TIL In 1963 disc jockey Wolfman Jack started broadcasting from a station across the U.S.-Mexico border whose high-powered border blaster signal was picked up across much of the United States and at night as far away as Europe and the Soviet Union.

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  1. Wall of Voodoo had a hit ‘new wave’ song in 1982 called “Mexican Radio” about their experiences of listening to ‘across the border’ stations like XERF, XEG, and XERB.

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