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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.

Broadcast, radio enthusiasts prepare for 64th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Hamfest

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - The 64th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Hamfest and ARRL West Texas Section Convention is coming to the MLK Community Center March 16. The event, hosted by the Midland Amateur Radio Club, will have The pre-registration prize is an MFJ 259C Antenna Analyzer; 1st Grand Prize is an....

Traces of Radioactive Particles From Massive Solar Storm Discovered in Greenland Ice

The event was at least 10 times more intense than any storm in the past 70 years—since modern records began. Its strength also matches the world’s most powerful solar storm, which struck the planet in AD 775. Study: Earth was hit by a monstrous solar storm 2600 years back, repeat possible — The....

BioElectronics Announces Back Pain Clinical Study with Leading Australian Pain Center

Pulsed Shortwave Neuromodulation Therapy (ActiPatch®) Study in Chronic Lower Back Pain. FREDERICK, MD, March 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC PINK: BIEL) https://www.bielcorp.com is pleased to announce the commencement of a clinical study investigating....

BioElectronics Announces Back Pain Clinical Study with Leading Australian Pain Center

Pulsed Shortwave Neuromodulation Therapy (ActiPatch) Study in Chronic Lower Back Pain. FREDERICK, MD, March 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC PINK: BIEL) http://www.bielcorp.com is pleased to announce the commencement of a clinical study investigating....

BioElectronics Announces Back Pain Clinical Study with Leading Australian Pain Center

Pulsed Shortwave Neuromodulation Therapy (ActiPatch®) Study in Chronic Lower Back Pain. FREDERICK, MD, March 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC PINK: BIEL) https://www.bielcorp.com is pleased to announce the commencement of a clinical study investigating....

Pittsburgh, PA

Clothing retailers, shoe stores, department stores and more are among the chains closing up shop so far this year in Pennsylvania. A crossing shortwave will bring a chance of snow today...with light accumulations limited to south of PGH. 1-3 inches possible...

This SDR Uses A Tube

When you think of a software defined radio (SDR) setup, maybe you imagine an IC or two, maybe feeding a computer. You probably don’t think of a vacuum tube. [Mirko Pavleski] built a one-tube shortwave SDR using some instructions from [Burkhard Kainka] which are in German, but Google Translate is good enough if you want to duplicate his feat.

Class offers training for amateur radio license

Here is your chance to get your entry-level amateur radio license. A two-day class is coming up to prepare interested people for the entry-level amateur license. The two-day class will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, and Saturday, March 2. This class is offered for free by the Yavapai Amateur Radio Club.

Covering Sudanese protests from the heart of Amsterdam

The recent crackdown on peaceful demonstrations in Sudan have rocked the country. While the Sudanese government censors all media reporting on the protests, one exiled radio station does everything in its power to fill the information gap. Hamid, deputy editor in chief of Radio Dabanga shares how he....

Dallas' Verdigris Ensemble redefines choral music in show inspired by radio and Earhart mystery

The disappearance of the pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart during a 1937 flight over the Pacific remains the object of exploration and speculation. One secondhand source is a set of fragmentary notes that a teenage girl, Betty Klenck, took from what she believed were Earhart's final radio calls for help.

Dallas' Verdigris Ensemble redefines choral music in show inspired by radio and Earhart mystery

These words form the basis of Betty's Notebook a new work for chorus and recorded sounds by Texas-born, New York-resident composer Nicholas Reeves . It had its world premiere in three performances over the weekend by the Verdigris Ensemble, a two-year-old professional chamber choir led by Sam Brukhman.

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Storm 5 Alert: Strong storms with threat of damaging wind, flooding on Tuesday afternoon

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Stay weather aware on Tuesday as strong storms with the threat of damaging wind are possible. A Storm 5 Alert is in effect from 11 a.m...

Clay Co. Ham Radio Club conducts Relay League Field Day

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - The Clay County Amateur Radio Club had it's annual Relay League Field Day today. Using solar panels and alternate power sources, t...

Dennis Mattinson’s Thursday Weather

THU JUN 25 2020 WEATHER DISCUSSION: Not truly exceptional for this time of year, but our heat wave is still living up to the first week of Summer. The ridge res...

Radio Free Trump Decapitating America’s state-funded media

I N COMMUNIST times, recalls Stoyana Georgieva, editor-in-chief of the Bulgarian news website mediapool.bg, her grandfather would listen in secret to the Americ...

OPINIONISTA: An honest look back at radio amid Eusebius McKaiser storm

The Twitter storm that erupted after the announcement that Eusebius McKaiser was leaving 702 reminded me of the toxic legacy apartheid has left in South African...

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With medium wave infrared (MWIR) focal plane array-based (FPA) compressive imaging (CI), high-resolution images can be obtained with a low-resolution MWIR senso...

AIR battles 5-hr ‘blackout’ hitch as Prasar Bharti eyes digital switch

Avid radio listeners in many parts of Uttar Pradesh have reported what they call, a “curious disturbance” during the transmission from Lucknow centre of All Ind...

