The Buzzer


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The Buzzer

Since World War I, countries around the world have been broadcasting mysterious numerical messages via shortwave radio. Though concrete evidence is hard to come by, the general consensus is that these coded messages are meant for undercover agents operating abroad. And one particular Russian station may have an even more sinister purpose. Featuring computer engineer Andrus Aaslaid, historian Maris Goldmanis, and documentary photographer Lewis Bush. Follow the show on Twitter, Facebook, & Reddit. Subscribe to our Youtube channel here. Become a monthly contributor at If you know what this week's mystery sound is, tell us at We’re hiring! Visit for more info. To dive deeper into numbers stations, visit and, or check out Lewis’ book, Shadows of the State. Episode transcript, music, and credits can be found here: Visit for your free two-week trial. Go to and enter the promo code, 20k199 to get started for just $1.99 a meal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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