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Sunday, May 26th

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'We should get the hell out of here': Ex-diplomat recalls mission to rescue students in Chornobyl disaster

In the spring of 1986, Hector Cowan, a 38-year-old diplomat at the Canadian embassy in Moscow, got a first clue about the Chornobyl nuclear accident while at the breakfast table, with his wife, Hilda, and three young children. He was listening to the BBC news on a shortwave radio.

Building checked in threat response

Police in Northwest Arkansas responded to a bomb threat against a federal building Tuesday after a person heard the apparent threat while listening to his shortwave radio, officials said. Fayetteville police dispatch logs show that officers responded about 11:45 a.m. to the John Paul Hammerschmidt Federal Building at 35 E.

Remote Sensing, Vol. 11, Pages 1130: Satellite-based Cloudiness and Solar Energy Potential in Texas and Surrounding Regions

Abstract Global horizontal irradiance (i.e., shortwave downward solar radiation received by a horizontal surface on the ground) is an important geophysical variable for climate and energy research. Since solar radiation is attenuated by clouds, its variability is intimately associated with the variability of cloud properties.

Listen to Dateline Pacific for 10 May 2019

Efforts to refloat a stricken ship in Solomon Islands finally get underway; British MPs debate West Papua; Hopes a new Australian broadcasting boss will restore Pacific shortwave; Chinese investment in Micronesia stirs concern; And, an award-winning Samoan-New Zealand artist is on show. Get the RNZ app.

Review: SDR Hands-on Book Jan Buiting | May 7, 2019 Author Burkhard Kainka’s inspiring Foreword in the book I’m reviewing here has important clues as to why software defined radio (SDR) is a hit not only among existing radio amateurs. SDR has proven to be

Author Burkhard Kainka’s inspiring Foreword in the book I’m reviewing here has important clues as to why software defined radio (SDR) is a hit not only among existing radio amateurs. SDR has proven to be a great promotion tool for the declining radio hobby in general.

Remote Sensing, Vol. 11, Pages 1059: Real-Time Uncertainty Specification of All Sky Imager Derived Irradiance Nowcasts

Abstract The incoming downward shortwave solar irradiance is harvested to an increasing extent by solar power plants. However, the variable nature of this energy source poses an operational challenge for solar power plants and electrical grids. Intra hour solar irradiance nowcasts with a high....

Portland metro Friday weather: Clear, dry, and warm with a high of 71 to end the week

Changes are in the air for Sunday as a weak shortwave system drops down from the British Columbia coast and will strengthen the onshore flow from the coast. The valleys should still be mostly sunny and pleasant, but the highs will drop back down to 70 degrees. The Portland metro area will generally feel the drops in temps.

A Primer on IR Imaging Technology and Applications

Infrared imaging is a powerful technology for many uses, including security, industrial monitoring, and science, but the uses and results depend on the band chosen. This webcast presented by Laser Focus World contributing editor Jeff Hecht will explain the three primary IR bands: near/shortwave....

Review: SDR Hands-on Book April 30, 2019

Author Burkhard Kainka’s inspiring Foreword in the book I’m reviewing here has important clues as to why software defined radio (SDR) is a hit not only among existing radio amateurs. SDR has proven to be a great promotion tool for the declining radio hobby in general.

Russia deploys electronic warfare systems in Kaliningrad to control Europe

According to the General Staff of the Russian Navy, the system entered service at the Baltic Fleet at the end of 2018, where it was subsequently put to test during naval exercises. Military experts believe that the performance of the Murmansk-BN system will make it possible to jam radio signals on a large area.

In Eritrea, Jailed Journalists Continue to Languish

WASHINGTON Yirgalem Fisseha will never forget the moment her world turned upside down. On February 19, 2009, Yirgalem, a poet and journalist, was working her shift at Radio Bana, a station in Asmara, Eritrea. Suddenly, at 4 p.m., Yirgalem and her colleagues were ordered to an impromptu meeting.

In Eritrea, Jailed Journalists Continue to Languish

WASHINGTON — Yirgalem Fisseha will never forget the moment her world turned upside down. On Feb. 14, 2009, Yirgalem, a poet and journalist, was working her shift at Radio Bana, a station in Asmara, Eritrea. Suddenly, at 4 p.m., Yirgalem and her colleagues were ordered to an impromptu meeting.

