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ABC NewsRadio is an Australian Broadcasting Corporation radio service devoted to delivering parliamentary proceedings, including Question Time, live and 24-hour news updates and information when parliament is not in session. Jump to: navigation, search The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is Australias national public broadcaster. ... Jump to: navigation, search Question Time is a section of proceedings in the Parliaments of the United Kingdom and many of its former colonies (such as Canada where it is called Question Period, Australia, and New Zealand). ...


Originally called the Parliamentary and News Network (PNN), the national network is chartered to broadcast live the proceedings of parliament, either the House of Representatives or the Senate, as specified by the standing orders. Also broadcast, at the end of each day's sitting, is a recording of Question Time for the chamber that was not broadcast live that day. Jump to: navigation, search The Parliament of Australia is the legislative branch of Australia. ...


Parliamentary broadcasting was commenced by Ben Chifley's government in the late 1940s. The PNN/ABC NewsRadio service was introduced in August, 1994 to utilise the Parliamentary broadcasting frequencies - which were not being used when Parliament was not in session. Rt Hon Ben Chifley Joseph Benedict Chifley (September 22, 1885 - June 13, 1951), Australian politician and 16th Prime Minister of Australia, was one of Australias most influential Prime Ministers. ... Jump to: navigation, search // Events and trends The 1940s were seen as a transition period between the radical 1930s and the conservative 1950s, which also leads the period to be divided in two halves: The first half of the decade was dominated by World War II, the widest and most... Note: as an adjective (stressed on the second syllable instead of the first), august means honorable. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ...


When parliament is not sitting, NewsRadio has a 24-hour news format, including extensive finance, science and IT reports, as well as extended reports from the ABC's local and international news sources. NewsRadio also rebroadcasts international programming from the BBC, DW-Radio, Radio Netherlands and All Things Considered from NPR. ABC NewsRadio also broadcasts Australian Football League matches on weekends in New South Wales and Queensland, where the National Rugby League is the more popular football competition and thus is broadcast on ABC Local Radio services in those two states. The BBC World Service is one of the most widely recognised international broadcasters of radio programming, transmitting in 43 languages to around 150 million people throughout the world. ... The Deutsche Welle building in Bonn This article is about the German international broadcaster. ... Radio Netherlands (RNW, short for Radio Nederland Wereldomroep in Dutch) is a public radio and television network based in Hilversum, producing and transmitting programmes for international audiences outside the Netherlands. ... All Things Considered, sometimes abbreviated ATC, is a news radio program in the United States, broadcast on the National Public Radio network. ... NPR logo NPR redirects here. ... Jump to: navigation, search This is a page about the national league in Australian Rules Football. ... Jump to: navigation, search Motto: Orta Recens Quam Pura Nites (Newly Risen, How Brightly You Shine) Nickname: First State, Premier State Other Australian states and territories Capital Sydney Government Governor Premier Const. ... Jump to: navigation, search Motto: Audax at Fidelis (Bold but Faithful) Nickname: Sunshine State/Smart State Other Australian states and territories Capital Brisbane Government Governor Premier Const. ... The logo of the National Rugby League. ... Jump to: navigation, search ABC Local Radio is a network of publicly-owned radio stations in Australia, operated by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. ...


ABC NewsRadio callsigns for stations on the AM radio band are always xPB, where x is the number denoting the particular state or territory and PB stands for Parliamentary Broadcasting. ABC NewsRadio stations on the FM radio band use callsigns of the format xPNN. In broadcasting and radio communication, a callsign or call sign (also call letters) is a unique designation for a transmitting station. ... Jump to: navigation, search Amplitude modulation (AM) is a form of modulation in which the amplitude of a carrier wave is varied in direct proportion to that of a modulating signal. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Australian States and Territories comprise the Commonwealth of Australia under a federal system of government. ... Frequency modulation (FM) is a form of modulation which represents information as variations in the instantaneous frequency of a carrier wave. ...


From September 2001, live audio streaming of the 24-hour news format was extended so that when Parliament is in session, listeners who have Internet access may still receive the NewsRadio service even when the NewsRadio network is broadcasting Parliamentary proceedings over the air. 2001 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December Events: September 4 - Google Inc. ... Web radio (or Internet radio) is a broadcasting service transmitted via the Internet. ...


In 2005 it was announced that up to seventy new NewsRadio stations would be rolled out across rural and regional areas of Australia. This roll out is scheduled to commence in 2006 and is expected to take three years. This expansion of ABC NewsRadio services will raise the percentage of the Australian population who can receive the NewsRadio signal from 78% to an expected 95%. Jump to: navigation, search 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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ABC NewsRadio is an Australian Broadcasting Corporation radio service devoted to delivering parliamentary proceedings, including Question Time, live and 24-hour news updates and information when parliament is not in session.
ABC NewsRadio also broadcasts Australian Football League matches on weekends in New South Wales and Queensland, where the National Rugby League is the more popular football competition and thus is broadcast on ABC Local Radio services in those two states.
ABC NewsRadio callsigns for stations on the AM radio band are always xPB, where x is the number denoting the particular state or territory and PB stands for Parliamentary Broadcasting.
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