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Saturday, September 28, 2013 local almanac

Sep 27, 2013 11:34 pm
Local News
Radio news from Wave Farm‘s WGXC 90.7-FM in the Hudson Valley, New York for Sat., Sept. 28. PLAY AUDIO (3:45)

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

Saturday: Patchy fog before 10 a.m. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 73, and a low around 44.

Sunday: Patchy fog before 8 a.m. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 73., and a low around 45.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70, and a low around 47.

Sunrise 6:50 a.m.
Sunset 6:41 p.m.
Other celestial rises/sets
Moon 12:29 A.M. 3:05 P.M.
Mercury 8:54 A.M. 7:25 P.M.
Venus 10:44 A.M. 8:20 P.M.
Mars 2:52 A.M. 4:59 P.M.
Jupiter 12:15 A.M. 3:13 P.M.
Saturn 9:42 A.M. 8:12 P.M.
Uranus 6:48 P.M. 7:23 A.M.
Neptune 5:23 P.M. 4:10 A.M.
Pluto 2:17 P.M. 11:47 P.M.

WGXC Programming

midnight – 12:05 a.m.: Radio News: FCC Prepares For Possible Government Shutdown
The Federal Communications Commission is waiting to see if the Federal government will be open on Tuesday, October 1, and David Oxenford at Broadcast Law Blog looks at what might happen.
Sept. 27, 2013: 8 p.m. – Sept. 28, 2013: 2 a.m.: Two Tree, Champu
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 at midnight after the show on WGXC 90.7-FM. Champu is a collaboration between Brooklyn and Brazil that makes tropical indie rock and ukelele disco dub. Two Tree is folk music featuring Keri Florence, Luis Granda, and Roger Mason.
4 a.m. – 5 a.m.: "Low Power Hour: Come and Gone, Part 1"
No. 79 - Come and Gone Part 1 -- Radio personalities leave the business, vanish without explanation, or die. In these Two programs we will present examples of all three. The personalities of interest are Tommy Mischke recently of WCCO, Ruth Koscielak from WCCO of yesteryear and Kevin Smith of paranormal radio fame. Low Power in the News will visit a Meeting of the ALPB to see what is being discussed, the FCC updates T.I.S. rules according to theradiosource.com, news of a 1-Watt licensed station and a Detroit station that won't stay tuned.
5 a.m. – 7 a.m.: Shortwave Hours: First Responder Radios Failed During Washington Navy Yard Shooting
Two hours of shortwave radio-oriented programming, starting with solar weather, news on meteor showers and ham radio, and other reports. Other reports include:
5:15 a.m.: "The RAIN Report" Hosted from Chicago by Hap Holly, KC9RP. This week: "Radio historian Scott Childers/W9CHI relates a short history of "the Big 89," WLS."
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, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, the Voice of Russia, and Spanish National Radio.
6 a.m.: "Glenn Hauser's World of Radio" DX and station news countries all over the world.
6:30 a.m.: "Amateur Radio Newsline" This week: "Hams in Australia may keep access to part of the 2300 MHz band; amateur radio operators in Portugal get new spectrum and some rules changes; Congress asks why first responder radios failed during Washington Navy Yard shooting; the FCC says no to encrypted ham radio communications and researchers admit that Solar Cycle 24 is quite puzzling."
7 a.m. – 8 a.m.: Saturday Morning Serial: Haters
"I Hate Everything" from George Strait, "I Hate Everything" from the Young Fresh Fellows, "I Hate Music" from The Replacements, "Hate" from Catpower, "Orange Ball of Hate" from The Mountain Goats, "Thin Line Between Love and Hate" from The Persuaders, "Some People Hate" from Jay Z, "Love vs Hate" by Brand Nubian, "Hate & War" by The Clash, "I Hate Myself for Loving You," by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, "Hate to Think" by Monday Mornings, "Hate Me" by Frank Black, "Hate Paper Doll" by Husker Du, and "I Hate Myself and Want to Die" by Nirvana.
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Radia: Random Time Radio
Radia Show 443: "Random Time Radio" from TBC Radio via Radio X (Frankfurt, Germany). "Radia" is an international network of radio stations, including Wave Farm's WGXC, interested in creative and forgotten ways of making radio. Each week, one station is charged with making a radio art show for all the others.
11 a.m. – noon: What's the Frequency, Kenneth?: Iran
Who would've thought the prospects were better for face to face negotiations between the Obama Administration and Iran...than the prospects for face to face negotiations between Obama and Republicans in Congress over Obamacare, the budget, debt default, background checks for gun buyers and overhauling immigration laws. And then, there's the climate change debate. Hosted by Paul Fischer, through Pacifica Radio.
noon – 12:30 p.m.: Noon News: Drive-In
After the local news, Jess Puglisi talks to Roger Babcock, proprietor of Coxsackie's Hi-Way Drive-In since 1973, and Dead 'Til Dawn horror festival co-organizer Phil DuBois about the past, present and future of the Hi-Way Drive-In, and the upcoming Dead 'Til Dawn horror festival, which will feature rare 35mm horror movies over two evenings at the Drive In. WGXC will have a special live broadcast from Dead 'Til Dawn on Saturday, September 28, featuring Sam Sebren and Tyson Hauf.
12:30 p.m. – 1 a.m.: Other Music: Éliane Radigue
Excerpt of Eliane Radigue's just-reissued "Adnos," and other works by the French electronic music composer are featured. Wikipedia says, "She started her work in the 1950s and her first creations were presented in the late 1960s. Until 2000 her work was almost exclusively created on a single synthesizer, the ARP 2500 modular system and tape. Since 2001 she composed mostly for acoustic instruments."
1 p.m. – 2 p.m.: Framework: Time
This edition, titled 'Time', has been produced by regular contributor D.L. Lutz. For more information and a full playlist, see the framework website.
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.: Radius Sketchpad: Factor X
Factor X started as a conceptual idea, ended as an obtuse synth pop band. Radio DAda #1 happened somewhere in between. Founded by Shaun Robert in 1983, the first output was anti musik and then moved to rough collage.
6 p.m. – 7 p.m.: PiratesWeek: Radio Survivor
After the Weekly Presidential Radio Address, and the Republican Response, "PiratesWeek" with Ragnar Daneskjold from upstate New York. This week: "No ‭Pirates in the news this week or blog posts except the announcement on Radio Survivor concerning the FCC’s upcoming LPFM webinar. Merseyland Alternative Radio announced their FM Xmtr is kaput. No FCC Activities this week, guess that’s a good thing. ‭Select postings from the Free Radio Network, HF Underground and note stations logged per the Free Radio Weekly. ‭Off Air Recordings include the stations of: XLR8, Radio Gallifrey Intergalactic, Radio Borderhunter, Wolverine Radio and Radio Odynn."
7 p.m. – 11:59 p.m.: Saturday Night Special: Dead Til Dawn
Tyson Hauf, Sam Sebren, and Jess Puglisi will broadcast live from the Coxsackie Highway Drive-In's "Dead til Dawn" horror film festival for a Wave Farm/WGXC "Saturday Night Special" on Sept 28. You'll hear horror movie soundtracks, along with ambient sounds from the drive-in surroundings, interviews with festival creaters and goers, and horror mashup sounds created live by Sebren and Hauf. Films include: "Re-Animator," "Jungle Holocaust," "Blade of the Ripper," "Werewolf vs. The Vampire Woman," and "Raw Force."
8 p.m. – Sept. 29, 2013: 2 a.m.: Son Step, Palm
webstream of performances at Spotty Dog Books & Ale provided by WGXC.
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 at midnight after the show on WGXC 90.7-FM.