Radio Piracy on the High Seas: Commercial Demand for Taboo Music

. The true story of pirate radio is a complicated fight over the airwaves. Maybe you have a picture in your mind of some kid in his mom’s basement playing records, but the pirate stations we are thinking about — Radio Caroline and Radio Northsea International — were major business operations.

Shaming ‘Lakers’ for tuning to ‘shortwave’

By Peter Muthamia. Folks born and brought up in Katerero where I, the poor son of this rat and roach-infested Uswaz, was born, along with the larger shores of Lake Victoria are indeed interesting lot. Any time they flock together they divert to their “short wave”.

MIL-Evening Report: Sylvester Gawi: Deplorable neglect of PNG’s ‘voice of the nation’

COMMENTARY: By Sylvester Gawi in Lae I grew up in the 1990s listening to NBC Radio – Radio Kundu – which was informative and always reaching out to the mass population of Papua New Guinea who can afford a transmitter radio. From entertaining stringband tunes, toksave segments and nationwide news....

Maha Billiards: Pherwni, Badami march into semis

Top two-ranked cueists Sparsh Pherwani (-300 handicap) and Hasan Badami (-270 handicap) won their respective quarter-final matches of the BSAM-Maharashtra Challenger Tour ( 2019) here Friday. The top seed Pherwani of Khar Gymkhana halted the fine run of Radio Club's Neville Razmi (-100) by coasting....

Telecommunications Pocket-sized VLF antenna keeps comms open where conventional radios fail

The US Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has developed a compact antenna that can transmit radio signals not only over long distances through the air, but also underwater, and even through solid earth. The new four-inch (10-cm) antenna exploits the piezoelectric effect to....

LISTEN: Amateur radio enthusiasts gather for conference in Athlone

This weekend, the Shannon basin radio club will host an all Ireland conference on amateur radio. Aughavas man, Brian Canning joined MaryClaire in studio on Let’s Talk this week to fill her in. Robbie Henshaw and Devin Toner will play their first games in two months tomorrow.They've been selected to start by Leinster head-coach Leo Cullen for.

Energies, Vol. 12, Pages 1374: Solar Irradiance Forecasts by Mesoscale Numerical Weather Prediction Models with Different Horizontal Resolutions

Abstract This study examines the performance of radiation processes (shortwave and longwave radiations) using numerical weather prediction models (NWPs). NWP were calculated using four different horizontal resolutions (5, 2 and 1 km, and 500 m). Validation results on solar irradiance simulations....

Parma Radio Club tunes into Earth Day event at Stearns Homestead: Sun Postings

Hal Rogers, club president, tell me there will be an informative display on amateur radios and a video to help visitors learn more about the hobby. They also will be demonstrating the use of amateur radios. Club members have contacted fellow amateur radio operator around the country during previous events.

Radio Tamazuj launches English news bulletin

Photo: A sorghum dealer in Unity region, listens to Radio Tamazuj as he works (October 2014) The independent broadcaster Radio Tamazuj has launched its English news bulletin today to help expand its listenership in South Sudan and Sudan. Broadcasting daily in colloquial Arabic and Juba Arabic from 6:30-7:30 a.

Back to sunshine

The next few hours will be very different than the rest of our Tuesday. A few light showers will skirt through the area as an upper level shortwave swings by. By late morning, it’s gone and skies will gradually clear out, resulting in mostly sunny conditions area wide.

FIRST ALERT: Back to sunshine

A few light showers will skirt through the area as an upper level shortwave swings by. By late morning, it’s gone and skies will gradually clear out, resulting in mostly sunny conditions area wide. Temperatures will spike close to 70 degrees by afternoon and middle 70s with more sunshine tomorrow.

THIS African Country Just Banned BBC, Voice of America for Spreading 'Fake News'

Both the BBC and VOA continue to broadcast into Burundi using shortwave frequencies which can be picked up by ordinary radios. Speaking to VOA by phone, Willy Nyamitwe, a senior advisor to President Nkurunziza, said the media outlets were banned for spreading 'fake news'. "Some international media are biased.

Amateur radio license classes available for free

The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club is offering free study classes for the “Technician” and “General” licenses. Study guides will be available to purchase optionally. The first class offered is for the “General” license. This is the go-to license that entry-level amateurs most desire.

