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The Future of Shortwave and International Broadcasting: a critical point of view
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Friday, 31 August 2007
The Future of Shortwave and International Broadcasting: a critical point of view
There is much pessimistic talk today about the validity of shortwave as the prime vehicle of international broadcasting. Critics present several arguments: high operating costs, environmental considerations, a need to re-channel available funds into satellites and the Internet, and what is loosely termed a decline in shortwave. From the point of view of the...
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Shortwave, again on viability
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Wednesday, 14 February 2007
Shortwave, again on viability
The world is in a state of upheaval, and many tried and true institutions are suddenly being put into question. In the field of international broadcasting, one...
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Tsunami hits East and West of the world. Support radio amateurs relief activity in the area
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Friday, 31 December 2004
Tsunami hits East and West of the world. Support radio amateurs relief activity in the area
If you want to donate to help relief works in the areas hit by the recent tsunami, read on. We just received this interesting piece of information from the Dan...
 
The next threat to international radio
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Monday, 16 June 2003
The next threat to international radio
It seems like every few years I feel obligated to warn NASWA members of a new threat to our ability to listen to shortwave radio. I remember my first Tech Topi...
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Shortwave radio still viable and effective in the 21st century
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Friday, 06 June 2003
Shortwave radio still viable and effective in the 21st century
We just recently heard news of still another International broadcaster going off the air. Politicians and Government officials proudly announce that resources ...
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