Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Mark, who writes:
The morning (EST) edition of BBC Newshour on Wednesday presented a five-minute report on the jamming of Russian shortwave mystery station UVB-76 (The Buzzer) with music and digital imagery.
Newshour – Uncertainty over Russian ‘de-escalation’ near Ukraine – BBC Sounds
Report begins at 37:26
BBC World Service – Newshour – Available now
Thank you for the tip, Mark. Impressive that this bit of shortwave news would be included in a Newshour report. They did a fantastic job including some audio clips from the Conet Project and authentic UVB-76 audio.
And the web page linked says ‘not available on this device’ for me.
Yup — the internet is SO much better than SW so drop all those transmitters and push everyone to the web! (SMH)
This is brilliant!
To quote Rodney Dangerfield, who says SWLs “don’t get no respect.”
The other thing that impressed me was the quality of the BBC reporting, going the extra mile to really dig into the story. Well done!
By all means, start listening at 37:26 in the report. I was impressed and encouraged.