Signs for RADIO

Meaning: A piece of electronic equipment used for listening to radio broadcasts.

Written ASL

[Note: ASL writing is not an official standard. This sign language writing remains in a state of open space to allow room for experiment, evolution, and improvement.]

ASL written for RADIO

Experimental handshape. ASL digit written and contributed by the ASLwrite community, 2017.

Deaf Culture and tidbits

Deaf Anecdotes

"Kali: Kokum, change the station
Me: ok this one? 104.9?
Kali: listening....
Me: is that a good song?
Kali: not this one.. Change to 91.7
Me: ok better?
Kali: change to 107.1
Me: this one?
Kali: no change back to 91.7
Me: you sure?
Kali: yes, better
Kali: singing
Love going on cruises with my cicom Kali, she always signs to me which radio station she wants to listen. lol" -- Wapanacahkos Mahihkan (Deaf).

Common variants of the scenario: A Deaf driver or passenger turns on the music in a car, enjoying some kinds of the beats, only to discover later that it was a radio talk. Though, experienced Deaf would be able to sense whether it's music or just talking voices.

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