Sandwich

Dover Amateur Radio Club have held their annual rallies since 1967. Now, in its 41st year, we are aiming to be the premier amateur radio rally in 2019 – Hamzilla Radio Fest 2019 will be one of the largest Amateur Radio and Electronics rally venues in the South East.
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'We should get the hell out of here': Ex-diplomat recalls mission to rescue students in Chornobyl disaster

In the spring of 1986, Hector Cowan, a 38-year-old diplomat at the Canadian embassy in Moscow, got a first clue about the Chornobyl nuclear accident while at th...

Building checked in threat response

Police in Northwest Arkansas responded to a bomb threat against a federal building Tuesday after a person heard the apparent threat while listening to his short...

Remote Sensing, Vol. 11, Pages 1130: Satellite-based Cloudiness and Solar Energy Potential in Texas and Surrounding Regions

Abstract Global horizontal irradiance (i.e., shortwave downward solar radiation received by a horizontal surface on the ground) is an important geophysical vari...

Listen to Dateline Pacific for 10 May 2019

Efforts to refloat a stricken ship in Solomon Islands finally get underway; British MPs debate West Papua; Hopes a new Australian broadcasting boss will restore...

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How much Leicester City receive as Premier League release details of 2018-19 payments

The Premier League have announced how much money each side has received from broadcast and commercial revenues this season, with Leicester City taking home just...

How much Premier League prize money Wolves, Liverpool, Manchester United & the rest have earned

Wolverhampton Wanderers have received more than £127m in Premier League prize money. Nuno Espirito Santo's side finished in seventh position in the table, their...

Revealed: How much Newcastle banked from 2018-19 Premier League payments

Newcastle United have banked just over £120million in Premier League payments for the 2018/19 season. earned just under £35million of the equal share pot on off...

From cardboard factory to the kantei ? Yoshihide Suga gets PR makeover as rumors of PM bid soar

A photo of Suga relishing a snack of pancakes — a favorite of his — recently re-emerged online after his announcement of Japan’s new imperial era name, Reiwa (b...

The woman who's reinvented Boris... Who is Carrie Symonds?

To the casual observer, 31-year-old Carrie Symonds seems to have it all. Ranked the second most powerful public relations operator in Britain, she commands a ha...

Gabby’s goal for Match Of The Day

As evidence, she cites the huge changes her generation of women have brought to the previously male bastion of TV sport. ‘When I first started out at Sky in 199...

The Manchester City star has one year left on his deal at The Etihad.

BBC pundit Danny Mills has suggested that Fabian Delph could join Wolverhampton Wanderers this summer. The Manchester City midfielder's deal expires at the Cham...

European Elections 2019: meanwhile, on a continent far away…

Welcome to Liberal Democrat Voice’s coverage of the results from the other 678 seats in the European Parliament. I’m your host, Mark Valladares, a member of the...

Video game addiction is a mental health disorder, World Health Organization says

LONDON, June 18 - Many parents already have concerns, but some may now have a new argument for limiting their children's 'screen time' — addiction to video game...

Loud and clear: AIR Jeypore gets boost with high-tech transmitter

KORAPUT: To reach remote areas and ensure that people listen to radio more clearly without any interruption, a newly installed 100KW digital-ready high-power me...

Face To Face With The Congo (2)

The signature tune of the very interesting programme Radio Ghana compiled and sent, with greetings to our soldiers in the Congo by their families and friends (t...

Who remembers the golden age of Power FM? Rick Jackson

Thirty years ago this week, a radio station began broadcasting that would change my life. That radio station was called Power FM. Until December 4, 1988, the on...

Christian broadcasting studio attacked by arson on Shabbat morning

Police have confirmed that an arson attack occurred over the weekend at Daystar’s Jerusalem studio. “We have opened an investigation,” Israel Police Spokesperso...

Todd Starnes: Democrats poised to destroy religious liberty (yes, you read that correctly)

If Democrats get their way, religious hospitals would be forced to perform abortions, Christian churches would be forced to host events that are contrary to the...

Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion ban has ‘gone too far’

Robertson is a longtime abortion opponent, but on Wednesday, as he hosted "The 700 Club" on the Christian Broadcasting Network, he called the bill "extreme" and...

Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion ban has ‘gone too far’

Robertson is a longtime abortion opponent, but on Wednesday, as he hosted "The 700 Club" on the Christian Broadcasting Network, he called the bill "extreme" and...

