A reprieve for shortwave?...
Shepparton News | 2017-02-16 03:20 UTC
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.
on 2017-02-16 17:42 UTC
ABC video report on shortwave shutdown...
twitter.com | 2017-02-01 23:33 UTC
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
on 2017-02-01 23:33 UTC
Hitting the switch on connection to world...
Shepparton News | 2017-01-26 04:30 UTC
A radio engineer has warned the Australian Federal Government of the dangers of Radio Australia's Shepparton shortwave broadcasting station go offline. Greg Baker worked as district manager at the Shepparton site for seven years and was highly critical of the ABC
on 2017-02-01 09:06 UTC
ABC Pacific shortwave exit a 'diplomatic misstep'...
SBS | 2017-02-01 08:39 UTC
The ABC's decision to end 80 years of shortwave radio broadcasts into the Pacific region is being criticised as a diplomatic misstep. Shortwave radio is old, but simple and reliable, technology for reaching even the remotest parts of the Pacific. It's considered a lifesaver, especially when nature
on 2017-02-01 08:39 UTC
'Thousands' in Solomon Islands affected by ABC shortwave cut...
radionz.co.nz | 2017-02-01 08:28 UTC
Thousands of people in remote parts of Solomon Islands who tune in to the ABC's shortwave service will be poorer off from today according to a leading activist in the country. "Ms Liloqula said after the recent earthquake people in the bush in Choiseul only knew there was no tsunami by listening to
on 2017-02-01 08:28 UTC
ABC Shortwave radio axing puts remote people at risk...
ntnews.com.au | 2017-02-01 08:25 UTC
Long-haul driver Gary Williams, who is now based in South Australia and plies his trade up and down the Stuart Hwy between Adelaide and Darwin, said he would be without emergency information when the ABC turns off short-wave radio transmitters in the NT from today.
He said he had now been left
on 2017-02-01 08:25 UTC
Dismay in Melanesia as ABC ends shortwave...
radionz.co.nz | 2017-02-01 08:22 UTC
The axing of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's shortwave service to the Pacific has been met with dismay in the region. The chop has been greeted with dismay in many parts of the region, particularly in remote parts of Melanesia. Papua New Guinea MP Ron Knight said it was a sad day for the
on 2017-02-01 08:22 UTC
Radio Australia Shortwave Goes Quiet...
sheppnews.com.au | 2017-02-01 07:08 UTC
At noon eastern standard time yesterday the shortwave broadcast of Radio Australia, which sends out impartial news to the world, went silent.. The Shepparton broadcast facility went offline after running almost continuously since 1944, after the ABC announced it was moving away from shortwave
on 2017-02-01 07:08 UTC
Australia to Replace Passports With Biometric Tech...
Gizmodo | 2017-01-22 17:50 UTC
In a move that sounds convenient and a little terrifying, international travelers to Australia may not need a passport by 2020. Officials say that the country is implementing a system to replace the standard paper ID with biometric technology that recogni
on 2017-01-22 18:47 UTC, Edited: 2017-01-22 18:50 UTC
Singapore Zika cases top 150...
The Australian | 2016-09-01 23:21 UTC
China has intensified its checks on people and goods arriving from Singapore as an outbreak of the Zika virus in the small city-state was confirmed to have spread to at least one person in neighbouring Malaysia.