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Seasonal temperatures today, then warming up again

August 16, 2018 – Near normal temperatures today, warming to above normal Friday into Saturday, followed by minor cooling Sunday into early next week. Dry weather expected with continued impacts from wildfires. Discussion. Short wave trough off the NW CA coast will slowly lift into OR over the next....

Screens are killing our eyeballs, and now we know how Popular Science 13 mins ago

published in the journal Scientific Reports, recent paper researchers at the University of Toledo have begun to parse the process by which close or prolonged exposure to the 445 nanometer shortwave called "blue light" can trigger damage irreversible damage in eye cells. The results could have profound consequences for consumer technology.

The Dabanga Hall of Fame

For over a month, Radio Dabanga asked for your support to sponsor a day of its life-saving radio. Have a look at the photoslides below and see who became our biggest supporters, as they have donated the most! On 31 May, Radio Dabanga and friends started a crowdfunding campaign to keep the station on air.

Radio and TV Marti’s New Attempt to Penetrate Cuba

Tomas Regalado, the director of Radio and TV Marti. File photo: miamiherald.com. HAVANA TIMES – The Cuban government warned on Thursday against Radio and TV Marti’s new attempt to begin broadcasting its programming on the island starting on August 13, the birthdate of the late Fidel Castro, according to the official Cubadebate website.

MIL-Evening Report: ABC’s shortwave cutback ‘weakens thin link’ for Pacific, says PMC

By Leilani Sitagata of Pacific Media Watch. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s cutback in services to the Asia-Pacific region has “weakened the thin link” that many parts of the region have with the “outside world”, says the Pacific Media Centre.

Solar flares disrupted radio communications during September 2017 Atlantic hurricanes

An unlucky coincidence of space and Earth weather in early September 2017 caused radio blackouts for hours during critical hurricane emergency response efforts, according to a new study in Space Weather, a journal of the American Geophysical Union. The new research, which details how the events on....

Smoky, breezy and a Red Flag Warning

August 3, 2018 – Cooling trend into Sunday then warming well above normal next week, with widespread triple digit highs in the Valley by mid week. Widespread from wildfires will continue. from 11 AM this morning to 11 PM PDT Saturday. Discussion. ridging over the region has flattened with a shortwave passing through the Pacific Northwest.

Listen to Bougainville may be about to get shortwave radio back

Transcript. JOE LERA: At the moment on Bougainville only the three urban centres receive the FM and the majority in the rural areas have no access to the radio so they have been missing out on lots of information and issues that affect their lives, but before the crisis [the civil war] we had shortwave transmitters.

Playlist Dateline Pacific morning edition for 2 August 2018

The Solomon Islands parliament has passed the country's first anti-corruption legislation but there are fears it may be too weak, There are plans in Papua New Guinea to restore short wave radio services in Bougainville, Fiji's National Federation Party says it'll cut government ministers' salaries....

Bougainville: Shortwave or FM radio?

Papua New Guinea is pledging to help Bougainville strengthen its local radio services ahead of next year's historic referendum on independence. But Bougainvilleans and government leaders appear to be torn between a return to shortwave or investing in greater FM coverage.

Solar flares disrupted radio communications during September 2017 Atlantic hurricanes

An unlucky coincidence of space and Earth weather in early September 2017 caused radio blackouts for hours during critical hurricane emergency response efforts, according to a new study in Space Weather, a journal of the American Geophysical Union. The new research, which details how the events on....

Solar storm warning: Giant tears in Sun’s corona trigger communication blackouts

A newly published study in the journal Space Weather detailed widespread radio blackout across the Caribbean after multiple giant solar flares struck the planet, express.co.uk wrote. On September 6, 2017, a class X-2.2 and major class X-9.3 flare erupted more than 93 million miles away from Earth, at about 8:00 a.

Bougainville in line for shortwave radio restoration

The Papua New Guinea government is contemplating restoring short wave radio services to Bougainville, after they were shut down during the civil war. This comes as the region prepares for a referendum on possible independence, expected to be held next June.

