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BBC not very convincing about station

Even though the government has insisted it was the BBC's own decision to not renew the 20-year lease of a major shortwave broadcast station for Asia in Nakhon Sawan, many see it as the latest jab that the junta has carefully landed on the face of the British broadcaster.

When shortwave radio was my best friend

After 20 years the BBC is ending its foreign-language shortwave transmissions from Nakhon Sawan after failing to renegotiate its agreement with the Thai authorities. The transmissions were directed mainly at places like Afghanistan and Pakistan where radios are sometimes still the only source of news.

Bishops ask Radio Vatican to restore services to Africa

By AFP yesterday in World African bishops have asked Radio Vatican, the official radio of the pope, to restore shortwave transmissions to the continent, the Catholic agency Fides reported on Friday. Catholics are estimated to number more than 150 million in Africa, the poorest of all continents,....

Bishops ask Radio Vatican to restore services to Africa

By AFP 22 hours ago in World African bishops have asked Radio Vatican, the official radio of the pope, to restore shortwave transmissions to the continent, the Catholic agency Fides reported on Friday. Catholics are estimated to number more than 150 million in Africa, the poorest of all continents,....

Bishops ask Radio Vatican to restore services to Africa

Vatican City, Holy See | AFP | African bishops have asked Radio Vatican, the official radio of the pope, to restore shortwave transmissions to the continent, the Catholic agency Fides reported on Friday. Catholics are estimated to number more than 150 million in Africa, the poorest of all....

Bishops ask Radio Vatican to restore services to Africa

The Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar, pictured in 2015, wrote a letter expressing concern about ending the services of shortwave radio in Africa, saying it affords millions the opportunity to hear (the) Holy Father © OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP/File.

New book on America's secret Berlin army

He said: 'The wartime mission was 1) cause havoc behind the enemy’s lines through the sabotage of critical infrastructure and 2) report enemy movements by HF Radio, so that the US Air Force could hit them as they moved forward and to let the US Commander know what was unfolding at his front.

New book on America's secret Berlin army

He said: 'The wartime mission was 1) cause havoc behind the enemy’s lines through the sabotage of critical infrastructure and 2) report enemy movements by HF Radio, so that the US Air Force could hit them as they moved forward and to let the US Commander know what was unfolding at his front.

BBC decides not to extend lease contract for radio broadcasting station: Govt spokesman

BANGKOK, 9 March 2016 (NNT) – The BBC World Service has decided to discontinue its shortwave radio broadcast programs based in Thailand, said government spokesman Lt Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd. He said BBC has decided to discontinue its BBC World Service radio broadcasts in Asia from a broadcasting....

Ministry: BBC chose to pull out of relay service talks

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BBC Shortwave Towers Shut Down in Thailand

BANGKOK — Britain’s BBC announced Wednesday it is ending its shortwave transmissions from Thailand after 20 years of operation because it failed to reach agreement with Thailand’s military government on a renewal of its operating permit. The British Broadcasting Corp. said in a statement that the transmitters have been off the air since Jan.

Transmitters shut down, BBC ends relays from Thailand

Britain's BBC has announced it is ending its shortwave transmissions from Thailand after 20 years of operation because it failed to reach agreement with Thailand's military government on a renewal of its operating permit. The British Broadcasting Corp said in a statement late Wednesday that the....

BBC ending shortwave transmissions from Thailand

"Despite extensive negotiations, we have been unable to reach an agreement to re-commence transmissions. Given the financial constraints faced by the whole of the BBC, we have reluctantly decided to shut the site," it said. East Asia was the primary area served by the transmitters in Nakhon Sawan in central Thailand.

BBC ending shortwave transmissions from Thailand

"Despite extensive negotiations, we have been unable to reach an agreement to re-commence transmissions. Given the financial constraints faced by the whole of the BBC, we have reluctantly decided to shut the site," it said. East Asia was the primary area served by the transmitters in Nakhon Sawan in central Thailand.

BBC ending shortwave transmissions from Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — Britain's BBC announced Wednesday it is ending its shortwave transmissions from Thailand after 20 years of operation because it failed to reach agreement with Thailand's military government on a renewal of its operating permit. The British Broadcasting Corp. said in a statement that the transmitters have been off the air since Jan.

BBC ending shortwave transmissions from Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — Britain’s BBC announced Wednesday it is ending its shortwave transmissions from Thailand after 20 years of operation because it failed to reach agreement with Thailand’s military government on a renewal of its operating permit. The British Broadcasting Corp. said in a statement that the transmitters have been off the air since Jan.

BBC ending shortwave transmissions from Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — Britain's BBC announced Wednesday it is ending its shortwave transmissions from Thailand after 20 years of operation because it failed to reach agreement with Thailand's military government on a renewal of its operating permit. The British Broadcasting Corp. said in a statement that the transmitters have been off the air since Jan.

BBC ending shortwave transmissions from Thailand

The British Broadcasting Corp. said in a statement that the transmitters have been off the air since Jan. 1 after the previous agreement expired. "Despite extensive negotiations, we have been unable to reach an agreement to re-commence transmissions. Given the financial constraints faced by the....

BBC ending shortwave transmissions from Thailand

BANGKOK — Britain’s BBC announced Wednesday it is ending its shortwave transmissions from Thailand after 20 years of operation because it failed to reach agreement with Thailand’s military government on a renewal of its operating permit. The British Broadcasting Corp. said in a statement that the transmitters have been off the air since Jan.

BBC ending shortwave transmissions from Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — Britain’s BBC has announced it is ending its shortwave transmissions from Thailand after 20 years of operation because it failed to reach agreement with Thailand’s military government on a renewal of its operating permit. The BBC said in a statement Wednesday that the transmitters have been off the air since Jan.

BBC ending shortwave transmissions from Thailand

Britain's BBC has announced it is ending its shortwave transmissions from Thailand after 20 years of operation because it failed to reach agreement with Thailand's military government on a renewal of its operating permit. The BBC said in a statement Wednesday that the transmitters have been off the air since Jan.

BBC ending shortwave transmissions from Thailand

BANGKOK Britain’s BBC has announced it is ending its shortwave transmissions from Thailand after 20 years of operation because it failed to reach agreement with Thailand’s military government on a renewal of its operating permit. The BBC said in a statement Wednesday that the transmitters have been off the air since Jan.

BBC ending shortwave transmissions from Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — Britain’s BBC has announced it is ending its shortwave transmissions from Thailand after 20 years of operation because it failed to reach agreement with Thailand’s military government on a renewal of its operating permit. The BBC said in a statement Wednesday that the transmitters have been off the air since Jan.

BBC's Thai transmission towers fall silent as junta talks falter

Sources with knowledge of the negotiations said the BBC's Thai-language output was an obstacle in discussions about renewing the 20-year lease on the complex, one of the network's main shortwave broadcast stations for Asia. The suspension comes as the World Service rolls out its largest foreign-language expansion for decades.

BBC's Thai transmission towers fall silent as junta talks falter

Sources with knowledge of the negotiations said the BBC's Thai-language output impeded discussions about renewing the 20-year lease on the complex, the network's main shortwave broadcast station for Asia. Bangkok, Thailand | AFP |.The BBC World Service has stopped broadcasting from one of its major....

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