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LI ham radio operators ready to 'get the message out' during Hurricane Florence

With Hurricane Florence poised to batter the Carolinas, a group of Long Islanders, armed only with centuries-old technology, stands ready to assist if the power goes down and lines of communication are inaccessible for days. Amateur radio operators, loosely connected through more than three dozen....

Radio hams on the buses at Canvey Transport Museum

OVER AND OUT: Radio operator Dorothy Stanley from Basildon, plus Tiger. A group of radio enthusiasts from the South Essex Amateur Radio Club set up a temporary amateur radio station last week at the Canvey Transport Museum, on Point Road, Canvey Island.

Outdated concepts for Google's 'Shortwave' podcast app leak

A few weeks ago, Google confirmed its Area 120 startup incubator is working on a podcast app called Shortwave. It told The Verge at the time that it "helps users discover and consume spoken-word audio in new ways" but didn't get specific about how. Now 9to5Google has posted some related "design....

Slight warm up with a side of smoke

Advertisement haze Temperatures running a few to several degrees cooler in delta influenced areas this morning thanks to a slightly stronger delta breeze. Elsewhere, temperatures are running similar to 24 hours ago. As far as high temperatures today, a weak shortwave trough moving through the....

Time May Be Running Out for Millions of Clocks

WHITE HOUSE — President Donald Trump’s administration wants to shut down U.S. government radio stations that announce official time, a service in operation since World War II. WWV and WWVB in the state of Colorado and WWVH on the island of Kauai in the mid-Pacific state of Hawaii, send out signals....

Warming trend through the weekend

August 31, 2018 – Dry with warming temperatures into the weekend, then gradual cooling next week. Areas of and from wildfires will continue. Discussion. Advertisement haze Upper troughing moving through Interior NorCal this morning. Satellite imagery showing some high clouds associated with the short wave.

British man tunes in to North Korean broadcast

A radio enthusiast who tuned in to a North Korean broadcast was sent a propaganda package of books and newspapers from Pyongyang to his house. Jordan Heyburn used his shortwave radio to listen to a program transmitted by the secretive state. After picking up the state-run broadcast he decided to....

British man tunes in to North Korean broadcast

A radio enthusiast who tuned in to a North Korean broadcast was sent a propaganda package of books and newspapers from Pyongyang to his house. Jordan Heyburn used his shortwave radio to listen to a program transmitted by the secretive state. After picking up the state-run broadcast he decided to....

British man tunes in to North Korean broadcast and gets propaganda package in post

A radio enthusiast who tuned in to a North Korean broadcast was sent a propaganda package of books and newspapers from Pyongyang to his house. Jordan Heyburn used his shortwave radio to listen to a program transmitted by the secretive state. After picking up the state-run broadcast he decided to....

Chance For Showers, Storms Across Northeast Oklahoma

A fast-zonal flow will remain across the central plains for the next few days after a short wave moves into the upper Midwest to Great Lakes region this morning. A surface cold front is moving southward and will move across northeastern Oklahoma before stalling later today across the southern sections.

Announcement: Radio Dabanga on The Listening Post

Al Jazeera interviews Kamal Elsadig. The Listening Post , Saturday 1 September: Editor-in-chief, Kamal Elsadig, gives us an insight into the current situation in Sudan, how mainstream media report on the country, and why 3.3 million listeners rely on Radio Dabanga for independent, uncensored, impartial news broadcasts every day.

Bratislava hosts conference on shortwave radio broadcast

28. 08. 2018 12:05. An international conference on shortwave broadcasting HFCC is being held in Bratislava until Friday. Its main goal is to coordinate the shortwave frequencies schedule for the next season. One of the participants is Radio Slovakia International, which turned 25 in 2018.

Amateur radio operators key in disaster response

LIHUE The Kauai Amateur Radio club is sponsoring a presentation on the response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico when the hurricane decimated the communications infrastructure of the island and how the amateur radio operators responded to the event. The presentation will be held at the Nawiliwili....

Google is apparently developing another podcast app called Shortwave

The filing describes the app as a “software that allows users to search, access, and play digital audio files, and to share links to audio files.” However, the kind of audio being searched and accessed here has not been explicitly specified anywhere in the trademark filing.

Google developing experimental podcast app called Shortwave The Verge

© Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge. An experimental unit within Google has been quietly developing a new app for discovering and playing podcasts. Called Shortwave, the new app was revealed by a trademark filing embedded below, which describes it as “allow[ing] users to search, access, and....

Seasonal temperatures today, then warming up again

August 16, 2018 – Near normal temperatures today, warming to above normal Friday into Saturday, followed by minor cooling Sunday into early next week. Dry weather expected with continued impacts from wildfires. Discussion. Short wave trough off the NW CA coast will slowly lift into OR over the next....

