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The Shortwave Report 3/16/07 ¡Listen Globally!
by Dan Roberts
Email: outfarpress (nospam) saber.net
Phone: 707 459-1760
Address: PO Box 1162 Willits CA 95490
15 Mar 2007
Modified: 07:50:24 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, Cuba, and Russia.
Dear Radio Friend,
The latest Shortwave Report (March 16) 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) (28:59)
This week's show features stories from China Radio International, Radio Netherlands, Radio Havana Cuba, and the Voice of Russia.
From CHINA- The chief nuclear inspector from the IAEA visited N Korea and said that they are willing to shut down the reactor and allow full inspections. Libya and the US are to sign an agreement to build a nuclear reactor in the N African country.
From NETHERLANDS- The use of electronic voting machines is under fire in the Netherlands. There is a proposal to ban smoking in Dutch coffeehouses selling cannabis. Britain has proposed serious new cutbacks in CO2 emissions- a leader of Friends of the Earth explains the situation. Human Rights Watch based in NY has received the top Dutch human rights award. A review of G Bush's visit to Mexico, focusing on migration and the free trade agreement.
From CUBA- A Viewpoint on G Bush's visit to Uruguay where 40,000 citizens protested his undesirable presence. A Viewpoint on the debt the US has incurred to Latin America over the decades from covert operations such as Operation Condor, and the protection given to international terrorist Luis Posada Carriles.
From RUSSIA- Another summary of G Bush's visit to Mexico, where no agreements were reached on migration, drug production, or the thousand mile wall. Britain is planning to upgrade its nuclear arsenal which Tony Blair says is vital because of growing global insecurity. Current and former German leaders are speaking out against the proposed US missile shield in Poland and the Czech Republic.
There is an article about the Shortwave Report by Cassandra Roos on line at- http://www.campusprogress.org/soundvision/780/big-stories-shortwaves
I was interviewed for an informative weekly radio show Mediageek, available at http://radio.mediageek.net
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 (PST) 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(PST)
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_03_16_07.mp3 >(13.3MB)
link for smaller file and streaming-
< http://www.outfarpress.com/outfarpress/shortwave.shtml >
¡FurthuR! Dan Roberts
-- Military justice is to justice what military music is to music
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