Tag Archives: World Radio Day

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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“Why The Humanitarian Community Should Shape The Future Of Shortwave”

As World Radio Day approaches, writer Mehmet Burk (founder of ReliefAnalysis.com) considers the importance of shortwave radio, especially in terms of disaster relief. Burke posted the article, Why The Humanitarian Community Should Shape The Future Of Shortwave on Interaction.org. Here’s a quote: “In the … Continue reading

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Three things you can do to honor World Radio Day 2013

From my previous posts today you’ll already know it’s UNESCO World Radio Day–a day to celebrate the relevance of radio in the 21st century. Here are some ideas of how you can celebrate and make a difference with radio: Send a … 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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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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ShortWaveMusic offers one-day music download in honor of World Radio Day

Our friend, Myke, over at the ShortWaveMusic blog has a very special World Radio Day gift: As the preeminent blog dedicated to preserving and disseminating indigenous sound and music as heard via international radio, ShortWaveMusic is observing World Radio Day with a … Continue reading

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Today is World Radio Day: Support a Cause via Shortwave Radio

Shortwave Radio Listeners may occasionally feel that their hobby is a passive one–one of simply listening. I’m here to tell you that it is not. SWLers are among the more enlightened of media hobbyists, and here’s why: 1) they tend … Continue reading

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