WORLD OF RADIO EXTRA #42, produced May 12, 2001 by Glenn Hauser

*Modest proposal for popularizing SW among youth: make it illegal!
*World Radiocommunication Conference 2003: proposals to deintermix
 ham and SWBC on 7 MHz
*Trends in tropical SWBC, by Anker Peterson: steady decline
*Domestic [SW] Broadcasting Survey published. See
 44-page printed: US$10, GBP 6, DEM 20, DKK 75 or IRC 14, by airmail
 By E-mail: US$3, GBP 2, DEM 8, DKK 35 or IRC 14. Cash preferred to:
 DSWCI, c/o Bent Nielsen, Egekrogen 14, DK 3500 Vaerloese, Denmark
*Regional stations in India (Goa) and Pakistan (Quetta) won`t QSL
 direct or forward to HQ
*Russian TV visits the Samara SW transmitter site and its dark past
*Allover Shortwave Schedule, comprehensive by Eike Bierwirth: or MS Word:
*WOR Extra 42 is halfover; P O Box 1684, Enid OK 73702 USA;
*Pirate TV station in China popular with masses, avoids bust
*Time Signal Station CD project on WWV station history almost
 complete; Needs good recordings of foreign TS stations for another
 one. Contact Myke Weiskopf,
*Claude Shannon, who developed math of comms theory which led to
 packet switching and hence to Internet, died
*Reporters Without Borders discusses enemies of the Internet, and
 of free speech
*Global media giants are lobbying for the most sinister privatisation
 of all: the spectrum. See entire Guardian article:,3604,479815,00.html
*Los Angeles MW station has roof antenna; more common in Latin America
*Why radio hobbyists are called anoraks in the UK
*Glenn Hauser concluding WOR Extra 42                     ###