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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 03/25/11 Listen Globally!
24 Mar 2011
Modified: 07:05:57 PM
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. Japan, Germany, Cuba, and Russia.
Dear Radio Friend,
The latest Shortwave Report (March 25) is up at the website
http://www.outfarpress.com/outfarpress/shortwave.shtml in both broadcast quality (15.1MB) and quickdownload or streaming form (4.9MB) (28:59)
(NEW! If you have access to Audioport.org there is a higher quality version posted up there {35MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)

This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and The Voice of Russia.
From JAPAN- The earthquake/tsunami in Japan has resulted in 25,000 dead or missing citizens, and damage estimates of $300 billion so far. The government issued a warning that leafy vegetables from the disaster region contain very high levels of radioactivity. Radioactive iodine levels have made tap water in Tokyo unsafe for infants, though some scientists say that the risk is minimal.
From GERMANY- With minor amounts of nuclear fallout reaching Europe, the German government is facing pressure to shut down the seven oldest nuclear power plants in the country. While Germany, the Arab League, China, India, Russia, Brazil and other nations oppose the Western military intervention in Libya, the French are enthusiastically supporting their government's role.
From CUBA- Two stories on the protests that greeted President Obama throughout his brief tour of select South American nations. Then a Viewpoint on the US military using mercenaries, or contractors, to operate with fewer restrictions in America's expanding war fronts. Brazil and most of South America want a peaceful settlement in Libya, and called for an end to airstrikes by allied forces.
From RUSSIA- British commandos have been assisting rebels in Libya for three weeks, leading to speculation that a ground invasion may be in the plans. A report on the international opposition to the airstrikes on Libya, and the division of British marines who have been placed on alert for deployment to the region.
There is an article about the Shortwave Report by Cassandra Roos on line -
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 evening at 6:30pm (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.(PST)
NEWLY CORRECTED!!! The Shortwave Report may be downloaded as a podcast from < feed://radio.indymedia.org/en/podcast?keys=shortwave++
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_03_25_11.mp3 >(13.3MB)
link for smaller file and streaming-
< http://www.outfarpress.com/outfarpress/shortwave.shtml >
¬°FurthuR! Dan Roberts

--"Until lions have their own historians, histories of the hunt will glorify the hunter."
--African Proverb
See also:
http://www.outfarpress.com

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