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Jamming on the increase

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The BBC’s latest global audience measurement report for the World Service tracked listening habits and how they had changed over the past year. 82 more words

Broadcasters

Sleep Series: Part 2 - World of Color

I used to hear stuff about light and color influencing sleep (“Don’t look at TVs before bed!”) and thought yeah…doubt it. After all, why would light exposure PRIOR to sleep affect actual asleep? 742 more words

Sleep

Woofferton

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The Woofferton transmitting station is the UK’s last shortwave broadcasting site. Woofferton is near Ludlow in Shropshire. The station was originally built by the BBC during World War II to house six 50 kW RCA transmitters obtained by lend-lease. 91 more words

Stations

The End of a Skyline: Sackville's Radio Towers

Boardwalk’s themed Friday show – Be the News – hosted a full show this Friday on the theme of the CBC short-wave radio towers being knocked down. 80 more words

CHMA

Number Stations; the ultimate low end hack [AUDIO]

A curious radio communication method that was used by spies during WWI and WWII, is still used by some to transmit secret messages today. These coded shortwave radio transmissions are know as “number stations.” The transmissions were in wide use by the Soviet Union, Cuba and the U.S. 239 more words

Occulture

IS LISTENING TO SHORT WAVE RADIO STATIONS ON THE INTERNET BETTER THAN DX'ING?

When I was 12 years old!

My dad brought home an AM-FM-SW 1-SW 2 radio.

When he let me listen to it.

That was it! 667 more words

40 OMELETS IN 13 MINUTES, 55 SECONDS!

“… The observer watched as the master chef, Chef Tell, churned out 40 omelets at a mind-boggling clip.  Loading three large pans at once, while an assistant brought out nine plates at a time from the hot locker, Tell shook the pans sideways, sending the egg mixture skittering over the  95 more words

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