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Saturday, March 2, 2013 local almanac

Mar 02, 2013 12:01 am
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Solar Weather
No major solar radiation storms are expected, nor is any radiation storm forecast. No minor or greater radio blackouts are expected.

Night Sky
Skyandtelescope.com reports, The comet PanSTARRS are visible this week with binoculars or a wide-field telescope, according to skyandtelescope.com.

Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 28F; low 19F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 25F; low 18F.[/caption]









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 Acra, in Greene County:
Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers before noon, changing to rain by 1 p.m., with a high near 38. Overnight, 50 percent chance of snow showers, with a low around 23.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of more minor snow showers, with a high near 33 and a low around 21.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of more minor snow showers, with a high near 31 and a low around 20.

Sunrise today: 6:28 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:47 p.m.

Length of the day: 11 hrs., 19 min.

WGXC Programming

On Saturdays free103point9 Online Radio airs on WGXC 90.7-FM, bringing transmission arts to the airwaves in the Hudson Valley, in New York. Tune in Sat., March 2:

Midnight – 12:05 a.m.: "News: WGXC Ski Report"

12:05 a.m. – 4 a.m.: "Radio Stew: New Radio Art"
New radio art works are explored.

4 a.m. – 5 a.m.: "Radio Radio: Piers Plowright"
Piers Plowright worked for thirty years as a BBC producer of dramas, documentaries and innovative features before setting out as an independent producer.

5 a.m. – 7 a.m.: "Shortwave Hours: Velveeta"
Two hours of shortwave radio-oriented programming, starting with solar weather, news on meteor showers and ham radio, and other reports. This week: China is accused of jamming VOA and BBC shortwave broadcasts, we tune in clips. Other reports include:
5:15 a.m.: "The RAIN Report" "A look at the little-used 902 mHz ham band with Kent Britain, WA5VJB."
5:30 a.m., "The Shortwave Report" with host Dan Roberts and international news via shortwave radio. "This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, China Radio International, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and the Voice of Russia."
6 a.m.: "Glenn Hauser's World of Radio"
6:30 a.m.: "Amateur Radio Newsline" This week: "Australian radio amateurs may lose the 2300 to 2302 MHz band; Over the Horizon radar invades 10 meters; amateur satellite allocations on the agenda at I-A-R-U meeting in Vienna; Mainland China manufacturer releases low cost all service multi-mode High Frequency transceiver and zombies invade the nations Emergency Alert System."

7 a.m. – 8 a.m.: "Saturday Morning Serial: March In"
Songs about the month of March from Julie London, Iron Maiden, Devo, and others. Plus March radio history from Marconi (first wireless patent, March. 2, 1897; Marconi transmits across English Channel, March 27, 1899), Nathan Stubblefield (demonstrates ship-to-shore broadcast to multiple receivers in Washington, March 20, 1902), and Franklin Roosevelt (President Franklin Roosevelt gives first radio Fireside Chat, about the banking crisis, March 12, 1933). Plus cartoon music, radio skits, and more.

8 a.m. – 10 a.m.: "Open Air: CB Channel 6"
Anyone can contribute, in many ways, to "Open Air." Matt Bua hosts live from the Catskill Community Center. This is a live transmission art show about local transmissions. As many local frequencies, signals, and transmissions will be mixed in. Check in on CB radio, weather radio, shortwave, scanners, cell phones, strings-and-cups, or whatever else we can tune in. You make up the show with stories, phone calls, messages, requests, further information, and more. WGXC Program Director Shannekia McIntosh will call in and explain the new WGXC program schedule after 9 a.m. Please help be a part of the show. Stop by the Catskill Community Center in person. Call in at 518-219-WGXC. Tweet requests @WGXC. Skype calls at WGXCfm. Talk on Channel 6 on CB radio, we are tuning in. Features include solar weather, shortwave news, and more.

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.: "Radia: Renata Roman"
International network of radio art stations in 13 countries interested in new and forgotten ways of making radio. Each week, one station makes a show for all the others. This week's episdoe of "Radia" is "Native" from Renata Roman from Resonance FM.

10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m." "Radio Wonderland"
Joshua Fried remixes New York City radio from his Brooklyn apartment every Saturday on 90.7-FM in the Hudson Valley.

