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Image copyright American Radio Relay League Image caption The transmitter for the broadcast was set up at Greenwich in Connecticut. Radio enthusiasts have recreated the first ever trans-Atlantic shortwave broadcast - 95 years after it connected Ardrossan and the United States.

Pacific nations lose shortwave radio services that evade dictators and warn of natural disasters

As a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck off the coast of the Solomon Islands, triggering a tsunami warning across the Pacific, many residents of the tiny country would have turned to shortwave radio for more information. The tsunami warning has since been called off, though assessments of damage from the quake are not yet complete.

ABC's decision to end shortwave radio service criticised

An Indigenous ranger group in the Northern Territory says the ABC's decision to end its shortwave radio service could be life threatening. The ABC announced this week its three HF shortwave radio transmitters at Katherine, Tennant Creek and Roe Creek (Alice Springs), would be switched off on January 31, 2017.

Light snow overnight could mean problems for commute; still keeping an eye on Sunday

Light but steady snow fell in the overnight and it has accumulated on area roads! Snow totals will be less than 1" in spots but it's powdery and some school delays could be possible. This snow was initiated by the drying air and the passage of a shortwave (disturbance) dropping through the state,....

Light snow in the overnight could mean BIG problems this morning! Also, latest thinking on Sunday’s system.

Light but steady snow fell in the overnight and it has accumulated on area roads! Snow totals will be less than 1″ in spots but its powdery and some school delays could be possible. This snow was initiated by the drying air and the passage of a shortwave (disturbance) dropping through the state,....

Light snow in the overnight could mean BIG problems this morning!

Light but steady snow fell in the overnight and it has accumulated on area roads! Snow totals will be less than 1″ in spots but its powdery and some school delays could be possible. This snow was initiated the drying air and the passage of a shortwave (disturbance) dropping through the state.

Pacific nations lose shortwave radio services that evade dictators and warn of natural disasters

Australia's decision to take another step back from international broadcasting by ceasing its far reaching border crossing shortwave radio services has raised questions about who will fill the void. As a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck off the coast of the Solomon Islands, triggering a tsunami....

Pacific nations lose shortwave radio services that evade dictators and warn of natural disasters

Australia's decision to take another step back from international broadcasting by ceasing its far reaching border crossing shortwave radio services has raised questions about who will fill the void. As a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck off the coast of the Solomon Islands, triggering a tsunami....

Looking Back – December 9

2006. Columbus East High School officials recalled copies of the “Altis” yearbooks after a student discovered a crude statement next to a picture of students playing basketball. 1991. Columbus Amateur Radio Club members transmitted free Christmas messages around the world during an event at FairOaks Mall.

Pacific loses radio service that evades dictators and warns of disasters

As a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck off the coast of the Solomon Islands, triggering a tsunami warning across the Pacific, many residents of the tiny country would have turned to for more information. shortwave radio The tsunami warning has since been called off, though assessments of damage from the quake are not yet complete.

ABC's decision to end shortwave radio service criticised

An Indigenous ranger group in the Northern Territory says the ABC's decision to end its shortwave radio service could be life threatening. The ABC announced this week its three HF shortwave radio transmitters at Katherine, Tennant Creek and Roe Creek (Alice Springs), would be switched off on January 31, 2017.

Business News : Australia's ABC to end Pacific shortwave service [06/12/2016

The ABC will end its shortwave transmission service in the Northern Territory and to international audiences from 31 January. The move is in line with their commitment to ditch with outdated technology and to expand its digital content offerings including DAB+ digital radio, online and mobile....

ABC pulling plug on Pacific shortwave 'not good news'

A noted Pacific academic is regretting the end of Australian short wave broadcasting in the Pacific. The ABC will end its shortwave transmission service in the NT & to international audiences from 31 Jan 2017 — RA Pacific Beat (@RAPacificBeat) December 6, 2016 The Australian Broadcasting....

