Hundred thirty-seventh edition of the N&O column / Spooks newsletter

(Date: February 2009)

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Various modes

The usual bunch:

M42 & X06

Quite a lot of Embassy / Intelligence logs this month. Thanks for sharing them with us.

5173.0 0605 26-1 DOSC. "20108" 5LGs/FGs msg to unid, QSX 5741 kHz; FSK-CW OP-chat.
Mode: Baudot 100Bd/500Hz
5741.0 0605 26-1 DOSC. "20108" 5LGs/FGs msg to unid, QSX 5173 kHz; FSK-CW OP-chat.
Mode: Baudot 100Bd/500Hz
19200.5 0741 28-1 DOSC. "RNCTLHPOGMV DCWOX".
Mode: CROWD
5751.5 0952 28-1 DOSC. "11177 20065 56789 -17-3-".
Mode: CROWD
5741.0 0600 29-1 DOSC. "20108". FSK-CW OP-Chat "BK QRQ 100 QBN K" & received msg on QSX.
At 0610 UTC in RTTY: 5FGs msg after "RYRYRYRY // 11100 20108 00000 29053 05009 // 48299 09554..." & 5LGs msg after "11100 20108 00000 29054 050 //GOQBB TNSXD ..." into FSK-CW OP-Chat "... TKS GB SK"; QSX ?
Mode: Baudot 100Bd/500Hz
14430.5 0842 29-1 DOSC. "RNCTLHPOGMV DCWOX".
Mode: CROWD
8108.5 1739 04-2 DOSC. Msg after "11177 73004 43968 44473".
Mode: CROWD
13974.0 1100 08-2 Russian Intel. Auto broadcasting crypto tfc for exactly 7 minutes, then QSY to 12196 kHz.
Mode: FSK 200Bd/1000Hz
12196.0 1110 08-2 Russian Intel. Auto broadcasting crypto tfc for exactly 7 minutes, then QSY to 10634 kHz.
Mode: FSK 200Bd/1000Hz
10634.0 1120 08-2 Russian Intel. Auto broadcasting crypto tfc for exactly 7 minutes, then QRT.
Mode: FSK 200Bd/1000Hz
8169.0 1340 08-2 DOSC Moscow. Single 5FG msg to "PAO" after 11100 00035 preamble, then moving to 10246 kHz.
Mode: Baudot 50.10Bd/500Hz
10246.0 1350 08-2 DOSC Moscow. Single 5FG msg to "PAO" after 11100 00035 preamble. Coming from 8169 kHz.
Mode: Baudot 50.10Bd/500Hz
8044.5 0839 10-2 Russian intel. "VGPLCRI12(@7 VGPLCRI12(@7"
Mode: USB/Crowd
5199.5 1906 10-2 DOSC Moscow. Crypto traffic.
Mode: USB/Crowd 36/40/1500
6828.0 2004 10-2 Russian intel. Multifigure groups like "429807277385291128 =82571".
Mode: Baudot 1,5 stb/200/500R
14831.0 1208 14-2 DOSC Moscow. 6-tone alerting device. No reply, then moving to 16025 kHz
14871.0 1211 14-2 Mazielka. Sequence: 156234
16025.0 1218 14-2 DOSC Moscow. 6-tone alerting device. Coming from 14831 kHz
16276.0 1222 14-2 DOSC Moscow. 6-tone alerting device
16045.0 1230 14-2 DOSC Moscow. Offline crypto msg to "RFO" after " 11177 80038"
Mode: USB/MFSK-32
18296.0 1249 14-2 DOSC Moscow. Repeating same sequence over and over, then QRT.
This alerting system is often misidentified asasynchronous Baudot sending "BLZ26".
Mode: FSK 50Bd/500Hz with 5-bit async ITA-2 coding
14358.0 1253 14-2 DOSC Moscow. Repeating same sequence over and over, then QRT.
This alerting system is often misidentified asasynchronous Baudot sending "BLZ26"
Mode: FSK 50Bd/500Hz with 5-bit async ITA-2 coding
10727.0 1258 14-2 DOSC Moscow. Repeating same sequence over and over, then QRT.
This alerting system is often misidentified asasynchronous Baudot sending "BLZ26"
Mode: FSK 50Bd/500Hz with 5-bit async ITA-2 coding
6876.0 0920 15-2 Russian intel. 5FG msgs.
Mode: 13 tone MFSK
6780.0 2140 17-2 Mazielka
6911.0 2146 17-2 Mazielka
10207.5 1643 19-2 DOSC. Tfc.
Mode: CROWD-36
8083.0 0636 21-2 Mazielka. Sequence: 154632
8131.0 1121 21-2 Mazielka. Sequence: 164532
12224.0 1255 21-2 Mazielka. Sequence: 463125
14871.0 1356 24-2 Mazielka. Sequence: 156234
12224.0 1420 24-2 Mazielka. Sequence: 463125. Disappeared after 7 minutes then after 1 minute returned for 10 secs.
9923.0 1432 24-2 Mazielka. Sequence: 463125
16116.0 0904 25-2 Mazielka. Sequence: 134265
11153.0 0921 25-2 Mazielka. Sequence: 465132
14970.0 1130 27-2 Mazielka. Sequence: 216354
See also Newsletter 138.

SK01

A lot of RDFT logs this month. I have selected a couple of Barry's and Jon's logs for this section. You can find the logs in the Logs Section.

12120 kHz 0500 UTC  
16178 kHz 1600 UTC  
17435 kHz 1700 UTC replacing the normally expected V02a
8097 kHz 1800 UTC replacing the normally expected M08a
8097 kHz 1900 UTC replacing the normally expected M08a
7887 kHz 2000 UTC replacing the normally expected V02a
6855 kHz 2100 UTC replacing the normally expected V02a

The message sent at 1700 UTC on 17435 kHz while having the same file number and 1024 bytes, the actual body of the message was different than all of the others.

See also Newsletter 141.

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