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  Wire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The metals suitable for wire, possessing almost equal ductility, are platinum, silver, iron, copper, aluminium and gold; and it is only from these and certain of their alloys with other metals, principally brass and bronze, that wire is prepared.
Wire is usually drawn of cylindrical form; but it may be made of any desired section by varying the outline of the holes in the draw-plate through which it is passed in the process of manufacture.
Wire has to be pointed or made smaller in diameter at the end before it can be passed through the die; the pointing is done by hammering, filing, rolling or swaging in dies, which effect a reduction in diameter.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wire   (1609 words)

 Wire (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wire is a British punk/experimental rock band formed in 1976 by Graham Lewis (bass, vocals), Bruce Gilbert (guitar), Colin Newman (vocals, guitar) and Robert Gotobed (drums).
Their sound is often associated with a vague subgenre of punk called art punk or post-punk, mostly due to their richly detailed and atmospheric sound, often obscure lyrical themes and, to a lesser extent, their situationist political stance.
Like The Velvet Underground, Wire are a band whose influence has outshone their (comparatively modest) record sales by some distance.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wire_(band)   (894 words)

Wire formed in 1976, getting their first break by being offered two nights at the Roxy, at a time when all the gigs there were being recorded for a future live album.
Wire began 1988 with the release of the 'Kidney Bingos' single in February, a blissful yet wryly humorous pop moment that cleared the decks once more for the release of May's 'A Bell Is A Cup Until It Is Struck' LP.
Wire's 'Peel Sessions' were released by Strange Fruit in 1996, and finally, this April, Colin Newman, who said in 1992 that he was "surprised that no-one's done one of these cover albums of us," was rewarded with 'Whore', the tribute album.
www.billions.com /artists/wire   (2903 words)

 Wire: reissues - PopMatters Music Review
A testament to Wire at their most uncompromising is found on the oldest of the present crop of Mute's re-releases -- Document and Eyewitness -- a collection of live recordings that capture the inglorious end of the band's first creative phase.
Although the CD features Wire in a relatively conventional mode on tracks culled from 1979 performances in Montreux (opening for Roxy Music) and at the Notre Dame Hall, the centerpiece of this album is the bizarre set recorded on February 29th, 1980, at London's Electric Ballroom.
The closest Wire came to reaching a popular audience, in the United States at least, was an ill-advised spot opening for Mute label-mates Depeche Mode in front of tens of thousands of teens at the Rose Bowl in June 1988.
popmatters.com /music/reviews/w/wire-reissues.shtml   (1734 words)

 Wire: Read & Burn EP: Pitchfork Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
What band would be willing to then walk away from the zenith of their popularity, claiming they simply didn't have another album in them, only to resurface six years later in 1987 for a string of highly dubious (but not hopeless) new-wave castaways?
Wire's not messing around, though-- naked, venomous aggression and robotic rhythms fuse momentously with six strings' worth of their patented alien sounds.
Initially, Wire's newfound rage may be off-putting to those fans whose fondest memories of the band are from pop-informed pleasantries like "Map Ref 41N 93W" or "The 15th".
www.pitchforkmedia.com /record-reviews/w/wire/read-and-burn-02.shtml   (766 words)

 Wireviews - Information - Wire FAQ
Chairs Missing and 154 saw Wire move through post-punk and new wave to a kind of psychedelic pop—lyrics becoming increasingly diverse, intricate and obscure, pieces becoming fractured, dissonant and beautiful all at once.
The band exploded in 1980, producing Document and Eyewitness, which is akin to a musical car crash.
Wire Mail Order also appeared during this time, offering a rare glimpse of an alternative Wire with the likes of archive material such as Pre>He, rare tracks on Coatings, and the very first Wire tribute album, Whore.
www.wireviews.com /information/wire_faq.html   (744 words)

 TrouserPress.com :: Wire
The biggest surprise, however, was that Wire — a band that rarely played material live once it had appeared on record — drew its set almost completely from its first three albums.
Wire of the '80s had suggested that rock was dead and that dance music was the future; this full-on assault is a definite return to rock, albeit played and recorded with the latest digital tools.
The notion that Gilbert was Wire's guitar hero is a fallacy; he always played the role of the artistic wrench in the works, giving the project of the moment a perverse twist.
www.trouserpress.com /entry.php?a=wire   (3243 words)

 Body   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The run-down shall be symmetrical and free from divided and stacked wires.
The hurl shall extend past the wire bands at the upper end of the neck by 1/4" and shall be neatly trimmed.
A galvanized steel wire band shall be placed around the broom in such a manner that the band remains firm, tight and completely filled, after the broom is manufactured and the broomcorn is dry.
www.tbpc.state.tx.us /spec_lib/485/10-01a.html   (1634 words)

 Lead28 Low Band Antenna Wire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
One of the Local QRPer came out of the brush last week and we talked of a number of things, all important, like band conditions.
It was sort of strange as this fellow had complained a couple of times that I was bothering his radio.
"What sort of wire did you say you used?", we asked and the QRPer was off again.
www.geocities.com /CapeCanaveral/1641/lead28.html   (273 words)

