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Saturday, October 12, 2013 local almanac

Oct 12, 2013 12:01 am
Local News
Radio news from Wave Farm‘s WGXC 90.7-FM in the Hudson Valley, New York for Sat., Oct. 12. PLAY AUDIO (2:31)

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 69, and a low around 43.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 66, and a low around 42.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers, with a high near 68. Monday night mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

Sunrise 7:05 a.m.
Sunset 6:17 p.m.
Other celestial rises/sets
Moon 2:32 P.M. Next Day
Mercury 9:24 A.M. 7:03 P.M.
Venus 11:13 A.M. 8:10 P.M.
Mars 2:41 A.M. 4:26 P.M.
Jupiter 11:23 P.M. 2:23 P.M.
Saturn 8:54 A.M. 7:21 P.M.
Uranus 5:52 P.M. 6:25 A.M.
Neptune 4:27 P.M. 3:14 A.M.
Pluto 1:23 P.M. 10:52 P.M.

WGXC Programming

midnight – 12:05 a.m.: Radio News: Headlines
Radio and media news.

3 a.m. – 7 a.m.: Shortwave Hours: The Last Minute Radio Theater
Four hours of shortwave radio-oriented programming, starting with solar weather, news on meteor showers and ham radio, and other reports. Other reports include:
3 a.m.: "The RAIN Report" and "Amateur Radio Relay League Audio Report." This week, from ARRL, "In this week's report: ARMY MARS seeks Partnership with ARRL, Government Shutdown Prompts Changes in National Wildlife Refuge Week Special Event, and The ARRL Foundation Invites Scholarship Applications." Plus shortwave sounds, recordings of pirate radio stations, and more.
4 a.m.: "Low Power Hour" this week: No. 80 - Come and Gone Part 2 -- In the last show we learned of the departure of T. D. Mischke from his popular "The Nite Show" on WCCO, Minneaopolis. Now we wonder why Ruth Koscielak of ruthtoday.com discontinued her popular podcast after four years, with no word to the audience. And we say farewell to Kevin Smith and his highly popular paranormal radio show on kevinsmithshow.com, who died in complications of heart surgery as reported by MRAM 1500. Morgan Ford introduces "The Last Minute Radio Theater" and an original radio play by Carl Blare titled: "Deadline." Another installment of the "How To" series talks about "Safe Broadcasting." Low Power in the News tells of an opening at 1640kHz AM and samples a Sony pocket recorder thanks to Radio8Z.
5 a.m., "The Shortwave Report" with host Dan Roberts and international news via shortwave radio. This week's show features stories from China Radio International, NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and the Voice of Russia.
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: "The 2013 Scouting Jamboree on the Air takes to the air on October 18; Complaints pour in about closed government websites; Several hams receive warning notices from the FCC; The South African Radio League announces its young scientist expo winner and the Dayton Hamvention puts out a call for its 2014 awards."
6:30 a.m.: "This Week in Radio News" from host Tom Roe at Wave Farm's WGXC. This week: "Heather Corcoran, Executive Director of Rhizome talks about the technology-based arts organization that is in the New Museum in NewYork. 6:30 a.m.: "This Week in Radio News," hosted by Tom Roe from Wave Farm's WGXC studio in Acra, NY. This week: "The U.S. government "shutdown" this week, with almost all workers at the Federal Communications Commission staying home. The show surveys the impacts to pirate radio enforcement, amateur radio issues, and the looming low-power FM application window. Also, tune in the anniversary of the Oct. 12, 1969 first radio broadcast of the "Paul is Dead" rumors about the Beatle Paul McCartney. Plus, tune in the computer sounds of composer Valentine Vuksic."

7 a.m. – 8 a.m.: Saturday Morning Serial: October
Songs and stories about October from The Four Freshman ("This October"), Of Montreal ("October is Eternal"), Unwound ("October All Over"), Amy Winehouse ("October Song"), Nancy Wilson ("When October Goes"), Jack Kerouac and Steve Allen ("October in the Railroad Earth"), U2 ("October"), Sun Ra ("October"), Dirty Projectors ("Like Fake Blood in Crisp October"), and others.

