Category Archives: Art

BBC Countdown via the Infinite Jukebox

Referring to my obsession with the BBC Countdown, Jonathan writes: “You may like to play with the Infinite Juke box at the bottom of this post. You can make the countdown theme go on for hours!” What an amazing web application! Here’s … Continue reading

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Santa over shortwave?

If you live in Newfoundland, Canada, you might want to take part in the Signals To Santa event at the Signal Hill National Historic Site Visitor Centre, which is sponsored by Parks Canada and the Newfoundland Radio Amateurs (SONRA). Many … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Voice of Korea

Last week, we posted the following recording on the Shortwave Radio Audio Archive; our website and podcast of current and historic shortwave radio recordings. Indeed, our podcast is absolutely free and by subscribing (via iTunes or RSS feed), you can also … Continue reading

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David Korchin’s photography captures ETOW radios in the hands of kids

A truly rewarding experience I am privileged to enjoy as the director of Ears To Our World is to work directly with kids and teachers in the countries where we extend our mission. This year, photographer/SWLer/radio amateur–and good friend–David Korchin (KC2WNW) … Continue reading

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A photo tour of the VOA radio shack, K3VOA

Last week, I visited my friend and fellow radio enthusiast, Dr. Kim Elliott, at the Voice of America headquarters in Washington DC. Kim gave me a tour of K3VOA, the ham radio club station of the Voice of America. K3VOA … Continue reading

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Myke maps his radio recordings

Our friend, Myke Dodge Weiskopf, writes with an update: “I went through all 600+ recordings of mine and generated a highly accurate Google Earth KML file pinpointing all the transmitters (along with reception details). Lots of fun for SWL types … Continue reading

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1944 “Chart of Electromagnetic Radiations”

Hat tip to Dennis Walter for sending me a link to this beautiful circa 1944 “Chart of Electromagnetic Radiations” by W.M Welch Scientific Company. According to Flickr user llnl photos, it was found, “tucked away in the back of an unused office … Continue reading

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