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受過外國軍事訓練!?點解你會識⋯⋯

AK IN KK 開幕左差唔多4個月,大家仲記唔記得名入面既「KK」係D咩? 三月出過篇《名字解說 – KK》講「KK」既由來,入面講過「軍事電網參考系統MGRS (Military Grid Reference System)」(詳請看原文),有人好奇點解會識呢D「軍事野」,唔通要去美軍受訓先可以識行山既技巧? 答案好簡單,唔洗飛十幾個鐘,上下山藝未識囉,有讀圖尺(Romer)就有得睇!香港山藝協會定期會舉辦一、二、三級山藝訓練證書課程,等唔同人去學習山藝知識同技巧,做個負責任既山友。而格網座標呢樣野,相信係一級山藝訓練證書課程已經有得學,一D都唔洗心急。 而且,係Youtube都有短片教大家咩係MGRS,分享一條香港山藝協會整既比大家: 再唔明?搵Google大師幫下你手啦!網上咁多解說一定有個岩你!   Reference: 遠足訓練課程筆記(網上版) – 網格座標 Wikipedia – Universal Transverse Mercator coordinate system Wikipedia – Military Grid Reference System Army Study Guide – Locate a point using the US Army Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) HK Geodetic Survey Section – Web-based Transformation…
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ABC Versions

You might find some recordings with a few track versions in the sound map, like track A and Track B…… For example IN0023 H006 has A and B tracks, meanwhile both versions came from the same recording trip, and same recording period. The reason behind is the maintain the rule of NOT doing crossfade…therefore tracks…
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Longer versions?

You may find the term “longer verions” when you explore the Sound Library, but what is that? All the recordings in AK IN KK can be categorised as 2 versions, basic version and longer version, depends on the length of the recording. Basic versions are free* to download and usually have no more than 3…
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Reasons behind the project

I didn’t mention much on the reasons behind the project on the About page, today let’s talk about it. Old times AK IN KK first established on 2016, as an assignment in the HKAPA, to do something I want. Started the facebook page of the project after going to Echigo Tsumari Art Triennale, for myself…
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About IN & SB

While looking at the recordings in AK IN KK, you may see some filing codes before the title like IN00XX or SB00XX. Today we going into the filing system briefly. In simple words, both IN and SB are somehow the same, they are just some recordings made up hill. Normally, there is a destination for…
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About the name – KK

So what is KK in the name AK IN KK? Yes KK means HK, but why? You might find clues from the distance posts up the hills. And it is all about the location of Hong Kong in the MGRS (Military Grid Reference System).   Hong Kong lies on the grid square 49Q GE &…
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記黃點黑蟬

Speckled Black Cicada (Gaeana maculata) This is about a conversation on this kind of cicada, and I have enjoyed listening to them surrounding me on 12/3, when I was recording H021. Yet translating every post will be a heavy workload for me, so some posts might not be translated, or be translated later. 關於蟬,我2月20日去港島徑H20標距柱錄音既時候,有一段對話。 好多時行過見到部錄音機,經過既山友都會問係咪拍緊野,果日都唔例外。…
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312 is the date

So 12 Mar is the date we release~~~ Stay tuned!!!

Pre-release…

It has been six months since I started the re-do of AK IN KK. I want to record the the natural environment before they are destroyed by human or by the nature itself, after seeing the destruction power of Typhoon Mangkhut on Hong Kong. Then I start go hiking and recording, while researching and creating…
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