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Friday, Sep 25th

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Warm, dry, calm conditions take the cake with storms on the horizon

CALGARY -- Storm potential again stays well to the north of us along a shortwave trough while closer to Calgary we’re set up in a brief stint of zonal flow aloft. Westerly wind is going to prevail and with the heat we’ll experience today, we’re going to have plenty of storm energy! However, it won’t....

VOA is not all propaganda

Before television came to Guyana, radio was popular. There was hardly a home without a radio. In my home there was a radiogram – consisting of a radio and a gramophone or record -player. The radio unit on my radiogram had shortwave, medium and long wave bands.

Radio Days

The small wooden table sat on one corner of the drawing room. On it was an imposing box the size of a small suitcase. Beige cloth of rough texture covered the top half of its front. Beneath the cloth was the important area: two dials on each side separated by a glass panel with numbers written along its length.

Myanmar’s stillborn radio industry

Myanmar’s FM stations provide little independent news to their audiences and this seems unlikely to change until the government finally begins implementing the 2015 Broadcasting Law. By HEIN THAR | FRONTIER. In February 2018, residents of a rural township northwest of Yangon made media history.

Dennis Mattinson’s Weather for Tuesday

AREA FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes TUE JUL 14 2020. WEATHER DISCUSSION: Big subtropical high which has pushed temps up the scale gets nudged SE today, by low pressure over Alberta and Saskatchewan. This will drop a few shortwave impulses as far south as NORCAL and should help take the edge off of our heat, but still hot.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

An approaching shortwave will bring us the chance for some t-storms early Saturday and staying scattered likely throughout the morning.

Dennis Mattinson’s Wednesday Weather Report

AREA FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes. WED JUL 08 2020. Due to an ongoing shortwave pattern to our north, today will be the coolest of the week, if you want to call 98° in Bishop cool! Thursday through the weekend the heat is on, as current ridging over the region begins to intensify over the NM / AZ State Line.

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. to 8 p.m. The first short wave moved into the area around 4 a.m. but Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky are still experiencing its....

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, the radio club has contacts come in from all over the United States. “We’re contacting a lot of other Ham operators in south Texas right now....

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 responsible should get flattened a bit by a shortwave passing to our north, but remain in control through Saturday.

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 American-sponsored shortwave radio stations that were among the few sources of uncensored news behind the Iron Curtain: Voice of America ( VOA ), Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty ( RFE RL ).

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 radio. “What a joke, he is a disgrace,” This was as one of the kinder comments from “white” Twitter. Another: “How bad must the rest be if this is considered the best they had.

StormTeam 3: Scattered storms expected for ~parts~ of the area today

After strong and severe storms rolled across the area yesterday afternoon, some of us still stand to see more, albeit weaker, thunderstorms Monday. A very subtle shortwave will work across parts of Iowa during the middle of the day Monday, and storms are expected to continue to fire off ahead of and near this disturbance.

First Alert Forecast: (6/21 PM)

The focal point of tonight’s forecast is going to be the showers and storms that’ll develop later tonight. A shortwave will move through southwest Kansas and northwestern Oklahoma, enhancing any severe storms that develop. The hardest hit areas are looking to be those in northern Oklahoma from Woodward, to Enid, Clinton & OKC.

Regional Project Manager

Okapi Consulting is recruiting a: Project Manager for the Radio Ndarason Network. Okapi Consulting gets people talking to each other in conflict zones and fragile states. We are a leader in innovative media and research projects across Africa, especially in tough places inside conflict zones,....

Remote Sensing, Vol. 12, Pages 1950: Uncertainty in Satellite-Derived Surface Irradiances and Challenges in Producing Surface Radiation Budget Climate Data Record

The Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System (CERES) Energy Balanced and Filled (EBAF) Edition 4.1 data product provides global surface irradiances. Uncertainties in the global and regional monthly and annual mean all-sky net shortwave, longwave, and shortwave plus longwave (total) irradiances are estimated using ground-based observations.

