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The SHORTWAVE REPORT 7/28/06 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY!
by Dan Roberts
Email: outfarpress (nospam) saber.net
Phone: 707 459-1760
Address: PO Box 1162 Willits CA 95490
27 Jul 2006
Modified: 06:50:27 PM
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Spain, Cuba, and Russia.
Dear Radio Friend,
The latest Shortwave Report (July 28) is up at the website
http://www.outfarpress.com/outfarpress/shortwave.shtml in both broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quickdownload or streaming form (3.3MB) (29:00)
This week's show features stories from China Radio International, Radio Netherlands, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and the Voice of Russia.
From CHINA- The Palestinian Prime Minister implored the US to intervene in the continuing Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip. Secretary of State Rice called for a "new Middle East," as fighting raged in Lebanon, Palestine, and Israel. China condemned an Israeli air attack in Lebanon which killed 4 UN observers, one of them Chinese. UN diplomats say a South Korean and an Indian have taken the lead in the race to replace Kofi Annan as UN Secretary General. Saddam Hussein was forced into court after being force feed with a tube in a hospital- he stated that he would prefer to be shot by a firing squad rather than be hung.
From NETHERLANDS- The US refusal to intervene in the attacks on Shiites in Lebanon is destabilizing US support in Iraq, according to a member of the Center For American Progress. Then an on the ground report from southern Lebanon. Human Rights Watch has issued a report condemning the Israeli military's use of cluster bombs in Lebanon.
From SPAIN- In Chile, the trial of former dictator Pinochet will allow previous rulings of his dementia, and Hugo Chavez visited Belarus and signed agreements. Lula DeSilva maintains his slight lead in Brazil's upcoming presidential election, and Hugo Chavez hailed Russia for its willingness to sell weapons to Venezuela despite US objections.
From CUBA- More on Hugo Chavez's visit to Russia where agreements on bilateral trade were greatly increased along with strategic alliances.
From RUSSIA- Russia has agreed to sell fighter bombers, helicopters, munitions and rifles to Venezuela- Russia says this will not change the balance of power in the Caribbean.
There is an article about the Shortwave Report by Cassandra Roos on line at- http://www.campusprogress.org/soundvision/780/big-stories-shortwaves
All that plus times and frequencies for listening at home. It's free to rebroadcast, please notify me if you're airing it and haven't notified me in the last month, please mention the website if you only air a portion. If you just want to listen and have a slow connection, try the streaming version- lower sound quality but good enough and way easier if you don't have a high-speed internet connection. If streaming is a problem because of your slow connection, download the smaller file- it takes 20 minutes or less, and will play swell in any mp3 player application (RealPlayer, Winamp, Quicktime, iTunes, etc) you have on your computer.
This program will be aired on Friday afternoon at 4:30pm (PDST) on KZYX/Z Philo CA, you might be able to stream via <http://www.kzyx.org >
There are several other streams that work better- < http://www.freakradio.org >Freak Radio Santa Cruz now streams this program on Friday at 9:00am and Saturday at 11am(PDST)
The Shortwave Report may be downloaded as a podcast from < http://www.radio4all.net > or iTunes (search for "shortwave" in podcasts)
Check out the amazing streams at < http://www.radicalradio.org >
And the Partytown streams are great and informative- <http://www.partytown.com/radio >
I hope you'll listen and air this if you're connected with a radio station. I am still wondering how to get financially compensated for the 25 hours I put into this program weekly- any ideas are appreciated. Any stations rebroadcasting this (or listeners) are welcome to donate for production costs. You can do so through the website. Many thanks to those that have donated! No Guilt! (maybe a little)
link for broadcast edition-
< http://www.outfarpress.com/outfarpress/swr_7_28_06.mp3 >(13.3MB)
link for smaller file and streaming-
< http://www.outfarpress.com/outfarpress/shortwave.shtml >
¡FurthuR! Dan Roberts
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
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