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My Community Hero

My Community Hero
 
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This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear a flashback show – a program that aired in August 2013. Listener AKM Nuruzzaman from Rajshahi, Bangladesh reads his Community Hero essay, and shares his favourite music with you. Just click on the arrow in the photo and enjoy!

Hello everyone!

Welcome to The Sound Kitchen. You can catch the programme on-the-air every Saturday at 6:15, 7:15, 14:45 and 16:45 universal time. You’ll hear the winner’s names announced and the week’s quiz question, along with all the other ingredients you have grown accustomed to: your letters and essays, “On This Day”, quirky facts and news, interviews, and great music … so be sure and tune in every Saturday.

For our DX enthusiast friends: Our shortwave frequency is 9675 kHz on the 31m band, from 06.00 to 07.00 UT every day. We’ve had reception reports from Algeria, Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Cuba, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Russia, Sierra Leone, Sweden, the United Arab Emirates, the UK and the US, and although the frequency is “aimed” (or however that works) towards the African continent, give it a try. You never know … and be sure and send us your reception reports. Maybe we can get more time, which would be wonderful.

You can also hear our programs on WRMI (http://www.wrmi.net/) and WRN (http://www.wrn.org/listeners/). These broadcasters diffuse our programs out of the goodness of their hearts, but unless you tell us how you heard us, we have no way of knowing … so do write and tell us how you listen to us.

A hearty welcome to four new official RFI Listeners Clubs! Three are in India, and two of those are in Murshidibad: the RFI Metali Students Club with Shivendu Paul as president and the RFI Women’s Club, Priyanka Paul, president. In Assam, there’s the RFI Listeners Club of Jorhat with Prithwiraj Purkayastha at the helm, and in Muzaffargarh, Pakistan, there’s the RFI Lovers Club with Mubashir Bukhari as president. Welcome!

If you would like to create an official RFI club, or transform your existing listeners club into an RFI club, click on the link at the bottom of this page for information on how to get started.

This week’s quiz: the quiz will be back next week, 4 February.

To find out how you can win an RFI wireless computer mouse click here

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