Sunday, September 10, 2006

Digital Broadcasters | Pacific Radio | Tsunami Issues Facing Radio Stations

Digital Broadcasters Vendor News has a good connection in the Radio Heritage Foundation in Wellington, New Zealand and their web site

The latest radio heritage documentary examines the current state of radio broadcasting in the Pacific region, and concludes that 'just staying on air' is a struggle.

Issues facing radio stations across the region include natural disasters such as cyclones [hurricanes], volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and tsunamis [tidal waves], human interference such as riots, coups, intimidation of staff and corruption, as well as resource problems such as skyrocketing oil prices, old equipment and the lack of trained technical staff.

Hear vivid examples of these issues, and more at http://

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