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Off-and-on rain now through Thursday

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Rain chances have returned with a vengeance this week! Showers are moving in from the west this morning, and rain coverage will pick up as we head throughout these early hours. As a shortwave slides east, a warm front will lift north, and rain is likely for most this morning and afternoon.

Donald Trump didn't invent fake news... Britain used it to beat Adolf Hitler, says Lord Ashcroft

The BBC's French Service continued with its own programme of propaganda, broadcasting seven news bulletins a day to Occupied and Vichy France (the southern half of the country, which was under a puppet government controlled by Marshal Petain). But the PWE also created Radio Inconnue, which....

Sophisticated Soviet spy radio discovered buried in former forest in Germany

The spy radio was buried inside a large metal box that was hermetically sealed with a rubber ring and metal screws. Although the radio's batteries had run down after almost 30 years in the ground, the box hissed with inrushing air when it was opened. "Everything in the box was carefully encased in....

Free entry-level Amateur Radio class, Feb. 22 and 29

The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club is offering a free class for people who want their entry-level license. The classes will be Feb. 22 and 29 at the Univ. of AZ Extension Building at the Prescott Rodeo Grounds, 840 Rodeo Dr., Building C. (Courtesy, file) The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club is offering a....

Chino Valley in Brief: Yavapai Amateur Radio Club offering free class Feb. 22, 29

Yavapai Amateur Radio Club offering free class Feb. 22, 29. The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club is offering a free class for people who want their entry level license. The class will be Feb. 22 and 29 at the University of Arizona Extension Building at the Prescott Rodeo Grounds, 840 Rodeo Drive.

Vulcan wins feature event

Vulcan, ridden by A. Sandesh, won the Cricket Club Of India Trophy, the feature event of Sunday’s (Feb.16) afternoon races. The winner is owned by M/s. Kishore P. Rungta & Mr. & Mrs. Hoosain S. Nensey. Adhirajsingh Jodha trains the winner. Trainer P. Shroff saddled three winners on Sunday. 1. BOMBAY PRESIDENCY RADIO CLUB TROPHY (1,600m), Cl.

Happy (belated) World Radio Day!

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you'll hear the answer to the question about the new Austrian chancellor and his coalition partner. You'll hear World Radio Day greetings from your fellow listeners all over the world, great music – and of course, the new quiz question.

Vulcan should make amends

Trainer Adhirajsingh Jodha’s ward Vulcan, who ran third in his last start, should make amends in the Cricket Club Of India Trophy, the feature event of the Sunday’s (Feb.15) races. Rails will be placed 3 metres wide from 1200m to 1000m and thereafter 5 metres wide upto the winning post. 1. BOMBAY PRESIDENCY RADIO CLUB TROPHY (1,600m), Cl.

RF Shield Turns Arduino (And PC) into Shortwave Radio

Microcontrollers tend to consume other kinds of electronics. A project you might once have done with a 555 now probably has a cheap microcontroller in it. Music synthesizers? RC controllers? Most likely, all microcontroller-based now. We always thought RF electronics would be immune to that, but the last decade or two has proven us wrong.

All Band Radio Uses Arduino and Si4730

It is getting harder and harder to tell homemade projects from commercial ones. A good case in point is [Mirko’s] all band radio which you can see in the video below the break. On the outside, it has a good looking case. On the inside, it uses a Si4730 radio which has excellent performance that would be hard to get with discrete components.

Yavapai Amateur Radio Club offering free class

The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club is offering a free class for people who want their entry-level license. (Courier, file) Not only a hobby, amateur radio has proven itself valuable in local and national emergencies and disasters. Are you ready to get licensed? The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club is....

Strong winds Sunday, dry weather continues

February 8, 2020 – Cooler this weekend with windy conditions. A few light Sierra snow showers possible tonight and Sunday. Dry next week except a threat of showers Friday. Discussion. Short wave trough and associated surface boundary pushing into NW interior NorCal today.

Shortwave Radio Broadcast Antennas Market Detailed Global Analysis Report by Key Players – Ampegon Antenna Systems, RIZ-Transmitters, TCI, Transradio SenderSysteme

. Up Market Research published a new business report on Shortwave Radio Broadcast Antennas Market. Report provides a comprehensive analysis by key players and regions. This report also displays the forecast till 2026 production, consumption, revenue, gross margin, cost, market share, types, applications, and market influencing factors.

