A reprieve for shortwave?...
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
International news channel i24NEWS launches in United States...
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
on 2017-02-13 17:14 UTC
Senator to push for radio change...
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
on 2017-02-09 03:48 UTC
Senator Nick Xenephon discusses Radio Australia Shortwave Cut...
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
on 2017-02-03 00:11 UTC, Edited: 2017-02-03 01:21 UTC
ABC video report on shortwave shutdown...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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