rhode island department of corrections

Engineer's Corner
5:08 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

TheEC: Prison Radio

Sony SRF-39FP
Credit Museum of Everyday Objects

A recent article in the New Yorker about radio in prison piqued my interest.  Besides providing a window into a world that many of us know little or nothing about, it caught my eye that these Sony SRF-39FP ("FP" for "Federal Prison") radios are actually remarkably good receivers.  

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The Silver Boom: Aging in Rhode Island
12:00 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

The Silver Boom: Aging Behind Bars, By the Numbers

Data from: The Rhode Island Department of Corrections, The National Institutes of Health, and the Journal of Correctional Health Care