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Saturday, August 3, 2013 local almanac

Aug 03, 2013 12:01 am
Local News
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Local weather forecast
Today's forecast is specific to Acra, in Greene County.

Saturday: A chance of showers, mainly before 8 a.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 76, and a low around 52.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 70, and a low around 47.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78, and a low around 53.

Sunrise 5:51 a.m.
Sunset 8:11 p.m.
Other celestial rises/sets
Moon 2:57 A.M. 5:54 P.M.
Mercury 4:19 A.M. 7:07 P.M.
Venus 8:41 A.M. 9:40 P.M.
Mars 3:32 A.M. 6:43 P.M.
Jupiter 3:10 A.M. 6:16 P.M.
Saturn 12:59 P.M. 11:42 P.M.
Uranus 10:32 P.M. 11:11 A.M.
Neptune 9:07 P.M. 7:58 A.M.
Pluto 5:59 P.M. 3:34 A.M.

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., July 27:

midnight – 12:05 a.m.: "Radio News: Report Says U.S. Using Drones Against Rescuers"
From "Free Speech Radio News": "A new investigation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism in the UK has found that several US drone strikes in Pakistan deliberately targeted rescuers, by striking a location once, then striking it again minutes later when people came to care for the dead and wounded. The findings are based on interviews with eyewitnesses and data from Pakistani and international human rights groups. The revelations come the same week US officials are meeting with the leaders of the countries losing the most civilians to drone strikes: Pakistan and Yemen, to determine the future of so called counterterrorism collaboration with those nations. In Washington, FSRN’s Alice Ollstein reports.

5 a.m. – 7 a.m.: "Shortwave Hours: Monitoring Times RIP"
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: "Does D-STAR Rely Too Much on the Internet? (John Davis/WB4QDX)"
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, China Radio International, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.
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 Hawaii go on alert for Pacific Storm Flossie, India recognizes three hams as rescue radio heroes; more than 400 attend ARRL sponsored Hurricane readiness webinar; vandals topple a radio tower that's home to at least one ham radio digipeter; Monitoring Times to cease publication at years end and a lighthouse in the middle of the Australian desert will take part in International Lighthouse and Lightship weekend."

7 a.m. – 8 a.m.: "Saturday Morning Serial: August Songs"
August songs about the eight month of the year, from the Preservation Jazz Band, Julie London, Bebel Gilberto, Carole King, Grizzly Bear, Freddy Cannon, The Flatliners, NOFX, Funkadelic, Avail, Love, and Joan Baez.

8 a.m. – 10 a.m.: "Open Air: 20130803"
"Please Assist Us With Transmission." Hopefully, there will be a signal to get through from Catskill this week, so anyone can contribute to the show in many ways on "Open Air." Matt Bua hosts with a cast of many, as this live transmission art show about local transmissions from the Catskill Community Center. You make up the show with stories, phone calls, messages, requests, further information, and more. 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. Features include solar weather, shortwave news, and more. Call 518-219-WGXC or Skype calls at WGXCfm to talk on the air.

10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: "Radia: Pedro Lagoa, André Avelãs"
Radia Show 435 from Radio Zero, Lisbon, Portugal. "Clouds N 38 42.53, W 9 8.96 27-12-12 Pedro Lagoa – laptop, 6DE, André Avelãs – electronics.

11 a.m. – noon: "What's the Frequency, Kenneth?: Politicians Behaving Badly"
From host Paul Fischer, a weekly mash-up of the news.
Community Calendar Event (this event is not organized by WGXC)

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.: "Cinema Terrorisme: August 2013"
Cinema Terrorisme 33: Do What Thou Wilted Cabbage Patch Humphrey Spoiled Rotten by the Comedy of All Dead Things.

6 p.m. – 7 p.m.: "PiratesWeek: Palestinian Authority Pirate Radio"
After the weekly presidential radio address and Republican response, "PiratesWeek" from Ragnar Daneskjold in upstate New York. This week: "Pirates in the news this week include Pirate Stations Invade FM Radio Dial in Costa Rica and signals from Palestinian Authority pirate radio stations are interfering with the air tower communication network at Ben Gurion International Airport. The Verge recently had an article about pirate radio. ‭Select postings from the Free Radio Network, HF Underground and note stations logged per the Free Radio Weekly. The imminent demise of Monitoring Times from the International Radio Report. ‭Off Air Recordings include the stations of: Red Mercury Lab, Radio Free Whatever, Rave on Radio, Vagina Radio and Skyline International from Europe."

8 p.m.: "Alpenglow"
Tune in to hear this show.
Spotty Dog Books & Ale WGXC webstream
webstream of performances at Spotty Dog Books & Ale provided by WGXC.
Live performance
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