Suspected Dallas burglar waves to person filming him, police say

Dallas area police are on the lookout for a suspected burglar who allegedly broke into a vehicle and waved at the owner filming him. The recently released footage shows a man looking through an unlocked vehicle in a Richardson, Texas driveway. As he walks away, the suspected burglar spots a resident filming him and he gives the owner a short wave.

Suspected Dallas burglar waves to person filming him, police say

Dallas area police are on the lookout for a suspected burglar who allegedly broke into a vehicle and waved at the owner filming him. The recently released footage shows a man looking through an unlocked vehicle in a Richardson, Texas driveway. As he walks away, the suspected burglar spots a resident filming him and he gives the owner a short wave.

Solar Flares Disrupt Radio Communications During September Atlantic Hurricane Relief Effort

Sept. 6, three hurricanes advanced in a menacing line across the Atlantic Ocean. Category 5 Hurricane Irma ravaged Barbuda in the Caribbean’s Leeward Islands in the early morning and churned onward to St. Marin, St. Barthelemy, Anguilla and the Virgin Islands, causing massive damage.

Solar Flares Disrupted Radio Communications during September 2017 Atlantic Hurricanes

in Space Weather new study , a journal of the American Geophysical Union. The new research, which details how the events on the Sun and Earth unfolded side-by-side, could aid in the development of space weather forecasting and response, according to the study's authors.

Solar flares disrupted radio communications during September 2017 Atlantic hurricanes

On September 6, three hurricanes advanced in a menacing line across the Atlantic Ocean. Category 5 Hurricane Irma ravaged Barbuda in the Caribbean's Leeward Islands in the early morning and churned onward to St. Marin, St. Barthelemy, Anguilla and the Virgin Islands, causing massive damage.

Solar flares disrupted radio communications during September 2017 Atlantic hurricanes

in Space Weather new study , a journal of the American Geophysical Union. The new research, which details how the events on the Sun and Earth unfolded side-by-side, could aid in the development of space weather forecasting and response, according to the study's authors.

Amelia Earhart's final pleas for help may have been heard around world

Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan prepare for their final flight in 1937. / Getty Images. Amelia Earhart's final moments may have been broadcast around the world days after her plane disappeared in 1937, according to a group that analyzed radio distress calls.

Study: Radio signals may prove Amelia Earhart crashed on Pacific island

The report, which was not peer-reviewed, comes on the 121st anniversary of Gillespie said he ruled out dozens of other possible Earhart radio signals from July 3-7, 1937, because they were hoaxes, were picked up by listeners in locations that couldn't possibly have detected the signals or included....

Sky News Arabia appoints new CEO

ABU DHABI, 24th July, 2018 (WAM) -- Sky News Arabia announced the appointment of Angelos Frangopoulos as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Editor. In his new role, Frangopoulos will be responsible for the company's global programming operations for all its broadcast, digital and radio platforms.

Climate, Vol. 6, Pages 62: Changes in Earth’s Energy Budget during and after the “Pause” in Global Warming: An Observational Perspective

Abstract This study examines changes in Earth’s energy budget during and after the global warming “pause” (or “hiatus”) using observations from the Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System. We find a marked 0.83 0.41 Wm 2 reduction in global mean reflected shortwave (SW) top-of-atmosphere (TOA)....

Atmosphere, Vol. 9, Pages 256: Top-of-Atmosphere Shortwave Anisotropy over Liquid Clouds: Sensitivity to Clouds’ Microphysical Structure and Cloud-Topped Moisture

Abstract We investigated whether Top-of-Atmosphere Shortwave (TOA SW) anisotropyessential to convert satellite-based instantaneous TOA SW radiance measurements into TOA SW fluxesis sensitive to cloud-top effective radii and cloud-topped water vapor. Using several years of CERES SSF Edition 4....

As shortwave radio dies a slow death, enthusiasts long for a revival

Radio Veritas Asia shut its shortwave radio station down on June 30, an update on the DXers Guide blog for radio enthusiasts announced. “This station used to broadcast in 17 Indian languages from the 1990s,” said Jaisakthivel T., head of Ardic DX, a shortwave radio listeners club in Chennai.

