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Saturday, March 16, 2013 local almanac

Mar 16, 2013 12:01 am
WGXC audio clips for Saturday, March 16
News Report about March 14, 2013 Cairo-Durham School Board Meeting. (4:51)

Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 28F; low 19F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 25F; low 18F.[/caption]









FAR LEFT:The temperature on the far left is from the Hawthorne Valley Farm Weather Page.
MIDDLE TEMP: Cairo from Weather Underground page.
FAR RIGHT: Catskill from Weather Underground page.

Local weather forecast
Today's forecast is specific to Acra, in Greene County:
Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34, and a low around 18.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 32, and a low around 16.
Monday: A slight chance of snow before 2 p.m., then a chance of rain and snow, with a high near 36. A chance of rain and snow before 8 p.m., then snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 28.

Sunrise today: 7:03 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:03 p.m.

Length of the day: 12 hrs.

WGXC Programming

On Saturdays free103point9 Online Radio airs on WGXC 90.7-FM, bringing transmission arts to the airwaves in the Hudson Valley, in New York. Tune in Sat., March 16:

Midnight – 12:05 a.m.: "Radio News: Radio-Controlled Drones"
Two reports about radio-controlled drones from Free Speech Radio News, and a report about the Cairo-Durham School Board meeting of March 14, 2013.

12:05 a.m. – 1 a.m.: "Radio Stew: Welcome to the Ice Box"
Show ends with a performance from Joshua Fried, and starts with radio pledge drive theatre.

1 a.m. - 5 a.m.: "Saturday Morning Serial Marathon"
Four hours of "Saturday Morning Serial," on themes of sound effects, Western Union, cell phones, and the month of March.

5 a.m. – 7 a.m.: "Shortwave Hours: Velveeta"
Two hours of shortwave radio-oriented programming, starting with solar weather, news on meteor showers and ham radio, and other reports. This week: China is accused of jamming VOA and BBC shortwave broadcasts, we tune in clips. Other reports include:
5 a.m.: "The RAIN Report" "14-year-old Danny McReynolds/KD4ILX reads his paper "Writing Your Own Radio Control Software" from the 2012 Dayton Hamvention Youth forum."
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" This week: Dayton announces Hamvention 2013 award winners; 2013 will see two Global Simulated Emergency Tests in April; France approves digital voice for its ham community; Review of Canada’s ham radio examination questions is underway; Comments to FCC on WRC 2015 close on March 22; Legendary CBS World News Roundup turns 75.

7 a.m. – 8 a.m.: "Saturday Morning Serial: Radar Love"
Songs and sounds of radar. Includes documentary information about military applications and speed detection, as well as songs by Britney Spears ("Radar"), Golden Earring ("Radar Love"), Big Joe Turner ("Radar Blues"), Link Wray ("Radar"), Holy Modal Rounders ("Radar Blues"), The Bottle Rockets ("Radar Gun"), and others.

8 a.m. – 10 a.m.: "Open Air: Pledge Drive"
Anyone can contribute, in many ways, to "Open Air." Matt Bua hosts live from the Catskill Community Center. This is a live transmission art show about local transmissions. As many local frequencies, signals, and transmissions will be mixed in. Check in on CB radio, weather radio, shortwave, scanners, cell phones, strings-and-cups, or whatever else we can tune in. You make up the show with stories, phone calls, messages, requests, further information, and more. WGXC Program Director Shannekia McIntosh will call in and explain the new WGXC program schedule after 9 a.m. Please help be a part of the show. Stop by the Catskill Community Center in person. Call in at 518-219-WGXC. Tweet requests @WGXC. Skype calls at WGXCfm. Talk on Channel 6 on CB radio, we are tuning in.
NOTE: This week is the WGXC Pledge Drive. To donate to the pledge drive call 518-828-0290.

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.: "Özge Dayan Mair, Maria Herold"
International network of radio art stations in 13 countries interested in new and forgotten ways of making radio. Each week, one station makes a show for all the others. This week: What is Radio? by Özge Dayan Mair and Maria Herold for Radio Orange for the "Radia" network.

10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m." "Radio Wonderland"
Joshua Fried remixes New York City radio from his Brooklyn apartment every Saturday on 90.7-FM in the Hudson Valley.

11 a.m. – noon: "Framework: Jason Kahn"
This edition of framework:afield has been produced by Jason Kahn and is the first of two new edition in his ongoing series, Unheard Cities. This one is titled Unheard Kyoto. For more information see http://www.jasonkahn.net.

Noon – 1 p.m.: "Other Music: Shannekia McIntosh"
Pledge Drive edition, with music and sounds from Shannekia McIntosh.

2-3 p.m.: "Distract and Disable: 20130316"
Monthly edition of show curated by Jonny Farrow.

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.: "Human Machine: Sexbot"
Max Goldfarb curates.

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.: "Saturday Afternoon Show: Pledge Drives"
This show will tune in some history about pledge drives, and bits of pledge drives of other radio stations. Nell Abram from Free Speech Radio News" will explain about their latest financial woes. Currently, WGXC, WFMU, and other radio stations have pledge drives, and Resonance FM and others just finished their spring pledge drives. Tune in to other radio news, headlines, solar weather, and more. Hosted by Tom Roe live from Wave Farm.

6 p.m. – 7 p.m.: "PiratesWeek: Boston Pirate for Mayor"
After the Weekly Presidential Radio Address, pirates in the news this week include a Boston Radio Pirate Runs for Mayor and we take a look at the FCC Activities. Chris Smolinski writes on his blog about the 2012 pirate activities. 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: Man in the Moon Radio, Boombox Radio, Voice of Alix and another blast from the past- WSRR Solid Rock Radio. Radio confiscation in Zimbabwe and the pirate forum from the fest with George Zeller.

7 p.m. – 8 p.m.: "What's the Frequency, Kenneth: Drones"
Host Paul Fischer's weekly musical news mash-up. This week: Progressives (and others) might've thought Washington gridlock could soon break. There was a drone filibuster and President Obama's been meeting with congressional members. But a closer listen to events surrounding the filibuster and the new GOP budget plan show the reality beyond the illusion....thru narration, music and soundbites.
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