ABC announces permanent digital radio service for Canberra

Canberra will receive a permanent digital radio service in 2017. Photo: Rob Homer ABC announced on Tuesday it would work with SBS to make permanent its digital radio trial in the capital. Darwin and Hobart will also receive the services as the national broadcaster moves away from shortwave radio transmission.

ABC announces permanent digital radio service for Canberra

Canberra will receive a permanent digital radio service in 2017. Photo: Rob Homer ABC announced on Tuesday it would work with SBS to make permanent its digital radio trial in the capital. Darwin and Hobart will also receive the services as the national broadcaster moves away from shortwave radio transmission.

Australia's ABC to end Pacific shortwave service

Australia's public broadcaster says it will end its shortwave service to the Pacific on the 31st of January. The ABC said the move is in line with its commitment to dispense with outdated technology and expand its digital offerings. It said the savings made from ending shortwave services to the....

Mailbox 3.12.2016

Hello and welcome to Mailbox, Radio Prague’s listeners’ feedback programme. Not only is this edition the final one in 2016, but it is also the very last issue of Mailbox on Radio Prague. With the termination of shortwave broadcasts in 2011, Radio Prague lost many of its regular listeners who tuned....

RFE/RL Journalists Stripped Of Accreditation in Tajikistan

. RFE Tuesday 29th November, 2016 WASHINGTON -- Tajik authorities revoked the accreditation of six members of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty's (RFE/RL) Tajik Service on Friday, November 25, the latest act in a series of incidents targeting the company's reporting inside the country.

Storms to bring rain over weekend

SAN DIEGO -- Fair weather in San Diego County Friday is expected to give way to windy and rainy conditions over the weekend as a pair of storms move through the region. The first of two “upper level short wave troughs'' will arrive Saturday and bring with it “significant cooling, cloudy skies,....

Perfect weather turns stormy for post-holiday travelers

SAN DIEGO — Fair weather in San Diego County Friday is expected to give way to windy and rainy conditions over the weekend as a pair of storms move through the region. The first of two “upper level short wave troughs” will arrive Saturday and bring with it “significant cooling, cloudy skies, strong....

In what languages and regions does DW broadcast its shortwave radio program?

Radio In what languages and regions does DW broadcast its shortwave radio program? We broadcast a shortwave program specifically tailored for regions in Africa and Asia. Broadcasting languages are Amharic, Hausa, Kiswahili as well as English, French and Portuguese for Africa. In Asia we broadcast in Dari, Pashtu and Urdu.

Woodmont radio club collecting toys

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Woodmont-radio-club-collecting-toys-10632697.php. Woodmont radio club collecting toys. By Frank Juliano Published 11:28 am, Wednesday, November 23, 2016. MILFORD The is collecting toys for the ’s Toys for Tots program.

Riding the radio waves of success at Norfolk Amateur Radio Club

The award, in the “large club” category, was presented at the RSGB’s annual Hamfest event in Newark and recognised the hard work the club puts into promoting the hobby and encouraging newcomers. Steve Nichols, Narc’s public relation officer, said the club’s members were thrilled with the result.

Riding the radio waves of success at Norfolk Amateur Radio Club

The award, in the “large club” category, was presented at the RSGB’s annual Hamfest event in Newark and recognised the hard work the club puts into promoting the hobby and encouraging newcomers. Steve Nichols, Narc’s public relation officer, said the club’s members were thrilled with the result.

BBC to Launch Shortwave Radio Service Targeting N. Korea in April

The British Broadcasting Corporation(BBC) will launch a regular shortwave radio service into North Korea in April next year. Aired by the public broadcaster’s World Service network, the broadcast in the Korean language will offer news updates from the Korean Peninsula and around the world.

Security Operatives Shuts Down Eye Radio In Juba Indefinitely

JUBA, 11 November 2016 [Gurtong] – Mr. Stephen Omiri, CEO at Eye Radio, said the senior management of Eye Radio is following up with authorities to resolve the matter. Eye Radio formerly known as Sudan Radio Services, is an independent popular locally run non-profit South Sudanese FM Radio Station which covers almost all States in the country.

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