WGXC-90.7 FM

Saturday, October 5, 2013 local almanac

Oct 05, 2013 12:01 am
Local News
Radio news from Wave Farm‘s WGXC 90.7-FM in the Hudson Valley, New York for Sat., Sept. 28. PLAY AUDIO (2:31)

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

Saturday: A slight chance of showers before 11 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69, and a low around 57.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 p.m., and a low around 58.

Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 68, and a low around 50.

Sunrise 6:58 a.m.
Sunset 6:29 p.m.
Other celestial rises/sets
Moon 7:35 A.M. 6:46 P.M.
Mercury 9:13 A.M. 7:15 P.M.
Venus 10:59 A.M. 8:14 P.M.
Mars 2:47 A.M. 4:43 P.M.
Jupiter 11:48 P.M. 2:48 P.M.
Saturn 9:18 A.M. 7:47 P.M.
Uranus 6:20 P.M. 6:54 A.M.
Neptune 4:55 P.M. 3:42 A.M.
Pluto 1:50 P.M. 11:20 P.M.

WGXC Programming

midnight – 12:05 a.m.: "Radio News: This Week in Radio History"
"Meet the Press," "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet," and the first quiz show, "Professor Quiz" all debuted this week in radio history. As did the "Paul is Dead" rumors about the Beatle bassist, which started on Detroit's WKNR Oct. 12, 1969.
4 a.m. – 7 a.m.: "Shortwave Hours: FCC Shutdown"
Three hours of shortwave radio-oriented programming, starting with solar weather, news on meteor showers and ham radio, and other reports. Other reports include:
4 a.m.: No "Low Power Hour" this week. "The RAIN Report" Hosted from Chicago by Hap Holly, KC9RP. This week: "The late ham radio icon Wayne Green/W2NSD is remembered." Also "Amateur Radio Relay League" weekly audio report. This week: "In this week’s report: FCC closes its doors as a result of the Government Shutdown; Amateur Radio prepares for Tropical Storm Karen; and the First IARU Region 2 Emergency Communications Workshop takes place in Cancun, Mexico." Plus shortwave sounds.
5 a.m., "The Shortwave Report" with host Dan Roberts and international news via shortwave radio. This week's show features stories from China Radio International, NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and the Voice of Russia.
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: "The FCC in shutdown. How will it affect ham radio? A new report says that faulty radio communications may have led to deaths of 19 firefighters in Arizona; Hams in Pakistan stand ready to assist following devastating earthquakes; The IARU Administrative Council looks for ways to work with non member societies; D-Star comes to 40 meters down-under and rappelling off a 367-foot hotel was all in a days work for a California ham."
6:30 a.m.: "This Week in Radio News," hosted by Tom Roe from Wave Farm's WGXC studio in Acra, NY. This week: "The U.S. government "shutdown" this week, with almost all workers at the Federal Communications Commission staying home. The show surveys the impacts to pirate radio enforcement, amateur radio issues, and the looming low-power FM application window. Also, tune in the anniversary of the Oct. 12, 1969 first radio broadcast of the "Paul is Dead" rumors about the Beatle Paul McCartney. Plus, tune in the computer sounds of composer Valentine Vuksic."
7 a.m. – 8 a.m.: "Saturday Morning Serial: Shutdown"
Shutdown sounds, computers shutting down, and more. Plus shut down songs from The Beach Boys ("Shut Down"), Gil Scott Heron ("Shut 'Em Down"), Public Enemy (Shut 'Em Down"), Camper Van Beethoven ("Shut Us Down"), Motorhead ("Shut You Down"), The Chrome Chranks ("Shutdown"), Robert Pollard ("7th Level Shutdown"), and others.

11 a.m. – noon: "What's the Frequency, Kenneth?: Shutdown"
The government closed at midnight Oct. 1 because Republicans in the House kept trying to delay or defund Obamacare in a bill to keep the government running past October 1. But Obamacare is already funded and began enrolling people October 1, as scheduled. Context and perspective on this sad, partisan, political irony, in narration, music and soundbites. Hosted by Paul Fischer. From Pacifica Radio.

noon – 12:30 p.m.: "Noon News: The Machine in Your Hand"
After the local news at noon, cell phones are the topic today. Jeffry Fawcett, PhD, speaks about a new mobile device operating system supposedly triggering motion sickness in some people, from Pacifica Radio. Also, comedian Louis C.K. thinks people use cell phones to fill the voids in their empty lives. Also, The Magnetic Fields' "The Machine in Your Hand," and Bruce Springsteen's "Jungleland."

12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.: "Other Music: Valentina Vuksic, Tom Carter, Bill Callahan"
Composer Valentina Vuksic is featured, especially tracks from "Tripping through runtime." Also, a live set from Tom Carter, from Sept. 6, 2013. Also, Bill Callahan's new "Dream River" is featured.

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.: "Cinema Terrorisme: October 2013"
Cinema Terrorisme 35: The Gaping Maw of a Nightmare Reality without Restraint: I do Not Like it Samiam

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.: "Saturday Afternoon Show: Pledge Drive"
New radio art from Anna Friz, radio news, news sounds, and more. Hosted by Tom Roe live from Wave Farm in Acra, NY. Call 518-828-0290 to pledge, or 518-622-2598 to talk on the air.

7 p.m. – 8 p.m.: "Framework: Emmanuel Mieville"
This regular edition features sounds by Tarab, Sebastiane Hegarty, Emmanuel Mieville, Five Elements Music, Julien Beau, and a framework introduction recorded by Martin Hogg.

8 p.m. – 10 p.m.: "Al Margolis, Peter Zummo, Guy De Bievre"
Spotty Dog Books & Ale WGXC webstream
webstream of performances at Spotty Dog Books & Ale provided by WGXC.
Al Margolis, Peter Zummo, and Guy De Bievre perform “Time Zones 0.4 - Private Mutations.” Time Zones 0.4 – Private Mutations was written specifically for the trio consisting of Peter Zummo (trombone), Al Margolis (electronics) and Guy De Bievre (lap steel), for the performance at The Spotty Dog. 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 on WGXC 90.7-FM. Live show on radio during WGXC Fall Pledge Drive.

Oct. 5, 2013: 10 p.m. – Oct. 6, 2013: 1 a.m.: "Tabs Out: Holly Waxwing"
Episode #33 of cassette show. A discussion of cans, canners, and cassettes with jams from Holly Waxwing, Yard, The Smoke Clears, Collapsed Arc, Holger Adam, Posture, Beard Closet, Gated, Der Einzige, Roadside Picnic, Nocht the Only Ghouls, Letna, The Rainbow Body, Millipede, and Calidonia County.
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