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

(Date: June 2007)

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Morse stations

MX

Cluster beacons

Channel markers

See also Newsletter 119.

M08

M08a has a new sked on Saturday at 0500 UTC, 6223 kHz.
(Info Jon-FL)

See also Newsletter 127.

M10

M10 monitor, Fritz, sent me the following note:

"In week 23 a few scheduled transmissions were omitted and since week 25 I didn't hear a single M10 transmission. Changed to digital mode ??"

Hmmm, another one down the drain or did they indeed change to a digital mode. So far no other modes were detected on the known frequencies.

M12

Fritz also monitors M12 and reports that the station uses some skeds for quite

a long time as the following logs show.

Days UTC Frequencies Ident Active
Mon/Tue/Sun 1800/20/40 9176/7931/6904 257 since 7-5
Mon/Thu 1900/20/40 10343/9264/8116 124 since 1-1
Mon/Wed 1930/50/2010 8047/6802/5788 463 since 7-5
Tue 1600/20/40 13386/12189/11491 725 since 8-5
Wed 1700/20/40 9176/7931/6904 257 since 9-5
Thu 1800/20/40 13386/12189/11491 816 since 10-5

Other June skeds are:

Fri 1600/20 7719/5919 519 since 15-6
Wed 1900/20/40 13557/12157/10357 513 since 13-6
Wed 1940/2000/20 7632/6996/5843 698 since 13-6
See also Newsletter 120.

M14

M14 is also still on the air but not as often as it used to be, or is that only my perception?

Reported on 7920 kHz 1817 UTC 28-5
  9112 kHz 1837 UTC 13-6
7920 kHz 1900 UTC 13-6
9395 kHz 0800 UTC 15-6
5256 kHz 2100 UTC 27-6
See also Newsletter 140.

M21

PVO - Russian Air Defence. Only three frequencies were reported in June.

See also Newsletter 119.

M51

In his monthly report Fritz comments:

"Still very active, possibly around the clock, according to US reports. // frequencies often only a few kHz apart. Sometimes on 3 or even 4 // frequencies, e.g. June 15th on 7713//7938.5//7881 kHz, or big confusion, when the Morse lessons of FAV22 are transmitted on 9316.5 or 6638.5 kHz (May 10 and June 10) instead on 6825//3881 kHz. Recently even faulty preambles (date and time wrong). This is the first time since many years they are operating so lousy."

Thanks for the note, Fritz. The French training stations popped up on the following frequencies and times:

2267.5

1732

13-6

2598.0

1742

13-6

2846.0

1235

13-6

2846.0

2249

10-6

5192.5

2212

02-6

5184.0

1000

20-6

5194.0

2050

27-6

5257.5

1338

11-6

5819.5

1916

12-6

6950.0

1722

03-6

7536.0

2249

04-6

7614.0

1753

03-6

7623.5

1747

03-6

7614.0

2147

18-6

See also Newsletter 119.

M62

The Slovak Military was not heard since March 26th on 5232 kHz. Now it's back on its old frequency and was heard on 25-6.

UTC   Message
0700 : switch on, then calling "S5GK S5GK S5GK +"
0708 : == QSA? 848
0711 : == QTR 09:09
0727 : QTC 625 = 1 10 25 0927 625 = S5GK = 5LGx10 = ESUC == for S5GK rpt QLN +
0749 : QTC 625 = 2 10 25 0949 625 = S5GK = 5LGx10 = ESUC == for S5GK rpt QLN +
0818 : QTC 625 = 3 20 25 1018 625 = S5GK = 5FGx20 = ESUC == for S5GK rpt QLN +
0833 : QTC 625 = 4 30 25 1033 625 = S5GK = 5LG/5FGx30 = ESUC == for S5GK rpt QLN +
0900 : switch off

Messages are repeated, sender is "ESUC", only this station uses three txt formats: 5LG, 5FG and mixed (two 5LG / one 5FG / two 5LG and so on, txt always hand sent.

(Logged by Fritz)

M89

L9CC was logged throughout May. No logs received from June.

V AU34 AU34 AU34 de 567D 567D on 8120, 8301 kHz
V T3AP T3AP T3AP de QF3K QF3K on 727.0, 8437.0 kHz
V CP17 CP17 CP17 de L9CC L9CC on 7042.7, 7059.3, 7061.8, 7062.3, 7062.5, 7063.8, 7064.0, 7067.4, 7067.8, 7069.0, 7069.5 kHz

M89 variant: VVV Q2M de NYZ on 6840 kHz

See also Newsletter 119.

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