Saturday on free103point9 and WGXC 90.7-FM

Feb 22, 2013 5:30 pm
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., Feb. 23:

midnight – 12:05 a.m.: "Radio News: Fox News vs. Univ. of Missouri"
Myron Jackson of KZGM interviews Scott MacDonald, Forum Editor, Maneater newspaper of the Univ. of Missouri, about how Fox News grossly exaggerated a story.

12:05 a.m. – 3:30 a.m.: "Radio Stew: New Radio Art"
New radio art works are explored.

3:30 a.m. – 4 a.m.: "Radia: Dublin Laptop Orchestra"
"Fresh Air," Radia Show 412, is a large-scale sound art piece curated and created by the Dublin Laptop Orchestra. The piece was written to address the sad truth that many common, household and automobile air-fresheners are heavily carcinogenic. "Radia" is a network of 20 stations in 13 countries, including free103point9/WGXC, each interested in new and forgotten ways of making radio. Each week, one station makes a show for all the others to air.

4 a.m. – 5 a.m.: "What's the Frequency, Kenneth?: Theatrics and Politics"
News mash-up show from host Paul Fischer, who worked on Dan Rather's staff. This week: "If you've paid any attention to the latest political discourse on subjects ranging from fed spending to cabinet posts to policing Wall Street...the subject of this week's episode is painfully clear."

5 a.m. – 7 a.m.: "Shortwave Hours: Velveeta"
Two hours of shortwave radio-oriented programming, starting with solar weather, news on meteor showers and ham radio, and other reports. This week: Velveeta runs an ad selling cheese and making fun of amateur radio. Other reports include:
5:15 a.m.: "The RAIN Report"
5:30 a.m., "The Shortwave Report" with host Dan Roberts and international news via shortwave radio. This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, the Voice of Russia, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and NHK World Radio Japan.
6 a.m.: "Glenn Hauser's World of Radio"
6:30 a.m.: "Amateur Radio Newsline" This week: "Australian radio amateurs may lose the 2300 to 2302 MHz band; Over the Horizon radar invades 10 meters; amateur satellite allocations on the agenda at I-A-R-U meeting in Vienna; Mainland China manufacturer releases low cost all service multi-mode High Frequency transceiver and zombies invade the nations Emergency Alert System."

7 a.m. – 8 a.m.: "Saturday Morning Serial: CB Radio"
Tune in Channel 6 locally on CB radio, and to this story and songs of citizen's band. Includes C.W. McCall's "Convoy," Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton's "10-4 Over and Out," Cledus Maggard's "CB Lingo," Red Sovine's "Teddy Bear," Tom Petty's "Jammin' Me," Rod Hart's "C.B. Savage," Jerry Reed's "East Bound and Down," Dave Dudley's "Me and Ole C.B.," Maggard's "White Knight," Home's "Truckin' For Jesus," Maggard's "Jaw Jackin'," and others. Also, clips from "Smokey and the Bandit," and CB radio lingo instructional recordings.

8 a.m. – 10 a.m.: "Open Air: CB Channel 6"
Anyone can contribute, in many ways, to "Open Air." Matt Bua hosts live from the Catskill Community Center. This is a live transmission art show about local transmissions. As many local frequencies, signals, and transmissions will be mixed in. Check in on CB radio, weather radio, shortwave, scanners, cell phones, strings-and-cups, or whatever else we can tune in. You make up the show with stories, phone calls, messages, requests, further information, and more. WGXC Program Director Shannekia McIntosh will call in and explain the new WGXC program schedule after 9 a.m. 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.

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.: "Radia"
International network of radio art stations in 13 countries interested in new and forgotten ways of making radio. Each week, one station makes a show for all the others.

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: Aporee Soundmaps"
Regular edition featuring sounds by Asférico, James Wyness, Jason Sloan, Olga Palomaki, Simon Longo, Taavi Tatsi, and selections for the Aporee soundmaps.

noon – 2 p.m.: "Vital Weekly: Double Shot"
Two most recent episodes of Vital Weekly 870 and 869, a weekly experimental new music show, formerly by folks behind Staalplaat.

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.: "Radius Sketchpad: U.S.O. Project"
"Radius Sketchpad" is an ongoing monthly program on WGXC 90.7-FM presented by the Chicago-based platform, Radius. This month features U.S.O. Project's InharmoniCity, originally produced for Radius, and is followed by a playlist of works selected by the artist. InharmoniCity realizes an urban symphony by using sounds normally hidden from our perception and revealed through unusual transducers.

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.: "The Human Machine"
From Max Goldfarb.

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.: "Saturday Afternoon Show: Justin Downs"
Justin Downs is at the Wave Farm Study Center this week, tuning up his "Will o' the Wisps" installation for the opening of Wave Farm later this year. "Will O' the Wisps consists of eight modules deployed in and around a meadow on the Wave Farm property. Each module runs and performs its function with power derived from the environment (in this case solar). The networked system works together to move viewers around an area in varying patterns, indefinitely." Also radio news, new radio art, solar weather, and more. Hosted by Tom Roe.

6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: "This Week in Radio News: 20130223"
After the weekly Presidential Radio Address, Ragnar Daneskjold of "Pirates Week" reports decline at Radio Shack, with more store closings. Also, a report from Alice Ollstein of Free Speech Radio News about e-mail leaker Jeremy Hammond's trial. Myron Jackson of KZGM interviews Scott MacDonald, Forum Editor, Maneater newspaper of the Univ. of Missouri, about how Fox News grossly exaggerated a story. Bloomberg Law reports on a copyright-free "Happy Birthday" song from WFMU. Also, a report about the BBC news strike, and other radio news.

6:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.: "PiratesWeek: David Lee Roth"
Pirates in the news this week include an arrest of a UK pirate, and a Florida pirate makes the news for possibly interfering with air traffic control. Also, the show will tune in John Cusack’s new movie, "Numbers Station." Off Air recordings include the stations of: Red Mercury Labs, SDF1 Radio, XLR8, Frederic Chopin Radio, Wolverine Radio, Radio City from Europe and a brief clip of the studio copy from WEAK radio’s new show. We’ll also take a listen to David Lee Roth’s memories of growing up with radio in California.

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.: "free103point9 Historical Broadcasts"
Historical interviews, performances, news reports, sounds, documentaries, and more,

Feb. 23, 2013: 10 p.m. – Feb. 24, 2013: 6 a.m.: "WGXC First Broadcast"
The first eight hours of WGXC 90.7-FM on air from Feb. 26, 2011.