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Weekend weather for Phuket, Thailand
It’s the weekend and time to crack open the coconuts with the weekend weather for Phuket. Looking forward to Saturday and Sunday. The recent rain has certainly cleared the air unfortunately there is probably more to come on the weekend. We can expect daytime highs of 30 C and scattered showers. What do you have…
Covid in Europe
A detailed look at Covid in Europe and the rapid rise of infections with data from the last 7 days. James Gallagher, the BBC health and science correspondent, examines Covid case rates across Europe. As of November 22, 2021, Slovakia had the highest rate of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases reported in the previous seven days in…
Smart speakers and domestic violence
IoT devices like smart speakers and networked heating controls are increasingly being used by perpetrators of domestic violence – for instance by changing the temperature the heating is set to or the music that the victim listens too, remotely. This programme is available NOW OnDemand at the Digital Planet Page and is available now until Wednesday 1st…
Genetics, Dreams and Nightmares
Dreams and Nightmares this week on Discovery as biologist Matthew Cobb presents the first episode in a series which looks at the 50-year history of genetic engineering, from the concerns around the first attempts at combining the DNA of one organism with the genes of another in 1971 to today’s gene-editing technique known as CRISPR….
Can Coal power survive?
The political message from the COP 26 meeting was a fudge over coal, but what does the science say? Surprisingly India seems to be on track to switch away from coal to renewables. This week’s show is available to hear On Demand now, and on-air Sunday 21 st November at 9:00 AM BBC Science in Action. We…
Covid protection before the pandemic
New research on how some people had Covid protection before the pandemic correct they had a level of Covid immunity before the pandemic started. This programme is available on the Health Check Page and is available now until Wednesday 24th November. It will also broadcast on Sunday 21st of November in Phuket at 8:00 AM on 91.5…
Is TikTok doing enough to protect the kids?
TikTok School challenge It’s November so school children in the US are being encouraged to “Kiss your friend’s girlfriend at school”. In September the TikTok school challenge suggested they “Vandalize the restroom”. These are just two of the examples that schools in the US have been dealing with following a call on TikTok to pupils….
How does a weather radar work?
So, you want to know how does a weather radar work? In this blog post, we’re going to take you through just that! A weather radar is a device that takes data from the atmosphere and displays it in an image. Meteorologists often use these images to predict future events, such as storms or tornadoes….
Radio Advertising on 91.5 FM & 102.5 FM
91.5 FM & 102.5 FM Radio Advertising has committed to extending its “Happy Hour” style pricing model. Why have one radio station when you can get two? For the last 15 years, Phuket FM radio has strived to deliver quality entertainment and professionally recorded and produced memorable campaigns and promotions. We understand what tough times…