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H. Eugene Blackwell, 82, of Brockton, veteran

H. Eugene Blackwell of Brockton died April 25 at Good Samaritan Medical Center. He was 82. Mr. Blackwell was born in Bridgewater. He served in the Air Force for 20 years. A member of the CB Radio Club, he enjoyed playing bingo and traveling to various casinos. He also enjoyed listening to country western music and loved to square dance.

KNL Networks working towards a hybrid communications future

In a crowded market place the Finnish company is offering something different relying on terrestrial based communications to provide connectivity to shipping. The idea of using shortwave radio may sound old-fashioned, but it has been used to develop what KNL ceo and founder Toni Linden sees as part of a hybrid communications future.

Validation of EO-1 Hyperion and Advanced Land Imager Using the Radiometric Calibration Test Site at Railroad Valley, Nevada

Abstract: The Earth-Observing One (EO-1) satellite was launched in 2000. Radiometric calibration of Hyperion and the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) has been performed throughout the mission lifetime using various techniques that include ground-based vicarious calibration, pseudo-invariant calibration sites, and also the moon.

Top-of-the-Atmosphere Shortwave Flux Estimation from Satellite Observations: An Empirical Neural Network Approach Applied with Data from the A-Train Constellation

Abstract: Estimates of top-of-the-atmosphere (TOA) radiative flux are essential for the understanding of Earth's energy budget and climate system. Clouds, aerosols, water vapor, and ozone (O3) are among the most important atmospheric agents impacting the Earth's shortwave (SW) radiation budget.

Moncton artist bringing back sounds of former Sackville Radio-Canada towers

A Moncton artist has brought back to life the sounds of the 13 CBC Radio-Canada International shortwave towers that once stood in Sackville, N.B. on the Tantramar Marsh. "It's kind of like you're conjuring ghosts of radio towers," explained the artist Amanda Dawn Christie on Shift N.B.

Caister Marconi radio station contacts nearly 200 amateurs in 35 countries

Norfolk’s radio amateurs contacted almost 200 other enthusiasts from across the world during an all-day special event at Caister Lifeboat Visitor Centre yesterday (Saturday). The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club (NARC) took part in the event to honour Guglielmo Marconi on International Marconi Day.

Barrett Provides Portable HF Radio Equipment for Specialist Rescue Team

On 18 April, Barrett Communications provided portable high-frequency (HF) radio communications equipment to the West Midlands Fire Services (WMFS) for its specialist search-and-rescue team who respond to international emergencies. The WMFS Service is the second largest fire service within the United....

Week Ahead

• Muscle Shoals Amateur Radio Club informal meeting and amateur radio license exams, 7 p.m., Colbert County Emergency Management Agency, 120 W. Fifth St., Tuscumbia. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it • Geezers and Kids Fishing Days, sponsored by Florence Parks and Recreation/The Club senior center, 6:30 a.m.

Storm System Set To Move Into Oklahoma

TULSA, Oklahoma - We are tracking a system today to our west that may bring a few scattered showers or storms into the area later. The chance for a passing shower or two will exist for the daytime hours but a slightly better chance will arrive later tonight into pre-dawn Friday as the main short wave begins migrating into north central Oklahoma.

Antarctica's missing iron meteorites: Mystery solved

In the days following Amelia&rsquo s disappearance, at least 655 people around the planet reported hearing distress calls that originated from Earhart&rsquo s radio, reports The Vintage News . Among those who described calls were a shortwave operator in Texas who said that Amelia claimed to have made a partial water landing.

News Feature : WFP, RFMF, Navy and NDMO host trainning in Suva to boost radio lifelines in emergencies [12/04/2017

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), in its role as lead of the Pacific Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC), has joined with the Fiji National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) to support a High Frequency Radio Communication System training course.

Fiji: WFP, RFMF, Navy And NDMO Host Training In Suva To Boost Radio Lifelines In Emergencies

SUVA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), in its role as lead of the Pacific Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC), has joined with the Fiji National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) to support a High Frequency Radio Communication System training course.

