WGXC-90.7 FM

Saturday on WGXC

Dec 08, 2012 12:01 am
Saturdays WGXC 90.7-FM features transmission art from free103point9, an Acra-based non-profit arts group that works with artists who use the radio in their work. Tune in for radio art, radio theatre, creative composition, field recordings, free jazz,noise, mash-ups, and other experimental sounds. Here's the schedule for Sat., Dec. 8, 2013:

5 a.m. – 7 a.m.: "Shortwave Hours: 20121208"
5 a.m.: "The RAIN Report:"Short 2012 Hamvention interviews with Don Whiteman, KK9H and Mark Klockson, WA9IVH (11 minutes)."
5:30 a.m., "The Shortwave Report" with host Dan Roberts and international news via shortwave radio.
6 a.m.: "Glenn Hauser's World of Radio"
6:30 a.m.: "Amateur Radio Newsline"
"Hams provide emergency communications as a massive typhoon hits the Philippines; The IARU Region 3 Monitoring System notes an increase in the number of intrusions into the amateur radio bands; hams in Taiwan say that they are in need of additional operating spectrum and the FCC plans to hold several hearings on the communications breakdowns caused by Hurricane Sandy."

8 a.m. – 10 a.m.: "Open Air: 20121208"
Live from the Catskill Community Center. Host Matt Bua will take calls and suggestions, and accepts walk-in guests live at the Catskill Community Center. Also weather radio, solar radio, the ski report, and more. Feel free to call in 518-291-WGXC. Tweet song requests @WGXC.

10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: "Radia: An Interruption"
"An Interruption" recorded live by Radio Helsinki for Radia. "Radia" is an international group of radio station interested in new and forgotten ways of making creative radio. Each week, one station in the network asks an artist to make a radio work that can be heard around the globe. This week: A live on air improvisation by Michael Fischer based on textfragments by Lucas Cejpek, dealing with interruption. The texts are part of a work in progress, a dictionary of a single word, which is interruption.

10:30-11 a.m.: "Radio Wonderland"
Joshua Fried remixes NYC radio live from Brooklyn every week on WGXC.

11 a.m. – noon: "Framework: Marcus Beuter"
This edition of framework:afield has been produced in Germany by Marcus Beuter. For more information see his website at http://www.marcusbeuter.de.

Noon – 2 p.m.: "Nam June Paik Tribute"
"Nam June Paik: Global Visionary" opens Dec. 13 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington D.C. This show will tune in some of the Korean artists sound and video works.

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.: "PiratesWeek: KRAP, LPFM"
Monthly, formerly weekly, overview of shortwave and FM pirate radio. Pirates in the news this week include an article about David Tedder of Longview started the low-power “pirate” station KRAP, which broadcasts on 107.9-FM. Reports of dozens of raids against pirate radio stations in Islington and Hackney. A new pirate-themed movie is out titled "Young Soul Rebels." FCC announces first opportunity for small community radio stations in 12 years as heard on International Radio Report. Select postings from the HF Underground and note stations logged per the Free Radio Weekly. Off Air Recordings include the stations of: WMPR, Channel Z, Radio Ronin Shortwave, Insane Radio, 2012International.

3-4 p.m.: "The Human Machine"
Max Goldfarb's take on the melding of man and machines.

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.: "Saturday Afternoon Show: Week in Radio News"
Tune in as host Tom Roe recounts important radio-related news. Plus a few Free Speech Radio News reports from this week about the Federal Communications Commission and radio-controlled drones being used in the United States. Plus music, weather, the ski report, and more.

6 p.m. – 7 p.m.: "The Wringer: Weather Manipulation"
For "The Six O'Clock Story" we sample the show "The Wringer" from WHCL at Hamilton College in New York. Host Peter Bianco speaks with Dr. Rosalie Bertell, author of the book "Planet Earth the Latest Weapon of War." Talk turns to weather manipulation, radiation, and the hole in the ozone layer. Dr. Bertell reminds us that it was not caused by our hair sprays and under arm deoderant but by the millitaries detenation of a nuclear weapon on the upper atmosphere. Hosted by Pete Bianco on WHCL, out of Hamilton College, Clinton, NY.

7 p.m. – 9 p.m.: "Stone Symposium"
"An Open Discussion about the Unknown Origins of the Engineered Stone Landscape in the Catskill Area and Beyond." Featuring a presentation by Glen Kreisberg, Vice President of New England Antiquities Research Association. Other participants include Harry Matthews, Stone Balancer from the Hill Falls road area; Jared Handelson, resident of Kiskatom who’s been interested in the Lithic sites in the area and around the world; Laura Anderson, moderator; and Matt Bua, recent Kiskatom resident who realized all stone “walls” in the area we’re not built post-colonially. Open to the public to attend in person or listen to on the radio. More information and photos here.

9 p.m. – 10 p.m.: "Turning the Dial the Night John Lennon Died"
This show will tune in New York City radio the night the former Beatle was shot (from. WFMU recording), and other solo works and Beatle songs. This show also plays an excerpt of Howard Cosell announcing the news during "Monday Night Football."
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