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Magnetic zenith effect

Sammanfattning : In ground based high frequency (HF) radio pumping experiments, absorption of ordinary (O) mode pump waves energises the ionospheric plasma, producing optical emissions and other effects. Pump-induced or natural kilometre-scale field-aligned density depletions are believed to play a....

North Korea defector now counters propaganda

Kim Seung-chul escaped North Korea in the 1990s. Today, he is fighting back against propaganda back home one radio broadcast at a time. Kim lives in Seoul, South Korea, and runs North Korea Reform Radio. He spoke to Newsy about his life and his mission. Here is a partial transcript of the interview.

Remote Sensing, Vol. 10, Pages 916: TerraSAR-X and Wetlands: A Review

Abstract Since its launch in 2007, TerraSAR-X observations have been widely used in a broad range of scientific applications. Particularly in wetland research, TerraSAR-X’s shortwave X-band synthetic aperture radar (SAR) possesses unique capabilities, such as high spatial and temporal resolution,....

Atlanta was in the thick of D-Day action

''We had a radio on in the newsroom when we heard our boss speaking from England," remembers Pat LaHatte, The Atlanta Journal's picture editor on D-Day. "Pandemonium broke out." This was surely the Journal's finest hour. Managing editor Wright Bryan, on leave as a war correspondent, had hitched a....

Sudan: Life-saving radio: Reporting on cholera in Sudan

The effect of Radio Dabanga on lives of Sudanese people became clear when a cholera epidemic broke out in Sudan in September 2016. In the following months, large towns as well as remote areas and camps for internally displaced people faced high numbers of cholera infections.

Pherwani lifts double crown

Pherwani of the Cricket Club of India (CCI) has lifted a coveted double crown in the Maharashtra Billiards and for juniors. The young cueist, who is India's No. 2 in both formats, had a direct entry to the two 'Super' finals and on both occasions he defeated the Radio Club's Rayaan Razmi, who had finished as Maharashtra No.

Radio Program Highlight: ‘Reuniting loved ones’

Today we’re asking one of the editors and a listener about their favorite Radio Dabanga programs. Lost & Found is the one closest to my heart,” says Ibrahim Jadelkarim , editor of Radio Dabanga. “The program is broadcast by shortwave radio every week, with the aim of reuniting loved ones who have lost contact with each other when fleeing conflict.

Strong to Severe T-Storms tomorrow morning

Right now we are seeing severe thunderstorms in New Mexico. A few thunderstorms are in West Texas also and along the cold front well to our south. It's the New Mexico storms we are watching closely to see if they will make it to Texoma Monday morning. Late on Monday a shortwave trough continues to....

Deutsche Welle marks 65th anniversary

"Dear listeners in faraway countries" — with these words from German President Theodor Heuss, Deutsche Welle (DW) began broadcasting on May 3, 1953. Germany's foreign public radio station was charged with providing audiences abroad with a political, economic, and cultural picture of the country.

Deutsche Welle marks 65th anniversary

"Dear listeners in faraway countries" — with these words from German President Theodor Heuss, Deutsche Welle (DW) began broadcasting on May 3, 1953. Germany's foreign public radio station was charged with providing audiences abroad with a political, economic, and cultural picture of the country.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why are donations urgent now? The international political situation has caused a winding down of the usual support that Radio Dabanga bases its operations on. This, coupled with our imminent independence from Free Press Unlimited, means that Radio Dabanga’s need for funding is greater than ever.

FAQ

Why are donations urgent now? The international political situation has caused a winding down of the usual support that Radio Dabanga bases its operations on. This, coupled with our imminent independence from Free Press Unlimited, means that Radio Dabanga’s need for funding is greater than ever.

Portland metro Thursday weather: Clouds all day with a slight chance of showers; high of 63

A short wave trough will move through southwest Washington and northwest Oregon on Thursday and likely will bring a few showers along with it. Under mostly cloudy skies, the temperatures will dip below seasonal normals with a high of only 63 degrees. Forecasters with the National Weather Service....

All About Those Weird “Numbers” Stations

Numbers stations started in World War I and have likely been in continuous operation ever since, operating in more or less the same way. A particular station will broadcast at a particular frequency, typically on the shortwave band. It may play music, or static, and at a predetermined time a voice....

Hengels: Local radio clubs offer camaraderie, community service

If you’ve participated in any number of organized runs, such as the recent American Cancer Society Sole Burner, the Cellcom Marathon or the Fox Cities Marathon, you might have noticed yellow vested radio operators along the route cheering you on. Most likely, these men and women are members of a....

AIR Chennai’s 80-year journey

June next year will see All India Radio (AIR) Madras/Chennai celebrate its 80th birthday. The station had evolved from the first broadcasting service in India, V Krishnaswamy Chetty’s Madras Presidency Radio Club established in 1924. It made its first broadcast from Holloway’s Garden in Egmore on July 31.

Over and out for Taranaki's Citizen Band Radio Club

Peter Robinson says the Taranaki CB Radio Club has played a vital role in many search and rescues. After 50 years of communicating via CB radio, it's over and out for the Taranaki Citizen Band Radio Club. The club has closed down due to dwindling numbers of members due to health issues or death, despite the radios still being in common use.