Strong winds Sunday, dry weather continues

February 8, 2020 – Cooler this weekend with windy conditions. A few light Sierra snow showers possible tonight and Sunday. Dry next week except a threat of showers Friday. Discussion. Short wave trough and associated surface boundary pushing into NW interior NorCal today.

With the closure of BBC’s Hindi radio, an era ends | Opinion

After all these years, the decision to shut down shortwave Hindi radio was announced by the BBC bosses a few weeks ago, citing dwindling numbers of radio listeners and the need to divert more resources to digital platforms.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO) As the curtain finally came down on British....

HCJB voice of the Andes to terminate English Language Broadcasts on International Shortwave

Radio Station HCJB, the Voice of the Andes reported… it will air its final English-language broadcasts on international shortwave radio from Ecuador on Saturday, May 6, even as the station’s English Language Service shifts its emphasis toward teaching English as a second language.

Ham Antennas From MIT

Dealing with an antenna is one of those topics we never feel like we know enough about. MIT had a live stream of [Dr. Kiersten Kerby-Patel] discussing antennas in a talk , sponsored by the ham radio club on campus. You can see the recording below. The main assertion of the presentation is that everything is a dipole unless it is a loop.

Changes in atmospheric shortwave absorption as important driver of dimming and brightening

The amount of solar (shortwave) radiation that reaches the Earth’s surface underwent substantial variations over recent decades. Since the 1950s, surface shortwave radiation gradually decreased at widespread locations. In Europe, this so-called surface dimming continued until the late 1980s, when....

EWTN Radio Launches 'Conversations with Consequences' A Weekly Radio Show From the Network's D.C. Studios

"Whether discussing issues of Life, Religious Liberty, the Church, or Human Dignity, listeners can expect an intelligent and thoughtful conversation from a faithful Catholic perspective with the leading thinkers of our time. EWTN is proud to bring this new program to our audience," said EWTN Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael P.

Remote Sensing, Vol. 12, Pages 425: Design and Analysis of a Next-Generation Wide Field-of-View Earth Radiation Budget Radiometer

Climate on Earth is determined by the Earth Radiation Budget (ERB), which quantifies the incoming and outgoing radiative energy fluxes. The ERB can be monitored by non-scanning wide field-of-view radiometers, or by scanning narrow field-of-view radiometers.

Ramsay Shearman

For a teenager during the Battle of Britain there were few greater thrills than listening in to an RAF squadron leader giving his pilots attack instructions as they zoomed into combat. Ramsay Shearman had been given a one-valve shortwave radio that could tune into fighter pilot chatter, and the experience left him hooked for life.

Ramsay Shearman

For a teenager during the Battle of Britain there were few greater thrills than listening in to an RAF squadron leader giving his pilots attack instructions as they zoomed into combat. Ramsay Shearman had been given a one-valve shortwave radio that could tune into fighter pilot chatter, and the experience left him hooked for life.

Pacific storm moves through this weekend with unsettled weather continuing early next week

Short wave trough pushing through NorCal this morning with associated band of mostly light precip moving across CWA, north of I-80. Wave progresses into the Great Basin by late morning with precip threat winding down into the afternoon. S-Band snow level radar and Mesowest data indicating snow level....

Hunger Devastates Zimbabwe

Studio 7 will run a five-part series on drought from Monday January 27th to Friday January 31st from 7 to 8 pm. We will be focusing on the devastating effects of the current drought on people and livestock. You can find us on 909 medium wave, 4930 and 15460 kilohertz shortwave.

Celebrating 30 years of broadcasting in the Pacific

Today marks the 30-year anniversary of RNZ Pacific, formerly called RNZ International. On January 24, 1990, Radio New Zealand International beamed into the Pacific on a new 100 kilowatt transmitter. Amelia Langford has more. Many remote communities in Pacific island countries rely on shortwave radio.