Push to restore full Asia/Pacific service for Radio Australia

A group of Australia based supporters of Radio Australia want to see a re-vitalisation of the ABC's broadcasts to the Asia/Pacific region. The services of Radio Australia have been savagely cut back in the past several years, including an end to shortwave transmission, but there is a push for the government to think again.
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Seasonal temperatures today, then warming up again

August 16, 2018 – Near normal temperatures today, warming to above normal Friday into Saturday, followed by minor cooling Sunday into early next week. Dry weath...

Screens are killing our eyeballs, and now we know how Popular Science 13 mins ago

published in the journal Scientific Reports, recent paper researchers at the University of Toledo have begun to parse the process by which close or prolonged ex...

The Dabanga Hall of Fame

For over a month, Radio Dabanga asked for your support to sponsor a day of its life-saving radio. Have a look at the photoslides below and see who became our bi...

Radio and TV Marti’s New Attempt to Penetrate Cuba

Tomas Regalado, the director of Radio and TV Marti. File photo: miamiherald.com. HAVANA TIMES – The Cuban government warned on Thursday against Radio and TV Mar...

MIL-Evening Report: ABC’s shortwave cutback ‘weakens thin link’ for Pacific, says PMC

By Leilani Sitagata of Pacific Media Watch. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s cutback in services to the Asia-Pacific region has “weakened the thin link...

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This site contains links to specialized media information courtesy of NEXUS-International Broadcasting Association (NEXUS-IBA), a non profit org...

Allegations of ‘Trump TV’ distract from real issues at Broadcasting Board of Governors

transition at best. The broadcasting elements of USIA — Voice of America (VOA), Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), Radio Free Asia (RFA), the Middle East...

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But Versiya analyst Ruslan Gorevoy suggests there is another and perhaps more compelling reason: “Clarity on the Caspian,” he argues today, “has given Russia th...

UK: Assessing The Significance Of Amazon's Entry Into The Premier League Broadcasting Market

, Managing Associate at Mishcon de Reya LLP, discusses the significance of Amazon's entry into the Premier League broadcasting market and the impact that it is ...

Ethnic Russian Revolt In Chechnya In August 1958 And Its Demands Recalled – OpEd

In 1957, the Russian7 portal notes, Nikita Khrushchev restored the Chechen-Ingush ASSR that had been disbanded at the time of the deportation of those two peopl...

The Londoner: Author's one-star review for Corbyn Evening Standard

A “flat” Jeremy Corbyn was outshone by Yanis Varoufakis at the Edinburgh International Book Festival last night, according to members of the audience. Varoufaki...

Authorization board Denied International Black Sea University the right to Receive Students This Year

Authorization board Denied International Black Sea University the right to Receive Students This Year. August 21, 2018 18 Views. The authorization board has de...

Russian ‘Fancy Bear’ group blamed for US ‘hacking attacks’

Microsoft has blamed Russian hackers for allegedly targeting US political groups ahead of the midterm elections. The company said a hacking group tied to the Ru...

The First Lady plans to visit Africa First Lady Melania Trump is planning her second international trip. This time she'll visit

While earlier this year President Donald Trump may have reportedly had less than positive things to say about Africa, First Lady Melania Trump says she's excite...

Former president Sargsyan’s nephew put on international wanted list

YEREVAN, August 21. /ARKA/. Former Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan’s nephew Narek Sargsyan was put on the international wanted list, police chief Valery Osipy...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

UNA professor: Convert Trump supporting Christians

This is an opinion piece. The Washington Post Few groups have received more intense scrutiny over the past two years than white evangelicals who support Donald ...

Ambassador to UN: Russia 'Never Will Be' Friend of US

“We don’t trust Russia. We don’t trust Putin. We never will. They’re never going to be our friend. That’s just a fact,” Haley told Christian Broadcasting Networ...

Christian refugees admitted into US drops by 50 percent under Trump

The number of Christian refugees admitted into the U.S. has fallen by more than 50 percent this fiscal year under of State Department data by The Guardian. Th...

Christian refugees admitted to US down more than 50% under Trump

There was no explicit mention of refugees in the prepared schedule for the three-day meeting, though one session was scheduled to discuss the “needs of displace...

