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Radio frequency treatments target food pest control
June 11, 2012

Juming Tang team

Part of Juming Tang’s research team, from left to right: WSU doctoral student Yang Jiao,

Juming Tang and WSU postdoctoral student Shunshan Jiao.

 

 

PULLMAN, Wash. – The irony probably wasn’t lost on Washington State University food engineer Juming Tang.

 

Tang recently opened a bottle of lotus seeds to put in soup and smelled mold, a telltale sign that insect pests had already begun eating without him. Larvae hatched from eggs laid in the seeds create a moist environment for the mold to grow in — and to release toxins. Tang and … » More …

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WSU’s radio club continues to build
December 5, 2012

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University’s Amateur Radio Club prefers the classics when it comes to communicating. The club uses ham radio, the use of radio communications equipment for public service and recreation, to talk with other radio amateurs.

 

Founded in 1911, the club remains one of the oldest college ham radio clubs in the United States, and despite the rise of internet communication it continues to grow. With more than 40 members, the club meets several times a week, where they talk on high frequency radios, work on electronics and connect … » More …

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WSU Athletics and ISP Sports add to radio network
September 24, 2010

 

 

PULLMAN – WSU Athletics and ISP Sports have added Seattle-based radio station KIXI, 880 AM, to the WSU ISP Sports Network, it was announced Thursday, Sept. 23.

 

The addition of KIXI provides extended coverage of Cougar football to the Seattle area, providing another outlet for WSU fans to listen to Bob Robertson and Jim Walden announce Cougar football. KIXI will cover Saturday’s game against USC.

 

“WSU and ISP heard from fans in the Seattle area and, with assistance from Cougar alumni, we were able to make this happen,” said WSU ISP Sports Assistant Vice President and General Manager Pete … » More …

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Radio waves provide hot debugging alternative
June 21, 2007

(Photo: Juming Tang, right, and Galina Mikhaylenko, associate in research, Biological Systems Engineering, review research results.)Radio waves, not environmentally damaging chemicals, may be the new, best, post-harvest process for debugging dried fruits and nuts, according to a team of researchers led by Washington State University professor Juming Tang.        Using radio waves that generate heat to kill the insects hiding in nuts and dried fruits provides a good alterative to methyl bromide, the most common form of post-harvest pest control, according to Tang, a scientist in WSU’s Agricultural Research Center and a fellow in WSU’s IMPACT center. Use of the chemical fumigant methyl bromide, which has been linked … » More …

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NWPR Plans to Open New Radio Station in Skagit County
July 9, 2002

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University’s Northwest Public Radio plans to open a new public radio station in Skagit County that will emphasize its in-depth, award-winning news coverage and special programs.Skagit County is the former home of Edward R. Murrow, a broadcast journalism legend. Murrow, who is well-known for making broadcast journalism courageous, respectable and sincere, graduated from Washington State University in 1930. WSU operates Northwest Public Radio (NWPR). The plan for the new radio station is comprised of two phases. First, National Public Radio (NPR) will begin broadcasting at 90.1 FM in late 2002 or early 2003, after Skagit Valley College station KSVR moves … » More …

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NWPR Moving on the Radio Dial in Goldendale, The Dalles, Hood River
September 7, 2001

PULLMAN, Wash. — Radio listeners in Goldendale, The Dalles, Ore., and Hood River, Ore., will have to change their radio dial settings to find Northwest Public Radio, a service of Washington State University, from 90.1 FM to 90.5 FM on or around Wednesday, Sept. 19.The Federal Communications Commission approved a frequency change for the NPR translator that serves these cities and surrounding areas. NWPR requested the change because of a new station in Hood River that also will broadcast at 90.1 FM.ds110-01

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Two earn highest promotion to Regents professor
March 6, 2014

Regents-profsPULLMAN, Wash. – Two Washington State University faculty members have been promoted to Regents professor. The promotion honors the highest level of international distinction in the discipline that raises university standards through teaching, scholarship and public service.