WGXC-90.7 FM

Thursday, January 10, 2013 local almanac

Jan 10, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 43F; low 25F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 39F; low 25F.[/caption]










READ TEMPERATURE IN HUDSON: On thermometer in Studio A.
FAR LEFT:The temperature on the far left is from the Hawthorne Valley Farm Weather Page.
MIDDLE TEMP: Cairo from Weather Underground page.
FAR RIGHT: Catskill from Weather Underground page.

Local weather forecast
Today's forecast is specific to Catskill, in Greene County:

Today: Sunny. High near 46. Partly cloudy overnight. Low around 20.

The outlook for the next three days:

Friday: A slight chance of freezing rain and sleet before noon, turning to rain showers in the early afternoon. Cloudy. High near 38. Rain before 10 p.m., with the addition of sleet around midnight. Continued rain overnight. Mostly cloudy. Low around 34.
Saturday: Partly sunny. High near 50. Partly cloudy overnight. Low around 43.
Sunday: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy. High near 53. Rain overnight. Cloudy. Low around 40.

Sunrise today: 7:23 a.m.
Sunset today: 4:44 p.m.

Length of the day: 9 hrs., 21 min.

Town meetings

Today is the second Thursday of the month.
(WGXC suggests you call ahead to confirm time and location.)

CHATHAM Village meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
COPAKE Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mountainview Road, Copake (329-1234).
GALLATIN Town Board meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 667 Route 7, Ancram (398-7519).
GREENE COUNTY Finance & Audit committee meets at 5 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
KINDERHOOK Planning Board Workshop meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
LIVINGSTON Town board meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 119 County Route 19.
STUYVESANT Town board meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant (758-6248).
TANNERSVILLE Village trustees meet at 7 p.m. in their Village Hall on Route 23A.
WINDHAM Town board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

Midnight to 5:59 a.m.: Free103point9 Transmission Arts overnight

12:02 a.m.: Radio Stew: Ghosts in the Machine First, the news. From Free Speech Radio News: "In Texas, a public school district has been allowed to continue to require students to carry locator chips, according to a ruling by a federal judge Tuesday." And then Layna Berman and Jeffry Fawcett, PhD. discuss electromagnetic field (EMF) exposure to children and adults in the short- and long-term. Then, The Magnetic Fields weigh in about "The Machine in Your Hand." Tune in to ghosts in the machine, sounds in the ether, noises from nanotechnology, and other electronic sounds on this show. An excerpt of Hari Kunzru interviewing Joe Banks, author of the book "Rorschach Audio," talking about the use of radio noise and electromagnetic interference in the installation art and electronic music project Disinformation, for Sky TV show "The Lounge" in 1999 will be played. We'll listen to Alan Lamb's recordings of Australian electrical wires, 147 layers of "Call Me Maybe," and Scanner's recorded-and-remixed radio signals, and hear "Haunted Radio" by Dymaxion, and more.
1 a.m.: A Skewed History of Electronica 1939-2012 Produced and engineered by DJ Bennett (chillroom@killradio.org). Set list: John Cage 100th birthday tribute: from Silence / Imaginary Landscape No. 1 (1939) / Empty Words / The Williams Mix (1953) / The Fontana Mix (1958) / Electronica: Can-"Oh Yeah" (1972) / Cabaret Voltaire-Do The Mussolini (Headkick) (1978) / Throbbing Gristle-United (1978) / Fad Gadget-Back to Nature (1979) / Afrika Bambaataa-Planet Rock (1982) single and Planet Rock (Soul Sonic Force) (dub version) (1986) / Kraftwerk-The Model (1978) / Steve "Silk" Hurley-Jack Your Body (1986) / Phuture-Acid Tracks (1987) / The Tape-Beatles-O For Frog (1990) / Arthur Russell-Being It (1986) / 2Unlimited-No Limit (1993) / Massive Attack-Be Thankful for What You've Got (1991) / Burial-Distant Lights (2006) / Burial-Fostercare (2009) / PSY-Gangnam Style (excerpt) (2012) / The Allophone-Bow (2012) (they're a band from Florence Italy founded in 2010) / Julia Holter-This Is Ekstasis (2012) / The Loulees-Send It Back (2012)
3 a.m.: Bob's Slacktime Funhouse: Slouching Toward Graceland Tribute, of sorts, to Elvis Presley.
4 a.m.: Some Assembly Required: Episode 258 Mash-up show featuring work by The Bran Flakes, Ros Bobos, Coldcut, DJ Earworm, Extrakd & Eddie Def, Flying White Dots, g4gorilla, Junk Culture, Lenlow, North American Boat Show, People Like Us and Matmos, Jeffrey Sconce and Twink.
5 a.m.: Radio Theatre: Doubleshot Two recent episodes of "Radio Theatre." First: "Enthusiasm! The Dombass Symphony" (1930) by Dziga Vertov, a symphony of abstract industrial noise for which a specially designed giant mobile recording system was constructed (it weighed over a ton) in order to capture the din of mines, furnaces and factories. Then: "In 1966, then General Manager for KPFK Los Angeles 90.7fm Paul V. Dallas decided to turn to the 24 hour fundraising Marathon technique to raise money for the stations operating expenses. Here is a 5 minute clip from September 13 1966 of a young Pre-Firesign Theatre Peter Bergman and Paul Robbins as they hosted phone calls in their own unique counter-culture way during KPFK's first Marathon fundrive. In the second clip then General Manager Paul V. Dallas speaks to the audience about the program Radio Free Oz after it's first 8 weeks on the air. KPFK was hit with a barrage of letters in support and against this Free Form Radio experiment hosted by Peter Bergman and Paul Robbins. Also included in this show is Dymaxion's "Chase Scene/Transistor Radio," John Ashberry's "Rivers and Mountains" from 1963, and Venus Flytrap from "WKRP in Cincinatti" explaining the atom."

6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.: WGXC Hands-On Community Radio

6 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show Hosted by Philip Grant. Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Call in with your views at 518-828-0290.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues with local news, events, music and more. Philip Grant, host.
10 a.m.: Tell It Like It Is: Stephanie Kelton “The Deficit is Too Small, We’re Not Broke and Saving Social Security from its Saviors,” by economist Stephanie Kelton at the S17 Occupy National Teach-In on Inequality, Originally a livestreamed teleconference held Sept. 17, 2012. Hosted by members of the #OWSTeachin Team. Introduction by Cindy Sheehan. Hosted by Christina Malisoff.
11 a.m.: Al Jazeera English
2 p.m.: The Passage: Bhante Henepola Gunaratana Music by Steve Reich and Fred Frith, and a talk by Bhante Henepola Gunaratana, author of Mindfulness in Plain English and Abbott of the Bhavana Society Meditation Center at High View, West Virginia. Hosted by Richard Roth.
3:30 p.m.: Radio Theatre: After These Messages Fake and real radio commercials, from yesteryear and the future.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera Englishear
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
7 p.m.: The Jazz Disturbance: Max Roach Host Cheryl K celebrates Jazz legend Max Roach's birthday.
Wave Farm / WGXC Acra Contact Info
Mailing: PO Box 13 Acra, NY 12405
Main Office / Acra Studio
(518) 622-2598
WGXC Office
(518) 697-7400
WGXC Hudson Studio
(518) 828-0290
WGXC Feedback
(518) 212-7509 feedback@wgxc.org
Wave Farm / WGXC Acra Studio: 5662 Route 23 Acra, NY 12405
WGXC Hudson Studio: 369 Warren St. Hudson, NY 12534