Tag: North Korea

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1074

This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1074 Release Date: September 28, 2019 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:03:54 Download […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1073

This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1073 Release Date: September 21, 2019 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:05:43 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1073 Trending headlines […]

Via the ARRL: Report: North Korea Testing Digital Broadcasting on 80 Meters

Radio World reports that the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea (North Korea) has resumed testing digital radio broadcasting on the 80-meter amateur band after a 2-year absence. North Korea is transmitting with the Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) protocol. The latest transmissions on 3.560 MHz began in mid-August. “It appears unclear at this time, however, whether […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1019

This Week in Amateur Radio #1019 Release Date: September 8, 2018 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This week’s edition is anchored by Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, George W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited (and a little anchoring too the week) by W2XBS. Running […]

North Korea’s eerie coded messages return to airwaves ahead of Olympics

Gentle music followed by a stern voice reading out orders apparently from a spy’s code book have once again been drifting over on shortwave radio from Kim Jong-un’s kingdom. Known as numbers stations, this activity has reappeared in the weeks before the so-called Peace Olympics takes over Pyeongchang, Daily Star Online can reveal. Recorded by […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #971

This Week in Amateur Radio #971 Week of October 7, 2017 DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR971 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. October 07, 2017.This weeks edition is anchored by, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Don Hulick, K2ATJ,Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX. Produced and edited (and a little anchoring too) by W2XBS. Running […]

via the ARRL: North Korea Said to be “Aggressively” Jamming BBC Korean Language Service

The BBC’s Korean-language service, launched on September 25, is being “aggressively targeted” by North Korean jamming, according to a report in The Telegraph of London. The service broadcasts global news, sports, and features to the entire Korean Peninsula for 3 hours starting at 1530 UTC (12:30 AM in North Korea) 7 days a week on 1,431, 5,810, and 9,940 […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #908

Week of July 23, 2016 This podcast is suitable for air on amateur radio frequencies. Download here: https://archive.org/details/TWIAR907HAM Here are the stories making news … This Week in Amateur Radio: Future FAA rules could affect ham radio antenna support structures Amateur Radio allocation at 47GHz avoids 5G allocation – for now North Korean numbers stations active […]

North Korean Shortwave Numbers Station Active Again

North Korea broadcasted indecipherable five-digit number segments during a radio segment on Friday, a Cold War-era espionage method intended to relay information to agents in the field, says a North Korea intelligence source, according Korean Joongang Daily. The source exclusively told the JoongAng Ilbo that the North’s propaganda radio station Pyongyang Radio Station aired a […]

Polish DXer 3Z9DX Reported Ready to Return to North Korea on a Moment’s Notice

Following a surprise “demonstration” operation from North Korea — officially the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) — in December, Polish DXer Dom Grzyb, 3Z9DX, is eagerly awaiting the call that will allow him to return to the number 1 most-wanted DXCC entity for another brief activation. Just when could be anytime, however. DX-World and […]