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Remote Solomon Islands To Lose Radio Broadcasts With ABC Shutdown

Australian broadcaster to end short-wave service; leaving thousands with no radio. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Radio New Zealand International, Jan. 31, 2017) – Thousands of people in remote parts of Solomon Islands who tune in to the ABC's shortwave service will be poorer off from today according to a leading activist in the country.

ABC Pacific shortwave exit a 'diplomatic misstep'

The end of ABC shortwave radio broadcasts into the Pacific after 88 years has been criticised as an Australian foreign affairs ‘misstep’ It is the end of an era for more than 10 million people in the region, who will no longer have access to a highly-valued service, especially during natural disasters and political upheavals.

Dismay in Melanesia as ABC ends shortwave

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation ended its shortwave service to the region today saying it's not viable and too expensive to maintain. The chop has been greeted with dismay in many parts of the region, particularly in remote parts of Melanesia. Papua New Guinea MP Ron Knight said it was a sad....

PNG MP bemoans ABC's shortwave cutback

The MP for Papua New Guinea's Manus Island Ronny Knight estimates 90 percent of his people will be impacted by the ABC chopping its shortwave service to the Pacific. The ABC ends shortwave to the region this afternoon with plans to beef up FM and services via the web.

Nick Xenophon to introduce legislation to force ABC to reinstate shortwave radio service

South Australian senator Nick Xenophon says he will introduce legislation to Parliament to force the ABC to reinstate its shortwave radio service, which is ending today. The ABC announced in December that it would switch off its shortwave transmission to remote parts of northern Australia and across the Pacific.

Nick Xenophon to introduce legislation to force ABC to reinstate shortwave radio service

South Australian senator Nick Xenophon says he will introduce legislation to Parliament to force the ABC to reinstate its shortwave radio service, which is ending today. The ABC announced in December that it would switch off its shortwave transmission to remote parts of northern Australia and across the Pacific.

Xenophon leads calls for ABC to reinstate shortwave radio service

The ABC announced in December that it would switch off its shortwave transmission to remote parts of northern Australia and across the Pacific. Mr Xenophon said his introduction of legislation next week was not the ideal way to handle the issue, but something had to be done.

'Thousands' in Solomon Islands affected by ABC shortwave cut

The ABC ends its short-wave service to the region from 1pm Solomon Islands time and says it will focus on FM and online services. Ruth Liloqula said people from Choiseul to Malaita and as far south east as Tikopia tuned in to the ABC because the signal was stronger than that of the country's public broadcaster SIBC.

ABC's shortwave radio transition program offers little comfort to Top End fisherman

With the shortwave service to end on January 31, and following sustained pressure from regional listeners and politicians to reverse its decision, the ABC announced via a press release that it would implement a transition program. The transition will include viewer access satellite television (VAST)....

Weather Blog: Light Snow Possible Late Tonight

We are keeping a close eye on a quick snow event expected tonight into tomorrow morning. A shortwave will swing through the central Appalachians to Delmarva and then quickly move off the coast tomorrow morning. Models suggest that a coating to an inch (to perhaps 2 inches) of snow can accumulate around Baltimore and especially areas south.

Barrett Provides HF Radio for Air Traffic Control Towers for Peacekeeping Forces

Barrett Communications High Frequency (HF) radio communications equipment has been installed into armoured mobile air traffic control towers for use in African peacekeeping missions. The four armoured mobile air traffic control towers have been designed and built in the Middle East.

Diminished listeners for VOA prompted closure of Iranawila radio station-US

The US has decided to close down Iranawila Voice of America shortwave station due to rapid decrease in numbers of listeners with the to people turning to other sources of news and information. The US embassy stressed that the decision to end the Iranawila project was taken by them.

Diminishing audience prompts U.S. to close the VOA station in Sri Lanka

Thu, Jan 19, 2017, 07:55 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Jan 19, Colombo: The United States Embassy in Colombo says the diminishing audience for shortwave broadcasts prompted the decision to close the Voice of America Station in Iranawila, Sri Lanka.

'At least 5,000' people tuning into ABC's shortwave radio services

An Australian outback tour operator says remote travellers depend on the ABC's HF shortwave radio service for news, weather and general information. by Northern Territory residents since it announced in December it would save $1.9 million by cutting the transmission.

