Tag Archives: Sackville New Brunswick

Radio Vacation

Some of you may remember that I took an extended vacation last year in the maritime region of Canada. Monitoring Times Magazine just published an article I wrote about the vacation which includes a visit to Sackville, New Brunswick, four … Continue reading

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Spectres of Shortwave: RCI Sackville documentary seeks support

Last year, we mentioned that a documentary film featuring the RCI Sackville transmitter site was in the works. Fortunately, artist/film maker Amanda Dawn Christie, is on track for production of Spectres of Shortwave. Though the film has already received $70,000 in … Continue reading

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Help us record shortwave history: Radio Canada International’s final day of broadcasts

As many SWLing Post listeners know, today marks the end of an era. Radio Canada International is being forced to conclude many decades of shortwave radio services in a short-sighted attempt to cut costs. In lieu of exploring numerous cost-cutting … Continue reading

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A glimpse of Radio Canada International’s Sackville, New Brunswick transmission site

Last Friday, I was fortunate enough to receive an extensive tour of the Radio Canada International transmitter site in Sackville, New Brunswick. Of course, in light of the extensive cuts looming over this facility, the visit was bittersweet. It was an honor … Continue reading

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Cabinet silences Canada’s international voice, RCI Action responds

Yesterday, as I toured Radio Canada International’s Sackville, New Brunswick transmission site, the Canadian press discovered that the Cabinet approved an order that paves the way for RCI to be dismantled. The Metro News reported: Heritage Minister James Moore recommended an order … Continue reading

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The Link talks about the politics of saving RCI

On Friday’s edition of The Link, Mark Montgomery spoke with Amanda Pfeffer about how international radio is being cut around the world and, more specifically, Canada. They discuss how this happened, who is aware of it and if there is … Continue reading

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The Toronto Star publishes my thoughts on the cuts to Radio Canada International

As many of you know, I find the downsizing of major shortwave broadcasters around the world deeply concerning, especially since so much of the world still relies on the medium as a source of news and information, and for some … Continue reading

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