Remote Sensing, Vol. 12, Pages 372: Intercomparison of Machine-Learning Methods for Estimating Surface Shortwave and Photosynthetically Active Radiation

Satellite-derived estimates of downward surface shortwave radiation (SSR) and photosynthetically active radiation (PAR) are a part of the surface radiation budget, an essential climate variable (ECV) required by climate and vegetation models. Ground measurements are insufficient for generating....

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TuneIn Blocking Debacle: Bombing Internet Radio Back to the Stone Age

When it comes to copyright infringement matters, especially when that involves commercial players doing battle to prevent the wholesale spread of content, my ba...

Still no sign of missing pair six months after they were last seen

Police have renewed calls to locate two people missing in the Victorian Alps six months after their disappearance. Russell Hill was last heard on HF radio in th...

Increased extreme precipitation challenges nitrogen load management to the Gulf of Mexico

By setting up model experiments with and without climate variability, we distinguished and quantified how climate regulates N loads in this region. We found tha...

Small-scale volcanic aerosols variability, processes and direct radiative impact at Mount Etna during the EPL-RADIO campaigns

The aerosol properties of Mount Etna’s passive degassing plume and its short-term processes and radiative impact were studied in detail during the EPL-RADIO cam...

Small-scale volcanic aerosols variability, processes and direct radiative impact at Mount Etna during the EPL-RADIO campaigns

The aerosol properties of Mount Etna’s passive degassing plume and its short-term processes and radiative impact were studied in detail during the EPL-RADIO cam...

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US soft power

Some two decades after 9/11, November's U.S. presidential election sees two very different visions for the "war on terror." While terrorism is not the issue it ...

Lukashenka’s Repressions May Push Belarusian Demonstrators Into Taking More Serious Defensive Measures – OpEd

In her weekly “Voice of the Streets” report compiled on the basis of her conversations with Belarusians who are demonstrating against Lukashenka, she says peopl...

Beijing to complete construction of 10 venues for 2022 Winter Olympic Games by year end

With eight projects entering final stage and the construction of two venues being completed already, ten of the 13 construction projects for competition and tra...

Welcome to the world of public diplomacy

“Why did the West win the Cold War? Not by use of arms. Weapons did not breach the Iron Curtain. The Western invasion was by radio, which was mightier than the ...

African Union marks International Day of Democracy

The following is a statement by African Union Commission for Political Affairs to mark the International Day of Democracy, Sept. 15. ED. This year we celebrate ...

U.S. unilaterally claims UN sanctions against Iran restored

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The United States claimed on Saturday that all pre-2015 UN sanctions against Iran had been restored, a unilateral effort ignore...

Nation honors UN, multilateralism pledge

Photo taken on May 13, 2017 is the "Golden Bridge on Silk Road" structure in front of China National Convention Center in Beijing. [Photo/Xinhua] Xi's vision on...

Rajasthan imposes Sec-144 in 11 districts

Indian travellers could be debarred from entering South Africa as the country prepares to resume international travel when it lowers its COVID-19 lockdown restr...

NANPAN, NANNM commend Lions Club for support, awareness on childhood cancer

Lukman Olabiyi National Association of Nigeria Paediatric Nurses (NANPAN) and the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwife (NANNM) have commended Lion...

I Remember EB

“This is Radio St. Vincent and the Grenadines, broadcasting on 705 kilohertz on the medium wave broadcast band. We’d like to apologise for the break in transmis...

Granger turns down request from USA

The request was made through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which, in turn, channelled the request to the Ministry of Public Telecommunications. In the memo, ...

Guyana rejects request from US to relay VOA to Venezuela

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Guyana Government says it has turned down a request from the United States to relay the Voice of America (VOA) programmes to Vene...

Guyana says no to VOA relay to Venezuela

…Gov’t turns down US request to use its frequency to broadcast in Venezuela. THE Government of Guyana has turned down a request by the United States Government ...

Franklin Graham says US Democrats will 'close the Church down', insists 'the storm is coming'

Prominent US evangelist Rev Franklin Graham has said the Democratic party is "opposed to faith" and warned that any shift towards left-wing policy could see "th...

Nigeria: Operation Blessing Donates Hand Washing Station to Nigerian Red Cross

Operation Blessing, a humanitarian arm of the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), popularly known as 700 Club, has donated a hand washing station to the Lagos...

PERSPECTIVE: Trump's Christian soldiers

A conservative northern Virginia pastor was holding court with his flock in the narthex of the church. This was in pre-pandemic times, before masks, social dist...

Caucuses Omit ‘Under God’ From Pledge of Allegiance During DNC

People reciting the during caucus meetings at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) left out the words “under God.” during the meeting by Christian Broadcast...

Caucuses Omit ‘Under God’ From Pledge Of Allegiance During DNC

People reciting the during caucus meetings at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) this week left out the words “under God.” during the meeting by Christian...

Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 launching nationwide music streaming platform and more business news

Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 launching nationwide music streaming platform. Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 is launching a nationwide posit...

Cherie Brennan Releases "Safe In God's Care" to Radio

GOODLETTSVILLE, TENNESSEE, UNITED STATES, August 25, 2020 / / -- MC1 Recording artist Cherie Brennan released “You Be The Light” to Christian Radio earlier this...

Christian Rock Group FALCONE RISING Releases “Brother” Single and Music Video

NASHVILLE, TN, USA, August 21, 2020 / EINPresswire.com / -- Creative Soul Records' group FALCONE RISING is impacting Christian radio stations nationwide this we...

Jim Daly: These 11 lessons among the blessings I've received while hosting radio show

Given my broken and dysfunctional childhood – my father abandoned us when I was 5 and my mother died of cancer when I was 9 – hosting a nationally syndicated Ch...

Missouri Secretary of State Ashcroft defends school comments

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says comments he made that fathers would risk dying to send their children back to school ar...

TV Talk: Soaps ‘Ratched’ and ‘Filthy Rich’ bubble up

7 minutes ago. Actress Sarah Paulson starred in writer/producer Ryan Murphy’s “The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” and multiple seasons of “Ameri...

New this week: Alicia Keys, 'Filthy Rich' and the Emmys

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE...

New this week: Alicia Keys, ‘Filthy Rich’ and the Emmys

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE...

New this week: Alicia Keys, ‘Filthy Rich’ and the Emmys

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE...

New this week: Alicia Keys, ‘Filthy Rich’ and the Emmys

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE...

The music station Šlagr TV ends. It didn’t have expensive...

Šlagr TV ends in terrestrial broadcasting, Česke Radiokomunikace has switched off the broadcasting of this music channel in both DVB-T and DVB-T2. According to ...

Radio: The Damien Slash Mixtape is witty, apt and very welcome

W hat, you might think, is the point of the BBC having a whole radio network, 4 Extra, for its old programmes when it also has Sounds? I don’t know, but I would...

Radio: The Damien Slash Mixtape is witty, apt and very welcome

W hat, you might think, is the point of the BBC having a whole radio network, 4 Extra, for its old programmes when it also has Sounds? I don’t know, but I would...

Biden ups ante, spending $65M on ad blitz this week

Flush with fundraising dollars , Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden 's campaign announced Wednesday morning that it’s dishing out an eye-popping $65 mill...

Biden ups ante, spending $65M on ad blitz this week

Flush with fundraising dollars , Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden 's campaign announced Wednesday morning that it’s dishing out an eye-popping $65 mill...

WatsUp TV Now 24 Hours Digital Channel

Award-winning pan African entertainment outfit, WatsUp TV has commenced test transmission for its 24 hours channel which will be dedicated to music entertainmen...

TVSquared and Blockgraph Launch Innovative TV and Cross-Channel Measurement Solution

, a global leader in TV measurement and attribution, and Blockgraph , a privacy-focused audience connectivity, collaboration and authentication platform for med...

GMA rides Hallyu Wave with new digibox channel

IN LATE June, TV network GMA entered the digital TV box fray with its Affordabox that was met with an “overwhelming response” and introduced a new digital chann...

Active DTH subscribers reach 70.26 million, Tata Sky solidifies its lead

KOLKATA: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today released ‘The Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicators’ data for the January- March’20 qua...

TVSquared : and Blockgraph Launch Innovative TV and Cross-Channel Measurement Solution

, a global leader in TV measurement and attribution, and Blockgraph , a privacy-focused audience connectivity, collaboration and authentication platform for med...