'We don't trust Putin. We never will': Nikki Haley distances herself from Trump on Russia

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, made clear the US's firm position against Russia but admitted diplomatic communication between the two wor...

Austin French Releases New Single, Music Video, "Born Again" From Upcoming Album 'Wide Open'

AUSTIN FRENCH/FAIR TRADE SERVICESCover for Austin French's 2018 album Wide Open. Contemporary pop artist Austin French on Friday released his latest single, "Bo...

Boko Haram: UK parliament decides on Leah Sharibu’s ordeal

The plight of Leah Sharibu, the lone Dapchi schoolgirl held back by Boko Haram abductors for refusing to renounce her Christian faith, on Wednesday formed part ...

Fire Destroys Lanser Broadcasting Building

OTTAWA COUNTY (WHTC-AM/FM) -- Graafschap, Saugatuck, and Overisel fire departments were summoned to a big fire at a building owned by the Zeeland-based Lanser B...

Lucy Gichuhi claimed $7,675 to visit Sydney on 'electorate business'

Embattled Liberal senator Lucy Gichuhi claimed a $7,675 electorate allowance from taxpayers to visit a former prime minister and a Christian radio station more ...

Danny Gokey, Tauren Wells to bring concert to Topeka

A pair of Grammy Award nominees whose music is regularly featured on Christian radio stations will be in concert this coming fall at the Topeka Performing Arts ...

Is Jordan Peterson bringing the prodigals home?

The room was divided. One half knew of Jordan Peterson. The other half had no idea who he was: 'I've never heard of him. Is he some kind of televangelist?' aske...

Champions Television at 5: Propagating God’s glory to the whole world

Joshua Iginla. Living true to its name, Champions Television, a Christian evangelism network founded by the General Overseer of Champions Royal Assembly, Bro Jo...

WNYB-TV ends local productions; station site is for sale.

For the second time in a month, religious programming in Western New York has suffered a big loss. WNYB-TV (Channel 26) Station Manager Sean Brennan confirmed t...

Pat Boone recalls shocking the Christian community with heavy metal album: 'It was a big overreaction'

The ‘50s star is currently keeping busy traveling the world and performing for his fans. But Boone admitted he still gets asked about his album titled “In a Met...

'Don't worry we are dealing with the Christians': Algeria's crackdown on churches

Largely dormant for more than 10 years, a law in Algeria which permits the outright persecution of Christians is shaking back into life. As Africa's largest cou...

Deschutes 911 brings in ‘fixer’ to help sort police radio mess

The Bend-area 911 service district has hired a local government consultant with a background assisting struggling agencies to help chart a course through a mess...

‘Respect’ didn’t pay Aretha Franklin much due to copyright law

It was Aretha Franklin’s first No. 1 hit, the cry of empowerment that has defined her for generations: “Respect.” But for the roughly 7 million times the song h...

How Aretha Franklin’s ‘Respect’ Became a Battle Cry for Musicians Seeking Royalties

But every time the song is played on the radio, Mr. Redding’s estate — he died in a 1967 plane crash — has been paid. Ms. Franklin never was. Efforts to change ...

Win: Revival UNO digital radio worth £159.99 courtesy of Hosies

We’ve been selling radios since 1932 — let’s celebrate!!! A Roberts Radio can complement any room of the house, there are so many colours to choose from!! HOSIE...

Deschutes 911 brings in ‘fixer’ to help sort police radio mess

The Bend-area 911 service district has hired a local government consultant with a background assisting struggling agencies to help chart a course through a mess...

Swisscom : successful in the market in first half of year – TV now reaches 1.5 million customers

Good results; slight decline in Swiss core business. At CHF 5,805 million, Swisscom's net revenue for the first half of 2018 was above the previous year's level...

StarTimes reduces Pay TV charges

As more reactions continue to trail the recent subscription price hike in Nigeria’s pay TV market, StarTimes, a leading digital TV in Africa has reduced its hig...

Asian Games expected to bring in 25% less

Media spending on TV during the upcoming Asian Games 2018 broadcast is expected at 80-90 million baht, a 25% decrease from the last games in 2014. Media Intell...

