border blaster


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border blaster (plural border blasters)

  1. A broadcast station used to target listeners in another country, despite not being licensed to do so.
    Hyponym: X station
    • 2004, Jesse Walker, Rebels on the Air: An Alternative History of Radio in America (page 197)
      Not long after the feds started regulating radio, Mexico's megawatt border blasters—high-powered stations planted just south of Texas and California—started beckoning. The FCC couldn't control them []