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        CONTINENT OF MEDIA 01-03, produced March 13, 2001
        by Glenn Hauser

*Continent of Media 01-03 for March into April 2001; the monthly
 supplement to World of Radio; about media around the American
 continent, not necessarily SW; but exclusively on SW via RFPI, and
 on the internet via http://www.DXing.com sponsored by Universal
 Radio --  please let these institutions know you appreciate their
 making this program possible
*Scottish bagpipe music 24h, http://bagpipeworldradio.cjb.net/
 originates from, of all places, Montevideo, Uruguay
*``The Day Silence Died``, movie about Bolivian loudspeaker-
 broadcaster; three star rating, See NY Post Dec 8, 2000:
 http://www.nypost.com/entertainment/17644.htm
*Pedro F. Arrunategui visits R. Imperio [4389v] and R. Horizonte
 [4535v], Chiclayo, Peru
*Dispute over whether to observe DST and on what dates in Mexico
 City and elsewhere in Mexico  
*R. Bemba, community radio pirate in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico,
 threatened with closure; what`s the frequency, Kenneth? 
*Bill Tanner, Anglo, successful Spanish music programmer  
*Get current station info including slogan and talent names
 from Arbitron: http://ares.arbitron.com/stationinfo/
*Radio sucks, with exception of stations such as KNON and KGNU,
 both of which are internet-audible, http://www.knon.org and
 http://www.kgnu.org  See Washington City Paper:
 http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/archives/cover/2001/cover0216.html
*Pax has scheme to vacate UHF channels 60-69 early for a price
*Vintage 1952 article on interpreting test patterns:
 http://members.fortunecity.com/wtfdamem/
*Worldwide TV-FM DX Association convention July 27-29 in Boise, ID;
 details at http://welcome.to/boise2001
*URLs you miss are in the summary for this COM 01-03 at the WOR site:
 http://www.angelfire.com/ok/worldofradio/
*Salon.com radio program delayed until early April, so Beyond
 Computers gets a few weeks more. See http://www.beyondcomputers.org
*Eyebrows raised over NPR accepting news underwriting from Kuwait
 http://www.kuwaitthanksamerica.org and outdoor advertising on its
 building facing Capitol
*Reviewing Chicago`s music radio stations, especially jazz: WNUR,
 WDCB, WBEE
*World Radio Communication conference 2003 to deal with SWBC/ham
 allocations; plans underway. See http://www.fcc.gov/wrc-03 
*Winegard recalling myriads of oscillating UHF TV preamps on antennas
 mostly on RVs, which cause interference. Info: 319-754-0600
*Mondegreens, fun sites about misunderstood lyrics:
 http://www.amiright.com and http://www.kissthisguy.com
*That concludes COM 01-03 for March into April 2001; Glenn Hauser
 inviting you also to hear every week: World of Radio     ###