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- Mark said I had fixed wireless for over 2 years in my rural MN small town. I started at 10Mb and then upgraded to 25 when that became available. It was not as consistent as DSL, but worked quite well for the m...
- Fred Stiening said https://www.tapinto.net/towns/belmar-slash-lake-como/articles/lake-comos-denial-of-proposed-533-foot-wrat-radi From afar, it seems like pressure to get approval of the other proposed tower site And Gr...
- CC1s121LrBGT said TheChairman, you may also wish to explore http://view.yahoo.com It is free (advertiser sponsored) and is what had been the free content of hulu.com. I just checked and it Verizon (new owner of Yahoo...
- TheChairman said “The Prisoner” was one of my favorite series. Of course, I didn’t see it until the 1980’s (being too young in 1968). Downton Abbey seems to produce a love/hate reaction from p...
- Fred Stiening said CVS is introducing a paradigm shifting innovation in the retail pharmacy business – same day delivery service!
- CC1s121LrBGT said Sounds like an idea for a mult-million dollar tax payer funded grant to study this issue. As a little kid, I would often come home from school and put on the local UHF stations for afternoon cartoons...
- Fred Stiening said We need to find a way so American children won’t listen to British music or watch British TV
- CC1s121LrBGT said One of the most innovative shows in the 1960s was Dr Who. The famous theme song was a brilliant use of technology. Delia Derbyshire made the most futuristic sounds with the most simple tools –...
- TheJerseyDevil said Abridged version of a local news item about today’s incarnation of the station where I got my broadcast start in a long-gone era: A Superior Court judge knocked down plans by WRAT to build a 533...
- Fred Stiening said The first number is the voltage of the heater / filament. The 6SJ7 was ubiquitous in radios. It was used as an amplifier and had an upper limit beyond which it would not increase the amplified sign...
- Fred Stiening said That is exactly what I had in mine. I was introduced to Season One, Episode One by my nephew and niece gleeful about the story about how they were conniving how to acquire their dead relative’s...
- briand75 said Fred – I get the feeling you didn’t care for Downton Abbey or any of its spin-offs 🙂 BBC is (of course) government television and must be funded from the tax larder. They used to have ITV...
- CC1s121LrBGT said No gloating from my toward those Brits forced to pay their TV tax for content they don’t want… at least not until I can stop paying my cable company $4.99 per month for ESPN and its libera...
- CC1s121LrBGT said I have an old friend from college that lives a few hundred miles from me. Last time I visited him, he had to park in his driveway because his garage was filled with old analog oscilloscopes that were...
- Parrott said AAArgh , I still have the B & K tube tester, its the size of a large brief case . I have the Tube substitution handbook here somewhere. I would have to look it up but I can test it Fred. If yo...
- Fred Stiening said Amtrak just spent a ton of money rehabbing tracks between Springfield and New Haven. I think this may be on another competing rail line on the opposite side of the river. I didn’t drive much in...
- Fred Stiening said So you know the tube tester settings for a 6SJ7?
- TheChairman said Good time, bad times… we all have some stories. Seems like a lot of repair shops were put out of business by transistors and solid state electronics in the mid 70’s thru mid 80’s. A...
- CC1s121LrBGT said Attention train buffs: extremely high tax state Connecticut, while bleeding jobs and business such as GE which recently moved its HQ to Massachusetts, has bet the taxpayer’s farm on the rail. A...
- Parrott said Happy Fathers day everyone. Tom Greshem is having people calling in, telling good time stories. Mine would be short. I remember my old man showing me how to test vacuum tubes in the TV & Radio r...
- CC1s121LrBGT said I can half understand hearing their weather forecast for the weekend on Sunday night when it just hours from being over, and their calendar of events for events that happened days ago, but I still hav...
- Fred Stiening said After dumping around a $billion in debt and all the old stockholders, the “new” Cumulus resumed trading with an implied market value of around $160 million. Fresh out of bankruptcy, Cumulus is hit wit...
- Fred Stiening said In between debating outlawing dolls of children used for sex, Congress is also voting to impose $2 million fines for illegal operation of a radio station.
- CC1s121LrBGT said Just what we need to grow government. Has anyone else thought that the problem in Washington was that we need 4 new Senators to water down the votes of existing states? The irony is that proponents of...
- briand75 said I know it’s simplistic and – yes – impossible, but can’t we just saw along the border and push CA into the Pacific? I think it would make a fine island nation 🙂
- briand75 said Ah yes! Amiga computers. The first (that I remember) computer with flat memory addressing. Such an improvement over the PC (Piece of c___) running DOS (Don’t Own this System). Fond memories and,...
- CC1s121LrBGT said How about an apology to the donors and voters he swindled in return for his vote to repeal Obamacare?
- Fred Stiening said Has McCain apologized yet to Sarah Palin?
- Fred Stiening said If anyone happens to be near Traverse City, Michigan – see if WLDR-FM (101.9) and/or WARD-AM (750) are still broadcasting…
- CC1s121LrBGT said https://www.microsofttranslator.com/bv.aspx?from=&to=en&a=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nrk.no%2Fnorge%2Ffrp-ere-nominerer-donald-trump-til-nobels-fredspris-1.14082439 “The progress party-ERS nomi...
- TheChairman said Before we left Arizona last week, a Tucson radio station announced the results of a recent statewide poll (ignored by most media outlets). The question was: “Should the Trump Administration apol...
- CC1s121LrBGT said Big court decision today on whether ATT can buy CNN and the rest of Time Warner. Of course Comcast already owns MSNBC and other channels. …and Verizon owns Huffington Post and Yahoo News. glad...
