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RADIO SILENCE: Today is the last day for FM radio in Svalbard – and Norway; some worry cutoff could be dangerous as well as annoying

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FM radio broadcasts will cease in Svalbard, Troms and Finnmark on Wednesday, making Norway the first country to completely phase out FM – a move some worry will be more than just a nuisance, since people such as fisherman in remote seas may face life-threatening situations because information such as weather reports are unavailable.