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        WORLD OF RADIO #1036, produced May 17, 2000 by Glenn Hauser

*We hear from WOR listeners via WorldSpace in India, Portugal
*Check http://www.lyngsat.com for latest info on stations carried by
 WorldSpace
*WDWN in New York plans to drop WRN1 and WOR in format change;
 protest to wdwn@hotmail.com or Steve Keeler, WDWN, Cayuga Community
 College, 197 Franklin St., Auburn NY  13021 and listen via
 http://www.wdwn.fm
*RFPI will replace one temporary airing of WOR after June 1, Thursday
 2300 plus repeats
*WWCR will keep 9475 on one hour longer from June 1, so Sunday
 evenings WOR will be there whether at 2330 or 2430
*RCI suddenly cancels morning broadcasts to Africa
*Voice of Vietnam relays via Canada replaced by fill music since
 VOV could not feed signal, not due to execution of Canadian woman
*Michael Enright leaving weekday This Morning on CBC to revitalize
 Sunday Morning from September 3
*Drastic cuts at CBC Television, slashing regional staff and 16
 evening TV news shows
*Dr. Laura censured in Canada over discriminatory anti-gay remarks;
 stations required to censor anti-gay comments, warn against her
*World Beacon African service has new mailbag program
*New BBC Director Greg Dyke a breath of fresh air
*John Peel disappearing from BBC WS this week; still on Radio 1
 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1 and wry non-musical programme on
 Radio 4, http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4
*Radio France International workers on strike again over salaries
*Scandinavian Weekend Radio, plans for new low-power private SW in
 Finland once a month from July 1; see http://www.swradio.net
*WOR 1036, P O Box 1684, Enid OK 73702, USA; or wghauser@hotmail.com
 or fax if really necessary to attn of Hauser, 1-580-233-2948
*Thanks this time for financial support go to: B. Cooley
*Standard disclaimer
*Croatian Radio, Zagreb heard with half-hour English program
*R. Yugoslavia moves from 9 to 11 MHz band for English to us
*Serbia cracking down on opposition TV, and radio, B2-92
*V. of Greece detailed schedule obtained, showing English segments;
 see Issue 00-65 of DX Listening Digest on our website for details:
 http://www.angelfire.com/ok/worldofradio-- plans to install
 former VOA Portugal transmitters
*Ukraine closed down megawatt SW transmitter, replacing with 100 kWs
*Lvov electricity company cutting off non-payers of bills, even the
 tram and trolley company
*Russian minister of press affairs wants to sell out the Radio House
 at Pyatnitskaya 25; cafe already closed
*Ekho of Moscow Radio about to start broadcasting to western Europe,
 and plans to expand US market beyond Chicago and Seattle
*Russian government threatens to rescind licenses of "hostile western
 media" such as R. Liberty
*R. Tatarstan latest SW schedule
*Russian Ecological Radio Service, new weekly program in Russian from
 RFPI
*Old plans for a Baptist SW station, R. Guaymi, in Chiriqui, Panama
*And for another Baptist SW station at Lago Atitlan, Guatemala
*Willis Island ham DXpedition underway until May 30, VK9WI
*East Timor ham activity continues
*Thai Army service to Timor still heard
*R. Pakistan's two-minute English news bulletin
*R. Sedaye Iran also heard via inverted subcarrier of WAMU in
 Washington
*MeBo and Lockerbie connexion was on 60 Minutes previously
*Tropo DX forecasts 3 days ahead in map form at
 http://www.iprimus.ca/~hepburnw/tropo.html
*Ionospheric propagation outlook from Boulder May 16: flux 255 to 130
*And that's WOR 1036; I'm Glenn Hauser         ###