The ultimate wireless connectivity: Radio hams in Caister prepare to go global for Marconi

As part of global celebrations to honour radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi they will try to connect with as many stations as possible to win an award. The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club (NARC) will be running an all-day special event station at Caister Lifeboat Visitor Centre to commemorate the village’s....

The ultimate wireless connectivity: Radio hams in Caister prepare to go global for Marconi

As part of global celebrations to honour radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi they will try to connect with as many stations as possible to win an award. The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club (NARC) will be running an all-day special event station at Caister Lifeboat Visitor Centre to commemorate the village’s....

WFP, RFMF, Navy And NDMO Host Training In Suva To Boost Radio Lifelines In Emergencies

The three-day training course, conducted by the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) and The Republic of Fiji Navy, was designed to complement the recent upgrade by the Pacific Emergency Telecommunications Cluster of the HF radio communication system for the Fiji NDMO.

WFP, RFMF, Navy And NDMO Host Training In Suva To Boost Radio Lifelines In Emergencies

The three-day training course, conducted by the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) and The Republic of Fiji Navy, was designed to complement the recent upgrade by the Pacific Emergency Telecommunications Cluster of the HF radio communication system for the Fiji NDMO.

Severe Weather Spotter Training Offered in Clarendon Hills

CLARENDON HILLS, IL - The National Weather Service in Chicago will offer a severe weather/tornado course at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 24 at Church of the Holy Nativity, 275 S. Richmond Ave., in Clarendon Hills. The course is hosted by the DuPage Amateur Radio Club.

Shortwave saves lives: Vanuatu PM to ABC

Removing the ABC's shortwave radio service in the Pacific could cost lives, the prime minister of Vanuatu has warned a Senate committee. Charlot Salwai insists the service is vital during major natural disasters, in his submission to a Senate inquiry. "Removing Radio Australia shortwave to Vanuatu....

Vanuatu calls for resumption of ABC shortwave

The government of Vanuatu sent a formal submission to the Australian Senate asking for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation to resume its shortwave service. The ABC axed the service in January, saying it was not viable and too expensive to maintain.

Incredible NASA images show massive solar flares erupting from the sun which blacked out shortwave radios on Earth

The flares were thought to have impacted ham radio operators and mariners using low-frequency rigs for communication at frequencies below 10 MHz.

NT cattleman proposes new fantasy broadcaster Radio Outbackistan

Could Radio Outbackistan be the next shortwave broadcaster for rural Australia? In response to the ABC abolishing its HF shortwave radio service, the Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association (NTCA) president has turned to humour to propose his own broadcast alternative.

Amateur radio general license classes continue

The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club and Eagle Amateur Radio Club at Embry-Riddle are offering a free study class for the amateur radio general license. Do you have your entry level amateur radio license? Are you ready to move up to the next level? The general class license offers many privileges to boost your enjoyment of “ham” radio.

Direct Radiative Effect of Aerosols Based on PARASOL and OMI Satellite Observations

Abstract: Accurate portrayal of the aerosol characteristics is crucial to determine aerosol contribution to the Earth's radiation budget. We employ novel satellite retrievals to make a new measurement-based estimate of the shortwave direct radiative effect of aerosols (DREA), both over land and ocean.

AFL live: Bombers return to face Hawks after Port shocks Swans

By Elisabeth Moss. Rare and endangered animals are given new lives by a team of Queensland Museum taxidermists, who share their skills at the World Science Festival. Kevin De Reus has lived in the same 24-kilometre-radius his whole life but it has not stopped him from seeing the world — with the help of a shortwave radio.

Saying goodbye to Radio Australia on shortwave after 37 years

Kevin De Reus has lived in the same 24-kilometre-radius his whole life. Born and raised in Iowa in the US, Kevin now calls his grandfather's farm — just 12 kilometres from where he grew up in central Des Moines — home. He is married, has five children and has worked at the same company for 20 years.

