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The numberless numbers station?

I received reports earlier Sunday that the famed UVB-76 numbers station was down. Various people were also reporting they were not able to hear the live feed..

..then..

Broadcasting again: The UVB-76 Live Stream Blog »



I think the buzzer is buzzing again. I am able to hear UVB-76 again on the live feed page.. It’s back to ‘normal,’ whatever that normal may be.

Meanwhile, I am on the Earthcam Moscow site. Traffic is moving as normal. I think.. “normal,” again..

I got a message earlier from someone asking why it would even matter if UVB-76 was down, or up, or broadcasting eerie messages. You can read some background from this January story on the HUFFINGTON POST UK page..

I also wrote a few bits about the numbers station and my intrigue and love for them during the history of this site.. one four months ago, another here showcasing one of the creepier numbers stations broadcasts I have ever heard, one a year ago when I celebrated the Clyde Lewis show where he played recordings of creepy media hijacks..

However, the best article I may have ever read on the UVB-76 story was by James Cook in THE KERNEL..

Lots of reading to do.. Lots of weird beeps and buzzing, oddities and frequencies.. Strange frequencies during the night. While you sleep, the numbers stations don’t.. And isn’t that the creepy part? Trying to relax while these strange messages beam around the planet?

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Before discussion.. take a glance:



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