Former shortwave broadcasting sites in the news.

Posted: 12 Apr 2010   Print   Send a link
"With no park levy to provide financial stability, MetroParks' revenue is subject to the ups and downs of the general economy. ... Its showcase park, the 435-acre Voice of America Park in West Chester Township, has become especially popular in the past few years. Located off Cox Road near Interstate 75, the park features a stocked 35-acre lake encircled by a 1.4-mile paved walking/biking trail, fishing, boating, athletic fields, picnic areas, a dog park, a 65-foot-high sledding hill and the Ronald Reagan Lodge and Boathouse. Although the park has been open for only seven years, the revenue it produces already covers its operating costs." Steve Kemme, Cincinnati Enquirer, 10 April 2010. At the site of the former VOA Bethany shortwave transmitting station.
     "An estimated 10,000 people visited the Voice of America Park on Saturday and Sunday, April 10-11, to watch kite-flying teams from throughout the Midwest soar their tethered flyers during the sixth annual ... Kitefest ... ." Ed Richter, Middletown (OH) Journal, 12 April 2010.
     "The site, hosting one of Malta's lesser known megalithic temples, and much later used as a British military installation, was later converted to a broadcasting base by Deutsche Welle radio station, but is now defunct. Today the area is undergoing transformation again - this time into a nature park and centre for sustainable living." Anne Zammit, Times of Malta, 11 April 2010.