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The Shortwave Report 01/14 Listen Globally!

by Dan Roberts Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 at 12:55 AM
outfarpress@saber.net 707 459-1760 PO Box 1162 Willits Ca 95490

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. China, Spain, Germany, Cuba, and Russia.

Dear Radio Friend,

The latest Shortwave Report (January 14) is up at the website

http://www.outfarpress.com/outfarpress/shortwave.shtml in both broadcast quality (13.3MB) 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 {26.7MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)

This week's show features stories from China Radio International, Spanish National Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and The Voice of Russia.

From CHINA- US Defense Secretary Gates concluded a visit to China. The Koreas have restored a hotline at their Truce Village. New reports show that China has been experiencing the worst weather ever recorded. At least 257 people have died in floods in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. Haiti commemorated the first anniversary of the earthquake which killed 230,000 people.

From SPAIN- Massive floods wrecked havoc in Brisbane, Australia, and raised fears over surging food prices on the international market. The Spanish government rejected a permanent cease fire declared by the Basque separatists group ETA.

From GERMANY- The new year has started off with further doubts about the stability and longevity of the Euro, the currency used by 17 nations. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was in court briefly on Tuesday in England, where he has strong public support. Wikileaks reports that it is losing half a million Euros a week.

From CUBA- Anti-torture activists rallied in Washington this week to mark the ninth anniversary of the opening of the prison at Guantanamo Bay. A Viewpoint on the US trial of Luis Posada Carriles for immigration fraud, not for his terrorist activities against the Cuban people.

From RUSSIA- A review of the Russian media's reaction to the shooting rampage in Arizona aimed at Congresswoman Giffords.

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 evening at 6:30pm (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.(PST)

The Shortwave Report may be downloaded as a podcast from 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_01_14_11.mp3 >(13.3MB)

link for smaller file and streaming-

http://www.outfarpress.com/outfarpress/shortwave.shtml >

¡FurthuR! Dan Roberts

--"Which country is suffering from too much freedom of speech? Name it, is there one?"

-- Julian Assange

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