this week on first voting amendments to the law governing presidential elections, including one that will allow people to vote in districts other than their own without specific permission, a change that opens the way for voter fraud that will allow Vladimir....

Storm System Set To Move Into Oklahoma

TULSA, Oklahoma - We are tracking a system today to our west that may bring a few scattered showers or storms into the area later. The chance for a passing shower or two will exist for the daytime hours but a slightly better chance will arrive later tonight into pre-dawn Friday as the main short wave begins migrating into north central Oklahoma.

Antarctica's missing iron meteorites: Mystery solved

In the days following Amelia&rsquo s disappearance, at least 655 people around the planet reported hearing distress calls that originated from Earhart&rsquo s radio, reports The Vintage News . Among those who described calls were a shortwave operator in Texas who said that Amelia claimed to have made a partial water landing.

News Feature : WFP, RFMF, Navy and NDMO host trainning in Suva to boost radio lifelines in emergencies [12/04/2017

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), in its role as lead of the Pacific Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC), has joined with the Fiji National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) to support a High Frequency Radio Communication System training course.

Fiji: WFP, RFMF, Navy And NDMO Host Training In Suva To Boost Radio Lifelines In Emergencies

SUVA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), in its role as lead of the Pacific Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC), has joined with the Fiji National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) to support a High Frequency Radio Communication System training course.

The ultimate wireless connectivity: Radio hams in Caister prepare to go global for Marconi

As part of global celebrations to honour radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi they will try to connect with as many stations as possible to win an award. The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club (NARC) will be running an all-day special event station at Caister Lifeboat Visitor Centre to commemorate the village’s....

The ultimate wireless connectivity: Radio hams in Caister prepare to go global for Marconi

As part of global celebrations to honour radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi they will try to connect with as many stations as possible to win an award. The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club (NARC) will be running an all-day special event station at Caister Lifeboat Visitor Centre to commemorate the village’s....

WFP, RFMF, Navy And NDMO Host Training In Suva To Boost Radio Lifelines In Emergencies

The three-day training course, conducted by the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) and The Republic of Fiji Navy, was designed to complement the recent upgrade by the Pacific Emergency Telecommunications Cluster of the HF radio communication system for the Fiji NDMO.

WFP, RFMF, Navy And NDMO Host Training In Suva To Boost Radio Lifelines In Emergencies

The three-day training course, conducted by the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) and The Republic of Fiji Navy, was designed to complement the recent upgrade by the Pacific Emergency Telecommunications Cluster of the HF radio communication system for the Fiji NDMO.

Severe Weather Spotter Training Offered in Clarendon Hills

CLARENDON HILLS, IL - The National Weather Service in Chicago will offer a severe weather/tornado course at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 24 at Church of the Holy Nativity, 275 S. Richmond Ave., in Clarendon Hills. The course is hosted by the DuPage Amateur Radio Club.

Nearly One Million Central Asian Gastarbeiters Now In Kazakhstan, Twice Number in 2011 – OpEd

By Paul Goble While the number of Central Asian gastarbeiters in Russia has fallen, their ranks in Kazakhstan have dramatically swollen from 509,000 in 2011 to 945,000 now, an increase with serious consequences for the domestic situation in Kazakhstan and for Astana’s relations with the three donor countries, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

Shortwave saves lives: Vanuatu PM to ABC

Removing the ABC's shortwave radio service in the Pacific could cost lives, the prime minister of Vanuatu has warned a Senate committee. Charlot Salwai insists the service is vital during major natural disasters, in his submission to a Senate inquiry. "Removing Radio Australia shortwave to Vanuatu....

Vanuatu calls for resumption of ABC shortwave

The government of Vanuatu sent a formal submission to the Australian Senate asking for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation to resume its shortwave service. The ABC axed the service in January, saying it was not viable and too expensive to maintain.

Technology aids in licensing, fight against piracy

Intellectual property rights are the heart of all cultural business, and modern technology such as big data and cloud computing will provide solutions for new copyright challenges in the era of digital publication, said a senior executive in the industry at a recent forum in Beijing.

Incredible NASA images show massive solar flares erupting from the sun which blacked out shortwave radios on Earth

The flares were thought to have impacted ham radio operators and mariners using low-frequency rigs for communication at frequencies below 10 MHz.

