MYS067: After WWI, a mysterious new kind of radio station appeared that transmitted only numbers. Those stations have been with us ever since. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli look at the mysterious stations, asking who started them, what they’re for, and what is their mysterious message.
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Links for this episode:
- William Poundstone’s book “Big Secrets”
- Invention of Radio
- NATO Phonetic Alphabet
- Music in Numbers Stations (video)
- One-time Pads
- Picture of a one-time pad
- The Buzzer
- Letter Beacons
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