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Snow on the Dial – The Voice of Denendeh Falls Silent

If you enjoyed Garth Mullins’ radio documentary “End of the Dial” you might also enjoy his  follow up, “Snow on the Dial-The Voice of Denendeh Falls Silent.”  Mullins also produces the podcast, East Van Calling, which focuses on radio and various social justice … Continue reading

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Radio: “a rare dimension to our human experience”

Regarding Garth Mullins’ radio documentary, SWLing Post reader, David Korchin, comments: “I got my start in a small FM station in Saskatoon—CFMC, doing overnights, then drive, then mornings. Kind of a loose format, and with such a small staff that … Continue reading

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Radio is dead? Not according to Mullins

Garth Mullins is an SWL and a radio geek:  yes, he’s one of us. What’s more, Mullins believes that radio is now experiencing a renaissance.  Listen to his brilliant documentary, End of the Dial, which was recently re-broadcast on the CBC … Continue reading

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The CBC: A truly “wireless” transfer of money

(Source: CBC News via Andrea Borgnino) On The Morning Edition, CBC Kitchener-Waterloo was able to successfully transmit bitcoin over radio waves. This makes what is believed to be the first known transmission of the digital currency by a public radio station. Why are Canadians … Continue reading

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Senator Hugh Segal demands that CBC senior management explain rationale for sharp cuts to RCI

Yesterday, Senator Hugh Segal made a motion in the 1st Session of the 41st Parliment that the senior management of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) explain the decision to cut funding of Radio Canada International by 80%, in light of … Continue reading

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RCI Action: Stop CBC from dismantling our transmitters to the world

October 31st is quickly approaching and the CBC has requested that the remaining employees at Radio Canada Internationals Sackville transmission site begin dismantling antennas and transmitters that are not currently being used for their remaining three broadcaster clients (NHK, KBS … Continue reading

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