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Happy World Radio Day 2015: several ways you can celebrate

Today is World Radio Day, a time “to remember the unique power of radio to touch lives and bring people together across every corner of the globe,” UNESCO reminds us. As shortwave radio listeners, we understand this power of information without … Continue reading

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Today is UNESCO World Radio Day 2014

Today is UNESCO World Radio Day–a day to celebrate the continued relevance of radio in the twenty-first century. You can make a difference with radio.  Here’s how: Send a shortwave radio, care of Ears To Our World. You can send … Continue reading

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World Radio Day 2013: Message from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

“In conflict situations and times of crisis, radio is a lifeline for vulnerable communities.”

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Voice of Russia: World celebrates all-uniting role of radio

(Source: Voice of Russia) February 13 is World Radio Day. It’s a young holiday, just two years old, established on the initiative of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2011. Representatives of all of the world’s … Continue reading

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The relevance of shortwave radio for UNESCO’s World Radio Day 2013

Wednesday, February 13th 2013 is World Radio Day.  UNESCO describes World Radio Day as “a day to celebrate radio as a medium; to improve international cooperation between broadcasters; and to encourage major networks and community radio alike to promote access … Continue reading

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