kevan + transport + radio   3

Empire State Building car zap mystery
"Some phantom transmission appears to cause the remote keyless entry systems of scores of car owners to go haywire and stop talking to their vehicles." [...] "We get about 10 to 15 cars stuck near there every day."
transport  mysteries  technology  radio  via:hoaxes 
january 2008 by kevan
Memento - Transmitter
Hillman-style road-death memorial plaques that hijack car radios. "The transmission communicates both the name of the dead person and the number of days which have elapsed since the crash."
transport  death  ghosts  memory  history  radio  via:wmmna 
october 2005 by kevan
BBC Listen Again : Routemasters (1/5) - link only good for one week
History of transport-related design; this week, roadsigns. The importance of a good font, the argument over upper/lower case, and an interview with Margaret Calvert, who designed many of the still-in-use symbols.
design  fonts  interviews  radio  symbols  traffic  transport 
may 2004 by kevan

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