Five reasons to go for a 5G mobile

With the region’s carriers starting to offer 5G, now is a good time to upgrade your mobile phone from 4G to 5G. With a 5G mobile phone, not only can you enjoy b...

Are Tesla's Data-Gathering Cars Secretly Improving Autopilot's Algorithms?

But his article includes a disclaimer that it's "based pretty much on logic, not knowledge, which is to say I might again be too frigging stupid to read, much l...

Apple iPhone XS Max, 64GB, Space Gray – For Verizon (Renewed)

Price: (as of – Details) Welcome to the big screens. Super retina. Even faster Face ID. The smartest, most powerful chip in a smartphone. And a breakthrough dua...

ASUS ZenFone 7, ZenFone 7 Pro Featuring Flip Cameras, 90Hz Displays Launched

ASUS has introduced two new flagship smartphones under its ZenFone brand. The new ZenFone 7 and ZenFone 7 Pro are follow-ups for the ZenFone 6 (ASUS 6Z) from la...

Covering Colorado COVID 'long haulers’ suffer symptoms weeks, months, Later Associated Press 3:20 PM, Sep 20, 2020

DENVER (AP) — In Colorado, dozens of people report a wide range of lingering COVID-19 symptoms. They include shortness of breath, elevated heart rate, fatigue a...

Local News COVID 'long haulers’ suffer symptoms weeks, months, Later The Associated Press 10:47 AM, Sep 20, 2020

DENVER (AP) — In Colorado, dozens of people report a wide range of lingering COVID-19 symptoms. They include shortness of breath, elevated heart rate, fatigue a...

Ban in the US – TikTok wants to sue against Trump’s...

TikTok plans to challenge Donald Trump’s presidential decree against the video sharing app in court. This is reported by NPR (National Public Radio), citing a p...

US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies, sparking battle over replacement

In the days before her death, Ginsburg dictated a statement to her granddaughter Clara Spera, US public radio station NPR reported, saying that her "most ferven...

The Latest: Obama says GOP must be consistent on court vote

Hours before Ginsburg’s death was announced Friday, Alaska Public Radio asked GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski if she’d vote to confirm a high court nominee before Inaug...

Student journalist is REMOVED from college radio station after Jacob Blake tweet

Student journalist is REMOVED from role at college radio station after tweeting a link to details about sexual assault allegations against Jacob Blake Rae'Lee K...

Student journalist is REMOVED from college radio station after Jacob Blake tweet

Student journalist is REMOVED from role at college radio station after tweeting a link to details about sexual assault allegations against Jacob Blake Rae'Lee K...

Chingo Bling and Paul Wall get 'Screwed Up' on new single

Chingo Bling and Paul Wall throw up their H's on "Screwed Around," an ode to the city's slab culture and more. The song came together during the pandemic lockdo...

Arts & Entertainment

Fayez Sarofim’s name will adorn the next building at Rice University, a $25 million home for the Visual and Dramatic Arts Department that further defines an art...

100 greatest Rock and Roll Hall of Fame songs of the 1980s

It’s the decade when the biggest pop stars of all time reached their peaks. It’s when the post-disco era of dance music took shape. It’s when alternative rock h...

Patrick Freyne: 'For personal writing, people need to feel they're in safe hands

PATRICK FREYNE IS best known as a journalist, but scratch the surface of his life and you’ll find lots of unexpected stories lurking. Think camping on wasteland...

What Have We Become?

My friend and mentor the much-missed Gordon Wilson used to run Radio Free Scotland, a pirate radio station supporting Independence. It was entirely illegal broa...

It happened today – this day in history – August 15

1968: Pirate Radio Free London begins transmitting. 1969: The three-day Woodstock Festival began on Max Yasgur’s 600 acre farm in Bethel outside New York. Atten...

Lee’s regrets reflect his humility

More than 20 years ago, Taiwan’s airwaves belonged exclusively to the media of a certain political party and its associated community. At the time, we hoped tha...

Pirate Radio Concert To Be Held In Baltimore Harbor This Weekend

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The First Thursday Festival Series on the Canton Waterfront may not be happening because of the coronavirus pandemic, but this weekend Baltimo...