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

(Date: Thu, 03 May 2001 21:26:40 +0200)

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Russian frequencies

Interesting info about Russian frequency usage was submitted by one of our correspondents.

He explains that the Russian military know four periods:

  1. Period 1: 1 March - 5 May
  2. Period 2: 6 May - 31 August
  3. Period 3: 1 September - 31 October
  4. Period 4: 1 November - 28 February

Each period has its own block of frequencies. Each block is assigned to a specific net. Usually these frequencies change when a new period begins. The blocks have both day and night frequencies. Each net has a number and -as a rule- the lower the number of the net, the higher it is hierarchically spoken.

Here is a setup that was used a couple of years ago. The net numbers are fictitious.

  Period 1 Period 2 Period 3 Period 4  
Net Day Night Day Night Day Night Day Night  
1 5250 1880 6850 3260 4960 3820 7390 1540 kHz
2 4780 3380 5840 2560 4560 2270 6180 2330 kHz
3 4870 2470 5250 1880 6850 3260 4960 3820 kHz
4 4110 2320 4780 3380 5840 2560 4560 2270 kHz
5 7870 1610 4870 2470 5250 1880 6850 3260 kHz
6 7080 2800 4110 2320 4780 3380 5840 2560 kHz
7 7390 1540 7870 1610 4870 2470 5250 1880 kHz
8 6180 2330 7080 2800 4110 2320 4780 3380 kHz
9 4960 3820 7390 1540 7870 1610 4870 2470 kHz
10 4560 2270 6180 2330 7080 2800 4110 2320 kHz
11 6850 3260 4960 3820 7390 1540 7870 1610 kHz
12 5840 2560 4560 2270 6180 2330 7080 2800 kHz

 

So, now that you all know this, it's time to search for frequencies. It goes without saying that I am interested in your findings. I look forward to receiving your notes.


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