 Knight Electonics Corporation- SPAN MASTER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It is used to cover bare wires and leads where there is a chance they will touch other bare wires or the chassis.
Band A coil has the most turns and is used to tune in stations on the lower frequencies.
Band D has the fewest turns and is used for the highest frequencies.
members.aol.com /tcsopr/spanmstr.htm   (1588 words)

 Coaxial, Skew & Actuator Wire
On the 8136 satellite ribbon cable, the wires are 16 gauge, as compared to 14 gauge on the 8530 cables.
Actuator motor wires are larger on the 8530, customers who have a long cable run (more than 200 feet in total length) will benefit by the actuator speed not slowing down as compared to the 8136 wire.
Next connect the White wire to the white motor wire at the actuator (usually this actuator motor wire is Black) then connect the other end to either M1 or M2.
www.bigdish.info /csawire   (988 words)

 U-WIRE.com/FILM REVIEW: Metallica's 'Monster' shows frightening reality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The plan was to shoot a behind-the-music for the world's biggest metal band -- possibly to regain fans lost in the Napster backlash of 2000, which included Ulrich testifying before the U.S. Congress -- to stir interest in the new album.
Also of particular interest is the band's sit-downs with therapist Phil Towle, who is there to more or less smooth over the sweltering egos of the stubborn Hetfield and the artsy Ulrich.
At one point, the band sits down with former guitarist Dave Mustaine, who was kicked out of the band in 1983 and would go on to form rival metal group Megadeth.
www.uwire.com /content/topae042004001.html   (1193 words)

 Wiresource   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Staple wire is flattened and between 50 and 100 individual wires are glued together to form Staple Band.
The Band is then cut to length and formed into various types of fasteners and staples.
Armouring wire is used in applications that require an additional strength member, as well as a protective single strand usually this is a High Carbon wire with a zinc coating to prohibit rust, and is common in telecommunications and fiber optic industries.
www.wiresource.com /galvanized.shtml   (233 words)

 wire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
WIRE will be the first significant galaxy survey to probe these redshifts at far-infrared wavelengths where extinction effects are small and where most of the luminosity of starburst galaxies, and possibly of the universe, can be measured.
The WIRE mission consists of a four-month survey in 12 and 25 µm infrared color bands at sensitivity levels bounded by the telescope’s 25 µm confusion limit.
The WIRE survey will detect primarily galaxies with unusually high rates of star formation or "starburst" galaxies which emit most of their energy in the far-infrared.
sunland.gsfc.nasa.gov /smex/wire   (863 words)

 RWonline - Guy Wire
The sad reality about the AM band is that there are only a few stations in most markets that are truly profitable or that can deliver significant listener support.
If there is a viable future for the AM band, it will be dependent on a sweeping initiative to clean it up and thin the herd so that the stronger members can improve and become better prepared for survival.
But the band would be better served if most could simply go dark, turn in their licenses and receive some form of meaningful compensation, perhaps from other station owners who would benefit by then being able to expand their own coverage areas.
www.rwonline.com /reference-room/guywire/gw-05-24-05.shtml   (2099 words)

 WIRE Star-Catalog-Search Software
Explicit command-line specification of the WIRE band associated with the input data.
WIRE band corresponding to the input data: specify 1 for 12-µm band, or 2 for 25-µm band.
A 50,000-trial Monte-Carlo sampling of WIRE fields was done to ascertain distributions of the numbers of ACT stars contained in the fields.
spider.ipac.caltech.edu /staff/laher/wire/Starsearch.html   (1448 words)

 Against The Wire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Against The Wire will be headlining the ROCK AGAINST HUNGER benefit concert at The Sanctuary on June 7.
Against The Wire will be going into the studio on October 22 to record 2 new songs for their upcoming EP.
The band has not yet selected which two tracks will be recorded, but there are plenty to choose from.
www.againstthewire.com   (490 words)

 U-WIRE.com/INTERVIEW: Band kicks in music industry door   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
For those not into mainstream music or the mongers that control the airwaves, Fitehouse may be a band worth listening to.
The Baltimore-based band has not only refused to create music within the constraining parameters of a record label, but has helped pioneer innovative ways to distribute over the Internet.
As far as current projects, the band is working on its music and even more publicity and marketing tactics.
www.uwire.com /content/topae060304003.html   (586 words)

 Wire Antennas -- antenna special on hard-core-dx.com
This is an antenna specially calculated for the tropical 60 meter band, with instructions for those who do not possess a lot of space attheir locations.
Take some 40 metres of wire, wind half of it on a 2 metre glass fiber stick, let the rest sloop, and, voilá: You got yourself a fine low band DX antenna.
The only real draw back with insulated wire is that it is somewhat heavier per unit length.
www.hard-core-dx.com /nordicdx/antenna/wire   (302 words)

