You might not have heard of a radio station that broadcasts everyday, all day across Washington State for the “print disabled.” That means people who are visually impaired or unable to hold or turn a page. The “Evergreen Radio Reading Service” has had more-than a 40-year run. But the station fades to quiet Friday, as Correspondent Anna King explains.
Beginning in 1952, and running through 1968, there was a legendary radio show called Klavan And Finch that was on WNEW in New York City. It was a four-hour live program featuring music and antic conversation between handsome, straight man Dee Finch and his live-wire counterpart, Gene Klavan.
This weekend Oregon's Office of Emergency Management coordinated the largest test ever of the state's emergency communications network. While the exercise was considered a success, it also shed light on one of the system's vulnerabilities, a lack of qualified amateur radio operators east of the Cascades.