Monday, March 28, 2011

Code on Your Shortwave: They're Talking About Nukes

Sometimes, the things you find while playing with a shortwave radio are mysterious and haunting, and when you find out more about them, they're no less intriguing.

These are Emergency Action Messages, broadcasts in code from the US military. They involve the handling of nuclear weapons. Scary, huh? Try sitting in a dark room, with only the light of the radio, and listening...

Humans are strange animals to produce such things.

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