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The Shortwave Report 5/25/07 ¡Listen Globally!
by Dan Roberts
Email: outfarpress (nospam) saber.net
Phone: 707 459-1760
Address: PO Box 1162 Willits CA 95490
24 May 2007
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. Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
Dear Radio Friend,
The latest Shortwave Report (May 25) 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) (28:50)
This week's show features stories from Radio Netherlands, Radio Havana Cuba, and the Voice of Russia.
From NETHERLANDS- In Lebanon, deadly fighting between the Lebanese army and Islamist gunmen from the Fatah al-Islam group has created much chaos- some believe that Syria is involved in the conflict centered in a Palestinian refugee camp. Members of the UN security Council want to reprimand Muhamad El Baradei of the IAEA for stating that Iran should be allowed to keep its nuclear enrichment program. Israel has warned Hamas in Palestine that none of its leaders are safe from attack after rocket attacks on Israel.
From CUBA- There is an increase in attempts to ban the use of cluster bombs which have been used at an accelerated rate in Iraq and the Israeli invasion of Lebanon last year. Oxfam has called for an end to the US choosing the head of the World Bank, and World Bank directors want Wolfowitz to leave at once, not at the end of June. George Bush has granted himself extraordinary powers in the event of a catastrophic emergency, under a National Security Presidential Directive and Homeland Security Directive. While the well-publicized surge in combat troops in Iraq has been accomplished, there is a second serious increase in troop levels underway by extending tours of soldiers already there.
From RUSSIA- A commentary on the US single-minded determination to deploy its missile shield components in the Czech Republic and Poland, despite the fact that the citizens of those nations are opposed to the project.
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/podcast.php/.xml?series=outFarpress%20presents > or iTunes (search for "shortwave" in podcasts)
Check out the amazing streams at < http://www.radicalradio.org >
And Radio For Peace International at < http://www.rfpi.org >
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_05_25_07.mp3 >(13.3MB)
link for smaller file and streaming-
< http://www.outfarpress.com/outfarpress/shortwave.shtml >!FurthuR! Dan Roberts
--Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you.
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