- CC1s121LrBGT said Trump has to earn it like Obama did…. maybe he should channel Al Jolson and perform the press conferences in blackface.
- Fred Stiening said The media silence over President Trump’s Nobel Peace Prize is deafening.
- Fred Stiening said Progressive Talk radio in Asheville NC is moving to an HD sub channel. This might be a sign of things to come as iHeart’s creditors are more directly involved in management decisions. Out in Sa...
- Parrott said Why don’t McCain just go away? he has no dignity He still has to keep showing his ass. I stand with President Trump. mcclown can stand with his Isis boys and globalist parrott
- TheChairman said Yes, we crossed their tracks last week upon our return. Apparently, they have been awarded ‘short line’ railway of the year for 2018. https://www.lsrc.com/news/ There’s an interesti...
- Fred Stiening said Sarnoff was the 600 pound gorilla. He essentially wrote the industry rulebook for Radio defining acceptable ethics. Keeping your membership at the NAB meant not crossing swords with Sarnoff. NBC/RCA...
- CC1s121LrBGT said Just saying that most wireless companies have “data only” plans so you can connect your home computers. May be faster and cheaper than your 1.5 Mbps. They have a wireless router that creat...
- Parrott said That’s true Fred, I had friends that would only sign a lease with certain apartments complexes in Blacksburg Virginia, because they would offer free T1 service. this was back around 96 -98 . Ve...
- Parrott said Hi CC, yeah I have 4G here. Verizon’s tower is about half mile away by way the crow flys. Its a great signal and works well on the companies Apple phone I use for work. I have it always set f...
- CC1s121LrBGT said What was behind the greatest generation owners not liking Sarnoff and his RCA/NBC? I would have expected the opposite as RCA had long been a defense contractor. Ts and Cs that were tough against the...
- Fred Stiening said Amiga computers were good for those cable TV channels. They could produce inexpensive video and show graphics.
- Fred Stiening said Many of them probably carry the CBS top of the hour news and features. There was strong hatred of Sarnoff and NBC in the Midwest, although it is fading as the Greatest Generation owners die off. AB...
- Fred Stiening said That is quite plausible. Verizon is telling you the truth about DSL. The speed limit of the DSL is limited by the length of the copper wire. In the old days, if you had a budget, you could order...
- Parrott said Hey Chairman: Is the shortline Lake States railway still serving the quarries and cement plant there in Alpena ? I saw some 2015 footage on youtube . Parrott
- CC1s121LrBGT said How is your home with regard to phone connectivity? 4G LTE speeds are around 5 and 12 Mbps and 5G is probably months away. The new gear that T-Mobile is installing at the towers for their new 600 and...
- Parrott said I guess thats why Pidgin quit supporting that Yahoo messenger, me and a couple people at work used Pidgin as the messenger interface, before Verizon took over. Back then Yahoo was messing with their...
- CC1s121LrBGT said I agree with your assessment that internet access is basically a public utility. I have possible access via fewer providers than I have as possible suppliers for my home’s electricity. Seems...
- Fred Stiening said 0.19 blood alcohol in the system of the woman who fell out of the bus. https://www.wcnc.com/mobile/article/news/crime/uncc-student-killed-in-party-bus-crash-was-drinking-toxicology-report-says/275-559...
Category Archives: Examples of Media Bias
This is a bit confusing, but educational There was an event last night called “Gays for Trump”, organized by Milo Yiannopoulos, who works for Breitbart. He is quite the rabble rouser going to college campuses and provoking the free speech … Continue reading
Diane Rehm is 78 years old, matching the demographics of NPR’s midday listeners. What she did this week would have ended the career of anyone else on radio (except perhaps Amy Goodman) Bernie Sanders is the former mayor of Burlington … Continue reading
ABC Radio News fell to an all time low today. Unless you’ve been on vacation (or think Jon Stewart is News), you’ve probably heard that the “Stupid War” in Iraq is back. The group someone is calling ISIS (Islamic State … Continue reading
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/09/nyregion/details-of-sharptons-time-as-informer-shed-light-on-a-life-with-many-chapters.html?hpw&rref=nyregion&_r=0 The summary of Tawana Brawley is particularly misleading – she claimed she was raped by a “gang of white men”
During the first hour today, Rush spent a good part of the show talking about the a white House press corps. His revelation is that the press tell the staff what they want to ask questions about, and then the … Continue reading
http://www.bizpacreview.com/2014/03/11/stonewalled-reporter-quits-cbs-news-frustrated-with-networks-liberal-bias-105605 She has been one of the few TV reporters to actively pursue the Obama administrations improper activities like Fast & Furious and according to this article is writing a book about how the establishment media has circled the wagon … Continue reading
Neese’s is located in Greensboro, NC. In addition to sausage, they are well known for their liver mush, which is probably close to what it sounds like. All I can say is my place smells great and the sausage met … Continue reading
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/envelope/cotown/la-et-ct-kfi-ratings-rush-limbaugh-20140218,0,2400336.story#axzz2tv9o3NgF If you want an example of newspaper constructing a narrative that is fact free, there you go. The reporter started with the conclusion “Rush left KFI-AM and nobody followed him to KTLK-AM!” (now KEIB). What they didn’t know because … Continue reading
If you weren’t glued to C-SPAN all afternoon, you could have missed this. Fox News Radio specifally covered it up on the top of the hour. There is big trouble brewing inside the Democratic Party. A party’s “platform” is mostly … Continue reading