WGXC-90.7 FM

Shortwave Hours: FCC Reopens

Oct 19, 2013: 4am - 7am
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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.: "The RAIN Report" and "Amateur Radio Relay League Audio Report." This week, "The RAIN Report" features, "some thoughts from ARRL President, Kay Craigie/N3Kn from the 2013 Hamvention." This week, from ARRL, "In this week’s report: ARRL VEC’s responds to the lifting of the Government Shutdown; ARRL Designates Six Regional ARRL Centennial Events, and Scouts take to the air for this weekend for the Jamboree On The Air." Plus shortwave sounds, recordings of pirate radio stations, and more.

5 a.m., "The Shortwave Report" with host Dan Roberts and international news via shortwave radio. This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, the Voice of Russia, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK World Radio Japan.

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: "Ham radio responds as a major cyclone hits India and an earthquake hits the Philippines; the IARU Monitoring Service says that Russia is again intruding into 15 meters; Sweeden gives its hams access to 472 kilohertz; AMSAT to celebrate 30 years of manned ham radio in space operations and a bit of early DX history from down-under."

6:30 a.m.: "This Week in Radio News" from host Tom Roe at Wave Farm's WGXC. This week: "Roundup of the week's radio news about radio waves. The Federal Communication Commission reopened in the United States this week, after 16 days without an enforcement division tracking pirate radio. Non-profit organizations applying for low-power FM stations during the FCC's Oct. 15-29 application window may be bewildered by the process that was interrupted by the shutdown, and this show features reports from Radiosurvivor.com, Broadcast Law Blog, and REC Networks about the LPFM application window in the U.S. SWLing.com considers the "record" pirate radio activity during the shutdown on shortwave bands. Meanwhile, Pacifica Radio considers leasing out WBAI's airwaves in New York City, the House stenographer shouts out on C-Span during the shutdown vote, and Edward Snowden discusses his leaks in Moscow. Plus, this week in radio history with Nixon's anti-drug song edict, and Groucho Marx. Author Douglas Kahn is interviewed by Galen Joseph-Hunter about his new book, "Earth Sound Earth Signal," a study of energies in aesthetics and the arts, from the birth of modern communications in the nineteenth century to the global transmissions of the present day."