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Saturday, April 13, 2013 local almanac

Apr 06, 2013 12:01 am
Saturday Audio
Saturday Radio Headlines with Tom Roe and Philip Grant
Headlines about privacy legislation around radio-controlled drones in NY; the possibilities for LPFM in NY; and Columbia County is considering a cell phone tax.
PLAY CLIP (3:45)

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: Sunny, with a high near 46, and a low around 27.
Sunday: A 30 percent chance of rain and snow showers before 8 a.m., then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59and a low around 38.
Monday: A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58, and a low around 42. A 40 percent chance of rain Monday night.
Tuesday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Sunrise today: 6:27 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:27 p.m.
Length of the day: 13 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: Headlines"
12:05 a.m. - 2 a.m. "Balkan Death Grip"
Live webstream at Spotty Dog Books & Ale rebroadcast from Fri., Apr. 5. Eastern European music, with between two and ten band members.
2 a.m. – 3 a.m.: "Some Assembly Required: Mr. Dibbs"
Episode 159 of mash-up show hosted by Jon Nelson. Featuring the Some Assembly Required interview with Mr. Dibbs, along with 7 tracks by the artist, and one in collaboration with 1200 Hobos.
3 a.m. – 4 a.m.: "$mall ¢hange"
DJ $mall ¢hange at free103point9 events at SmackMellonin Brooklyn Aug. 2, 2003.
4 a.m. – 5 a.m.: "Selected Songs: Negativland"
Selected songs and sounds from Negativland.
5 a.m. – 7 a.m.: "Shortwave Hours: RF Exposure"
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: "Visually impaired ham Greg Rosenberg, AB9MZ, strategies for emergency preparedness for the disabled."
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"
6:30 a.m.: "Amateur Radio Newsline" This week: "The FCC says it is reviewing RF exposure limits in all radio services; a look at the possible candidates to be the next FCC Chairman; a UK ham's signal is heard 2000 Kilometers away with only 10 milliwatts from a Raspberry Pi transmitter; the tiny Baofeng HT becomes a paradise for makers and hackers and the story of how ham radio help to stop a civil war.
7 a.m. – 8 a.m.: "Saturday Morning Serial: April Songs"
Prince, and others sing about April.
8 a.m. – 10 a.m.: "Open Air: 20130406"
"Please Assist Us With Transmission." Anyone can contribute to the show in many ways on "Open Air." Matt Bua hosts 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: Lasse-Marc Riek"
"Radia" is a group of international radio stations, including WGXC/free103point9, interested in new and forgotten ways of making radio. Each week, one station makes a show that the rest air. This week: "Fuer Giesela" by Lasse-Marc Riek.
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: Mathias Delplanque"
This regular edition features Mathias Delplanque, Adrian Dziewanski, Seth Chrisman, Barry Cullen, and tracks from the new framework:seasonal spring 2013 edition, issue #4, by Yannick Dauby & Olivier Féraud, Stefan Paulun, and Francisco Lopez.
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.: "What's the Frequency, Kenneth?: Bank Scandals"
Congress reported its findings on the "London Whale" scandal; a trader who racked up more than 6 billion dollars in losses for federally insured JP Morgan Chase bank. So what happened? Also, Congress held hearings on HSBC, the bank that laundered nearly a billion dollars for drug cartels and others. So what happened? And why haven't you heard about this before? Hosted by Paul Fischer.
8 p.m. – 9 p.m.: "All Mixed Up: Tesla"
An electric Nikola Tesla mixdown featuring music from They Might Be Giants, The Handsome Family, Bright Eyes, David Bowie, Johnny Marr, Rae & Christian with Bobby Womack, Devandra Banhart, Frank Black, and The Black Keys. Hosted by Peter Bochan. From Pacifica Radio.
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