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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turn:  According to the CBC’s plan, Sackville’s shortwave broadcasting license for the CBC North Quebec service has been revoked … Continue reading

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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

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RCI’s “radio silence”

This well-written, comprehensive take on RCI’s closures does an excellent job of addressing radio’s continued relevance in our current socio-political climate. It even includes a brief quote from yours truly.  Thanks, Rich, for bringing this to my attention. (Source: rabble.ca by Garth … 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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RCI Action: Last month of RCI broadcasts, unless…

(Source: RCI Action) June 24, 2012, will be the last day of Radio Canada International’s radio programming unless we can convince Canada’s government that our national public radio and television broadcaster CBC/Radio-Canada went too far when it cut our budget … Continue reading

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