11 a.m. – noon: "Framework: D.L. Lutz"
This edition of framework:afield, titled 'City', has been produced in Germany by writer and architect D.L. Lutz.

noon – 2 p.m.: "Selected Songs: Pauline Oliveros"
In honor of Pauline Oliveros, and the 12-Hour Listening Marathon of "Reverberations: Electronic and Tape Music 1961-1970" today at the Deep Listening Space in Kingston, NY, this show will samples some of her sounds.

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.: "Cinema Terrorisme: March 2013"
Cinema Terrorisme Episode 28: Dark armies of marzipan mongoloids create body sculptures of a mushroom cloud resembling an inverted torus holy moldy.

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.: "Human Machine: Emergent Humans"
"Human Machine" is a program that presents projects, sounds, performance and research on the subject of the increasing convergence of humans and technology produced by Max Goldfarb and Jeremy Kelly in alternating weeks. This week, Goldfarb features three short talks by Annalee Newitz, Max More, and Natasha Vita-More.

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.: "Saturday Afternoon Show: Week in Radio News"
Reports from Reuters, The New York Times, Der Spiegel, and The Wall Street Journal claim many recent transmission attacks by China on Western interests. Also, a report Prometheus Radio Project hosts three webinar's for individuals and groups who want to learn more about startering low-power FM radio stations. Free Speech Radio News reports on the U.S. Supreme Court's rejection of a challenge to Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. And, New York City Pacifica Radio station WBAI got locked out of its studio after Hurricane Sandy, but their insurance company, Chubb, won't honor their claim. More radio and meida news. Hosted by Tom Roe.

6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: "PiratesWeek: SWL Winterfest"
After the weekly Presidential Radio Address, this weekly listen to FM and shortwave pirate radio from host Ragnar Daneskjold in upstate New York. "Select postings from the Free Radio Network, HF Underground and note stations logged per the Free Radio Weekly. You may want to check out Shazam for music identification. Off Air Recordings include the stations of: Blue Ocean Radio, Radio Morania, Rave On Radio, The Big Q, European Music Radio. Keith Peron from PCJ Media talks about last years SWL Winterfest."

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.: "What's the Frequency, Kenneth?: Sequester"
News mash-up show from host Paul Fischer, who worked on Dan Rather's staff. This week: all the things being said about the sequester, gun debate, other stories.

8 p.m. – 11 p.m.: "William Rees, Rosary Beard"
Live performances. Live webstream for this, and most, shows at Spotty Dog Books & Ale available from free103point9 and WGXC at http://comm.free103point9.org:8000/spottydog.mp3.m3u. This show will be broadcast at live on free103point9 Online Radio and WGXC 90.7-FM. Saratoga-based guitar bands. Guitars will rule the evening, with a visit from these Saratoga-area slingers.

11 p.m. – 11:59 p.m.: "Some Assembly Required: The Art of Noise"
Episode 32 of mash-up show from host Jon Nelson. Featuring work by The Art of Noise, The Avalanches, The Bran Flakes, Steve Dirkx, Double Dee and Steinski, Kid Koala, Lecture on Nothing, Tim Maloney, Negativland, Realistic, David Shea/DJ Grazhoppa, The Tape-beatles and Wobbly.

March 3, 2013: 12:02 a.m. – 2 a.m: "Radio Stew: I-Sound"
Tune in two recordings from New York DJ I-Sound from the free103point9 Archives. First, from the "A Night of International Noise" Dec. 1, 2001 at the free103point9 space in Williamsburg. Then a NY Independent Media Center benefit July 4, 2002 on Brooklyn rooftop. Plus other recordings of Wasteland, I-Sound's duo with DJ Scud, plus some DJ Scud solo tracks.

4 a.m. – 4:30 a.m.: "Heart of Glass Stretched".
Blondie's "Heart of Glass" time-stretched into 30 minutes.

4:30 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.: "The Coming Drone Invasion"
John Whitehead on Civil Liberties and Drones.

5:30 a.m. – 6 a.m.: "CounterSpin: Nima Shirazi, Mitra Ebadolahi"
This is the 20th year of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting's media analysis radio show, hosted by Janine Jackson, Steve Rendall, and Peter Hart. This week: Nima Shirazi on 'Argo,' Mitra Ebadolahi on domestic spying.
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