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Thursday, March 28, 2013 local almanac

Mar 28, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 46F; low 32F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 48F; low 32F.[/caption]










READ TEMPERATURE IN HUDSON: On thermometer in Studio A.
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 Catskill, in Greene County:

Today: A chance of rain and snow showers before 9 a.m., then a chance of rain showers. Cloudy. High near 49. Tonight, mostly cloudy. Low around 31.

Forecast for the next three days:

Friday: A slight chance of showers after 10 a.m. Partly sunny. High near 52. Mostly cloudy overnight. Low around 30.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 51. Mostly clear Saturday night. Low around 31.
Sunday: A chance of showers after 2 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 55. Showers likely, Sunday night. Cloudy. Low around 37.

Sunrise today: 6:42 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:17 p.m.

Length of the day: 12:34 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the fourth Thursday of the month.
(WGXC recommends calling ahead to confirm time and location.)

CHATHAM Village Board meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Financial Review Committee at 1 p.m., Budget/Salary Committee at 2:30 p.m. and Salary Review Committee immediately following Budget/Salary, at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
COPAKE Zoning Board of Appeals meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GERMANTOWN Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 50 Palatine Park Road, Germantown (537-6687).
HUDSON HCDPA meeting (tentative) at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (571-1044).
STUYVESANT Greenway Committee meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant (758-6248).
WINDHAM Town Board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

Midnight to 5:59 a.m.: Free103point9 Transmission Arts overnight

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: DIY Cell Phones, Wi-Fi Networks From Boing Boing, David Mellis at the High-Low Tech group at the MIT Media Lab built a DIY Cellphone, making a custom circuit-board and laser-cutting his own wooden case. The files are hosted on GitHub to build your own.
2 a.m.: Selected Songs: Karlheinz Stockhausen From Wikipedia: "Karlheinz Stockhausen was a German composer, widely acknowledged by critics as one of the most important but also controversial composers of the 20th and early 21st centuries. Another critic calls him "one of the great visionaries of 20th-century music." He is known for his ground-breaking work in electronic music, aleatory (controlled chance) in serial composition, and musical spatialization.
5 a.m.: Radio Minds Excerpts from Magz Hall's "Radio Minds" project, including "Commerical Break" and "Active Love."
5:15 a.m.: Off the Hook: DDoS  Do not call during rebroadcast. Off The Hook, from the hacker zine 2600, airs every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. ET in New York City on WBAI 99.5 FM, and is rebroadcast the next morning at 5 a.m. on WGXC and free103point9 Online Radio. It is simulcast online via streaming MP3 and via shortwave on WBCQ The Planet at 5110 KHz. Join #offthehook on irc.2600.net to chat during the show. Email show at oth [at] 2600.com Do not call during the 5 a.m. rebroadcast. This episode is shortened because of the WBAI transmitter fundraiser, and includes a report about the distributed denial of service, or DDoS, attack, Wed., March 27.

6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.: WGXC Hands-On Community Radio

6 a.m.: Al Jazeera English
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show Hosted by Philip Grant. Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Call in with your views at 518-828-0290.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues with local news, events, music and more, with host Philip Grant.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Diplomatic Immunity Radio Theater Project production produced at KSVR Studios at the radio station KSVR-FM in Mount Vernon, Washington, available via Pacifica Radio Archives. The actors are from the Skagit Radio Repertory Company. The producer is Joseph C McGuire. Story by Richird Sheckley; Adapted by Joseph McGuire. A visitor from outer space has come to earth with a mission: to bring Earth into the empire. Whether we want to or not.
3:30 p.m.: Kid's Brain Radio: More Sound Effects Tune in for a special edition of Kid's Brain Radio with guest co-host Tom Roe, and a box of sound effects, joining Sam Sebren and Dina, and other teenagers for a half hour of spontaneous fun, live from the WGXC studio in the Catskill Community Center.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
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