Rainbow Radio League not associated with LBGT – Donald DeRiggs

A local amateur radio club has changed its name from the ‘Rainbow Radio League’ so as not to be associated with the LBGT lifestyle. Donald DeRiggs, director of the group said in a release that on the occasion of the organization’s 25th anniversary, a decision was taken to change the name from the....

Software Defined Radio Site Closes

writes: The site known in amateur radio for access to a plethora of SDR (Software Defined Radio) sites sdr.hu has now closed down. The SDR sites that exists all over the world are for listening in to primarily shortwave radio. From the site: I'd like to say a big thanks to everyone who joined my....

Cuban Authorities Announce Post-COVID-19 Recovery Process

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz and Minister of Economy Alejandro Gil appeared on the Mesa Redonda prime time radio and TV program Thursday evening. On the two-hour program, the island's top authorities announced the post-COVID-19 recovery process. Havana, Cuba.

Tracing The Origins Of The Coronavirus | Short Wave | NPR

week-at-a-glance (June 8 – June 12) view of our new television schedules to meet the needs of students at home. that align with the programming for Tuesday, June 9th. #LearnAtHome Tracing The Origins Of The Coronavirus | Short Wave | NPR.

How the Airwaves Were a Catalyst to Rwanda’s Genocide

In July 1993, Radio Television Libre des Mille Collines (RTLM) was created. There was Radio Rwanda, the national radio station which was controlled by the government, and a few other radio stations that could be heard by short wave. There were some radical journalists at Radio Rwanda, but there was still a degree of moderation.

'Music to kill to': Rwandan genocide survivors remember RTLM

Songs of hate. In July 1993, RTLM was created. It was a turning point. We had very few radio stations before then. There was Radio Rwanda, the national radio station which was controlled by the government, and a few other radio stations that could be heard by short wave.

Nashville weather: It's about to get summertime hot

Following a "hot, humid and yucky" day, Wednesday may see some thunderstorms overnight, the National Weather Service says. Although the chance is minimal, only at 20%, the possibility of storms will linger through Friday, the forecast shows. This is thanks to a weak shortwave that is predicted to move in overnight Tuesday.

Zap! Killing the Coronavirus With UV Light Shows Promise

We’ve known for a century that UVC light, a highly energetic shortwave form of UV light, is capable of destroying viruses on a cellular level — and scientists are hopeful the same technology could be used against the coronavirus that causes COVID. China has been leading the charge, using UVC light....

Showers return after a dry weekend

Sunny Sunday... What a nice day! Most of us got to the low to mid 70s across the board. We had a breeze out of the south from 5-10 mph with plenty of sunshine. Areas across SE MN saw some more clouds as an approaching shortwave moved in. We can expect a pleasant evening with a low of 59 overnight and increasing clouds for everyone.

New Study Finds Cars Parked in The Sun Can Effectively Kill Coronavirus With Heat

A recent study by the University of Georgia has found out that a car’s greenhouse effect, resulting from the sun’s shortwave radiation sneaking past the automotive glass, could kill the Coronavirus. The study found out that even on days when the outside temperature was close to 21 degree Celsius,....

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Radiance enhancement and shortwave upwelling radiative flux methods for efficient detection of cloud scenes

Abstract: The description, imagery and interpretation of cloud scenes by remote sensing datasets from Earth-orbiting satellites have become a great debate for s...

TuneIn Blocking Debacle: Bombing Internet Radio Back to the Stone Age

When it comes to copyright infringement matters, especially when that involves commercial players doing battle to prevent the wholesale spread of content, my ba...

Still no sign of missing pair six months after they were last seen

Police have renewed calls to locate two people missing in the Victorian Alps six months after their disappearance. Russell Hill was last heard on HF radio in th...

Increased extreme precipitation challenges nitrogen load management to the Gulf of Mexico

By setting up model experiments with and without climate variability, we distinguished and quantified how climate regulates N loads in this region. We found tha...