Saying goodbye to Radio Australia after 37 years

Kevin De Reus has lived in the same 24 kilometre radius his whole life. Born and raised in Iowa in the US, Kevin now calls his grandfather's farm — just 12 kilometres from where he grew up in central Des Moines — home. He is married, has five children and has worked at the same company for 20 years.

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Easy like Sunday morning

1. 90 years ago on July 23, 1927, the Bombay Presidency Radio Club started broadcasting over Indian airwaves. This was the start of radio in India. It was later...

South Sudan blocks access to independent websites

The South Sudanese government has blocked access to the websites of Dutch-backed Radio Tamazuj, as well as the popular news blogs Nyamilepedia and Paanluel Wel....

South Sudan blocks access to independent websites

The South Sudanese government has blocked access to the websites of Dutch-backed Radio Tamazuj, as well as the popular news blogs Nyamilepedia and Paanluel Wel....

All India Radio Earns Rs 10 Crore From PM's 'Mann Ki Baat'

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' has generated a revenue of about Rs 10 crore for the All India Radio (AIR) in th...

PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat generates Rs 10 crore revenue for All India Radio in last 2 fiscals

PM Modi’s Mann Ki Baat generates Rs 10 crore revenue for All India Radio in last 2 fiscals Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' h...

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Kazakhstan: Civic And Ethnic Identities Only Two Among Many – OpEd

By Paul Goble Like their Russian counterparts, Kazakh experts have long debated the relative strength of civic and ethnic attachments, Gulmira Ileuova says; but...

For The Chekists, Navalny Is The Yeltsin Of 1987 – OpEd

By Paul Goble Many have forgotten that in May 1987, Boris Yeltsin, then head of the Moscow city committee of the CPSU, received representatives of the chauvinis...

Caucasus Emirate Far From Dead But Focused Now On Syria – OpEd

She details the splits within the organization since the death of Emir Doku Umarov in 2013 and notes the absence of any single agreed-upon leader above the regi...

Can both Presidents leave the country?

By Josef Omorotionmwan. A T the presidential level, what we have today is a big improvement on what we had during the President Musa Yar’ Adua years. During the...

Papa Exhibits at Omba Gallery

By Staff Reporter. WINDHOEK. ‘Humble Tribute to the Ancestors’, is the title of an exhibition of new creative prints by Namibian international artist Papa Ndasu...

Sh10bn KQ plane grounded after JKIA accident

The accident is set to cost the airline’s insurers a tidy amount of money, especially the engine which is one of the most costly individual parts on an aircraft...

Charlie Gard's parents says it's time to let him die

LONDON The parents of Charlie Gard, whose battle to get their critically ill baby experimental treatment stirred international sympathy and controversy, dropped...

Charlie Gard parents drop legal fight, agree to let him die

LONDON — The parents of Charlie Gard, whose battle to get their critically ill baby experimental treatment stirred international sympathy and controversy, dropp...

Running on Empty or is IntelliPharmaCeutics International Inc (IPCI) Refueling?

Shares of IntelliPharmaCeutics International Inc ( IPCI) is moving on volatility today -7.06% or $ -0.19 rom the open. The NASDAQ listed company saw a recent bi...

AIR to revitalise Punjabi service to augment reach in India,

Public service broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) is planning to "revitalise" its Punjabi service to augment its reach to the Punjabi-speaking listeners "on both...

Trump and the Christian Fascists

Donald Trump's ideological vacuum, the more he is isolated and attacked, is being filled by the Christian right. This Christianized fascism, with its network of...

Trump and the Christian Fascists

Donald Trump’s ideological vacuum, the more he is isolated and attacked, is being filled by the Christian right. This Christianized fascism, with its network of...

How Evangelicals Are Influencing President Trump

Trump’s White House Has Evangelicals ‘On Speed Dial,’ Says Activist Who Prayed Over President. Evangelical Christians have unprecedented access to President Do...

Spicer Finally Takes On-Camera Questions — From Christian Broadcasting Network

The White House has not held an on-camera daily press briefing since June 29, and Sarah Sanders, the deputy press secretary, is scheduled to again take question...