BBC to close Whitehaven medium wave transmitter which broadcasts Radio Cumbria

RADIO: A medium wave transmitter which broadcasts BBC Radio Cumbria in and around Whitehaven will be switched off later this year Picture: Google Maps. A MEDIU...

Trump says he 'hopes it's true' that he was chosen by God to be president

Donald Trump has responded to claims that he was chosen by God to be the President of the United States. In an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network...

If annexation doesn't happen in July, it won't happen at all, Israeli settler leaders fear

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Settlement leader lobbies Evangelicals for help on sovereignty

A senior settlement leader is reaching out to Evangelical Christians in the US, urging them to lobby the White House to back an expanded version of the sovereig...

Trump makes shocking claim about being sent by GOD to be US President

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Trump says people tell him ‘God put him here to be president’ during interview with Christian broadcaster

Donald Trump has revealed people close to him believe God put him in the Oval Office. In an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network, Trump was asked i...

Catholic Church agrees with Bishops’ call to withdraw Bill 10

Caritas Zambia stands with Bishops in calling for withdrawal of Bill No.10, according to Vatican radio. Caritas Zambia has supported the Zambia Conference of Ca...

LGBTQI refugees facing persecution in Kenya

Martin Okello, 29, fled to Kenya from his native Uganda to seek asylum and protection under the UN refugee agency. Okello’s life in Uganda was shattered in 2014...

LGBTQI refugees facing persecution in Kenya

Martin Okello, 29, fled to Kenya from his native Uganda to seek asylum and protection under the UN refugee agency. Okello’s life in Uganda was shattered in 2014...

Prayerwaves: Spirit FM's losses reduced by charitable donations

The company behind Christian radio station Spirit FM last year recorded a modest loss of €12,437 - but only after receiving charitable donations totalling €405,...

Men who pushed hydroxychloroquine could cure COVID-19 celebrate after Trump said he was taking it

Throughout Marcht, Rigano made a series of Fox News and conservative and Christian radio appearances to tout the idea that hydroxychloroquine 'cures' the corona...

Christian Songstress Gretchen Keskeys Strikes a Chord with Patriotic Video for 'God Will See Us Through’

NASHVILLE, TN, USA, July 2, 2020 / EINPresswire.com / -- In the midst of a global pandemic and civil unrest, a patriotic music video for the song "God Will See ...

God TV banned after trying to convert Jews to Christianity

God TV, a worldwide evangelical Christian television network, has been taken off the air in Israel after being accused of trying to convert Jews. The network, w...

God TV banned after trying to convert Jews to Christianity

God TV, a worldwide evangelical Christian television network, has been taken off the air in Israel after being accused of trying to convert Jews. The network, w...

Israel closes Christian television channel in rare move

The Hebrew-speaking "Shelanu" channel, which began airing in late April on GOD TV as part of a seven-year deal, will stop broadcasting this week, according to a...

Israel orders US-based Christian TV channel off the air

Israel officials announced Sunday they have withdrawn the broadcast license for a U.S.-based evangelical TV channel that they allege hid its missionary agenda w...

Amber Zoe is helping to make the drive home fun again

There may be plenty of paths to success, but there is one trip that most people share, that’s the commute – and to help make it exciting again Pure Radio Scotla...

Analogue radio given 10-year stay of execution as the UK U-turns on DAB digital future

Analogue radio station licences will be extended for another 10 years, the UK government has said – entirely reversing plans to shut off FM and AM radio station...

Pure Radio’s Lynne Hogan and Paul Harper are bringing their unique flavour to Tayside

on 102 & 106.6 FM. Perth’s own, and former Wave FM breakfast show host, Lynne Hogan will be hosting her show from 10am – 1pm, helping listeners get through the ...

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IDGC of Centre JSC : Belgorodenergo implements the Digital Distribution Zone” project in Valuyki

02.07.2020. Belgorod power engineers completed the first stage of creating a digital Distribution Zone on the basis of the Valuysky Distribution Zone of 'Rosset...

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The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has “big plans” to “as soon as possible” migrate from analogue to digital. This was revealed on Friday during ...

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OnePlus has now entered the affordable smart TV space in India by launching its new Y-Series of televisions in two sizes – 32-inch and 43-inch. The OnePlus 32Y1...

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MALACAÑANG ON Wednesday distanced itself from the latest move of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to issue two cease and desist orders stopping ...

5 years ago, I thought Apple Watch was very 'meh.' Here's why I changed my mind

and Sony , to name a few, had already launched smartwatches at this point -- but Apple hasn't always concerned itself with having the first of any product. Stil...

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National Pirate radio station helps older adults deal with loneliness Scripps National 3:38 PM, May 25, 2020

From the government to nonprofits and individuals, there are so many people helping older adults dealing with isolation and loneliness right now. However, the R...