Small-scale volcanic aerosols variability, processes and direct radiative impact at Mount Etna during the EPL-RADIO campaigns

The aerosol properties of Mount Etna’s passive degassing plume and its short-term processes and radiative impact were studied in detail during the EPL-RADIO cam...

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Lawmakers Criticize Changes at US International Broadcasting Networks

U.S. Agency for Global Media CEO Michael Pack is the first presidential appointee to serve in a new position created by Congress to modernize U.S.-funded broadc...

Neither Russians Nor Belarusians Favor Belarus Becoming Part Of The Russian Federation – OpEd

According to a new Superjob.ru poll, 39 percent of Russians say they’d vote for amalgamation if a referendum were held, but 24 percent say they’d vote against a...

Ex-Radio Free Europe official: Trump-appointed agency chief brought 'chaos and uncertainty'

Jamie Fly, former president and CEO of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, will sharply criticize Michael Pack, the new CEO of the U.S. Agency for Global Media, fo...

Australia: I thought you said you were single?: analysing the new model defamation provisions publication rule

After almost a decade of deliberation, the Model Defamation Amendment Bill 2020 was passed in the New South Wales Parliament last month. The reforms import a ra...

U.S slaps sanctions on Iran judge over wrestler’s execution

WASHINGTON : The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on an Iranian judge who sentenced a wrestler to death over his role in protests — an execution that...

Kosovo war crimes court arrests first suspect

THE HAGUE : Prosecutors for a Hague-based international tribunal investigating war crimes committed during Kosovo’s 1990s independence war have arrested their f...

International Space Station EMERGENCY: NASA scrambles to shelter astronauts

Crew members on the orbiting space laboratory have just survived space junk passing perilously close to their home. The astronauts were told to shelter in the S...

Kazakhstan abolishes death penalty

Kazakhstan has joined the international document to abolish the death penalty, Trend reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Kazakhs...

Is it possible to have a security guard next to every virus?

The great international human experiment in Budapest, which was played as the Super Cup (Bayern-Sevilla 2-1), is over, but it will not be said with what result....

I Remember EB

“This is Radio St. Vincent and the Grenadines, broadcasting on 705 kilohertz on the medium wave broadcast band. We’d like to apologise for the break in transmis...

Granger turns down request from USA

The request was made through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which, in turn, channelled the request to the Ministry of Public Telecommunications. In the memo, ...

Guyana rejects request from US to relay VOA to Venezuela

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Guyana Government says it has turned down a request from the United States to relay the Voice of America (VOA) programmes to Vene...

Guyana says no to VOA relay to Venezuela

…Gov’t turns down US request to use its frequency to broadcast in Venezuela. THE Government of Guyana has turned down a request by the United States Government ...

Franklin Graham says US Democrats will 'close the Church down', insists 'the storm is coming'

Prominent US evangelist Rev Franklin Graham has said the Democratic party is "opposed to faith" and warned that any shift towards left-wing policy could see "th...

Nigeria: Operation Blessing Donates Hand Washing Station to Nigerian Red Cross

Operation Blessing, a humanitarian arm of the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), popularly known as 700 Club, has donated a hand washing station to the Lagos...

PERSPECTIVE: Trump's Christian soldiers

A conservative northern Virginia pastor was holding court with his flock in the narthex of the church. This was in pre-pandemic times, before masks, social dist...

Caucuses Omit ‘Under God’ From Pledge of Allegiance During DNC

People reciting the during caucus meetings at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) left out the words “under God.” during the meeting by Christian Broadcast...

Caucuses Omit ‘Under God’ From Pledge Of Allegiance During DNC

People reciting the during caucus meetings at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) this week left out the words “under God.” during the meeting by Christian...

Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 launching nationwide music streaming platform and more business news

Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 launching nationwide music streaming platform. Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 is launching a nationwide posit...

Cherie Brennan Releases "Safe In God's Care" to Radio

GOODLETTSVILLE, TENNESSEE, UNITED STATES, August 25, 2020 / / -- MC1 Recording artist Cherie Brennan released “You Be The Light” to Christian Radio earlier this...

