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The Shortwave Report 01/30/15 Listen Globally!

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and NHK World Radio Japan.
Dear Radio Friend,
The latest Shortwave Report (January 30) is up at the website  http://www.outfarpress.com/shortwave.shtml in 3 forms- (new) HIGHEST QUALITY (160kb)(33MB), broadcast quality (13MB), and quickdownload or streaming form (6MB) (28:59) Links at page bottom
(If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB}  http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)

NEW PODCAST!!!- feed://www.outfarpress.com/podcast.xml (160kb Highest Quality)

This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and NHK World Radio Japan.
From GERMANY- Several stories on the leftist Syriza party victory in Greece, with pledges of ending austerity measures and a halt to the sale of state assets. US firms will build nukes in India. Two stories on Pegida, the anti-Islam groups in Germany. Fidel and Raul Castro make comments about the changing relations between the US and Cuba.
From CUBA- Celac, the community of Latin American countries, has condemned the continuing US economic blockade of Cuba. Israel launched attacks on Syrian positions in the Golan Heights. The UN has called on Israel to immediately cease the destruction of Palestinian housing in the occupied West Bank. The Mexican Attorney General claims that all 43 of the students missing since September are dead- family members and activists point out that there is no concrete evidence that this is true.
From RUSSIA- British politician George Galloway is a regular broadcaster on the current incarnation of the Voice of Russia- here he talks with activists about the situation in Mexico with the disappeared students. They describe the relationship of the school the students attended with the Zapatista movement, and the levels of corruption in the Mexican government.
From JAPAN- Talks are continuing for the Trans Pacific Partnership, with Japan and the US not agreeing on US exports of rice, beef, and pork. A Japanese journalist has been caught in a hostage situation with people claiming to be from the so-called Islamic State. Egyptian authorities released Hosni Mubarak's sons, and the military killed more than 20 protestors last weekend. Russian President Putin called the Ukrainian army a NATO Foreign Legion bent on containing Russia.

There is an article about the Shortwave Report by Cassandra Roos on line -

I was interviewed for an informative weekly radio show Mediageek, available at  http://radio.mediageek.net

All that plus times and frequencies for listening at home. It's free to rebroadcast, please notify me if you're airing it and haven't notified me in the last month, please mention the website if you only air a portion. If you just want to listen and have a slow connection, try the streaming version- lower sound quality but good enough and way easier if you don't have a high-speed internet connection. If streaming is a problem because of your slow connection, download the smaller file- it takes 20 minutes or less, and will play swell in any mp3 player application (RealPlayer, Winamp, Quicktime, iTunes, etc) you have on your computer.
TIME SLOT on KZYX! This program will be aired on Sunday afternoon at 4pm (PST) on KZYX/Z Philo CA, you might be able to stream via <  http://www.kzyx.org >

I hope you'll listen and air this if you're connected with a radio station. I am still wondering how to get financially compensated for the 25 hours I put into this program weekly- any ideas are appreciated. Any stations rebroadcasting this (or listeners) are welcome to donate for production costs. You can do so through the website. Many thanks to those that have donated! No Guilt! (maybe a little)
links for this week's edition-
<  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr150130.mp3 > (33 MB) HIGHEST QUALITY
<  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr_01_30_15.mp3 > (13 MB) Broadcast Quality
<  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr_01_30_15_24.mp3 > (6 MB) Slow Modem streaming
Website Page-
<  http://www.outfarpress.com/shortwave.shtml >
ˇFurthuR! Dan Roberts
"In addition to being extremely expensive, and we have to put up with the stupidities that the candidates repeat, it's really being decided elsewhere who will sit in the presidential seat."
-- Subcommandante Marcos

Dan Roberts
Shortwave Report-

homepage: homepage: http://www.outfarpress.com
phone: phone: PO Box 1162 Willits CA 95490
address: address: PO Box 1162 Willits CA 95490

With times, frequencies??? 30.Jan.2015 07:51


With times, frequencies?

Where? I have never seen a shortwave band/frequency listed anywhere in your weekly posts, but its not from a lack of asking for it.

I followed the links, and there are mp3s of the transmissions, but no frequency listings or GMT times, or anything one would expect from a shortwave radio show.

please advise.

Freq & website info is inserted in the broadcasts 31.Jan.2015 18:09

Listening Larry

(example) http://www.outfarpress.com/swr150130.mp3
13:00 in into the broadcast there is info given

This info is given throughout the recording(s).
To get your answer from Dan himself I suggest you contact him:

(I hope this helps a little bit, I'm just a listener to the program)

Larry 31.Jan.2015 19:49


Larry, thats a bit late.

I keep the combination to the safe locked inside the safe in case I forget it.

People should get a shortwave wave radio and get use to listening to it via a cheap wire antenna. When/If everything goes to shit, you will have a bunch of people wondering what the fuck is going on and why they have no cell service, no internet etc. Its not something you can just whip together if you aren't ready.

Thats why its frustrating to see this post weekly, with no Frequency listings or GMT times. This is just one more pre-packaged product being fed to people with no recipe on how to cook it themselves.