 Compact wire Tri-band Yagi for 10 -15m
You can use other material if you like.  Attach the wires and ropes to the frame.  Let the wires sag slightly so the ropes will take up the strain.  Attach a coaxial cable to the 20m dipole, i.e.
Note how much wire you trimmed off.  Trim 20m REF the by the same amount as removed from the DE.
Solder all the wires and make sure that the Dacron ropes are taking the load.
www.yccc.org /Articles/Antennas/K1NQ/Compact_Wire_Tri.htm   (856 words)

 [VARIOUS ARTISTS A Houseguest's Wish]
The Outdoor Miner single was poised to be Wire's breakthrough song in their native England in 1979 until the British Market Research Bureau, compilers of the BBC charts, withdrew the single on allegations EMI had improperly hyped the single's sales.
As a result, Wire narrowly missed appearing on the influential Top Of The Pops television program, and remained a band with credible cult status but no hit records.
Choosing a single Wire song for this novel project is particularly apt in light of the band's 1991 album The Drill — which contains nine reworkings of the title track.
www.words-on-music.com /WM10.html   (397 words)

 Wire (band): Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Wire is a British punk/experimental rock (punk/experimental rock: punk rock is an anti-establishment music movement that began about 1976 (although precursors...
Their sound is often associated with a vague subgenre of punk called "art punk" or post punk (post punk: post punk generally refers to the particularly fertile and creative period following the...
Reforming as a "beat combo", the group became increasingly immersed in electronics, causing Gotobed to famously make himself redundant in 1990 when he realised a drummer was suddenly surplus to requirements, even at the band's live gigs.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/wire_band   (734 words)

 Band and Wire Lapidary Saws for Rock Slabs or Glass
It works like a wood band saw to cut curves and other intricate shapes in your stone slabs or glass.
Circular band saw is 37" in diameter and.020" cutting width x.140" deep.
Use this diamond wire saw to cut all those curves and intricate shapes in glass or slabs that you need for intarsias, Tiffany-style lamp shades, etc. It works like a jig saw with a round, diamond coated blade that can rotate 180 degrees as you cut.
gemstoneworld.com /hardware/saws3.htm   (729 words)

 Wire train- Rock 'N Roll Case Study   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Wire Train was a band that started in early 1980’s and continued until roughly 1993.
The core member of the band-at least in terms of the vision of Wire Train-would have to start with lead singer/guitarist Kevin Hunter.
Wire Train celebrated the release of this record by touring the UK for the first time in 5 years, including a stop at the Reading Festival.
www.earcandymag.com /rrcase-wiretrain.htm   (1364 words)

 THE SLOW WIRE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The return of Aviso' is slated for 4/8 at the court tavern.
W was really good, mind you, could have done without a cover or two but the Lips certainly have more hits and the order should have been reversed.
The James Lo thundered smoothly all the way, Tarver proudly displayed the fists and guitar high in the air and the band brought back the meaning of rock to the very last note.
www.slowwire.com   (858 words)

 Third Day readies Wire for May 4 release
The veteran Atlanta-based band kept a lower profile in 2003, taking the opportunity to recharge their batteries, spend extended time with families and renew their creative spirits.
Wire begins a new chapter in the creative life of Third Day, following the success of its previous three records, the two installments of the Offerings series, 2000’s Offerings: A Worship Album and 2003’s Offerings II: All I Have To Give, as well as 2001’s Come Together.
Additionally, Boyd Tinsley, the animated violinist from Dave Matthews Band, contributed parts to the track titled “Blind.” And Wire’s final sound was put in the amazing hands and ears of mixer Brendan O’Brien, known for his work with Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Aerosmith, Lifehouse, King’s X and many, many more.
www.acaza.com /features/features.asp?catid=7&channel=main&featureid=20860   (699 words)

 WIRE Band Merging (wiremerge)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Band Merging: After source lists are generated for the 12 and 25 micron bands, the sources are matched or merged between bands.
Wiremerge takes the individual band source lists as input and produces a "merged" list of source pairs in IPAC table format.
Here are examples of the input source lists for the 12 micron and 25 micron bands.
spider.ipac.caltech.edu /staff/tab/wiremerge/wiremerge.html   (289 words)

 Wire Antennas : Antennas: Wire
Reflected M beam for 20 meters - The Reflected M beam is made from a pair of wires formed in the letter M that are back to back.
For the bands 6m, 10m, 12m, 15m, 17m and 20m bended reflector-elements are used.
VK2ABQ Wire Beams - The VK2ABQ wire beam is described in Les Moxon's HF Antennas for all Locations which also contains the original references, but they are rather difficult to find.
www.dxzone.com /catalog/Antennas/Wire   (1898 words)

 Wire Band - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review
Entirely made of 14k yellow gold, it's unique centerline finish has a brushed wire appeal that is sleekly framed by gleaming rims.
With a band that is fashioned from delicate, semi sheer floral lace, it has an elegant a...
Nylon/spandex with cotton centerband and strap extensions; nylon inner center band and inner strap extensions.
www.nextag.com /wire-band/search-html   (304 words)

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