Western desert left silent as ABC prepares to end shortwave service

An Australian outback tour operator says remote travellers depend on the ABC's HF shortwave radio service for news, weather and general information. by Northern Territory residents since it announced in December it would save $1.9 million by cutting the transmission.

Pacific Freedom Forum Calls For Reversal Of Shutdown Of AM Radio in French Polynesia

Pacific Freedom Forum Rarotonga, Cook Islands. January 14, 2017. France must rethink its shutdown of AM radio broadcasting in Polynesia, says PFF, the Pacific Freedom Forum. “People in the outer islands of French Polynesia are rightly complaining against the closure,” says PFF Chair Monica Miller.

Sumatra quake felt in Perak

Monday, 16 January 2017 | MYT 11:00 PM Sumatra quake felt in Perak. by amanda yeap IPOH: Residents of Ipoh, Manjung, Kuala Kangsar and Seri Iskandar were shocked by the earthquake that struck northern Sumatra on Monday night. A check by The Star found that a short wave of tremors was felt by residents at around 8.

50 YEARS OF SHORT-WAVE BROADCASTING IN NEW ZEALAND

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (September 24, 1998 - RNZI)---On Friday, September 25, it will be 50 years since New Zealand began regular shortwave radio broadcasts to the Pacific. To mark the occasion, Radio New Zealand International will have a special two-hour broadcast with highlights of the past half....

IsoEnergy Intersects Uranium Mineralization at Thorburn Lake and Strong Basement Alteration at Radio

IsoEnergy is undertaking a two-stage drilling program, where land accessible targets were drilled during the period September to November 2016, whilst drilling of targets accessible upon ice formation will be undertaken in Q1 2017. Thorburn Lake, located 7 kilometres east of the Cigar Lake uranium mine, is 100% owned.

Will North Texas See Snow This Week?

The big question this week is whether it will snow on Friday. The answer: Maybe. Forecast models are hinting at the possibility. Developing Body of Boy, 5, Found on Lake Tawakoni; Father Missing An arctic cold front will drop temperatures into the 20s by Thursday night. A shortwave trough will head towards North Texas on Friday.

How does your ‘Radio.Garden’ grow?

Before the days of online streaming, audiophiles had to buy a shortwave radio to listen to stations far from home. Needless to say, media platforms have improved since then and we can now access local radio flavors from Boston to Botswana with crystal clarity at the touch of a button. Enter Radio.Garden .

Australia Foreign Minister Acknowledges Pacific Concerns About Shortwave Broadcast Cuts

Bishop has passed along concerned to ABC; 'Will seek an update in the New Year' MELBOURNE, Australia (Radio Australia, Dec. 30, 2016) – Australian Foreign Affairs minister, Julie Bishop, has confirmed awareness of concerns over a planned cut to radio shortwave signal to the island region.

Ham radio licensing test set for Jan. 14

Would you like to get a “ham” radio license in 2017? The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club can help. Contact YARC for information on licensing classes and, if you are ready, the next license test will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14. Testing is offered for all classes of amateur radio licenses.

Australia Foreign Minister To Get Update On ABC Shortwave Service Ending

The decision has been criticized by various groups in the Pacific. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Radio New Zealand International, December 23, 2016) – Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says in the new year she will seek an update about the planned end to Radio Australia's shortwave service.

News Feature : Bishop presses ABC on Pacific ‘concerns’ over shortwave radio cut [22/12/2016

By Stefan Armbruster. Australia’s foreign minister Julie Bishop has raised the Pacific region’s “concerns” about the ABC’s planned abolition of Radio Australia’s shortwave service with the national broadcaster and will “seek an update in the New Year”.

Australia's Bishop to get update on ABC shortwave cut

Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says in the new year she will seek an update about the planned end to Radio Australia's shortwave service. This comes after the Australian Broadcasting Corporation announced that it would cease its shortwave broadcasts at the end of next month.

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Fallen PTL preacher Jim Bakker is back with a new message about the Apocalypse

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Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

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Rwanda shuts radio for denigrating women

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP | Rwanda’s media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a “vile” sermon against women, it said...

Rwanda shuts radio for denigrating women

. Rwanda's media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a "vile" sermon against women, it has said. The radio stat...

Rwanda shuts radio station for denigrating women

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