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Top Story 'Hurricane HAMS' activate radio stations for 'Harvey' in case of disrupted communications

WASHINGTON (SBG) -- Federally licensed radio hobbyists have activated a shortwave network along the Gulf Coast in case they are needed to cover interruptions in communications from Hurricane Harvey. The "Hurricane Watch Net" consists of volunteer amateur operators who use their radios to relay....

Top Story 'Hurricane HAMS' activate radio stations for 'Harvey' in case of disrupted communications

WASHINGTON (SBG) -- Federally licensed radio hobbyists have activated a shortwave network along the Gulf Coast in case they are needed to cover interruptions in communications from Hurricane Harvey. The "Hurricane Watch Net" consists of volunteer amateur operators who use their radios to relay....

Top Story 'Hurricane HAMS' activate radio stations for 'Harvey' in case of disrupted communications

WASHINGTON (SBG) -- Federally licensed radio hobbyists have activated a shortwave network along the Gulf Coast in case they are needed to cover interruptions in communications from Hurricane Harvey. The "Hurricane Watch Net" consists of volunteer amateur operators who use their radios to relay....

Ham radio licensing test set for Sept. 9

Would you like to get a “ham” radio license in 2017? The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club can help, according to a press release. The next license test will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9. Testing is offered for all classes of amateur radio license. The location is the Jeep Posse Building, 1200 Commerce Drive in Pioneer Park, Prescott.

What’s Happening With Jewish Community In North Caucasus? – OpEd

By Paul Goble Whenever something happens about which individuals and organizations that should know about it don’t for one reason or another, speculation often runs rampant. Such is the cased with the First Congress of the Jews of the North Caucasus that just completed its work in Grozny.

Chinese TV dramas appealing to an international audience

It’s not unusual for a popular Chinese TV series to be distributed overseas, but not many of them are hailed by foreign viewers. But things have changed dramatically with the recent international broadcasting of the Chinese costume spy drama “Princess Agents” on YouTube.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Mamata Banerjee launches ‘Host City Logo’

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Mamata Banerjee launches ‘Host City Logo’ "The FIFA president will be our state guest. This was decided in the meeting today," Mamata Bannerjee said. "We are really grateful to host this major tournament here. We are proud and deeply honoured to host such a tournament.

FIFA chief will be our state guest, says CM after logo launch

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today launched the host city logo of Kolkata, the venue for the final of FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, and said FIFA president Gianni Infantino will be extended the status of a "state guest". "The FIFA president will be our state guest.

Iain Macwhirter: It is time to restore order to the wildness of the world wide web

Clearly, public attitudes are hardening against online abuse and against the social media giants that dominate the internet. In a landmark ruling in June, the German parliament passed what is being called the “Facebook Law”, imposing fines of up to €50 million on social media companies who fail to....

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By Paul Goble For many years, Western sociologists have talked about “self-loathing Jews,” people who by their origins are Jews but base their identity on denying and opposing everything Jewish. Now a St. Petersburg sociologist is suggesting that an analogous group has emerged in Russia, “the self-loathing Orthodox Christians.

Huawen Media Celebrates 20 Years Of Going Public

On the 17th August Huawen Media Group celebrated its 20th anniversary as a public corporation in Haikou. China Radio International (CRI), distinguished leaders from Hainan province and Haikou city, members of provincial departments and administrations, media, financial organisation, agency....

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“Western ultra-right groups have begun to migrate to the Russian segment of the Internet because of Facebook’s blocking of these groups. In ‘VKontakte,’ one can find more than a hundred nationalists groups whose users include people from the US, Germany, Sweden and other countries,” the Meduza news agency says.

Putin’s Lower Profile This Summer Reflects Desire To Project New Image – OpEd

By Paul Goble Even though Vladimir Putin reappeared Wednesday after a week of being out of public view ( themoscowtimes.com/news/putin-watch-over-before-it-even-started-58678 ), the Kremlin leader’s personal activities this summer have been significantly less frequent than in earlier years, experts say.

Freedom of expression just a theoretical issue

LEADERS of the United States of America and citizens of American states have always bragged that America is the leader of the free world. Free world means the place where democracy, freedom of belief, freedom of expression and other freedoms are practiced according to elite constitutions starting....