Winning hearts and minds

T he concept of ‘public diplomacy’ is bound up with the ideological battle of the cold war. Broadcaster Ed Murrow popularised the term in the early 1960s when he was director of the United States Information Agency (USIA), which coordinated the US’s cultural diplomacy and ran the fiercely anti-communist Voice of America radio station.

NT cattleman proposes new fantasy broadcaster Radio Outbackistan

Could Radio Outbackistan be the next shortwave broadcaster for rural Australia? In response to the ABC abolishing its HF shortwave radio service, the Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association (NTCA) president has turned to humour to propose his own broadcast alternative.

Moscow Deploys Russian Guard And OMON Against Truckers In Daghestan – OpEd

When truckers protested against the Platon system in 2015, more drivers from Daghestan took part than did those in any other region. And now that the long-haul drivers are again protesting, that North Caucasus republic is the leading federal subject in that regard, with several thousand trucks already involved.

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Vedomosti by journalist Anastasiya Kornya ( “In nine of the ten cities with the greatest share of participants in the meetings as a percentage of the total number of residents, participation in the elections was lower than for the country as a whole.” Among these cities were Smolensk, Komsomolsk-na-Amure, Chita, Vladivostok, and Perm.

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Chertsey Radio Club buys licence to help parents communicate with autistic children

has bought a UK business licence to allow the parents of autistic children to keep in touch with their kids through radio handsets. The idea started when CRC me...

News Feature : OPINION: Why Australia must restore shortwave radio to the Pacific? [18/09/2017

By John Greenshields On our Australian doorstep is an amazing place, Papua New Guinea. Seven of us were there for the month of August, exploring a remote region...

Week Ahead

• Muscle Shoals Amateur Radio Club meeting and amateur radio license exams, 7 p.m., Colbert County Emergency Management Agency, 120 W. Fifth St., Tuscumbia. inf...

Here's Where Cold War Radio Stations Broadcast Spies' Secret Codes

If you tuned into just the right shortwave radio frequency in the 1970s, you might hear a creepy computerized voice reading out a string of numbers. It was the ...

Cambodian government cracks down on independent media outlets

. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is concerned that The Cambodia Daily, an independent English-language newspaper known for criticizing Cambodia's government, ...

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Calls To Restore Chinese Name For Tuva Rile Russians – OpEd

Tuva or Bust. It did attract the interest of some when during perestroika, violent clashes between Tuvans and ethnic Russians led to the departure of many of th...

How SES’ O3b mPower system shows future of global connectivity

By Prince Osuagwu LUXEMBOURG-based provider of satellite communications, SES, at the just concluded International Broadcasting Convention, IBC in Netherlands, l...

Voot's Gaurav Gandhi acknowledges Google aid in PWA as it triumphs at IBC

MUMBAI: Content is the king, but technology is the supreme general. Voot has won the coveted International Broadcasting Convention 2017 (IBC2017) Innovation Awa...

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joint Russian-Belarusian military exercise, but it is anything but as it includes features which Russian doctrine requires Moscow maintain exclusive control ove...

Moody's: Egypt economy still recovering from 2011 uprising

An international credit rating agency says Egypt's economy has started to improve but has yet to recover from the 2011 uprising and the years of unrest that fol...

Stratex faces Crusader opposition

The board of Stratex International (LN:STI) has rejected propositions from shareholders holding a combined 24% minority to make executive management changes and...

Fallout continues over elimination of night-time shift at port of Thessaloniki by customs service

By V. Vegiri The elimination of a night-time shift at the port of Thessaloniki's gate 16 by the customs service has reportedly caused international shipping age...

Messi scores 300th goals at Camp Nou in Eibar whipping, eyes Pichichi title

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi scored 4 goals in his club’s 6-1 victory over Eibar to bring his Camp Nou tally to 300 goals in all competitions. The Argentin...

Mexico City: International Paralympic Committee postpones World Para festival

How the Mexico earthquake struck. The International Paralympic Committee has postponed its World Championships in powerlifting and swimming following the earthq...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Mike Huckabee and the Rise of Christian Media Under Trump

Huckabee, an early Trump supporter and frequent surrogate for the administration on Fox News, represents a very specific segment of evangelicals: those who are ...

The stark racial and religious divide between Democrats and Republicans, in one chart

The Public Religion Research Institute released a massive new survey of American religious adherence today. Among other things it contained this stunning insigh...