After failing on health care, McConnell's rep

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) listens to a question during a press conference following the weekly policy meeting at the U.S. Capitol Dec. 1, 20...

St. Peter's Square fountains being shut off due to drought

VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Vatican says it is shutting off all its fountains, including those in St. Peter's Square, because of Italy's drought. Vatican Radio on M...

Vatican to Shut Off St. Peter's Square Fountains Due to Italy's Drought

Vatican City (AP) -- The Vatican says it is shutting off all its fountains, including those in St. Peter's Square, because of Italy's drought. Vatican Radio on ...

St. Peter's Square fountains being shut off due to drought

VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Vatican says it is shutting off all its fountains, including those in St. Peter's Square, because of Italy's drought. Vatican Radio on M...

St. Peter's Square fountains being shut off due to drought

VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Vatican says it is shutting off all its fountains, including those in St. Peter's Square, because of Italy's drought. Vatican Radio on M...

St. Peter's Square fountains being shut off due to drought

VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Vatican says it is shutting off all its fountains, including those in St. Peter's Square, because of Italy's drought. Vatican Radio on M...

Christian TV to Sean Spicer: People are wondering how to pray for you

Spicer appeared via a video feed standing under the hot morning sun in the White House courtyard, where he fielded friendly questions about health care, the Rus...

Controversial Moroccan Christian Preacher Challenges Salafi Scholar to Debate

Rabat – The controversial Moroccan Christian preacher Brother Rachid has challenged Moroccan Salafi scholar Mohamed El Fizazi to debate Islam and Christianity. ...

This apocalyptic Korean Christian group goes by different names. Critics say it's just a cult.

A visit with Chairman Lee. The members of Shinchonji call him “Chairman Lee,” or just “the chairman.” In church literature, he is also variously identified as “...

Christian Television Network host to bring talents to stage at Dulcet

Derrick Williams, host of the Christian Television Network's The Gospel Voice , brings something new to New Port Richey this month. Beginning July 23, the vocal...

Christian TV In Russia Bribes LGBT To Leave The Country

Christian TV In Russia Offers To Pay LGBT To Leave The Country For Good. Russia’s religious TV channel is offering to send LGBT Russians abroad for good, so th...

Charlize Theron admits to taking drugs in her 20s

Charlize Theron has admitted to taking drugs in her twenties. Although the 41-year-old actress now leads a quiet life with her son Jackson and daughter August, ...

Charlize Theron admits to taking drugs in her 20s

Charlize Theron has admitted to taking drugs in her twenties. Although the 41-year-old actress now leads a quiet life with her son Jackson and daughter August, ...

Charlize Theron admits to taking drugs in her 20s

has admitted to taking drugs in her twenties. Although the 41-year-old actress now leads a quiet life with her son Jackson and daughter August, she revealed tha...

Editorial: Don’t encrypt county radio traffic without proof it is necessary

If law enforcement agencies in Deschutes County are going to encrypt their radio traffic, they need to come up with better examples of why it is necessary. Publ...

Smooth jazz fans get an HD Radio station in DFW that’s easy to listen to

The music has already been changing, with a soft launch that began last Thursday (and, as was the case with the “traditional” version of the Oasis, it’s not all...

Do or die time for digital TV operators

After three years of digital TV operations, a clear-cut picture is emerging of those who will rise and those who will fall by the wayside. Industry experts agre...

BEC World Public : AIS denies channel takeover report

July 23 --Mobile phone operator Advanced Info Service (AIS) has denied a media report that it is preparing to take over a digital TV channel. AIS on Saturday se...

AIS denies channel takeover report

Mobile phone operator Advanced Info Service (AIS) has denied a media report that it is preparing to take over a digital TV channel. AIS on Saturday sent a lette...

Top-tier telly for your living room

A stunning addition to anyone’s living room, the Samsung Q7F QLED TV is a 65-inch TV with excellent 4K ultra HD pictures as well as plenty of fun IPTV and smart...

