[Missouri-l] Accessible World presents Radio Waves, April 7, 2010
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Mon Mar 22 11:43:46 CDT 2010
Radio isn't just a great source of entertainment - it could just save your
life. In this day and age when we have a myriad of choices of media: video,
Internet, digital audio, and more, when things go bad, we turn to radio to
find out what's happening.
April is national disaster preparedness month, so for the April edition of
Radio Waves, join us as we discuss emergency radio. Radio is a part of
local, state and national disaster planning, and it should be a part of
We'll discuss how to tune in to disaster radio, and how to set up your own
personal disaster radio gear.
Join us on Wednesday, April 7, starting at 6 PM Pacific Time.
Jim Tedford: Group Facilitator
Email: radio at drizzle.com
Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Time: 6:00 PM PDT, 7:00 PM MDT, 8:00 PM CDT, 9:00 PM EDT,
and elsewhere in the world Thursday 1:00 GMT.
Approximately 15 minutes prior to the event start time; go to the Accessible
World Radio Waves Room at:
Select the Accessible World Radio Waves Room at: www.accessibleworld.org
Enter your first and last names on the sign up screen.
If you are a first-time user of the Talking Communities online conferencing
software, there is a small, safe software program that you need to download
and then run. A link to the software is available on every entry screen to
the Accessible World rooms.
All online interactive programs require no password, are free of charge, and
open to anyone worldwide having an Internet connection, a computer,
speakers, and a sound card. Those with microphones can interact audibly with
the presenters and others in the virtual audience. To speak to us, hold down
the control key and let up to listen. If no microphone is available, you may
text chat with the attendees.
Accessible World uses News Wires, like this one, to inform people of the
topic and times for the many Discussion Groups on Accessible World. The
lists are announce only to keep the traffic to a minimum. You can join the
Accessible World Announce List, the Tek Talk Announce List or the Sports
Talk Announce List by completing the form at:
Accessible World Contacts:
Robert Acosta, Chair
Email: boacosta at pacbell.net
Joann Becker, Events Coordinator
Email: joannbecker at comcast.net
Steve Hoffman, President
Email: steve at talkingcommunities.com
The Accessible World, a division of Helping Hands For The Blind, a 501(c)(3)
not-for-profit organization, seeks to educate the general public, the
disabled community and the professionals who serve them by providing highly
relevant information about new products, services, and training
opportunities designed specifically to eliminate geographic and access
barriers that adversely affect them.
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