Televangelist Pat Robertson: Alabama's near-total abortion ban has 'gone too far' Source: WFTV

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Conservative televangelist Pat Robertson said Alabama has "gone too far" by passing a bill that would make performing an abortion a felony in...

Former lesbian explains why she left same-sex relationship after going back to church

Sarah Sedgwick (The Christian Institute) A woman who had a lesbian partner has opened up about why she ended the relationship after coming back to church four y...

Longtime NYC Radio Station WPLJ Set to Go Off the Air

After nearly 50 years, legendary radio station WPLJ is signing off the air for good. Come the end of May, the station will be off the airwaves after it was purc...

WBVN celebrates 29 years of broadcasting

MARION (WSIL) -- WBVN radio is celebrating nearly three decades in the community. WBVN is a non-profit contemporary Christian radio station based in Marion. 104...

Pa. State Rep: ‘I prayed as I always did’

HARRISBURG — The Republican state representative whose prayer on the House floor earlier this week caused a controversy said on a Christian radio program Thursd...

Papal resignation linked to inquiry into ‘Vatican gay officials’, says paper

Father Federico Lombardi said some were trying to profit from a time of disorientation in the Catholic Church to spread “gossip” and “slander”. Father Lombardi ...

Here’s your first look at Kim Cattrall’s New Orleans-shot series ‘Filthy Rich’ (video)

At least, that's the impression viewers will get from the recently released trailer for the show's pilot episode, which was shot in New Orleans in March. It set...

Alabama abortion ban 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' bill, evangelical leader Pat Robertson says

Alabama’s new abortion ban , which prevents the procedure outright in nearly all cases, “an extreme law”. “I think Alabama has gone too far, they’ve passed a la...

Here’s your first look at Kim Cattrall’s New Orleans-shot series ‘Filthy Rich’ (video)

At least, that's the impression viewers will get from the recently released trailer for the show's pilot episode, which was shot in New Orleans in March. It set...

Alabama abortion ban 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' bill, evangelical leader Pat Robertson says

Alabama’s new abortion ban , which prevents the procedure outright in nearly all cases, “an extreme law”. “I think Alabama has gone too far, they’ve passed a la...

Kim Cattrall’s New Orleans-shot ‘Filthy Rich’ ordered to series

Created by "The Help" filmmaker and Mississippi native Tate Taylor, "Filthy Rich" is based on a New Zealand series of the same name. It is described as a prime-...

TESTING TIME Chris Evans told his testosterone levels are low and he’s ‘running on fumes’

Chris has early starts on the radio show, where he was delivered the news by fitness guru Matt Roberts. Matt was in the studio today to deliver Chris, 53, and h...

Faster and more resilient communications for NATO naval forces

. May 2019 by Patrick LEBRETON For armed forces on joint and allied operations, the ability to share vast amounts of tactical information in the battlespace is ...

Motorola : Romanian Police Deploys New Communications Technology to Increase Safety

Motorola Solutions will deliver 10,000 TETRA digital two-way radios to the General Inspectorate of the Romanian Police. BUCHAREST, Romania - May 21, 2019 - ' lo...

MamaMancini's Commences Second Major SiriusXM Radio Campaign of 2019

Campaign will run from May 20 through Memorial Day and Early June EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J, May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MamaMancini's Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: MM...

MamaMancini's Commences Second Major SiriusXM Radio Campaign of 2019

Campaign will run from May 20 through Memorial Day and Early June EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J, May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MamaMancini's Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: MM...

DSO Nigeria: Putting the records straight

By Uche Ejimofor. History was made on April 30, 2016, in Jos, the Plateau State capital when the federal government launched the pilot phase of the digital tran...

StarTimes To Broadcast Live Kotoko vs Asec Mi...

StarTimes, Africa’s leading digital TV operator is scheduled to broadcast live the Otumfuo Osei Tutu II commemorative Cup match on Sunday, May 26th 2019. The ga...

Press corps call for payoffs for TV operator employees

The press corps associations are urging the telecom regulator to force digital television operators which plan to return their broadcasting licences, to compens...

Airtel and Shemaroo launch ‘The Horror TV’,

MUMBAI: Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Bharti Airtel, and Shemaroo Entertainment, India’s leading content house, today launched ‘The Horror TV – Ab Lagega Da...

