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Radio Rebels: Berlin Group Makes Tiny Transmitters for Syria

A group of journalists and tech enthusiasts in Berlin are working to spur the Syrian media revolution. Their weapon is a shoebox-sized device which allows opposition radio stations in Syria to transmit inside hostile territory. Dubbed PocketFM, the device is basically a low-powered radio transmitter. Coupled with a satellite dish to receive new programs, a car battery for power and an antenna it can broadcast FM radio within a five-kilometer (three-mile) radius. That's enough to...

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