Screens are killing our eyeballs, and now we know how Popular Science 13 mins ago

published in the journal Scientific Reports, recent paper researchers at the University of Toledo have begun to parse the process by which close or prolonged exposure to the 445 nanometer shortwave called "blue light" can trigger damage irreversible damage in eye cells. The results could have profound consequences for consumer technology.

The Dabanga Hall of Fame

For over a month, Radio Dabanga asked for your support to sponsor a day of its life-saving radio. Have a look at the photoslides below and see who became our biggest supporters, as they have donated the most! On 31 May, Radio Dabanga and friends started a crowdfunding campaign to keep the station on air.

Radio and TV Marti’s New Attempt to Penetrate Cuba

Tomas Regalado, the director of Radio and TV Marti. File photo: miamiherald.com. HAVANA TIMES – The Cuban government warned on Thursday against Radio and TV Marti’s new attempt to begin broadcasting its programming on the island starting on August 13, the birthdate of the late Fidel Castro, according to the official Cubadebate website.

MIL-Evening Report: ABC’s shortwave cutback ‘weakens thin link’ for Pacific, says PMC

By Leilani Sitagata of Pacific Media Watch. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s cutback in services to the Asia-Pacific region has “weakened the thin link” that many parts of the region have with the “outside world”, says the Pacific Media Centre.

Solar flares disrupted radio communications during September 2017 Atlantic hurricanes

An unlucky coincidence of space and Earth weather in early September 2017 caused radio blackouts for hours during critical hurricane emergency response efforts, according to a new study in Space Weather, a journal of the American Geophysical Union. The new research, which details how the events on....

Smoky, breezy and a Red Flag Warning

August 3, 2018 – Cooling trend into Sunday then warming well above normal next week, with widespread triple digit highs in the Valley by mid week. Widespread from wildfires will continue. from 11 AM this morning to 11 PM PDT Saturday. Discussion. ridging over the region has flattened with a shortwave passing through the Pacific Northwest.

Listen to Bougainville may be about to get shortwave radio back

Transcript. JOE LERA: At the moment on Bougainville only the three urban centres receive the FM and the majority in the rural areas have no access to the radio so they have been missing out on lots of information and issues that affect their lives, but before the crisis [the civil war] we had shortwave transmitters.

Playlist Dateline Pacific morning edition for 2 August 2018

The Solomon Islands parliament has passed the country's first anti-corruption legislation but there are fears it may be too weak, There are plans in Papua New Guinea to restore short wave radio services in Bougainville, Fiji's National Federation Party says it'll cut government ministers' salaries....

Bougainville: Shortwave or FM radio?

Papua New Guinea is pledging to help Bougainville strengthen its local radio services ahead of next year's historic referendum on independence. But Bougainvilleans and government leaders appear to be torn between a return to shortwave or investing in greater FM coverage.

Solar flares disrupted radio communications during September 2017 Atlantic hurricanes

An unlucky coincidence of space and Earth weather in early September 2017 caused radio blackouts for hours during critical hurricane emergency response efforts, according to a new study in Space Weather, a journal of the American Geophysical Union. The new research, which details how the events on....

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Which Climates Are Best for Passive Cooling Technologies?

A group of University of California­, San Diego researchers set out to gain a better understanding of the thermal balance of power plants and surfaces, like hel...

Which climates are best for passive cooling technologies?

Credit: Carlos Coimbra. WASHINGTON, D.C., June 25, 2019 -- A group of University of California, San Diego researchers set out to gain a better understanding of ...

Certain climates are better suited for passive cooling technologies

have investigated the role that cloud cover and relative humidity play when surfaces such as solar panels are exposed to shortwave and longwave radiation. To id...

Summer Heat & Storms to End the Weekend

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - We’ll wake up rain-free on Sunday morning, but a bit of shortwave energy could bring us a few scattered afternoon/evening thunderstorm...

Breezy northerly winds and increasing fire weather concerns next week

June 14, 2019 – Cooling trend into Saturday, but more hot weather returns early next week. Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms will be possible over hi...

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Spectators from 140 countries to watch sports battles

Spectators from more than 140 countries will watch sports battles of the Second European Games. The broadcast of the competitions will be provided by the Intern...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

Sponsored Video: Opportunities for third US gateway expanding, Gulf Winds reports

Sponsored: Patrick Maher, executive vice president of trucking and logistics company Gulf Winds International, was interviewed at the 2019 JOC Gulf Shipping Con...

Myanmar puts down ICC's demand for full investigation on Rohingyas

Yangoon: Myanmar's military on Thursday rejected an International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor's call for a full investigation into alleged crimes against Ro...

One DUI Arrest Made at Sobriety Checkpoint in Millcreek Township

One DUI arrest was made during a DUI sobriety checkpoint Friday in Millcreek Township, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office. The checkpoint ...

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US gets no commitment from NATO for help on Iran threat

BRUSSELS (AP) " NATO allies gave the U.S. no firm commitments that they will participate in a global effort to secure international waterways against threats fr...