Christian Rock Group FALCONE RISING Releases “Brother” Single and Music Video

NASHVILLE, TN, USA, August 21, 2020 / EINPresswire.com / -- Creative Soul Records' group FALCONE RISING is impacting Christian radio stations nationwide this we...

Jim Daly: These 11 lessons among the blessings I've received while hosting radio show

Given my broken and dysfunctional childhood – my father abandoned us when I was 5 and my mother died of cancer when I was 9 – hosting a nationally syndicated Ch...

Missouri Secretary of State Ashcroft defends school comments

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says comments he made that fathers would risk dying to send their children back to school ar...

Kim Cattrall does not disappoint in ‘Filthy Rich’

When I heard that Kim Cattrall would be starring in a network nighttime soap as the matriarch of a wealthy televangelist family, I smiled. So the most uncomprom...

‘Filthy Rich’ star Steve Harris breaks down new Fox series

Veteran actor Steve Harris, who played lawyer Eugene Young in “The Practice,” returns to the legal game in “Filthy Rich,” the new Fox drama airing Mondays at 9 ...

New Media Partnership Launched, Dedicated To Truth In Reporting

"In our commitment to deliver honest journalism, we are delighted to join forces with Real America's Voice to expand the reach of our online, podcast, and new T...

What’s on TV This Week: ‘A Cry in the Dark’ and ‘The Masked Singer’

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TV Talk: Soaps ‘Ratched’ and ‘Filthy Rich’ bubble up

7 minutes ago. Actress Sarah Paulson starred in writer/producer Ryan Murphy’s “The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” and multiple seasons of “Ameri...

Xperi : and FM-world Partner to Expand Coverage of DTS Connected Radio Services in Italy and Beyond

The integration of FM-world content into the Xperi platform feeds live data and streams to the DTS Connected Radio system for Italian broadcasters and all FM-wo...

Time for full digitisation of radio

WE at the Jamaica Observer have a stake in the transformation of Jamaica into a digital society. It would give us a tremendous opportunity to continue to better...

EU issues digital radio

LONDON, UK — The European Electronic Communications Code (EECC), which entered into force on 20 December 2018, must be transposed into national legislation by E...

‘Stuttering John,’ of Howard Stern fame, sues Sirius XM

NEW YORK John Melendez, who became known as Stuttering John as a longtime sidekick to radio and television host Howard Stern, has sued Sirius XM Holdings Inc fo...

RS Charts: Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s ‘WAP’ Continues Reign at Number One

The Rolling Stone Top 100 chart tracks the most popular songs of the week in the United States. Songs are ranked by song units, a number that combines audio str...

Kapuso journalists join Deped’s Teacher-Broadcaster Training Program

GMA broadcast journalists Jessica Soho, Arnold Clavio, Kara David, Sandra Aguinaldo, and Atom Araullo are taking part in the Department of Education (DepEd)’s T...

Unique SberBox smart streamer for any TV with HDMI ports: video, music, games, and even hairdresser appointments

Sber has unveiled an innovative device, a multimedia set-top box / media player called the SberBox, which comes with a family of Salute virtual assistants and v...

Comcast and REVOLT Sign Agreement to Expand the Network’s Availability to Millions More Viewers in Over 30 Markets

On September 29, REVOLT will be added in HD to the Xfinity Digital Starter package in Philadelphia, Northern New Jersey, Orlando, West Palm Beach, Ft. Myers, Ja...

Comcast and REVOLT Sign Agreement to Expand the Network s Availability to Millions More Viewers in Over 30 Markets

On September 29, REVOLT will be added in HD to the Xfinity Digital Starter package in Philadelphia, Northern New Jersey, Orlando, West Palm Beach, Ft. Myers, Ja...

Comcast : and REVOLT Sign Agreement to Expand the Network's Availability to Millions More Viewers in Over 30 Markets

Comcast and REVOLT, the unapologetically Hip Hop content platform from Sean “Diddy” Combs dedicated to the creators of this generation, have reached an agreemen...