Remark Holdings Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results

LAS VEGAS Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Remark Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MARK ), a diversified global technology company with leading artificial intelligence (AI)...

Remark Holdings Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results

June 30, 2018. Management Commentary "We continue to make solid progress in signing new AI agreements, and in working with our clients to begin deploying our AI...

Digicel, CPL celebrate six-year partnership

Digicel ‘turns up’ for Cricket Played Louder… Digicel’s ‘Man of the Match’ (centre) poses with three fans for a selfie, during Wednesday’s CPL match between the...

Twinpalms hotels & resorts celebrate their 14th anniversary

ADVERTISEMENT. Sony Thailand steps up its game with new smartphones introduced to compete offerings from some of the Chinese companies as well as Samsung and Ap...

Smart, Globe rolling out 5G in 2019

PLDT Inc.’s mobile subsidiary, Smart Communications Inc., announced its intention to deploy a 5G “pilot network” by the first half of 2019. PLDT also announced ...

​Samsung Galaxy Note 9 hands-on: S Pen the stand-out feature amid expected horsepower boost

on Thursday, offers all of them: best processing power, latest camera, and enormous storage . With these features alone the Note 9 would have been considered Sa...

Samsung Electronics unveils Galaxy Note 9, upgraded watch, home speaker

Samsung Electronics unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 in New York, banking on the larger-screen device to rejuvenate sales of a struggling flagship line and fend off A...

PM's circle: IPBC can find budget for Eurovision

. Sources close to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu have dismissed the Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation's threat of relinquishing hosting of the Eurovis...

Report: Several cases of leptospirosis since Thursday

The Ministry of Health says it is investigating several cases of suspected leptospirosis, also known in Hebrew as Achberet since it is spread by small rodents, ...

IPBC threatens not to host Eurovision Song Contest

Chairman Gil Omer of the Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation has told Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu that the corporation would announce to the European B...

Celtic Woman to record concert at Johnstown Castle new

The all-female music ensemble Celtic Woman have chosen Johnstown Castle as the backdrop to record a special television broadcast of an outdoor concert for the P...

Reporter accused of assaulting man at mayoral debate

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A reporter for Latino Public Radio has been accused of putting his hands around another man's neck during an altercation at a Providence...

WSAU Feedback 8AM9AM

Ben Armstrong grew up in the Metro Detroit area. At the age of four, Ben was recording himself pretending to be on the radio. In College, Ben pursued his dream ...

Jeff Moehlis: Find What You’re Looking For with Negativland’s Mark Hosler

Negativland's first album came out in 1980 while Hosler was still in high school, and the band broke through to college radio with the 1987 album Escape From No...

Inside the career of Fox News host Sean Hannity, who was once...

http://www.businessinsider.com/sean-hannity-career-2018-4?utm_source=hearst&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=allverticals. Inside the career of Fox News host Se...

Seniors Set Unofficial World Record

ELMHURST, IL —As Elmhurst College seniors getting ready to graduate in May, Jennifer Anthony and Emma Kaminski wanted to do something big to commemorate their t...

N.J. Republican wants pirate radio stations to walk the plank

-- The U.S. House wants to crack down on unauthorized radio broadcasts from "pirate" stations. The Preventing Illegal Radio Abuse Through Enforcement, or PIRATE...

Alan Cox: Pirate radio to marketing boss

Not far from the Google- Facebook tech axis in Dublin’s Docklands, an airy, plant-draped office building in tasteful slate grey rises up from the site of the ol...

Film Review Review: Eighth Grade is a tenderly made first feature by Bo Burnham

In Allan Moyle’s 1990 film, Pump Up the Volume , a new-town, shy teenager, played by Christian Slater, anonymously operates a pirate radio station out of his pa...

LIVE BLOG: Beitbridge Border Post Upgrade Project

1149: Glen Cohen chairman of Zim Borders now on the podium explaining the modalities of the project. 1145: Minister Ncube highlights challenges in the province ...

The many lives of Ken new It's impossible to have a quick chat with Ken Murray. It's not his rate of speech

"At the time in Ireland, none of the pirate radio stations were doing current affairs, only playing music, and we covered local elections live, airing Mass, and...