Fraunhofer IIS : Licenses MPEG-H Audio Patents to LG Electronics

Fraunhofer IIS is pleased to announce the licensing of its MPEG-H Audio patents to LG Electronics Inc., allowing LG to produce products which feature MPEG-H Aud...

Azercell’s “Mobile Dental Clinic” continues to organize free medical examinations

Baku, Azerbaijan, May 14. Trend: Azercell, which aims to increase the quality of human life through the modern technologies, as part of its Corporate Social Res...

Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) Awards ModalAI Contract to Develop Next-Generation UAS (Drone) Technology

SAN DIEGO May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Â The U.S. Army, through the Department of Defense's Defense Innovation Unit, has awarded ModalAI, Inc. a contract t...

Federated Wireless Wraps Up ESC Network Deployment for CBRS

Federated Wireless on Monday said it has wrapped up deployment of its nationwide environmental sensing capability (ESC) network, making the vendor ready for ini...

The Realities Of Smart City Development

When most people speak about smart cities, they often imagine a futuristic metropolis, as depicted in movies and television. In reality, smart cities will be th...

Where Can You Get 5G? This Map Shows You

speeds you desire. Credit: Photo Illustration by Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Ookla, which already provides a Speedtest tool for mobile...

Alabama Public Television refuses to air Arthur episode

BPN. (NNS1-JUN2) The Public Broadcasting Service, which distributes shows to public television stations, considered a substantial dues increase in order to enha...

Former state's witness to court: I face loss of millions in Hungary

. Former state's witness Mickey Ganor has presented a court with a warning from a Hungarian bank that it has started the process of putting a €25 million lien ...

Portland drafts ordinance to crackdown on short-term rentals

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland’s mayor is planning to introduce an ordinance that would force online short-term rental companies like Airbnb to take down unperm...

Report: Gazans tried to fire missile at IDF helicopter

. Sources in the military factions in Gaza claim that during the last round of fighting there, there was an attempt to fire a missile at an Israel Defense Forc...

Bureau of the Royal Household released photos of King and Queen

May 20, 2019; Bureau of the Royal Household has released photos of King and Queen and videos of the recent royal coronation. Download for free at and © Copyri...

DePauw University celebrates WGRE's 70th birthday

GREENCASTLE, Ind. (WISH) -- WGRE on DePauw University's campus is the oldest college radio station in the country. "There's not many of us left and so the fact ...

Trent Reznor’s love letter to The Cure: Read his Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction speech

Reznor counts The Cure and singer Robert Smith among his greatest influences for Nine Inch Nails, which formed in Cleveland in the late ‘80s. During his inducti...

KBGA Radiothon stages annual fundraiser

College radio station KBGA is putting on its annual fundraiser with a heap of events scheduled for the week of Feb. 24-March 2. The Radiothon features several ...

WLCI and Blackout Booking Open Up Semester With Stacked Jan. 19 Show

Culture Mourning [A] BLKstar will headline WLCI Hocking College Radio and Blackout Booking’s first show of the spring 2019 semester. (facebook.com) WLCI and Bl...

Agriculture students sorry for 'lewd' remarks on college radio show

Students at University College Dublin (UCD) have apologised for making offensive comments during a broadcast on college station Belfield FM. 'Keepin' It Countr...

Remarkable photos show life behind the scenes at Radio Caroline

In Europe, Denmark had the first known radio station in the world to broadcast commercial radio from a vessel in international waters without permission from th...

Why Tony Blackburn is positive podcasts won’t kill the radio star

“Have you seen The Boat That Rocked ?” replies Tony Blackburn when I ask him about the pirate radio ships, which broadcast pop and rock music from international...

Tokyo Community Radio: The spirit of pirate radio is reignited in Japan

From The Electrifying Mojo in Detroit, who played a crucial role in the development of what would become the city’s eponymous techno sound, to Slimzee mapping o...

Tributes paid to iconic sports broadcaster Pat McAuliffe

Iconic sports broadcaster and journalist Pat McAuliffe has died. Pat has been a voice of sports and music radio in Cork for over 30 years, featuring prominently...

Fire brigade dealing with major fire in Drogheda

Several units of the fire brigade are attempting to bring a major fire at the former Donaghy’s Mill site in Drogheda, Co Louth, under control. The building, a f...