10 years after introducing data, Globe Telecom embarks on ambitious network upgrade anew

MANILA, Philippines Sept. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Globe Telecom (Globe) announces its largest network upgrade to date, 10 years after it introduced data with i...

Self-Organizing Network (SON) Market Share, Growth Forecast- Global Industry Outlook 2026 By Cisco Systems, Inc., AMDOCS, elefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson

A comprehensive Self-Organizing Network (SON) report provides with CAGR value fluctuation during the forecast period of 2020-2027 for the market. A market resea...

MCMC: Telcos to optimise existing spectrum for 4G, 700MHz to be released later based on need

The initial target of rolling out 5G in Q3 2020 has taken a back seat as the government is now prioritising improvements of existing 4G networks. — SoyaCincau p...

Telit and OpticalLock help businesses use cellular IoT to prevent cargo theft, counterfeiting and enable rapid asset recovery

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that OpticalLock is using the Telit xE910 family of modules to help railroads, shipping...

Largest network upgrade ng Globe tatapusin sa 2021

Magsasagawa ng upgrade ang Globe Telecom at ito ang maituturing na largest network upgrade sa kasaysayan ng network company. Ang hakbang ay pagtugon ng Globe sa...

Los Angeles District Attorney Won’t Prosecute Reporter Arrested While Covering Shooting of Deputies

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office will not pursue charges against a reporter who was accused of interfering with an arrest and thrown to the gro...

Pence, Ivanka visit salon damaged by Minneapolis unrest

Vice President Mike Pence waves to an audience as he arrives at a "Cops for Trump" listening session inside of the Intercontinental Hotel at Minneapolis- St. Pa...

Pence, Ivanka visit salon damaged by Minneapolis unrest

Vice President Mike Pence waves to an audience as he arrives at a "Cops for Trump" listening session inside of the Intercontinental Hotel at Minneapolis- St. Pa...

Pence, Ivanka visit salon damaged by Minneapolis unrest

Vice President Mike Pence waves to an audience as he arrives at a "Cops for Trump" listening session inside of the Intercontinental Hotel at Minneapolis- St. Pa...

Pence, Ivanka visit salon damaged by Minneapolis unrest

Vice President Mike Pence waves to an audience as he arrives at a "Cops for Trump" listening session inside of the Intercontinental Hotel at Minneapolis- St. Pa...

Student journalist is REMOVED from college radio station after Jacob Blake tweet

Student journalist is REMOVED from role at college radio station after tweeting a link to details about sexual assault allegations against Jacob Blake Rae'Lee K...

Student journalist is REMOVED from college radio station after Jacob Blake tweet

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Chingo Bling and Paul Wall get 'Screwed Up' on new single

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Arts & Entertainment

Fayez Sarofim’s name will adorn the next building at Rice University, a $25 million home for the Visual and Dramatic Arts Department that further defines an art...

100 greatest Rock and Roll Hall of Fame songs of the 1980s

It’s the decade when the biggest pop stars of all time reached their peaks. It’s when the post-disco era of dance music took shape. It’s when alternative rock h...

DJ MistaJam leaving BBC radio after 15 years

Real name Peter Dalton, MistaJam was born in Nottingham and began DJing at local events as a teenager before taking on a role at a local pirate radio station. ...

Billboard goes up showing Bristol's first Black female DJs

A new billboard has gone up in St Werburghs in celebration of one of the first Black female DJs in Bristol who 'changed the Bristol music scene'. The DJ and art...

Patrick Freyne: 'For personal writing, people need to feel they're in safe hands

PATRICK FREYNE IS best known as a journalist, but scratch the surface of his life and you’ll find lots of unexpected stories lurking. Think camping on wasteland...

What Have We Become?

My friend and mentor the much-missed Gordon Wilson used to run Radio Free Scotland, a pirate radio station supporting Independence. It was entirely illegal broa...

It happened today – this day in history – August 15

1968: Pirate Radio Free London begins transmitting. 1969: The three-day Woodstock Festival began on Max Yasgur’s 600 acre farm in Bethel outside New York. Atten...