Obituary: Kenneth E. Schwarz

Kenneth E. Schwarz died peacefully, at the age of 90, on May 1, 2018, at his Prescott, Arizona home with his loving family surrounding him. Ken spent his growing-up years in Oakland and Healdsburg, California. Ken, proudly served his country during WW2 in the 2nd Engineers Special Brigade, as a short wave radio operator.

It’s the End of the World, and I Feel Terrible

The serenity is unbelievable, except I want to believe it. Bluest waves with silver froth. Sun through the palms is damn near orgasmic. And solitude! If I can’t finish the book here, it’ll be my own fault. Sort of knew I shouldn’t bring the shortwave. That’ll teach me to donate to NPR. Just can’t resist a “thank you gift.

Jaipuria Hospital emergency unit to get new facilities

JAIPUR: Jaipuria Hospital’s emergency unit is undergoing facelift. It has signed an MoU with a private company for enhancing facilities in its radio diagnosis in its emergency unit. As of now, trauma cases such as road accident victims have to face difficulties in getting X-rays and other radiology tests.

The Kids’ Guide to the Postwar World

Using the alias “Setvin”—broadcasting under one’s own name was too dangerous—Šašek became a prominent voice of RFE’s Czech service, reading the news and taking the leading part in radio theatricals. He played a starring role, too, in RFE’s other project, initiated when Communist governments started jamming the station’s shortwave frequencies.

Portland Wednesday weather: Showers taper off by noon, but clouds remain; high of 68

Most of Wednesday’s rain activity will center on the morning hours with scattered shows expected through 11 a.m. Another round of rain shows up in the evening. The high on Wednesday will be 68 degrees. More rain and lowering snow levels arrive on Thursday as a significant short wave moves in from the coast by the morning.

Celebrating World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day

On May 8, 1948, the first Red Cross Day was celebrated. swissinfo.ch delves into the archives and hears how the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has benefited people all around the world, plus the technical challenges of keeping in touch with overseas staff. On May 8, 1958, the Swiss Short Wave Service (SWS) , swissinfo.

Burundi to suspend BBC and VOA radio broadcasts

Burundi's press regulator on Friday said it was suspending broadcasts by the BBC and Voice of America (VOA) by local radio stations ahead of a constitutional referendum on May 17. The head of Burundi's National Communications Council told journalists in the capital Bujumbura that a six-month ban would come into force on Monday.

Burundi to suspend BBC, VOA broadcasts

Nairobi. Burundi’s press regulator on Friday said it was suspending broadcasts by the BBC and Voice of America (VOA) by local radio stations ahead of a constitutional referendum on May 17. The head of Burundi’s National Communications Council told journalists in the capital Bujumbura that a six-month ban would come into force on Monday.

Burundi to suspend BBC and VOA radio broadcasts

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Burundi’s press regulator on Friday said it was suspending broadcasts by the BBC and Voice of America (VOA) by local radio stations ahead of a constitutional referendum on May 17. The head of Burundi’s National Communications Council told journalists in the capital Bujumbura....

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Which Climates Are Best for Passive Cooling Technologies?

A group of University of California­, San Diego researchers set out to gain a better understanding of the thermal balance of power plants and surfaces, like hel...

Which climates are best for passive cooling technologies?

Credit: Carlos Coimbra. WASHINGTON, D.C., June 25, 2019 -- A group of University of California, San Diego researchers set out to gain a better understanding of ...

Certain climates are better suited for passive cooling technologies

have investigated the role that cloud cover and relative humidity play when surfaces such as solar panels are exposed to shortwave and longwave radiation. To id...

Summer Heat & Storms to End the Weekend

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - We’ll wake up rain-free on Sunday morning, but a bit of shortwave energy could bring us a few scattered afternoon/evening thunderstorm...

Breezy northerly winds and increasing fire weather concerns next week

June 14, 2019 – Cooling trend into Saturday, but more hot weather returns early next week. Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms will be possible over hi...

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Spectators from 140 countries to watch sports battles

Spectators from more than 140 countries will watch sports battles of the Second European Games. The broadcast of the competitions will be provided by the Intern...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

Sponsored Video: Opportunities for third US gateway expanding, Gulf Winds reports

Sponsored: Patrick Maher, executive vice president of trucking and logistics company Gulf Winds International, was interviewed at the 2019 JOC Gulf Shipping Con...

Myanmar puts down ICC's demand for full investigation on Rohingyas

Yangoon: Myanmar's military on Thursday rejected an International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor's call for a full investigation into alleged crimes against Ro...

One DUI Arrest Made at Sobriety Checkpoint in Millcreek Township

One DUI arrest was made during a DUI sobriety checkpoint Friday in Millcreek Township, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office. The checkpoint ...

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US gets no commitment from NATO for help on Iran threat

BRUSSELS (AP) " NATO allies gave the U.S. no firm commitments that they will participate in a global effort to secure international waterways against threats fr...