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Saturday, November 16, 2013 local almanac

Nov 16, 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 (2:20)

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

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 57 Saturday night A 20 percent chance of showers after 1 a.m., with a low around 37.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers, turning to 80 percent at night. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59, low around 49.

Monday: Showers likely, mainly before 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.

Sunrise 6:48 a.m.
Sunset 4:32 p.m.
Other celestial rises/sets
Moon 4:06 P.M. 5:41 A.M.
Mercury 5:04 A.M. 3:49 P.M.
Venus 10:43 A.M. 7:14 P.M.
Mars 1:08 A.M. 1:58 P.M.
Jupiter 8:09 P.M. 11:09 A.M.
Saturn 5:58 A.M. 4:15 P.M.
Uranus 2:32 P.M. 3:01 A.M.
Neptune 1:09 P.M. 11:51 P.M.
Pluto 10:08 A.M. 7:37 P.M.

Public Meetings
U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson (R-Kinderhook) tours a Spencertown Academy photography exhibit at 3:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 16 at Spencertown Academy, 790 Route 203, Spencertown.

WGXC Programming

Nov. 15, 2013: 8 p.m. – Nov. 16, 2013: 2 p.m.: if, Bwana; Crank Sturgeon; Walter Wright
Live performances of experimental 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. Rebroadcast at midnight, Sat., Nov. 16 on WGXC 90.7-FM, and again at 12:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 16.
midnight – 12:05 a.m.: Radio News: Jeremy Hammond
A report from Democracy Now! on the Anonymous hacker Jeremy Hammond's ten-year sentence.
2 a.m. – 4 a.m.: Radio Stew: Hunting Season
The soundtrack to start your hunting season, including "Guns" from Negativland, and more. Sound collage, commentary, mash-ups, media samples, and more.
4 a.m. – 5 a.m.: Low Power Hour: Manfred Tweed
The program starts with help from staff members; Low Power In the News brings Glenn Hauser from World of Radio to talk about the come back of WYFR in Okeechobee; Radio News with Tom Roe reports on Art Bell's satellite show Dark Matter; Allen Weiner Worldwide of WBCQ The Planet asks "Is AM dead?"; Manfred Tweed delivers lecture on advantages of radio; Blare On Air Lite proposes bold new anti-audience format idea ; Carl demonstrates delivering a 3-minute message in only 1-minute; Keith Perron of PCJ Media visits Part 15 Roman FM in Florida.
5 a.m. – 7 a.m.: Shortwave Hours: Typhoon Haiyan on Shortwave
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 talks about his '73s.com' ham radio social network." on "The RAIN Report" from Hap Holly, KC9RP. "ARRL Audio" follows. This week: "This week: Philippine Amateur Radio operators respond to Typhoon Haiyan; Nominations are due soon for the ARRL International Humanitarian Award; TV show featuring a fictional ham sparks a crop of real Amateurs."
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 responds as Typhoon Haiyan devastates the central Philippines; the ISS Expedition 37 crew brings the Olympic Torch home from space; a New Mexico resident fined $25,000 for interference to police communications; BBC on-line news magazine highlights ham radio and ABC's Last Man Standing now boasts 17 hams on its crew."
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, as application window closed Nov. 14. Also, Pacifica starts charging for "Feature Story News" and there is a possibility of "Free Speech Radio News" returning in 2014. Also "This Week in Radio History" and more."
7 a.m. – 8 a.m.: Saturday Morning Serial: Operators
To make your call, you have to talk to the operator first. Lily Tomlin, and others, explain. Listen to The White Stripes ("Hello Operator"), Jim Croce ("Operator"), Nick Lowe ("Switch Board Susan"), Mary Wells ("Operator"), Talking Heads ("Dream Operator"), Roseanne Cash ("Radio Operator"), The Band ("Long Distance Operator"), Chuck Berry ("Memphis, Tennessee"), Midnight Star ("Operator"), Pete Shelley ("Telephone Operator"), Gladys Knight & The Pips ("Operator"), Senor Coconut ("Smooth Operator") and others.
8 a.m. - 10 a.m.: Open Air
Radio show about many transmissions. Call in 518-291-WGXC or CB ch. 6.
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Radia: The Death of the Authors
Radio Show 450: "The Death of the Authors" from Radio Panik (Brussels, Belgium) The Death of the Authors, James Joyce & Virginia Woolf & Their Return to Life in Four Seasons. "Radia" is a network of international radio stations looking for new and forgotten ways of making radio. Each week, one station makes a show for all the others.
noon – 12:30 p.m.: Noon News: NSA Surveillance
After the local news and media news, a look at phone surveillance, old and new, with Lily Tomlin, and Barack Obama, others.
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.: Distract and Disable: November 2013
From the United Arab Emirates, Jonny Farrow presents "Distract and Disable."
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.: Saturday Afternoon Show: Listening In
Tune in for this "Saturday Afternoon Show" featuring Listening In: The Social Space of Sound recorded at MoMA on October 16, 2013. A public program organized in conjunction with the exhibition Soundings: A Contemporary Score, this discussion addresses the materiality of sound: the ways in which sound can shape our physical, collective, and social experiences; our framework for understanding our environments; and how the medium of sound is particularly positioned to challenge familiar ways of thinking. Participants include Philip Brophy, writer, composer, and film director; Christoph Cox, Professor of Philosophy, Hampshire College, and a faculty member at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College; Branden Joseph, Frank Gallipoli Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University; and Johanna Fateman, musician, writer, record producer, and member of the band Le Tigre. Moderated by Barbara London, Associate Curator, Department of Media and Performance Art, and organizer of the exhibition.
7 p.m. – 11:59 p.m.: Here, Now
A community reading from 7 p.m. at Spotty Dog Books & Ale in Hudson featuring Melissa Holbrook Pierson, Karen Crumley Keats, Maggie Estep, Sara Kendall, and Norman Douglas. Hosted by Karen Schoemer. We hope there will be a live webstream, and a recording for FM airplay at 10 p.m. Live performances of experimental 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. Rebroadcas
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