Global Cloud Computing Services, Platforms, Infrastructure and Everything as a Service (XaaS) Market Outlook 2017-2022: Forecasts by Service, Cloud Type, Industry Vertical, and Carrier Cloud

This research evaluates the global cloud computing marketplace including centralized and distributed services, platforms, and infrastructure. The report also an...

Honolulu Verizon customers have the #1 Rated Network

HONOLULU July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- When Verizon says, "today we're the best we can be and tomorrow we'll be better," it means it. Over the past five years, ...

Global Cloud Computing Services, Platforms, Infrastructure and Everything as a Service (XaaS) Market Outlook 2017-2022: Forecasts by Service, Cloud Type, Industry Vertical, and Carrier Cloud

report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. "Global Cloud Computing Services, Platforms, Infrastructure and Everything as a Service (XaaS): Market ...

Top Story Costs associated with Entune and Toyota’s Connected Services

The embedded navigation system in the 2018 Toyota Camry. Map updates are free during the trial period, and a fee schedule has yet to be determined for updates a...

Top Story Costs associated with Entune and Toyota’s Connected Services

The embedded navigation system in the 2018 Toyota Camry. Map updates are free during the trial period, and a fee schedule has yet to be determined for updates a...

What goes around comes around

In November 2006, in an interview with the US-based National Public Radio, the then Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Moudud Ahmed, speaking about...

Kushner Details Four Meetings With Russian Officials But Says 'I Did Not Collude'

Ahead of a closed-door meeting where Jared Kushner plans to testify before a Senate Intelligence Committee, Kushner also sent an 11-page statement declaring he ...

Richard Dawkins Event Canceled Over Past Comments About Islam

A public radio station in Berkeley, Calif., said it canceled a live discussion and book signing with the evolutionary biologist and noted atheist Richard Dawkin...

As The Climate Changes, Kenyan Herders Find Centuries-Old Way Of Life In Danger

. Out here, in West Pokot County, Kenya , the landscape looks like Mars - red clay, rocks, and in the distance, a mountain so bare, it looks like a giant bould...

Wisconsin has long history of devastating floods

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Though this summer's rains have caused extensive flooding in parts of Wisconsin, flooding has always been a part of life in the state beca...

Thor’s Tessa Thompson on Why Her Action Hero Icon is Terminator’s Sarah Connor

never expected to be at San Diego Comic-Con . The actor, who is known for her roles as a college radio DJ challenging her classmates on issues of race in Dear W...

The Psychedelic Furs are back by popular demand

Updated 10 minutes ago. Their songs were college radio staples in the early '80s — “The Ghost in You,” “Heartbreak Beats,” “All That Money Wants,” “House,” “Lov...

Jeff Moehlis: Break On Through with Robby Krieger from The Doors

There was a guy, Bob Brinkmeyer or something like that, and he ran the radio show out at the college. So we did a lot of shows with him, you know, just on the c...

Chattanooga radio reporter fired, blames lawmakers updated

Jacqui Helbert claims she was holding this mic and wearing these headphones when she went with students to meet lawmakers. (Image: WTVC) CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A...

Chattanooga radio reporter fired, blames lawmakers updated

Jacqui Helbert claims she was holding this mic and wearing these headphones when she went with students to meet lawmakers. (Image: WTVC) CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A...

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is 71 Comments 14 Jul 21:50

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is. Open up! It's the FCC! The words ...

Heritage railway stations tuning into the 1960s

A HERITAGE railway will be hosting a special tribute to pirate radio during its festival celebrating the 1960s. An exhibition dedicated to the history of offsho...

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is 14 Jul 21:50

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is. Open up! It's the FCC! The words ...

Kanu Or Saraki: Who Is A Greater Threat To Nigeria?

Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), who the government of President Buhari inadvertently made popular after it sent him into detention. Before then he was a lit...

Tomatoes and Watermelons

From Naewna, May 27, 2017 Title: Fate of Thailand…!! Man on left: Turbulent city bombing. Koo Tee. [Early suspicion about the bombing at the military-run hospit...