The Times podcast: How radio can save Taiwan – and the world

Taiwan has more than 25,000 ham radio enthusiasts, an antiquated communications technology increasingly used in war zones when all other communications are down. If China declares war on Taiwan, these ham radio enthusiasts could make a difference to civilians and government officials—and they can teach the rest of us a lesson.

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Read the full transcript here.

Host: Gustavo Arellano

Guests: Stephanie Yang, LA Times China Correspondent

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