Category: Spring 2009

Letter from the Editors

**NEW*** Watch videos from the “Active Radio” issue launch here. Welcome to “Active Radio”, the second issue of Wi: The Journal of Mobile Media. This issue was guest edited by Owen Chapman from the department of Communication Studies, Concordia University,…

Active Radio: Editorial

For about 6 months in 2008 there was a mysterious sound in my house. No matter how we tried, we could not locate the source of a periodic buzzing that would quickly arrive and then vanish. I noticed it more…

Radio as Instrument

Radio at its most basic is the perception of frequencies in the electromagnetic spectrum between 3Hz and 3000MHz, or below visible light. In our current configuration, terrestrial radio is characterized by wireless transmission in the service of point-to-point communications: a…