Electronic Echoes featuring Gerhard Straub

Hosted by Aaron Castillo

Electronic Echoes featuring Gerhard Straub, and hosted by Aaron Castillo. Today’s guest Gerhard Straub runs the Broadcast and Technologies Division in the United States Agency for Global Media. He helps coordinate the multitude of Shortwave networks, that are employed by the US Government. Come along as we talk about the vast task of making sure the transmitters are transmitting the right things, the complex math and science to make sure people are able to listen to broadcasts, and the avoidance of interference, and jamming. You can learn more about the USAGM at https://www.usagm.gov/.

This episode was recorded remotely from the studio during the COVID-19 Los Angeles Safer-at-Home initiative.