Thirty-first edition of the N&O column / Spooks newsletter

(Date: Sat, 02 Dec 2000 00:22:16 +0100)

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Morse stations

As you can see, Thomas and Igor were very active this month.

Russian air defence [M21]

Thomas copied M21 on various evenings (UTC) on 4505 kHz. Besides the usual BT99 marker, also various messages were aired.

BT99?t2t7?99??????
BT1t4954t164371t
BT99?t212?99??????
BT1t549455611712
BT99?t22t?99??????
BT1t55t541t8962
BT255311t9t8
BT1t55t541t8962
BT99?t222?99??????
BT1t55t541t84822
BT2t55t5t1tt88
BT99?t223?99??????
BT99?t224?99??????
BT1t55t541t84822
BT99?t225?99??????
See also Newsletter 33 .

Unid Japanese net

Igor reports an unid Japanese net on 3879 kHz, probably military.

Logged on 16 Nov. at 1137 UTC.

jjj60 de jjf20 znb nn ua znb qx k
de jjj60 znb gg k
de jjf20 qsa4 qru qrx 0900 k
de jjj60 qru qrx 0900 ar
jjf20 de jjh40 ua qsa k
jjh40 de jjf20 ua znb tb k
de jjh40 znb uu ua znb kx k
de jjf20 znb ss qsa 4 qru qrx 0900 ua qsa k
de jjh40 qsa 4 qru qrx 0900 ar
jjf20 de jjk70 qsa 4 ua znb ai k
jjk70 de jjf20 znb gg ua znb ym k

Israeli navy/Tel Aviv [M22]

Another one from Thomas: 4XZ on 6739//4331 and at the same time on 8437 kHz with another broadcast. Here is a sample of the 6739 kHz transmission at 2200 UTC:

vvv de 4xz == ar
nw qtc 1 nr 213 == qsl nr 15 == e2h nr 313 zu gr 76 == qn8y nr 413
aa gr qn8y nr 513 aa gr 46 == lj8i nr 613 aa gr 42 == lj9i nr 713
zu gr 32 == eg2h qsl nr 15 == eg2h nr 313 zu gr 76 == qn8y nr 413
aa gr 36 == qn8y nr 513 aaa gr 46 == lj9i nr 613 aa gr 42 == lj9i
nr 713 aa gr 32 == eg2h qsl nr 15 == eg2h nr 213 zu gr 76 == qn8h
nr 413 aa gr 36 == qn8h nr 513 aa gr 46 == lj8i nr 413 aa gr 36 ==
qn8y nr 513 aa gr 46 == lj8i nr 613 aa gr 42 == eg2h nr 313 gr 76
== qn8y nr 413 aa g
vvv de 4xz 4xz ==

Chinese stations

10704 kHz, 0340 UTC, 14-11-2000, 4FGs, cut numbers

= = t = =
3n7n 63u6 4at3 an36 t674 n353 d365 5a5d d7n5 5u7u 676d d46a 36t7...
r r r
hr cgu qsa no --.--. phull hr hw?
k k k de de r r r
hr cgu qsa no --.--. phull hr hw?
hr cgu qsa no --.--. phull hr hw?
hr cgu qsa no --.--. phull hr hw?
rk rk rk

Like Igor, I would like to know who this is and what it means. Except for 'hr', meaning 'here', I have no idea what it means. Anyone???


6669 kHz, 4FGs, cut numbers. Callsign: TA4R

vvvvv... 36d5 nn5d 36d5
See also Newsletter 32.

More unids. Who can identify these stations ???

10698 kHz, 0453 UTC, 11 Nov, 5FGs, cut numbers, logged by Igor.

05 05 05 05 :
= = = = u6574 ttatu d0o74 aaa4u 366ud 5ew
= = = = u6574 ttatu d0o7n aaa4u 366ud 5ew
= = = = u6574 ttatu d0o7n aaa4u 366ud 5ew
= = = = u6574 ttatu d0o7n aaa4u 366ud 5ew
k pse lr tunng hr qsa ?
05 05 05 05 05...
r k r k r k r k
r k r k r k r k...
pse lr tunng hr qsa ?
4476 4576 45405 05 05 ...
= = = = = = u6574 ttatu d0o7n aaa4u 366ud
05 05 05 05 05
rk rk rk rk ...
pse lr tunng hr qsa?
05 05 a53n d46d a43a 554 k k
= = = = neet = = = 457a 53nd46d
444 r r r k r n r = = = = = = a53n d46d 455 =
pse lr tunng hr qsa ? 05 05 05...
= = 3d3cta65n... 4
hr hr eg eg eg
hr hr egh on ne ne pe
hr hr ngtphonenqisngti 5399oo1nqwk w pse a4a ucg..... qsa 1
pse ....u oobs obs ga
05 05 05 05....
de de k de de osw
nil nil va va

4025 kHz, 1130 UTC, 8 Nov., Callsign: 921

8t22 de 921 zvp zvp
nw t44581231729 ar
? ? 41827t43?3418181 ar
xxx xxx qst ... qru

North Korean numbers

See also Newsletter 38.

Russian military stations

On 5789 kHz the following stations were active: 9LBD, JPOW, VUCG, J2BH. Lots of VVV's and 5FGs.

Control station JPOW transmitted this message:

vvvvvvvvvvv
xxxxx jpow jpow jpow 722 1976t 31828 9185t 9t235 k
xxxxx jpow jpow jpow 722 1976t 31828 9185t 9t235 k

Presumably Russian Military, heard on 4023 kHz, 1900 UTC, 14 Nov. by Thomas.

L7S3
vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv
9DVX 9DVX 9DVX de L7S3 L7S3
L7S3 qsa 5 k

M81

M81 is also still alive and kicking. It was on 10953 kHz at 0243 UTC, on 3 Nov. with 4FGs.. Note the callsign!!

nr 1/2 gr 26 = =
8697 2245 3934 9898 3937 2646 8330 2676 8630 2259
8866 3524 3570 9766 4924 9470 3876 0146 4774 8924
2226 3165 8790 1775 7693 0252 = = ar

Remarks: at 0230 UTC the station transmitted 'M12 de S18'

See also Newsletter 145.

M51

Haven't heard this one for a while. Nice to see that it is still there. Logged on 6939 kHz.

nr 73 o 06 01:31:28 2000 bt qmiao xjxwz uhogl...
See also Newsletter 32.

 


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