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“It's TV for blind people”
“In Ameriсa уou listen to man on radio, In SФvieт Яussia мaи Фи radiФ lisтeиs тФ УФU!!”
“You know, I invented the Radio”
“You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.”
Radio waves, unlike other waves, eg tsunamis, require a radio to receive them. In theory you could use a radio to receive a tsunami, but Uncyclopedia and its affiliates do not recommend trying this unless you are wearing safety goggles. Originally invented by the Polish Navy to replace its former maritime communication system, SRL meaning Shouting Really Loudly, the idea quickly caught on. Since the armed forces are all about giving orders, the first Polish radios had only a transmitter and a receiver. The idea suited Polish High Command perfectly, since it had no interest in anyone answering back. Later on, after the Abolition of Slavery, all radios were fitted with both Transmit and Receive buttons- and that was when war became really fun. Now a general could say something like, "Go ahead, charge! Kill everyone!" and the wireless operator at the Front Line could rustle some tin foil and crackle back, "Repeat message, repeat message, we're under heavy incoming artillery fire, you're breaking up, you're break..." and then go and put his feet up for the afternoon.
You can use radio to make money by lying to lots of people simultaneously, or as it is known in the trade, advertising. Radio is also used to spread propaganda and fictitious weather reports and to play jokes on Christians, eg: "This just in, Christ has risen! More on News At 6."
A portable radio can be used in self defense by hitting someone with it. Heavier fixed receivers can be used as ballast in ocean-going ships, or in eg the construction industry to counterbalance heavy payloads.
Working at a radio station is also a good way to get a job where you never have to wear pants.
Mickey Rooney invented radio in the late 1940s as a way to pass the time after Ava Garder came to her senses and stopped having sex with him.
Dick Clark exploited the radio in order to ensure he could be the first face seen on television every New Year's Eve. Ryan Seacrest attempted to kill Dick Clark in the Battle of Hastings, but realized his longbow was no use against Dick Clark's patriot missiles. A radio played an extended mix of the Chemical Brother's "Block Rockin' Beats" during the battle.
The Giant Hogweed is a rideo junkie. It photosynthises its venom.
edit The future
Sirius radio will allow dogs to understand what they listen to on the radio and take it seriously.
XM and Sirius are planning a merger. If this occurs satellite radio will be audible only to Martian dogs.
HD, or Highly Distorted radio is being implemented by Clear Channel stations around the US to legally jam their competitors. A large majority of audiophiles believe that HD Radio is the ultimate Lo-Fi medium because of its "bone chillingly cold and raspy sound" which further enhances the heavy metal listening experience.
[[Image: Buying a radio station is easy. All you need to do is cut a check for $770,000,002,043 made payable to the FCC and you're set. Buying an actual radio set, however, is daunting. Consumers are often overwhelmed by the amount of sets available to them. Nowadays, the most popular brands are YoMama and Kippertink.
edit Radio (continued)
...and we're back!!!
edit Conspiracy Theories
Recently however, evidence has surfaced that points in a new direction. It states that radio is actually not as we perceive it but it is in fact an entity far greater than our understanding. Many theologists have said, on record, that radio is in fact God. Of course if this theory is correct, then radio in fact does not exist in any way whatsoever. This poses a great question for many a thoughtful wanker.
Another conspiracy we must consider is the consideration of that famous consideration considered by the famous Roman, Consideratus. He stated, in 65 B.C., that if radio was, as Einstein stated (see quote at top of page)like a cat, then surely it can climb trees and shit and piss on the carpet. He then explains how disappointed he was that his radio did not do this. As a result of this he established that radio was in fact Barbara Streisand, and had not actually ever been to the moon. Having considered all of this, Consideratus decided to throw a knife out his window. This knife fell through the roof of the Senate's house, stabbing Julius Caesar. Surrounding conspirators mis-read this as the signal to attack, stabbing Caesar 43 times, raping every orifice and sacrificing Hugh Laurie. Of course this has been missed out by many historians as it in fact didn't actually happen.
edit How to build a radio
edit What you need
- A bowl
- No soap, but soup
- Pure 03nage
- A Maniac Mind Focused On Pure Evil
- good old fashioned 'Merican Know how
- Mix it in the bowl (shaken, not stirred!).
- Form it with your very own hands!
- Plug it in.
- Rinse and repeat.
Note: Rinsing while plugged in may have adverse effects. Repeating while plugged in will not.
edit How to build a crystal radio
- One Nirvana T-shirt
edit What you need
- Take the cat, and pluck out the best whisker.
- Attach the whisker to the Crystal. If you can't get Crystal, you can substitute Coke™.
- Put your ear very close to the radio.
- Inhale deeply (through your ear).
- May you enjoy your listening experience.
- The word "borange" was created on the radio by Ross Noble in the year 2005 (on an Australian radio station called Triple J).
- The worst radio station is Krappraadio, An independent radio/TV channel in Estonia, directed by Kirjutas Hr. Maru.
- The quote, "Hey, ya'll this is Radio", from Radio was one of Cuba Gooding Jr.'s finest performances.
- The word "radioactive" describes people who engage in casual and rampant radio encounters
- A Radio makes a fun bath-toy for children.
- Nikola Tesla (1895) (amateur)
- Guglielmo Marconi (1895) (amateur)
- Frank Conrad (1920) (commercial)
- Rush Limbaugh (1988) (liberal/environmentalist talk)
- Al Franken (1996) (liberal talk)
- Frank O. Pinion
- Ian the Peon
- Dan Strauss
- Howard Stern
- Adam Carolla
- Kate Smith
- Rush Limbaugh
- G. Gordon Liddy
- Guglielmo Marconi
- Sean Hannity
- Mike Savage
- Roy Masters
- Art Bell
- George Noory
- Jeff Rense
- Alex Jones
- Al Franken
- Dr. Demento
- Preston and Steve
- EIB= Excellence in Bitching about the Liberals.
- Air America = Now bankrput.
- ClearChannel = Corporate airspace.
- Fox News
- Howard 24/7
- WCBS 880 AM
- WCBS 101.1 FM
- Jerk FM
- Jack-Off FM
- 95.3 The Bitch
- CJAD 800 AM
- CKGM The Team 990
- CJKX KX96 New Country FM
- BBSN 35.42 Nothing MW
- KXZ 300 Any-Kinda-Wave LW
- Radio White
- Mexican Radio
- Even the Iranians in L.A. have one station of their own.
edit See also
- Guglielmo Marconi
- Ham radio
- Music radio
- Nikola Tesla
- No soap radio
- Pirate radio
- Silent radio
- Radio skit
- Radio Star
- The Radio Star Murder
- Wah Wah Boing Boing
- More than 7000 live radio stations Free online Live radio, by country.
- Krappraadio website – link not always available due to web server tipping over occasionally
- Online Radio Stations Live online radios by genere
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