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        CONTINENT OF MEDIA 01-01, JANUARY 2001
        produced by Glenn Hauser, January 9, 2001

*COM 01-01, the first for 2000, shortwaved exclusively by RFPI,
 Costa Rica; webcast exclusively by DXing.com, sponsored by Universal
 Radio. Thanks to both for making this program possible
*David Gleason on Latin American radio, as modern, or more so than US
 radio, in the larger cities. See his photos of Radio 10 in Bs. As.
 http://www.davidgleason.com/Argentina%20Radio%2010%20Transmitter.htm
 and, for contrast, 60's era snapshots of stations in Colombia,
 Guatemala and Mexico at 
 http://www.davidgleason.com/Central%20America%20Link.htm
*The Self-Resonant Folded Unipole AM broadcast antenna, invented in
 Brazil; see also the EH Antenna (via Patrick Griffith, NRC):
 http://www.netcommander.com/home/w5qjr-/document1/TheSpeech.html
*John Callarman`s ``rules`` for DXing Mexican AM stations
*Univision buying USA Network`s TV stations
*WTFDA Memorabilia site on early TV, FM, DX:
 http://members.fortunecity.com/wtfdamem
*Concerns about birds crashing into tall broadcast towers; see
 http://www.towerkill.com and http://www.forbirds.com
*John Broomall predicts there will yet be 1000 lowpower FM stations
*KTRU Houston dispute settled between students and admin (follow-up)
*KVOD Denver no longer classical but still see listeners` forum at
 http://www.kvod.com -- and a poem in memoriam Or try
 http://www.kwgm.com and http://www.mesainteractive.com
*Hopi Nation has first radio station, KUYI-FM, http://www.kuyi.net
*WFIU has weekly music quiz, Ether Game, also webcast Tuesday nights;
 see http://www.indiana.edu/~wfiu/ethergame.htm
*KNX nixes Amos `n` Andy as politically incorrect Oldtime Radio
*New book on KMOX St. Louis, ``The Mighty `MOX...`` by Sally and Rob
 Rains; see http://www.diamondbooks.com/dcistore/kmox.htm
*Disney rumored to want to buy NY Socialist station WEVD to head
 ESPN radio network
*Omaha market FM non-commercials may be sold and turned commercial
*Gary Dunford column in Toronto Sun on the late Allan McFee
*That`s COM 01-01 for January; Glenn Hauser inviting you also to hear
 my other program weekly, World of Radio                  ###