As we speak, broadcast signals are moving invisibly through the air all around you, from millions of sources. And some of them are really, really freaking weird. Discover the strange backward music station.
The “Backward Music Station” doesn’t actually play backward music. That’s just what they call it. What it is broadcasting instead is unexplained and a mystery:
It’s a high-pitched grinding, with some banging thrown in. That first video was recorded in 2004, but there are other ones as recent as September 2009:
But what is the backward music station?
If it’s a noise deliberately made by someone somewhere, then would there not be someone on the other end who had the know-how to make sense of it? Remember that behind every broadcast signal there is equipment, electricity and expense on someone’s part. It has to be for a reason, right?
The signal appears on more than one frequency, one from within the USA, the other from Europe. As explained here, the frequencies are similar to those used by the U.S. Navy.
So is it a heavily encrypted signal to communicate with spies? Is this how the U.S. is signaling to be ready for when the Russians make their move? What do you think?