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1. 90 years ago on July 23, 1927, the Bombay Presidency Radio Club started broadcasting over Indian airwaves. This was the start of radio in India. It was later taken over by the government, which led to the eventual formation of All India Radio. What is the service known, since 1956, as which literally describes what it is in Sanskrit? 2.

South Sudan blocks access to independent websites

The South Sudanese government has blocked access to the websites of Dutch-backed Radio Tamazuj, as well as the popular news blogs Nyamilepedia and Paanluel Wel. Internet users said that the website of the Paris-based Sudan Tribune was also affected on some mobile phone and Wi-Fi networks.

South Sudan blocks access to independent websites

The South Sudanese government has blocked access to the websites of Dutch-backed Radio Tamazuj, as well as the popular news blogs Nyamilepedia and Paanluel Wel. Internet users said that the website of the Paris-based Sudan Tribune was also affected on some mobile phone and Wi-Fi networks.

All India Radio Earns Rs 10 Crore From PM's 'Mann Ki Baat'

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' has generated a revenue of about Rs 10 crore for the All India Radio (AIR) in the last two fiscals, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. In 2016-17, the renenue was to the tune of Rs 5.19 crore, while it was Rs 4.

PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat generates Rs 10 crore revenue for All India Radio in last 2 fiscals

PM Modi’s Mann Ki Baat generates Rs 10 crore revenue for All India Radio in last 2 fiscals Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' has generated a revenue of about Rs 10 crore for the All India Radio (AIR) in the last two fiscals, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

AIR earned Rs 10 crore from PM Modi’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ in last 2 fiscals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s monthly radio address ‘Mann Ki Baat’ has generated a revenue of about Rs 10 crore for the All India Radio (AIR) in the last two fiscals, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. In 2016-17, the revenue was to the tune of Rs 5.19 crore, while it was Rs 4.

AIR earns Rs 10 cr from PM's 'Mann Ki Baat' in last 2 fiscals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' has generated a of about Rs 10 crore for the All India Radio (AIR) in the last two fiscals, the was informed today. Lok Sabha In 2016-17, the renenue was to the tune of Rs 5.19 crore, while it was Rs 4.

Government blocks access to Radio Tamazuj website, observers condemn decision

South Sudan’s government has cut off access to the website of the news service Radio Tamazuj, a spokesman of the government said. Information Minister Michael Makuei Lueth confirmed to Bloomberg that the block went into effect Monday. “If they have been disseminating hostile messages towards us then....

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. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it • Free low-impact aerobics, 9-9:45 a.m. and 10-10:45 a.m., Killen Senior Center, 231 J.C. Mauldin Highway, Killen.

College City Radio Club breakfast meeting

The College City Radio Club holds their informal breakfast meeting the 2nd Sat of the month at 8:30 AM at the Perkins Restaurant, 1401 Riverview Drive (Hwy 3 S), Northfield, MN. All those interested in Ham Radio are welcome. I'm Publisher and Editor of the Northfield News and Regional General....

I&B Minister Announces New Digital Transmitters For Cross-Border Spread of Radio Content

Minister of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) M. Venkaiah Naidu here on Thursday announced commissioning of two new digital transmitters of 100kw strength each for the dissemination of content across the border for Afghanistan-Pakistan region. The Shortwave Solid State digital transmitters would be....

Improved representation of solar variability in climate models

"For solar irradiance, we have essentially combined two data sets, one from our American colleagues and one from the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Göttingen," explains the first author Prof. Dr. Katja Matthes from GEOMAR. "In this new data set, the variability in the shortwave....

Radio club makes more than 2,300 contacts

Amateur radio operators throughout the United States and Canada participate in the annual exercise as part of their goal of enhancing emergency communications abilities. The event, which involves rapidly setting up stations in the field, had more than 35,000 participants this year, the release states.

Alert cops save man from drowning

Quick thinking by the police saved a 20-year-old man from drowning in sea in Colaba Wednesday morning. Sub-inspector Gauri Jagtap and two constables were patrolling the area in a vehicle near the Radio Club at Apollo Bunder at 2.30 am when they heard a man crying out for help. Getting out of the car, they saw a man in the sea trying to stay afloat.

Why Australians Generally Ignore Papua New Guinea Elections

By Camilla Hannan for Earshot. MELBOURNE, Australia (Radio Australia, June 27, 2017) – Voting has begun for PNG's national elections, but Australians know little about the complications of democracy in our nearest neighbour. The average Australian is more likely to know what the US President had for....

Radio event, local & elsewhere, tests emergency preparedness

Locally, it’s undertaken by the Athens County Amateur Radio Association, with portable stations set up at the Athens County Fairgrounds. That’s where they were on the air from 2 p.m. Saturday until 2 p.m. Sunday, making contact with – “working” is the radio term – as many other stations as possible,....

Is amateur radio a dying hobby?

The golden days of radio are long gone. That doesn’t mean it’s insignificant, however. Even in the rapidly advancing world of technology, radio remains a valuable means of communication. “If the phone lines or Internet go down, radio is still there,” said Art Protas, a member of the Yavapai Amateur Radio Club (YARC).

Scenes From Los Alamos Amateur Radio Club Event

Justin Webster of the Los Alamos Amateur Radio Club makes contact with an amateur radio operator in Arkansas during the National Amateur Radio Field Day contest Saturday at North Mesa Picnic Grounds. The event continues through noon Sunday and the community is invited to observe and make contact with ham operators throughout North America.