RealNetworks And CIBN Oriental Form Partnership To Deploy Advanced RealMediaâ ¢ HD Technology

Beijing ) Co., Ltd, one of the seven broadcasting networks that is licensed to distribute over-the-top (OTT) content in China , to enhance the company's TV and mobile video streaming capabilities. By leveraging RealNetworks' innovative RealMediaâ„¢ HD technology, CIBN Oriental's users will enjoy....

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By Paul Goble According to a new survey of 9500 young people aged 21 to 35 in the Russian Far East, 47 percent of people don’t want to get married or have children, 27 percent are ready to marry but not to have children, and only 26 percent saying they want both, figures that make the achievement of....

RealNetworks And CIBN Oriental Form Partnership To Deploy Advanced RealMedia™ HD Technology

Beijing ) Co., Ltd, one of the seven broadcasting networks that is licensed to distribute over-the-top (OTT) content in China , to enhance the company's TV and mobile video streaming capabilities. By leveraging RealNetworks' innovative RealMedia™ HD technology, CIBN Oriental's users will enjoy fast,....

Senate slams ABC cut to shortwave radio Senators have slammed the ABC's decision to cut the transmission of shortwave radio, accusing the public broadcaster of ignoring the bush. 22 minutes ago

The ABC has been slammed by all sides of politics over its "foolish" decision to cut the transmission of shortwave radio to remote Australia and the Pacific Islands. The Senate debated a private bill on Thursday by crossbench senator Nick Xenophon to force the ABC to restore transmission after it was cut earlier this year.

RealNetworks And CIBN Oriental Form Partnership To Deploy Advanced RealMedia™ HD Technology

a leader in digital media software and services, today announced a partnership with CIBN Oriental Network (Beijing) Co., Ltd, one of the seven broadcasting networks that is licensed to distribute over-the-top (OTT) content in China, to enhance the company's TV and mobile video streaming capabilities.

Senate slams ABC cut to shortwave radio

The ABC has been slammed by all sides of politics over its "foolish" decision to cut the transmission of shortwave radio to remote Australia and the Pacific Islands. The Senate is debating a private bill on Thursday by crossbench senator Nick Xenophon to force the ABC to restore transmission after it was cut earlier this year.

Senate slams ABC cut to shortwave radio Senators have slammed the ABC's decision to cut the transmission of shortwave radio, accusing the public broadcaster of ignoring the bush.

The ABC has been slammed by all sides of politics over its "foolish" decision to cut the transmission of shortwave radio to remote Australia and the Pacific Islands. The Senate is debating a private bill on Thursday by crossbench senator Nick Xenophon to force the ABC to restore transmission after it was cut earlier this year.

Barrett Communications-HF & VHF Tactical Communications

Barrett Communications designs and manufactures a complete range of secure high-frequency (HF) and very high-frequency (VHF) tactical communication solutions that are easily adaptable to particular environments, from man-pack, to mobile vehicle and base station configurations.

Barrett Communications Launches Advanced 4075 High-Power HF transmitter

Barrett Communications have announced the release of their latest product, the advanced Barrett 4075 High-Power High-Frequency (HF) transmitter. E-mail and messaging have become the common and preferred methods in modern communications. Barrett's innovative liquid cooled amplifier, when married with....

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By Paul Goble Russia’s leading human rights groups say that ethnic Russians are now actively discriminating against ethnic Ukrainians even though Vladimir Putin invariably insists that Russians and Ukrainians are one people and also persecuting Crimean Tatars, Roma, North Caucasians and numerically small peoples of the North.

North Korea Says Army Is "On Standby Waiting For An Order Of Attack"

Global markets are closed for the weekend, so we will need to wait until tomorrow evening to see how investors react to the latest back-and-forth between the North Korean government and President Donald Trump. In North Korea’s latest salvo in its war of words, a state-run newspaper declared in an....

FSB Demands Detailed Personal Information On Russians Using Social Networks – OpEd

The draft order ( http://regulation.gov.ru/projects#npa=18013 ) which has been issued by the communications ministry and is slated to take effect next July will require these services to provide the following information about each user ( User name; Full real name; Date of birth; Exact Address;....

