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Saturday, January 4, 2013 local almanac

Jan 04, 2014 12:01 am
Wind Chill Advisory

The National Weather Service in Albany issued a Wind Chill Advisory for the entire WGXC listening area until 9 a.m. ET Sat., Jan. 4. Wind chills between 15 and 24 below zero are forecast, with winds from 5 to 10 mph from the Northeast, and gusting to 20 mph.

Local News
Local news from Wave Farm‘s WGXC 90.7-FM in the Hudson Valley, New York for Sat., Jan. 4. PLAY AUDIO (4:46)

Ski Report
WGXC Ski Report: Local resorts are set with fine, powdery snow. PLAY AUDIO (1:09)

Local weather forecast
Today's forecast is specific to Acra, in Greene County.

Saturday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -25. Saturday night a low around 12.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of rain, snow, and sleet after 1 p.m. Increasing clouds, with a high near 35. South wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Sunday night rain, freezing rain, and sleet likely before 1 a.m., then freezing rain between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m., then rain after 4 a.m. Low around 31.

Monday: Rain before 1 p.m., then a chance of snow. High near 36.

Sunrise 7:24 a.m.
Sunset 4:37 p.m.
Other celestial rises/sets
Moon 9:23 A.M. 8:59 P.M.
Mercury 7:50 A.M. 4:46 P.M.
Venus 7:49 A.M. 5:40 P.M.
Mars 11:58 P.M. 11:42 A.M.
Jupiter 4:33 P.M. 7:40 A.M.
Saturn 3:12 A.M. 1:17 P.M.
Uranus 11:18 A.M. 11:43 P.M.
Neptune 9:58 A.M. 8:42 P.M.
Pluto 7:02 A.M. 4:32 P.M.

WGXC Programming

5 a.m. – 7 a.m.: Shortwave Hours: Tokyo Hy-Power
Two hours of shortwave radio-oriented programming, starting with solar weather, news on meteor showers and ham radio, and other reports. Other reports include:
5 a.m., "The RAIN Report" includes "RAIN's Hap Holly/KC9RP talks abt what drove him to produce ham radio programming 30 years ago; and more."
5:30 a.m.: "Glenn Hauser's World of Radio" DX and station news countries all over the world.
6 a.m.: "Amateur Radio Newsline" This week: "Ham radio assists a rescue at sea off the coast of South Africa; Amateur Radio stands ready as a winter storm hits Hawaii; IPAWS (eye paws) data storage may be headed to the Cloud; Tokyo Hy-Power files for bankruptcy in Japan; a winter DXpedition to Finland's far north is underway and a ham radio astronaut takes the ultimate self portrait in space."
6:30 a.m.: "This Week in Radio News" from host Tom Roe at Wave Farm's WGXC with radio news about radio waves. This week: "Talk radio legend Bob Grant dies. Prometheus Radio has a new proposal for a larger low-power FM service: 250 watts. Plus this week in radio history, and more.
7 a.m. – 8 a.m.: Saturday Morning Serial: AM Radio
Amplitude modulation is examined in song and story. With !!!, and others.
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Radia: Chazam
Radia Show #457 by Chazam for Radio Campus in Bruxelles, France. "Radia" is an international network of stations, including Wave Farm's WGXC, interested in and creative way of making radio. Each week, one station makes a show for all the rest.
11 a.m. – noon: What's the Frequency, Kenneth?: The Data Brokers
"The Data Brokers" (told through narration, music and soundbites) by Paul Fischer, available through Pacifica Radio. This week: "Welcome to what may be your new privacy nightmare for 2014. While the data breach for 40 million Target customers and NSA surveillance continue to grab headlines...your most private personal info is being collected by companies that sell what they've learned about you to other companies. Congress recently held hearings on "data brokers" and it was a real eye ( ear) opener.Hence, this episode...told through narration, music and soundbites."
noon – 12:30 p.m.: Noon News: NSA Surveillance
Glenn Greenwald tells "Democracy Now!" that, the NSA Can "Literally watch every keystroke you make."
12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.: Other Music: Bo Diddley, Vital Weekly
An ode to recently deceased Bo Diddley, and the most recent episode of the experimental show "Vital Weekly."
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.: Cinema Terrorisme: January 2014
"Dietary Restrictions for the Homeostatic Intolerant Bolus Not to be Sold to Institutionally Marginalized Untermensch. samples included: claus van bebber, the power of thought and laws of the universe, the magic star traveler, dynamite, deafula, mercenary, werner herzog, the business of strangers, water power, ilsa the wicked warden, david wilcock, jean louis bucchi, revenge of the living dead girls, the forest, the war game, david rosenboom, blinded by the light, lady stay dead, frederick lenz, the necro files 2, werewolves on wheels, invasion of the body snatchers, the atomic brain, possession, nico fidenco, tarantula, satan's children, la chic de las bragas transparentes, hard sensations, clone master." From Micah Moses.