US regulators warn Alaska church using illegal broadcast

The Federal Communications Commission has warned an Anchorage church that it can no longer broadcast on a radio station without a license. KTUU-TV reports (http...

US regulators warn Alaska church using illegal broadcast

The Federal Communications Commission has warned an Anchorage church that it can no longer broadcast on a radio station without a license. KTUU-TV reports (http...

US regulators warn Alaska church using illegal broadcast

The Federal Communications Commission has warned an Anchorage church that it can no longer broadcast on a radio station without a license. KTUU-TV reports (http...

Rhett Walker Band Debuts New Single 'I Surrender' Today

Rhett Walker BandCover for Rhett Walker Band's 2017 single "I Surrender." Today is the day that Rhett Walker Band releases their new single to Christian radio, ...

Pope urges end to violence in Colombia, calls for reconciliation

BOGOTA: Pope Francis urged Colombias leaders on Thursday to set aside "hatred and vengeance" and "listen to the poor, to those who suffer" in a nation that is e...

Pope Francis urges end to violence in Colombia, calls for reconciliation

Pope Francis urged Colombias leaders on Thursday to set aside “hatred and vengeance” and “listen to the poor, to those who suffer” in a nation that is emerging ...

Francis urges end to violence, calls for reconciliation in Colombia

Want create site? Find and plugins. Free WordPress Themes Pope Francis urged Colombia’s leaders on Thursday to set aside “hatred and vengeance” and “listen to t...

Myanmar Catholic Church prepares for Pope’s visit

Pope Francis waves as he leaves the Catam aerial base in the Popemobile in Bogota, Colombia, 06 September 2017. Photo: Mauricio Duenas/EPA. The Catholic Church...

Alt R&B, Neo-Soul Artist ‘JMSN’ Coming to Bangkok in November

BANGKOK — An American indie R&B, neo-soul artist will perform a gig in Bangkok as a part of his just-announced Asia tour. Michigan-raised but LA-based, singer-s...

Sky Pacific offers 24 hours Christian channel

Update: 12:40PM VIEWERS of Sky Pacific will be able to watch award-winning Christian television network, Daystar, from tomorrow. Daystar is a 24 hours and seven...

Ex-Lawmaker Led Multimillion-Dollar ‘End of World’ Coin Scheme

(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) — Larry Bates told listeners of Christian broadcast programs that they should buy gold and silver coins to give them financial protection durin...

Leader of Ponzi scheme run through First American Monetary Consultants in Boulder gets 21 years

MEMPHIS, Tenn. Larry Bates told listeners of Christian broadcast programs that they should buy gold and silver coins to give them financial protection during a ...

Ex-lawmaker gets 21 years for 'end of world' coin scheme

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Larry Bates told listeners of Christian broadcast programs that they should buy gold and silver coins to give them financial protection du...

Morrissey reveals new single ‘Spent The Day in Bed’

A file picture of British singer Morrissey. — AFP pic LOS ANGELES, Sept 20 — The former Smiths frontman has unveiled a new single called Spent The Day in Bed. D...

Pandora Hopes That Video Saves the Fading Radio Star

Video Plus allows Pandora's non-paying customers to enjoy some of the perks it offers premium subscribers in exchange for viewing 15 seconds of a video ad. Opti...

Grammy award winner Chris Tomlin coming to capital city

Christian music superstar Chris Tomlin will be performing on Dec. 1 in the Capital City to help raise money for Baptist Hospice, a faith-based, not-for-profit h...

Trade unions air radio pay grievance

A number of presenters on RTE’s digital radio stations are not being paid, despite being promised in 2016 their situation would be rectified “by the end of the ...

Trade unions air radio pay grievance

A number of presenters on RTE’s digital radio stations are not being paid, despite being promised in 2016 their situation would be rectified “by the end of the ...

You can get Samsung Galaxy smartphones for free under Smart Utsav offer; here's how

Samsung has announced some new festival offers ahead of Dussehra and Diwali. The electronics giant is hosting a Smart Utsav sale which will be valid until Octob...

Samsung 'Smart Utsav' offers: How to get a Galaxy S8+, J5 Prime, etc for free

The South Korean company has announced a Smart Utsav offer, to make your festive season even more sparkling. (Image Source: Samsung) is more than just smartpho...

Global TV and Radio Subscription Market 2017-2021

report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. "Global TV and Radio Subscription Market 2017-2021" The global TV and radio subscription market to grow...

