Shortwave Hours: 20121229

Dec 29, 2012: 5am- 7am
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WGXC 90.7-FM: Radio for Open Ears

90.7-FM in NY's Upper Hudson Valley and wgxc.org/listen everywhere

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: "Frank Beafore, WS8B, talks about "Physics and the First Antenna" from the 2012 Hamvention."

5:30 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, NHK World Radio Japan, China Radio International, and Radio Havana Cuba.

6 a.m.: "Glenn Hauser's World of Radio"

6:30 a.m.: "Amateur Radio Newsline" Hams in the Philippines activate as yet another tropical storm hits that nation; new spectrum for hams in Switzerland and the U-K; a ham radio operator in New York City beats the bureaucracy and gets to keep his tower; Canada changes the way it administers its communications enforcement and AMSAT gets a Matching Fund for donations made to the Fox satellite project.