(Source: Asia Pacific Report via Mike Hansgen)
Shortwave radio saves lives and foreign aid dollars, says McGarry
Vanuatu has appealed to Australia to restore shortwave radio services to the Pacific region, after they were switched off by the ABC in 2017, reports Radio Australia.
Prime Minister Charlot Salwai said other forms of communication usually failed during natural disasters.
He added his voice on the final day for submissions to an Australian government review of broadcasting to the region, Linda Mottram reported yesterday on a segment of the PMprogramme.[…]