Dish TV redefines its pay-TV services with Verimatrix security

MUMBAI: Verimatrix, a specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for network-connected devices, has announced that it has been selected by Dish TV India Limit...

RCN and Grande Communications Select Netcracker's Revenue Management Solution to Optimize B2B and B2C Customer Experience

Digital TV, Phone and Internet Service Providers Share Back-End Resources to Improve Efficiencies. WALTHAM, Mass.--( announced today that digital TV, phone and...

Vietnam posts 11.5 percent IT revenue growth

Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam’s revenue from information and communication technology in 2016 reached nearly 68 billion USD, posting an 11.49 percent year-on-year incre...

New LTE tracker platform connects and locates objects

LTE chipmaker and semiconductor company STMicroelectronics have introduced CLOE, a new LTE-connected tracker platform based on the integration of Sequans and ST...

Texas to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Abbott Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

RESTON, Va. Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --Â Texas is making another major move to strengthen public safety and enhance emergency preparedness across the state. ...

Texas to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Abbott Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

"The safety and security of Texas communities is my number one priority, and I want to provide our first responders with the best technology possible," said Gov...

Texas to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Abbott Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

RESTON, Va., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas is making another major move to strengthen public safety and enhance emergency preparedness across the state. ...

National consultation could start in October

“The national consultation on the Soros Plan could be launched in around October”, State Secretary for Government Communication Bence Tuzson told the public rad...

Businesses in southeast Minnesota work to grow music scene

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Some southeast Minnesota businesses are providing spaces for local musicians to flourish. Minnesota Public Radio reports that Noelle Tri...

Businesses in southeast Minnesota work to grow music scene

Some southeast Minnesota businesses are providing spaces for local musicians to flourish. Minnesota Public Radio reports that Noelle Tripolino Roberts and her h...

Hillary Clinton set to RETURN to politics to question Russia’s involvement in US election

GETTY Laura Mowat Hillary Clinton could come back to politics to question Russia's links to US election The former Democratic candidate did not rule out returni...

Hillary Clinton still willing to challenge election results

. On Monday, during an interview promoting her new book, said that she would not rule out the possibility of challenging the results of the 2016 presidential e...

Giveaway: Atmosphere

In 1997, hip-hop duo Atmosphere dropped Overcast , its first official album. The record included the song “Scapegoat,” which would become a college radio hit, a...

Echo & The Bunnymen, Violent Femmes: Iconic 1980s bands to play at Woodland Park Zoo

With 1980s nostalgia in full bloom, it’s fitting the Violent Femmes and Echo & The Bunnymen are co-headlining a show at Woodland Park Zoo next week. Even though...

Thor’s Tessa Thompson on Why Her Action Hero Icon is Terminator’s Sarah Connor

never expected to be at San Diego Comic-Con . The actor, who is known for her roles as a college radio DJ challenging her classmates on issues of race in Dear W...

The Psychedelic Furs are back by popular demand

Updated 10 minutes ago. Their songs were college radio staples in the early '80s — “The Ghost in You,” “Heartbreak Beats,” “All That Money Wants,” “House,” “Lov...

Jeff Moehlis: Break On Through with Robby Krieger from The Doors

There was a guy, Bob Brinkmeyer or something like that, and he ran the radio show out at the college. So we did a lot of shows with him, you know, just on the c...

The WWII maritime forts rusting their way to a watery grave

Built on international waters and away from the pesky British broadcasting laws, but close enough to the shore for a signal to reach eager listeners, the fort w...

Pirate radio DJs set to leave a legacy with golden day radio roadshow

T wo of the DJs involved in Last Pirate FM, a weeklong pop-up radio station, hope that encouraging people to leave charity bequests in their wills will be part ...

Radio Caroline legends return to Felixstowe seafront for commemorative weekend

Legends of the airwaves gathered to commemorate swashbuckling pirate radio station Radio Caroline’s revolutionary transmissions from a cargo ship anchored off F...

News Broadcasting to the world

Eddie Gillespie, who lives in Rathbraughan Park, has had an unwavering loyalty to local broadcasting, a love which goes back to the days of pirate radio in the ...

DJ Emperor Rosko launches pirate radio station DJ Emperor Rosko travels down the Thames on the infamous Radio Caroline boat...

DJ Emperor Rosko travels down the Thames on the infamous Radio Caroline boat replica from the film The Boat That Rocked, to launch Last Pirate FM. By using thi...