Glenn Hauser
Glenn Hauser is an internationally-known DX
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er and radio
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 host from Enid, Oklahoma
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, United States
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. He produces and narrates the weekly 30-minute radio show "World Of Radio", heard on various non-commercial AM and FM radio stations throughout the U.S.
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, plus worldwide on shortwave
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Glenn Hauser began his broadcasting career on Radio Canada International
Radio Canada International
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 in the late 1970s giving DX tips on Sunday nights. Glenn's DX tips also appeared on the Radio Nederland DX Juke Box program. Hauser also wrote for Popular Electronics
Popular Electronics
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and Modern Electronics
Modern Electronics
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, and published the Review of International Broadcasting.

World of Radio

World Of Radio debuted in 1980 on WUOT
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-FM in Knoxville, Tennessee
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 and went to shortwave two years later. The program consists of Hauser reading news headlines about happenings in radio around the world, in a characteristic monotone voice. The program primarily focuses on shortwave radio, but also includes coverage of all aspects of the broadcast spectrum. Most items are contributed by listeners to the program or by various DX publications.

Mundo Radial

Hauser also produced a Spanish language
Spanish language
Spanish , also known as Castilian , is a Romance language in the Ibero-Romance group that evolved from several languages and dialects in central-northern Iberia around the 9th century and gradually spread with the expansion of the Kingdom of Castile into central and southern Iberia during the...

 version of WOR called Mundo Radial, which ran from January 2002 until November 2007.

Review of International Broadcasting

Glenn Hauser established the Review of International Broadcasting in February of 1977. The magazine had 154 issues featuring columns such as "Listener Insights on Programming," "Radio Equipment Forum," "DX Listening Digest," "The Media Mind," and "Satellite Watch." Contributors included David Newkirk, Loren Cox, and Juan Carlos Codina. The magazine also integrated columns from the BBC, John Norfolk, and Alan Roe. The magazine was issued monthly in the 1970s and 1980s, later decreasing to four times and then two times a year before ceasing publication in October of 1997. The DX Listening digest went online starting in 1999.

Religious views

Hauser is a political liberal
Liberalism is the belief in the importance of liberty and equal rights. Liberals espouse a wide array of views depending on their understanding of these principles, but generally, liberals support ideas such as constitutionalism, liberal democracy, free and fair elections, human rights,...

 and agnostic, which occasionally puts him at odds with the fundamentalist-dominated American
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 shortwave scene that carries his program.

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