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Michelle Guthrie says it is not her job to lobby for ABC funding...
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MD defends shortwave radio cuts and tells Senate hearing ABC is not official emergency broadcaster
By kynast on 2017-03-01 19:29 UTC
VIDEO: Michelle Guthrie answers questions about shortwave radio...
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ABC Managing Director Michelle Guthrie answers questions at a Senate Estimates hearing into the decision to cut the ABC's shortwave service.
By kynast on 2017-03-01 19:29 UTC
Guthrie grilled on NT shortwave cut-off...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/, /contrib/shortwave
ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie insists the broadcaster is still meeting its charter obligations despite axing the shortwave radio service in the NT.
By kynast on 2017-03-01 19:28 UTC
ABC boss grilled in Senate Estimates over axing shortwave service...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/, /contrib/shortwave
ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie tells a Senate Estimates hearing she is confident the organisation did not breach its charter by cancelling its shortwave radio service.
By kynast on 2017-03-01 19:28 UTC
SpaceX Says It Will Fly Two People to Moon Next Year...
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Cape Canaveral, Fla. (AP) -- SpaceX says it will fly two people to the moon next year.
By kynast on 2017-02-27 22:49 UTC
A reprieve for shortwave?...
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The shortwave broadcast station which beamed Radio Australia to the Pacific from Shepparton could be coming back online. South Australian senator Nick Xenophon earlier this week introduced a bill to parliament, which if passed would force the ABC to bring back shortwave broadcasts.
By kynast on 2017-02-16 17:42 UTC
International news channel i24NEWS launches in United States...
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With bureaus in Washington, Tel Aviv, New York, and Paris, i24NEWS will air 24/7. Israel-based international news channel i24NEWS will launch in the United States on Monday, bringing content from its studios in New York, Washington, Tel Aviv, and Paris to viewers across the U.S. and around the
By kynast on 2017-02-13 17:14 UTC
Board Gives Nuclear-Weapon Lab Failing Grade on Safety Steps...
An annual safety assessment gave Los Alamos National Laboratory a failing grade for steps it takes to prevent accidents in developing nuclear weapons
By kynast on 2017-02-11 21:22 UTC
Shutdown Of Last Short Wave Transmitters At Radio Australia - Extended Version...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/shortwave, /contrib/Australia/

After almost 80 years of shortwave transmissions and 72 years from the Shepparton station in Victoria the Australian Broadcasting Corporation considers HF transmissions to old fashioned and has closed down domestic and overseas services.
The money saved, about twice what the CEO is paid is going to

By kynast on 2017-02-10 01:43 UTC
Quinoa genome could see 'super-food' prices tumble...
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Scientists say that decoding the quinoa genome could cut the cost of this nutritious but underutilised crop.
By kynast on 2017-02-09 13:28 UTC
Senator to push for radio change...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/shortwave, /contrib/Australia/
The mothballed Shepparton shortwave broadcast station could be coming back online.. South Australian senator Nick Xenophon will introduce legislation to parliament this week to force the ABC to bring back domestic and international shortwave
By kynast on 2017-02-09 03:48 UTC
Senator Nick Xenephon discusses Radio Australia Shortwave Cut...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/, /contrib/shortwave
Senator Nick Xenophon answered the SOS call to force the government and the ABC to Save Our Shortwave.. The South Australian politician and NXT party leader was in Shepparton yesterday for the senate inquiry into the dairy industry and took time out

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By kynast on 2017-02-03 00:11 UTC, Edited: 2017-02-03 01:21 UTC
Workers upset by ABC's ditching of shortwave radio told to complain to Senate inquiry...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/shortwave, Australia
Nationals senator Bridget McKenzie wants to strengthen ABCs obligation to deliver services ro regional Australia
By kynast on 2017-02-02 19:43 UTC
Milo Yiannopoulos talk at UC Berkeley cancelled after protests erupt...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/right/
The University of California at Berkeley is bracing for major protests Wednesday against MiloYiannopoulos, a polarizingBreitbartNews editor, on the last stop of a tour aimed at defying what he...
By kynast on 2017-02-02 02:55 UTC
ABC video report on shortwave shutdown...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/, /contrib/shortwave
ABC interviews those most effected. The ABC has shut down its shortwave radio service to remote parts of Northern Australia and the Pacific. @MaddocksThomas reports https://t.co/VPD3deSR9Z
By kynast on 2017-02-01 23:33 UTC
Video: Final moments of Radio Australia Shepparton Transmitter Site Shutdown...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/shortwave, /contrib/Australia/
After almost 80 years Radio Australia on shortwave goes quiet. This is a recording of the final few minutes of broadcast at the Shepparton transmitter site as engineers turn off each transmitter one by one as the "Waltzing Matilda" interval signal plays out.

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By kynast on 2017-02-01 23:11 UTC
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