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1940s transmitter finds new home in old jail

Bill Steele is a collector of odd things. A year ago, for example, he bought the site of the last double hanging in New Brunswick. His latest purchase is less m...

North Korea’s eerie coded messages RETURN to airwaves ahead of Olympics

Gentle music followed by a stern voice reading out orders apparently from a spy’s code book have once again been drifting over on shortwave radio from Kim Jong-...

The simple new device promising to treat chronic pain

A small, wearable device, the size of a 20-cent coin, claims to help patients suffering from chronic muscle and joint pain. ActiPatch uses pulsed electromagneti...

BBC launches Ethiopian and Eritrean radio services

The BBC on Monday launched new daily radio services producing news, current affairs, features and English language training for Ethiopians and Eritreans. The BB...

BBC launches Ethiopian, Eritrean radio services

. LONDON: The BBC on Monday launched new daily radio services producing news, current affairs, features and English language training for Ethiopians and Eritre...

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Paul Goble

is a longtime specialist on ethnic and religious questions in Eurasia. Most recently, he was director of research and publications at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic ...

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Now, 70 years later, however, a similar idea has surfaced but in the Russian Federation rather than in the United States as a result of the decision of the orga...

Obasanjo to Buhari: fight corruption on your nose

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has launched another attack at President Muhammadu Buhari over his administration’s handling of anti-corruption fight. In his...

Start-up launches first ever dark chocolate infused with saffron

“Traceability, food safety standards and freshness are big question marks in the spices industry because only a few individual spices have standardized internat...

IFF Q4 results: Sweet and savory modulation portfolio sales increase ..

15 Feb 2018 --- International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) has released its financial results and strategic achievements for the fourth quarter and full year...

Hagymatikum as Europe’s best family bath

According to Makó Hiradó , British magazine LuxuryTravelGuide has elected Hagymatikum from Makó, Hungary as the best family-friendly bath in Europe in 2018. The...

Half of Hungarians able to put some money aside – promising economic news

reports that Hungarians are more optimistic about economic matters than in the past, which is proven by recent statistical data, too. The international report o...

33 Food and Agriculture Organizations Building a Better Food System in Washington, D.C.

The 4th Annual Washington, D.C. Food Tank Summit is just around the corner, and we’re excited to hear from, collaborate with, and meet our member organizations ...

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, an...

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 statio...

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 broadc...

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...

Trump will arrive as charities flee Mar-a-Lago

Orphan's Promise, a charity affiliated with the Christian Broadcasting Network that funds programs at orphanages in 67 countries, will be having its first Mar-a...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel’s nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

U.S. Christian press finds friends in Israel

with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among the world's evangelical Christians and their media outlets. Th...

Pope Francis condoles with Iran over fatal quake

“Pope Francis sent a pair of telegrams to Iraq and Iran on Monday, expressing his condolences for the damage and loss of life caused by Sunday's severe earthqua...

Vatican Ambassador: Pope has been closely following developments in Belarus

MINSK, 13 November (BelTA) – Pope Francis has been closely following the developments in Belarus, Apostolic Nuncio to Belarus, Archbishop Gabor Pinter said afte...

Pope Francis: Lift up your hearts, not your cellphones, during worship

“It makes me very sad when I celebrate Mass here in the Square or in the Basilica and I see many cellphones raised,” the pope said, according to a translation b...

'Very strong words' at human development dicastery

Vatican City, October 30 - Humanity risks suicide with nuclear weapons, Pope Francis said on a visit Monday to the office of the Dicastery for Promoting Integra...

Humanity risks suicide with nuclear arms

Vatican City, October 30 - Humanity risks suicide with nuclear weapons, Pope Francis said on a visit Monday to the office of the Dicastery for Promoting Integra...

A tax on your Tar Heel and Wolfpack gear? Senate GOP bill taxes college logos

Commercial: Bruce Jacobson, Jr. announces run for Texas U.S. Senate. Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson, Jr. will challenge Texas Republican Ted Cruz for his...

Evangelical Cruz challenger vows a change of 'style'

WASHINGTON Amid talk of a Democratic "blue wave" threatening Republicans in 2018, Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz faces a new conservative challenge from an unexpected...

