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Friday, May 1, 2015

RADIO FREE ASIA (RFA) announces the release of its 58th QSL


It's thd fourth QSL in the series "Celebrating Musical Instruments of Asia". This card shows a khene, which is a traditional Lao mouth organ played primarily in Laos and Thailand. The khene’s pipes are made of bamboo, while its reed, which vibrates to produce the sound, is made of brass or silver. The khene is usually played using a pentatonic scale, using five notes per octave as opposed to the seven notes per octave used in most Western music. . This QSL is used to confirm all valid reception reports from May 1 to July 31, 2015.

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