Wave Farm Newsroom

The Wave Farm Newsroom includes news about all sorts of radio waves from around the world. The page also archives Wave Farm's organizational monthly email announcements. The WGXC Newsroom features extensive daily community news specific to New York's Upper Hudson Valley region.

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Saturday

Sep

08

1:37 pm

Wave Farm Email Announcement September 2018

Sep 08, 2018 1:37 pm • Wave Farm Staff

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Thursday

Aug

16

8:00 am

Wave Farm Email Announcement August 2018

Aug 16, 2018 8:00 am • Wave Farm Staff

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Monday

Jul

16

10:50 pm

Radio News: Pai against Sinclair deal

Jul 16, 2018 10:50 pm • Staff

Ars Technica reports that on July 16 Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai said he's against the Sinclair Broadcast Group's acquisition of Tribune Media Company. The Republican had not p...

Saturday

Jul

14

10:00 am

Wave Farm Email Announcement July 2018

Jul 14, 2018 10:00 am • Wave Farm Staff

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Monday

Jul

09

10:50 pm

Radio News: Faso, Tonko, and Maloney all co-sponsor bill with very stringent pirate radio penalties

Jul 09, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Hudson Valley representatives in Congress, Democrats and a Republican, representing the 18th, 19th, and 20th Congressional Districts, have all signed up to prosecute pirate radio broadcasters with pen...

Sunday

Jul

08

10:50 pm

Radio News: FCC cuts off Lifeline for Native Americans

Jul 08, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Ars Technica reports that on July 5 the Federal Communications Commission announced it denied a petition to reverse a decision taking away a broadband subsidy from many Native Americans. The FCC voted...

Thursday

Jun

07

10:50 pm

Radio News: Drone transmitter maker gets $2.8 million FCC fine

Jun 07, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Radio World reports that the Federal Communications Commission is proposing a $2.8 million fine against HobbyKing for creating 65 radio transmission systems for aerial drones that use unauthorized rad...

Wednesday

Jun

06

10:50 pm

Radio News: Diplomats 'attacked' by sound in China

Jun 06, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

The New York Times reports that sound may be a cause of a mysterious ailment infecting American diplomats and their families in China recently. This report comes after the 2016 case of American Embass...

Tuesday

Jun

05

10:50 pm

Radio News: Trump nominates Democrat Starks to replace Clyburn on FCC

Jun 05, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Ars Technica reports that President Donald Trump did follow normal tradition and nominated FCC Assistant Enforcement Bureau Chief Geoffrey Starks to fill the open seat on the Federal Communications Co...

Tuesday

Jun

05

2:00 pm

Wave Farm Email Announcement June 2018

Jun 05, 2018 2:00 pm • Wave Farm Staff

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Monday

Jun

04

10:50 pm

Radio News: Google dropping military contract

Jun 04, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Gizmodo reports that Google is not renewing its contract with the U.S. Department of Defense providing artificial intelligence to analyze drone footage. Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene announced the dec...

Thursday

May

24

10:50 pm

Radio News: Are you really commenting on a proposed government law?

May 24, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

TechDirt reports that the Federal Communications Commission repealed net neutrality with a December 2017 vote after millions of fake comments were made to the FCC's website in support of the repeal. T...

Wednesday

May

23

10:50 pm

Radio News: Judge rules President's Twitter feed can't block

May 23, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

The Hill reports that U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald ruled that President Donald Trump’s Twitter account is a public forum, and he can't block any...

Tuesday

May

22

10:50 pm

Radio News: Presidential cellphones may not be secure

May 22, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Politico reports that two anonymous senior administration officials say a cellphone that President Donald Trump uses isn’t equipped with sophisticated security features designed to prevent hacking or...

Monday

May

21

10:50 pm

Radio News: Amateur Radio Parity Act language added into defense bill amendment

May 21, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

The National Association of Amateur Radio reports that text from the proposed Amateur Radio Parity Act (HR 555) has been used for the Courtney-Hartzler-Rogers Amendment to the FY 2019 National Defense...

Sunday

May

20

10:50 pm

Radio News: Groups contend FCC treats translators better than LPFMs

May 20, 2018 10:50 pm • Staff

Radio World reports that the Center for International Media Action, Common Frequency, and the Prometheus Radio Project have filed objections to FM translators applications from 998 full-power stations...

Thursday

May

17

10:50 pm

Radio News: FCC officials to receive ethics training after investigation

May 17, 2018 10:50 pm • Staff

The Hill reports that the Office of Special Counsel ruled May 16 that Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai did not violate the Hatch Act in a panel discussion at the Conservative Politi...

Wednesday

May

16

10:50 pm

Radio News: Senate votes to disapprove FCC net neutrality repeal

May 16, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

The Atlantic reports that the U.S. Senate voted to disapprove of the rollback of network neutrality 52-47 on May 16. Three Republicans voted with 49 Democrats to overturn last December's Federal Commu...

Tuesday

May

15

10:50 pm

Radio News: False EAS tsunami warning in Alaska

May 15, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Radio World reports that another misfire of the Emergency Alert System led to another "War of the Worlds"-like listener scenario last week in Alaska. Travis Neff was driving to work, listening to a st...

Monday

May

14

10:50 pm

Radio News: President tweets to save Chinese jobs U.S. penalties took away

May 14, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Ars Technica reports that the president who campaigned on protectionism and making America great again is now tweeting about saving Chinese jobs. "President Xi of China, and I, are working together to...