Santa arrives in Sundance Square

A store manager at Skip's Grocery Store located at 2900 Skyline Drive in the Sansom Park area believes he might have caught the image of a ghost on the store's ...

Ted Cruz draws challenge from Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson Jr.

“Two years ago we ran on a message that conservative representation was lacking in our district,” French wrote. “We ran a campaign focused on our vision for con...

When is a background check mandatory for gun owners?

Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson, Jr. will challenge Texas Republican Ted Cruz for his U.S. Senate seat next year. Jacobson, executive producer of James Ro...

TETRA system covers 99 percent of Macedonia's territory

Skopje, 17 November 2017 (MIA) - Macedonia has a modern digital police radio system that can serve 6,000 users, said Minister of Interior Oliver Spasovski at a ...

Construction works postponed until December Bad Godesberg tunnel to be closed at night

The City Council is switching to digital radio in Godesberg - to do necessary changes. Some construction work and installation is needed, which make road closur...

Digital society and capitalism

Digital society has been lauded as emancipatory and freeing individuals from the constrictions of time and place and yet also critiqued as introducing a type of...

CBS Corporation Sets Final Exchange Ratio Of 5.6796 For CBS Radio Exchange Offer

the United States ) or 1-781-575-2137 (outside of the United States Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains certain statements about CBS, CBS Rad...

Dave Matthews Band To Headline “The Night Before” Concert At Xcel Energy Center In St. Paul, Minn., Saturday, February 3, 2018

in St. Paul, Minn. on Saturday, February 3, 2018 Xcel Energy Center . CBS Radio and OLE have partnered to produce a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience the n...

TV association requests aid measures for a third time

The Digital TV Operators Association has doubled down on pressuring the government to overhaul the country's broadcasting industry, which they say is facing imp...

Nominet serves high-speed broadband service to Loch Ness

The latest roll-out builds on previous successes of TVWS-powered wireless broadband services on the Isle of Arran , and an ongoing pilot project in Llanarth in ...

Solving Israel’s first responders’ communication crisis

When the world had to transition from an analog to digital television system, there was, naturally, a flurry of panic and confusion. But what happens when a man...

StarTimes offers 50% discount on subscription

Digital television provider, StarTimes , has announced the commencement of its 2017 Christmas promotion in a bid to entice new and existing subscribers across t...

Deadline extended for analogue TV broadcasting

Kathmandu, November 17. The Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) today rolled back its earlier decision to prohibit analogue cable television broad...

Can you hear me now? Not likely if you’re in this Fort Worth neighborhood

Petersen said he can be driving on Old Granbury Road, getting close to his neighborhood, and his call will drop. The neighborhood heard of plans for a new cell ...

Trai eyes lifting infra-band spectrum cap; move may benefit Vodafone-Idea Cellular entity

In a move that promotes optimum spectrum efficiency and utilisation as well as encourages consolidation in the sector, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India...

Why Denver International Airport has the best cellular service in the city of Denver

The city may have terrible mobile service, but somehow Denver’s airport reigns supreme. Why? DAS. More than 1 million travelers passing through Denver Internat...

Trai favours removing cap on spectrum holding by telcos

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Tuesday recommended the removal of the intra-band cap of 50 per cent spectrum holding by operators in a circ...

Trai wants spectrum holding caps eased

fears the 25 per cent cap might restrict the capability to purchase additional spectrum in auctions. In the last auction held in October last year, there was no...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

Both organizations stressed the importance of providing a safe, professional workplace. Rose joins a lengthening list of media figures who have lost jobs becaus...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the nation

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the country

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

A Dartmouth football coach punched out a press box window at Harvard Stadium and got ejected

Bill Belichick isn’t the only one who takes special teams seriously. An assistant coach for the Dartmouth football team reportedly punched out a press box windo...

WSAU Wisconsin Morning ... 5AM8AM

Ben Armstrong ben.armstrong@mwcradio.com Ben Armstrong grew up in the Metro Detroit area. At the age of four, Ben was recording himself pretending to be on the ...

Sean Hannity recorded saying AIDS is a 'gay disease'

REVEALED: Sean Hannity was fired from college radio show for claiming AIDS was a 'gay disease' transmitted by tears or saliva - and that anyone thinking homosex...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...