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The output of a mysterious radio station in Russia, which has been broadcasting the same monotonous signal almost continuously for 20 years, has suddenly changed.
Numbers stations are shortwave radio stations that broadcast computer-generated voices reading numbers, words, letters or Morse code. Their purpose has never been uncovered, but evidence from spy cases suggests that they're used to broadcast coded information to secret agents.
Originally posted by mother1138
Well this is fascinating. Although interesting that "spy-stuff" would be done so out in the open.
Originally posted by bestideayet on 6/5/2010
The mysterious russian shortwave radio "UWB-76", also known as "The Buzzer"...
...just stopped transmission. This is huge, considering there has been almost NO interruption since 1982. It even survived the cold war.