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Shop Radio

Now if you really want to be bored………………………. Shop Radio will be broadcast on the Sky platform (Sky EPG radio channel 0184) twenty-two hours a day, seven days a week with amazing offers from 0600 right through until 0400 hrs … Continue reading

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Battle to save flagship Envisat spacecraft

Engineers are battling to save the European Space Agency’s (Esa) flagship Earth observation mission – Envisat. Controllers say the eight-tonne spacecraft appears to be in a stable condition, but they are not receiving any data at all from it. Contact … Continue reading

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ST HELENA

One of the remotest islands on earth, St Helena in the South Atlantic, will experience big changes in its media this year. Radio St Helena, which operates on 1548 kHz mediumwave and for some years broadcast a special once-a-year programme … Continue reading

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GB100MGY (Marconi Station)

GB100MGY will be operating on 502 kHz from the Fort Perch Rock marine radio museum in the Wirral, UK during the Titanic commemoration.Their website says: We have “special permission” from OFCOM to use the 501 to 504 kHz band from … Continue reading

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Now thats what I call a tower!

A massive tower called the Tokyo Sky Tree has been completed ahead of schedule. Standing 634 m (2,080 ft) high, it is the world’s tallest free-standing broadcast tower – and the second tallest building in the world after the Burj … Continue reading

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BBC highlight problems with Powerline Communication Technology

BBC highlight problems with Powerline Communication Technology to radio services The BBC has pointed out the radio interference problems caused Powerline Communication technology systems (PLC), also known as Broadband over Powelines. The BBC say these systems can not only cause … Continue reading

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MARCONI’S NEW STREET WORKS – 1912 – 2012 (Book)

MARCONI’S NEW STREET WORKS – 1912 – 2012 Birthplace of the Wireless Age By Tim Wander Book Size (Paperback editions): 7.44 x 9.69″ (246 x 189mm) ISBN (Paperback editions): 0755206932 ISBN-13 (Paperback editions): 9780755206933 With the centenary of the New … Continue reading

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Peats ‘World of Electronics’ – (RIP)

Peats ‘World of Electronics’ – Statement 02.04.2012 It is with deep sadness and regret that the family owned business of Peats ‘World of Electronics’, the long established and well-known Dublin electronics retail company is to seek the appointment of a … Continue reading

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Tom Tom (Update)

TomTom issues software ‘fix’ for sat-nav bug TomTom hit by GPS ‘leap year bug’ TomTom has issued a fix for a fault that had caused some of its satellite navigation devices to malfunction. The firm said that a problem with … Continue reading

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Maamturks Challenge

NUI Galway Mountaineering Club is pleased to announce that the 37th annual Maamturks Challenge will take place Saturday 14th April 2012. The walk, covering 24.3 kilometers over tough, mountainous terrain and with a total ascent over the course of the … Continue reading

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