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Saturday, November 13, 2013 local almanac

Nov 23, 2013 12:01 am
Local News
Local news from Wave Farm‘s WGXC 90.7-FM in the Hudson Valley, New York for Sat., Nov. 16. PLAY AUDIO (5:42)

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

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Saturday night scattered snow showers, mainly between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. are possible, with a low around 19.

Sunday: A slight chance of snow showers after 1 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 27, and a low around 13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 22 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.

Sunrise 6:56 a.m.
Sunset 4:27 p.m.
Other celestial rises/sets
Moon 9:56 P.M. 11:09 A.M.
Mercury 5:18 A.M. 3:41 P.M.
Venus 10:37 A.M. 7:16 P.M.
Mars 1:00 A.M. 1:39 P.M.
Jupiter 7:40 P.M. 10:41 A.M.
Saturn 5:35 A.M. 3:50 P.M.
Uranus 2:04 P.M. 2:33 A.M.
Neptune 12:41 P.M. 11:23 P.M.
Pluto 9:42 A.M. 7:11 P.M.

WGXC Programming

Nov. 22, 2013: 8 p.m. – Nov. 23, 2013: 2 a.m.: Andy Shernoff, Peter Aaron
Rebroadcast from earlier in the evening. I (Heart) NY Punk with Andy Shernoff (The Dictators) & Peter Aaron (Chrome Cranks). A night of songs, stories, and rare punk video, broadcast on the radio too. Live performances at Spotty Dog Books & Ale in Hudson, NY are streamed live at wgxc.org, and occasionally broadcast live on WGXC 90.7-FM. Live webstream for this show available from Wave Farm and WGXC at http://comm.free103point9.org:8000/spottydog.mp3.m3u and WGXC 90.7-FM live. Rebroadcast at midnight, Sat., Nov. 23 on WGXC 90.7-FM.

5 a.m. – 7 a.m.: Shortwave Hours: Chris Matthieu/N7ICE
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" and "Amateur Radio Relay League Audio Report." This week, "Chris Matthieu/N7ICE concludes talking about his '73s.com' ham radio social network on "The RAIN Report." on "The RAIN Report" from Hap Holly, KC9RP. "ARRL Audio" follows.
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"
6:30 a.m.: "This Week in Radio News" from host Tom Roe at Wave Farm's WGXC. This week: "Low-Power FM applications are now at the FCC in the United States, with the FCC releasing the detailed applications. Also, a look at the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, and its impact on communications policy. Also "This Week in Radio History" and more."
7 a.m. – 8 a.m.: Saturday Morning Serial: Turkeys
Radio Thanksgiving traditions such as playing Arlo Guthrie's "Alice's Restaurant" and Rush Limbaugh's "The True Story of Thanksgiving," and dropping live turkeys from helicopters continue to this day. Dan Seward also contributes a local Thanksgiving story. Plus, Ray Davies' "Thanksgiving Days," and Andy Griffith's comedy routine "What it Was, Was Football," Sly and the Family Stone's "Thank You (Faletteinme Be Mice Elf Agin)," Bob Rivers' "50 Plates to Feed My Brother," and more.
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Radia: Línea 33
Radia Show 451 from "Radia Línea 33," "On strike for a job." from TEA FM, in Zaragoza, Spain. A Spanish translation (click on title to read Spanish). "Dismissed 153 city buses drivers and 223 of the company that set up them, are the consequences of the urban transport grant by the municipality of the city of Zaragoza to the Mexican company ADO. Over 45 days of strike are making Ebro capital mobility in something really problematic, yet the solidarity between strikers and users daily breathe! We have collected the sounds of the protest, their bangs, their songs, their claims. No words, just sounds and environments. Without saying anything, we can understand everything. A “Línea 33” special program for RADIA. A TEA FM broadcast conducted by Santi Ric, where we can discover views from inside and outside of the public transportation. Discussions, ideas, comments of those who work, suffer and enjoy buses, taxis, subway. Or just situations that occur in these space. With a careful music selection, in which the lyrics become content. A radio broadcast built with audios captured by Santi Ric.
11 a.m. – noon: What's the Frequency, Kenneth?: Holiday Creep
From Paul Fischer writer/host: "Some thoughts on so-called "holiday creep" ( early holiday shopping)....things and current events and newsmakers to be thankful for this Thanksgiving....Channukkah for Dummies... a Dummy for Channukkah?.... Guess who got cancelled by her health insurance company...just in time for the holidays?..told through narration, music and soundbites." Through Pacifica Radio.
12:15 p.m. – 1 p.m.: Other Music: Tom Zé
From Wikipedia: "Tom Zé (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈtõ ˈzɛ]; born Antônio José Santana Martins, 11 October 1936 in Irará, Bahia, Brazil) is a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer who was influential in the Tropicália movement of 1960s Brazil. After the peak of the Tropicália period, Zé went into relative obscurity: it was only in the 1990s, when the musician and label head David Byrne discovered an album recorded by Zé many years earlier, that he returned to performing and releasing new material."
1 p.m. – 2 p.m.: Distract and Disable: November 2013
From the United Arab Emirates, Jonny Farrow presents "Distract and Disable."
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.: Radius Sketchpad: Dan Tapper
"Recording The Spirit Level" is composed of several recordings of very low frequency (VLF) signals. These signals are generated through electromagnetic fluctuations, or changes in magnetic signals produced naturally by the ionosphere, including lightning strikes and the Aurora Borealis. Collected using a homemade loop inductor, the raw magnetic sounds collide with interference produced by man-made technology to illustrate the relationship between humanity and the natural world.
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.: Saturday Afternoon Show: 2,819 New Stations
The Federal Communications Commission received almost 3,000 applications for low-power FM licences. The show will sort out the details. Other radio news, new radio art, open calls for sound projects, and more.
8 p.m. – 10 p.m.: Quiet In The Head
Instrumental quintet with Seamus Maynard, guitar; Otto Hauser, drums; Jonathan Talbott, violin; Jonah Thomas, cello; special guest Terrence Mullen, upright bass. Interstitial music on radio from DJ Dizzy at Wave Farm. Live performances of musicians at Spotty Dog Books & Ale in Hudson, NY are streamed live at wgxc.org, and occasionally broadcast live on WGXC 90.7-FM. Live webstream for this show available from Wave Farm and WGXC at http://comm.free103point9.org:8000/spottydog.mp3.m3u and WGXC 90.7-FM live.
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