Tag Archives: RCI Cuts

Media Network Plus interviews RCI shortwave supporter, Senator Hugh Segal

PCJ’s Media Network Plus interviewed Senator Hugh Segal last week.  As we mentioned previously, Senator Segal made a motion that the CBC be made accountable for the unfair proportion of cuts imposed on Radio Canada International earlier this year. I found Segal’s thoughts regarding … Continue reading

Posted in Broadcasters, Interviews, News, Shortwave Radio | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sackville still broadcasting CBC North Quebec Service on 9,625 kHz…for now

I just received confirmation that the Sackville, NB transmission site of Radio Canada International will continue broadcasting the CBC North Quebec service on 9,625 kHz until all of the FM relays in North Quebec have been tested and placed into … Continue reading

Posted in Broadcasters, News, Shortwave Radio | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

CRTC revokes Sackville’s CBC North license

Occasionally, I have the opportunity to report good news on the SWLing Post. Unfortunately, this news is of a very disappointing turn:  According to the CBC’s plan, Sackville’s shortwave broadcasting license for the CBC North Quebec service has been revoked … Continue reading

Posted in Broadcasters, News, Shortwave Radio | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Broadcasters, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Petition to save RCI Sackville from being dismantled

Dear SWLing Post readers, I don’t often ask you for favors, but over the past few days, I’ve been working hard in the background to stop the Radio Canada International Sackville, New Brunswick transmission site from being dismantled. Now, I … Continue reading

Posted in Broadcasters, News, Shortwave Radio, SWLers | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments

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

Posted in Broadcasters, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

RNZ interviews RCI’s Wojtek Gwiazda: Shutting off the shortwave

Radio New Zealand’s Bryan Crump, host of  Nights, interviewed RCI Action Committee spokesperson, Wojtek Gwiazda today. It’s an excellent and insightful interview. Thank you, Mike, for the tip! You can download the audio from the show here, or simply use … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Broadcasters, Interviews, News | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments