Dark Side of the Band

Dotted around the globe are shadowy, short-range transmitters beaming strange radio messages across the planet. The messages are indecipherable, and often unlistenable. Nonetheless, they have their fans. By Jason Walsh.

In 1985-1986, my job would often require me to spend part of my days and/or nights finding and intercepting numbers broadcasts that had 5-character words. The 4-character word broadcasts were ignored.

    <p><a href="http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,1282,65698,00.html?tw=rss.TOP">Originally</a>  from <a href="http://www.wired.com/">Wired News</a></p>