Week Ahead

Saturday. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it • Knitwits knitting and crocheting group, 10 a.m. to noon, Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, 350 N. Wood Ave., Florence. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it • Muscle Shoals Amateur Radio Club meeting and amateur radio license exams, 9-10 a.m., Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, 350 N.

Ham operators in Wichita celebrate the ‘magic of radio’

Joe Pajor remembers how as a kid in the 1970s you could just walk up a street sometimes and find friends and relatives with cheap shortwave radios, listening to conversations all over the world. And how there was this Augustinian priest, in Pajor’s Catholic school, who had missionaries working in....

Fun and games – but braced for catastrophe – with HAM radio operators in Pointe-Claire

Montreal Amateur Radio Club held a competition Saturday to see which HAM radio operator could score the most contact. MARC via Facebook. Montreal Amateur Radio Clubs (MARC) staged a day of HAM radio competition in Ovide Park in Pointe-Claire on Saturday that was more than fun and games.

Community Invited To Amateur Radio Club Field Day

The community is invited to see a demonstration of amateur radios in action from noon to noon Sunday at the North Mesa Picnic Grounds off North Mesa Road. The Los Alamos Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the National Amateur Radio Field Day 24-hour emergency preparedness exercise.

Amateur radio operators to hold 24-hour demo in Lindenhurst

In the age of electronics, amateur radio operators want to educate Long Islanders on the benefit of off-the-grid communications. Just as hurricane season begins, the Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club beginning Saturday afternoon is holding its annual Field Day, an emergency preparedness test and 24-hour demonstration of the power of radio.

Midland Amateur Radio Club preparing for local emergencies

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - In West Texas, severe weather can pop up at a moments notice, but preparations for disasters start ahead of time. For David Overton, amateur radio is a hobby that has some responsibility. "We can get the messages through that people need," said Overton.

Midland Amateur Radio Club preparing for local emergencies

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - In West Texas, severe weather can pop up at a moments notice, but preparations for disasters start ahead of time. For David Overton, amateur radio is a hobby that has some responsibility. "We can get the messages through that people need," said Overton.

Midland Amateur Radio Club preparing for local emergencies

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - In West Texas, severe weather can pop up at a moments notice, but preparations for disasters start ahead of time. For David Overton, amateur radio is a hobby that has some responsibility. "We can get the messages through that people need," said Overton.
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Easy like Sunday morning

1. 90 years ago on July 23, 1927, the Bombay Presidency Radio Club started broadcasting over Indian airwaves. This was the start of radio in India. It was later...

South Sudan blocks access to independent websites

The South Sudanese government has blocked access to the websites of Dutch-backed Radio Tamazuj, as well as the popular news blogs Nyamilepedia and Paanluel Wel....

South Sudan blocks access to independent websites

The South Sudanese government has blocked access to the websites of Dutch-backed Radio Tamazuj, as well as the popular news blogs Nyamilepedia and Paanluel Wel....

All India Radio Earns Rs 10 Crore From PM's 'Mann Ki Baat'

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' has generated a revenue of about Rs 10 crore for the All India Radio (AIR) in th...

PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat generates Rs 10 crore revenue for All India Radio in last 2 fiscals

PM Modi’s Mann Ki Baat generates Rs 10 crore revenue for All India Radio in last 2 fiscals Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' h...

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Last week, President Trump said it is just blather — not a fact — that Russian President Vladimir Putin wanted him to win the presidency. “So, what I keep heari...

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Want create site? Find and plugins. Free WordPress Themes In an unprecedented gesture, Pope Francis has made a “symbolic contribution” of 25,000 euros to the UN...

Francis makes 'symbolic' €25,000 donation to East Africa famine

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The directive, which was dated June 15 but received significant attention only after it was reported by Vatican Radio on Saturday, affirms an existing policy. B...

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Charlize Theron admits to taking drugs in her 20s

Charlize Theron has admitted to taking drugs in her twenties. Although the 41-year-old actress now leads a quiet life with her son Jackson and daughter August, ...

Charlize Theron admits to taking drugs in her 20s

Charlize Theron has admitted to taking drugs in her twenties. Although the 41-year-old actress now leads a quiet life with her son Jackson and daughter August, ...

Charlize Theron admits to taking drugs in her 20s

has admitted to taking drugs in her twenties. Although the 41-year-old actress now leads a quiet life with her son Jackson and daughter August, she revealed tha...

Editorial: Don’t encrypt county radio traffic without proof it is necessary

If law enforcement agencies in Deschutes County are going to encrypt their radio traffic, they need to come up with better examples of why it is necessary. Publ...

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The music has already been changing, with a soft launch that began last Thursday (and, as was the case with the “traditional” version of the Oasis, it’s not all...

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After three years of digital TV operations, a clear-cut picture is emerging of those who will rise and those who will fall by the wayside. Industry experts agre...

BEC World Public : AIS denies channel takeover report

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As The Climate Changes, Kenyan Herders Find Centuries-Old Way Of Life In Danger

. Out here, in West Pokot County, Kenya , the landscape looks like Mars - red clay, rocks, and in the distance, a mountain so bare, it looks like a giant bould...

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Though this summer's rains have caused extensive flooding in parts of Wisconsin, flooding has always been a part of life in the state beca...

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Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is 71 Comments 14 Jul 21:50

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Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is 14 Jul 21:50

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