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

(Date: December 2006)

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Utility round-up

We start this section with five unid stations. All heard by Igor in the SE part of Russia .

Unid 1

Notes:

Sample:

...
pm@# z#so
ii
#rod p@mp z@z$ ds$r @$## ##zr od@z $mo@ oopm zmz#
= 2
oro@ mozr @@mo z#@r o#p@ $dd# $mmz mo@r ros$ zm$z
ar k

Unid 2

Sample:

vvv vvv c02z de dpm5 k
r qsa2 k
rrrr e
qsl 1427 k
r nr? k
r qsk 1540 73820394 fm 383834933u e
fm se
qsk 1540 unw comm 4wtz k

Unid 3

Sample:

q4 q4 q4 (rptd)
k
<pause>
q4 q4 q4 (rptd)
k
<pause>
q4 q4 q4 (rptd)
k

Unid 4

Sample:

vvv 0nnz de 0l0x k
r qsa2 k
as k
ve ve ve ve vvv
qsa2 k
vvvvv qsa2 k
vvvv t0nnz de a0l0x k
r qsa2 k
r nr ? k
r nr 19 k
r qsk 0040 unw comm j7sv k
r bl sk sk
vvvv j7sv de 0l0x k
r qsa2 k
r 26 w k a7d5 k
r 28 w 73ud k
r ar g 8403 atdu k
r nr 038 k
r nr ? k
nr ? k
r nr 19 k
r qsk 0040 unw comm 0nnz k
bl sk
ok

Unid 5

Sample:

vvv e1s (rptd)
= 4d4t443a6
? 734tn4nnnaaaa7
= tt5u4tn4aaaa7
= tn4nn33a7
= 454ad55ad
= 5u4t4duad
? 73u4aaaan
? 73u4uaaan
? 73u45aaan
? 73u46aaan
? 73u47aaan
= tt534d5a3aaut
= tt544n7n4aaut
= tt554tud7aaut
= tt564n566aaut
= tt575n37uaaut
= tt5d6ta44aaut
? 73u4naaut
= 534dn55ut
= 5u4t443ut
= 4d4add6ua
= 5d6tau4ua
? 73u5taaua
= 544n6d6ua
= tt6t4t77aaaua
? 7366taaua
= tt5n4t77aaaua
= tt6t5d333aaua
= tt6a4nn5daauu
= tt6u4n6d3aauu
? 7366taauu
= 554ta5auu
= tt634n453aauu

...

Drift net buoys

Jon-FL from Florida reports a large number of beacons. Most likely drift net buoys. Dave in Nebraska also reported one.

Frequency Callsign Remarks
1757.0 9107 4x with long dash each time, every 3 minutes, 9 WPM
1775.0 KW136 4x with long dash each time, every 3 minutes, 9 WPM
1781.01 93W812 20 WPM
1900.07 GW139 4x with long dash each time, every 3 minutes, 9 WPM
1901.97 JW285 4x with long dash each time, every 3 minutes, 9 WPM
1901.98 GT75 4x with long dash each time, every 3 minutes, 9 WPM
1923.71 RP96 3x with long dash each time, every 3 minutes, 9 WPM
1924.0 95W230 5x with long dash each time, every 4 minutes, 9 WPM
1934.02 96W175 4x with long dash each time, every 4 minutes, 9 WPM
1935.0 AZ91 3x with long dash each time, every 5 minutes, 7 WPM
1936.01 A12 2x with long dash each time, every 5 minutes, 5 WPM
1937.98 GP41 3x with long dash each time, every 4 minutes, 7 WPM
1937.2 HK36 3x with long dash each time, every 4 minutes, 7 WPM
2003.31 4HWC 3x every 4.5 minutes, 8 WPM
2014.88 4HED 3x with long dash each time, every 5 minutes, 3-5 WPM
2031.06 4HWB 3x with long dash each time, every 4 minutes, 3-5 WPM
2031.16 IF1 3x with long dash each time, every 4 minutes, 3-5 WPM
2043.03 4HVN 3x with long dash each time, every 4 minutes, 5 WPM
2291.93 4HLC 3x with long dash each time, every 4 minutes, 5 WPM
2302.0 VGTY 3x with long dash each time, every 4 minutes, 3-5 WPM

SAQ

The announced transmission of SAQ on 24-12 at 0800 UTC was reported by several dxers. SAQ sent the following morse message on on 17.2 kHz:

"VVV VVV VVV CQ CQ CQ DE SAQ SAQ SAQ = THIS IS GRIMETON RADIO/SAQ IN
A TRANSMISSION USING THE ALEXANDERSON 200 KW ALTERNATOR ON 17,2 kHz.
TODAY WE CELEBRATE THE CENTENARY OF THE FIRST WIRELESS TELEPHONY
TRANSMISSION IN THE WORLD, PERFORMED BY REGINALD A FESSENDEN FROM
MASSACHUSETTS, USA . WE WISH YOU ALL A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY
NEW YEAR. = SIGNED: THE ALEXANDER-GRIMETON VETERANRADIOS VAENNER
ASSOCIATION + FOR QSL INFO PLEASE SEE OUR WEBSITE: WWW.ALEXANDER.N.SE
II WWW.ALEXANDER.N.SE = DE SAQ SAQ SAQ
"

HWK7

The infamous religious pirate from Italy is still active on its usual frequency 6998 kHz. Pat copied a morse transmission on 28 December.


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