Hundred fifth edition of the N&O column / Spooks newsletter

(Date: Sun, 09 Apr 2006 21:29:15 +0200)

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Editor: Ary Boender
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Online database: Chris Smolinski

Hi and welcome to the 105th edition of N&O. Besides the usual sections you will find an intelligence profile of Belarus. Comments and/or corrections are most welcome.

Fritz, kpY2, Sferix, Mike, Bob, Francesco, Tony, Peter, Jim, Jochen, Markus, Al, Mark, Igor, Kevin R. and Ian contributed to this edition of N&O. Thanks gents!

Our friend Fritz has launched his new website. You will find a lot of info about Russian/CIS military stations and other interesting stuff there. http://www.astrosol.ch

Last month's ENIGMA crypto quiz was a bit too difficult, I guess. Only one good answer landed in my mailbox. Congrats Yer! You've won the book.

This was the code to break:

AMVYG PJJYT REPVR KGEYY RYYQG TMWRF QABLG FVUUB SBFWU ZUFMH VXPBP SGECI

If you had used the following settings for the ENIGMA simulator, you would have cracked the code.

1) Rotor settings:
  I have used the 3 standard rotors and did not change their settings.
2) Reflector settings: C.
3) Ring settings: I did not change the inner ring settings.
4) Start position of the rotors (Grundstellung): WUN
5) Plug settings:
  The 1st plug is the ENIGMA designator for one of the English speaking numbers stations: E5
The 2nd plug is the designator of a German speaking station: G7
The 3rd plug is the designator of a morse station: M13
The 4th plug is the designator of a Slavic station: S10
The 5th plug is the designator of a Chinese station: V22

The decoded text reads:

THISI SANEN IGMAC HALLE NGEFO RWUNS SPOOK SCOLU MNNUM BERSA NDODD ITIES

This is an Enigma challenge for WUN's spooks column Numbers and Oddities



Voice stations | Morse stations | Various modes
Unid stations | Military stations | Crypto
Intelligence profile : Belarus | Enigma challenge | Logs
Index | NS NL Home

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