Listener's Guide

Media Archive - VLF Radio Signals - Using A PC Sound Card To Listen

Just connect an antenna to your computer's microphone input, and you can receive VLF (Very Low Frequency) radio signals! A sound card (or built-in sound chip) with a recording sampling rate of at least 96 kHz is recommended.

Example of using this method to receive VLF signals from Russia and Europe:

SDR Sharp software (for Windows) to receive and record VLF (and many other) radio signals:
Similar SDR (Software Defined Radio) applications are available for Linux and Mac OS.

Lists of VLF stations:

Common sources of radio interference and recommended solutions:!wcjHVrOwu6BDBDjo39xwNw!/AM-Antennas

About the accidental recording of VLF station GBR (16 kHz) contained on Mike Oldfield's "Tubular Bells" album:

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