10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Radia: Free Yogurt
Radia Show 446: "Free Yogurt" from CFRC Radio. "Radia" is an TK. In this episode, a chance sidewalk encounter creates an awkward transaction leading to a meditation on the meaning of freedom within 21st-century consumer culture. Mix equal parts soundwalk, slam poetry, synthesizers; shake in some urban decay and add a healthy dollop of complimentary strawberry yogurt; stir and serve. This episode was produced in Kingston, Ontario, Canada by CFRC’s K.L. Sealegs. Special thanks to Scott Stevens and David Parker.

10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.: Radio Wonderland
Joshua Fried remixes New York City FM airwaves on the Hudson Valley airwaves, live from Brooklyn every Saturday.

11 a.m. – noon: What's the Frequency, Kenneth?: Default
Hosted by Paul Fischer. From Pacifica Radio. This week: "Moving deeper into the second week of the government shutdown...attention turned to the debt ceiling...and the failure to raise it ..even though it means the US will no longer be able to pay its bills... on or about October 17th. More antics. More optics. No deal. ( told through narration, music and soundbites)."

noon – 12:30 p.m.: Noon News: Heather Corcoran, Tim Foljahn
After the local news and weather, a story about Rhizome, an arts organization that works with artists engaging technology. Their programs include commissions, exhibitions, events, discussion, archives, and portfolios. Rhizome began in 1996 by artist Mark Tribe as an email list subscribed to by some of the first artists to work online and is now a thriving nonprofit, part of the New Museum in New York City. Heather Corcoran is now executive director, and during a visit to Wave Farm Oct. 10, 2010, she discussed the organization's past, present, and future. Also, Tim Foljahn discusses his performance Oct. 12 at Spotty Dog Books & Ale and on

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.: Issue Project Room Radio: Eli Keszler and Ashley Paul
Recorded live from ISSUE in June 2013, percussionist Eli Keszler and saxophonist Ashley Paul perform a duo as part of the PAN_ACT festival. Keszler's bowed crotales and cymbals resonate within Paul's altissimo sustains and drastic pitch bends. The split tone combinations from these instruments is surprising and overwhelming, creating continuously shifting, multi-layered harmonics and intense inner ear sound. Ashley Paul returns to ISSUE October 26th 2013, performing solo as part of Ten Years Alive on the Infinite Plain. Eli Keszler is a composer, artist and multi-instrumentalist based in New York City. In performance, he often plays drums, bowed crotales, and guitar in conjunction with his installations.

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.: Human Machine
Jeremy Kelly hosts.

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.: Saturday Afternoon Show: Sam Sebren
Live from Wave Farm, artist-in-resident Sam Sebren hosts.

6 p.m. – 7 p.m.: Off The Hook: Mike Janke
Do not call during rebroadcast. Off The Hook, from the hacker zine 2600, airs every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. ET in New York City on WBAI 99.5 FM, and is rebroadcast the next morning at 5 a.m. on WGXC and free103point9 Online Radio. It is simulcast online via streaming MP3 and via shortwave on WBCQ The Planet at 5110 KHz. Join #offthehook on irc.2600.net to chat during the show. Email show at oth [at] 2600.com Do not call during the rebroadcast. Mike Janke of Silent Circle, an encryption firm, is guest.

7 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Framework: Taiwan Soundmap
This edition of framework:afield, entitled "Taiwan Soundmap 2011-2013 Compilation 1", has been produced in Tapei by Wu Tsan-Chang. For more information see www.soundandtaiwan.com.

8 p.m. – 11 p.m.: Tim Foljahn, Jonathan Wood Vincent
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. Live broadcast, with DJ Dizzy back in the WGXC studio DJing between sets (only on radio, not at venue).

11 p.m. – 11:59 p.m.: Symposium: Hearing Hearings, Pt. 2
Curator and writer Manuel Cirauqui's Symposium is a monthly program about lectures and other related modes of critical discourse, presented with a strong focus on contemporary art and critique. The program uses radio as a creative device for mediation, reproduction, re-contextualization, and commentary. Presented in two parts, Hearing Hearings focuses on German poet, playwright, theatre director, and Marxist, Bertolt Brecht's hearings and Eric Bentley.
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