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1
Software / Linux distro for sigint
« on: March 20, 2019, 1730 UTC »
SigintOS: A Linux Distro for Signal Intelligence
Recently we've heard of a new Linux distribution called SigintOS becoming available for download. SigintOS is an Ubuntu based distribution with a number of built in signal intelligence applications for software defined radios such as RTL-SDRs and other TX capable SDRs like the HackRF, bladeRF and USRP radios.

The distro appears to be very well executed, with a built in GUI that grants easy access to the some common sigint tools like an FM and GPS transmitter, a jammer, a GSM base station search tool and an IMSI catcher. SigintOS also has various other preinstalled programs such as GNU Radio, gr-gsm, YatesBTS, wireshark and GQRX.

The OS also teases an LTE search and LTE decoder which to access requires that you get in contact with the creators, presumably for a licencing fee. Regarding an LTE IMSI catcher they write:

https://www.rtl-sdr.com/sigintos-a-linux-distro-for-signal-intelligence/

3
SDR - Software Defined Radio / New SDRuno vailable
« on: March 15, 2019, 1816 UTC »
SDRuno – v1.3 (14th Mar 2019)

SDRplay is pleased to announce the release of SDRuno v1.3. This is a major upgrade to SDRuno, which adds a number of important new features and is intended for all RSP models including the now discontinued RSP1.

"Major new features include:

Frequency Scanning (for both frequency ranges and stored memory panel lists)
I/Q → Audio Output (for CW Skimmer for example)
A new configurable IF AGC scheme"
http://www.sdrplay.com/community/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=4214


https://www.sdrplay.com/downloads/


:D

4
Huh? / Punkins fans
« on: March 05, 2019, 2003 UTC »

5
Huh? / The Prodigy Singer Keith Flint Dead of Apparent Suicide
« on: March 04, 2019, 2059 UTC »

Keith Flint, lead singer of the band The Prodigy, passed away on Monday morning. He was 49.

Flint was found dead at his home Dunmow, Essex. The band’s Instagram page indicated Flint died by suicide.
https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/prodigy-singer-keith-flint-dead-143402407.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmin5WkOuPw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mej5wS7viw

6
Software / SDR console 3.0.5 release
« on: February 28, 2019, 2347 UTC »
Been out a few days and just now noted it;

SDR-Radio.com is a Windows console for Software Defined Radio (SDR) receivers and transceivers. Designed for the commercial, government, amateur radio and short-wave listener communities, this software provides a powerful interface for all SDR users.

SDR-Radio.com is working very closely with leading hardware manufacturers to bring you the best SDR experience available today.

The software is being continually developed with new features added on a regular basis. Licenced radio amateurs and shortwave listeners do not need a licence to use this software; a licence is required for commerical use.

This software supports radio from most major manufacturers, simple soundcard radios such as SoftRocks and the excellent Airspy range. What are you waiting for?
https://www.sdr-radio.com/Software/%F0%9F%92%BEDownloads

7
SDR - Software Defined Radio / New SDR available!
« on: February 22, 2019, 1758 UTC »
Per Vices Cyan, one channel RX/TX SDR $73,500
Cyan Mid, 8 RX/TX channels $149,500
Cyan Pro, with 16 RX/TX channels $289,000



"Cyan is designed to offer users with a customizable number of independent, phase coherent radio channels, up to 16 total, each offering a standard 1GHz instantaneous RF bandwidth. Featured on a high channel count, ultra wide band, high gain direct conversion quadrature transceiver and signal processing platform. Cyan provides the highest RF and digital bandwidth with an onboard DSP in a compact form factor."
https://www.rtl-sdr.com/high-end-per-vices-cyan-software-defined-radio-released/


Think I'll stick with the RSP2 for a bit longer. I've had 10 or more VRX running at the same time, and 1/588th as expensive as the base model.

8
Utility / MARS COMEX 119
« on: February 09, 2019, 1713 UTC »
5403.5 USB 1700Z 09FEB19 MARS Communication Exercise 1 ongoing on 60m channel 5.

Channel 1: 5330.5 kHz
Channel 2: 5346.5 kHz
Channel 3: 5357.0 kHz
Channel 4: 5371.5 kHz
Channel 5: 5403.5 kHz

9
Equipment / Some light antennae reading
« on: January 31, 2019, 0021 UTC »
The fine engineers at BBC have made available their findings in the realm of antennae (as well as other realms), peruse them here;
https://www.bbc.co.uk/rd/search?query=antenna&submit=

I find the papers on beverage and ferrite hf antennas to be particularly interesting;
https://www.bbc.co.uk/rd/publications/rdreport_1991_12
https://www.bbc.co.uk/rd/publications/whitepaper091

10
Utility / 8420.5 BFSK SITOR B 23JAN19
« on: January 24, 2019, 0128 UTC »
[01:22:09 UTC] NNNN
[01:22:10 UTC] ZCZC CA09
[01:22:12 UTC] MSGID/GENADMIN/NGA NAVSAFETY WA DC//
[01:22:19 UTC] RMKS/
[01:22:20 UTC] NAVAREA XII 25/19(GEN).
[01:22:24 UTC] 1. NAVAREA XII WARNINGS IN FORCE AS OF 111325Z JAN 19:
[01:22:33 UTC]  24/19, 23/19, 22/19, 20/19, 19/19, 14/19, 7/19,
[01:22:41 UTC]  6/19.
[01:22:42 UTC]  589/18, 579/18, 434/18, 341/18, 167/18, 115/18.
[01:22:49 UTC]  519/17, 312/17, 271/17.
[01:22:53 UTC] 2. THE COMPLETE TEXT OF ALL IN-FORCE NAVAREA XII
[01:23:02 UTC]  BROADCAST WARNINGS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE NGA
[01:23:08 UTC]  MARITIME SAFETY INFORMATION WEBSITE AT:
[01:23:14 UTC]  MSI.NGA.MIL/NGAPORTAL/MSI.PORTAL.
[01:23:22 UTC]  ALTERNATIVELY, THESE MAY BE REQUESTED BY E-MAIL
[01:23:30 UTC]  FROM THE NAVAREA XII COORDINATOR AT NAVSAFETY NGA.MIL.
[01:23:39 UTC] 3. CANCEL NAVAREA XII 10/19.//
centurion decode



[2019-01-24 01:23:46] ZCZC CE35
[2019-01-24 01:23:48] POC/COMMAND DUTY OFFICER/-/FLEWEACEN NORFOLK VA/LOC:NORFOLK VA/
[2019-01-24 01:23:59]
[2019-01-24 01:23:59] TEL: 757-444-7583/EMAIL:FWC-NORFOLK.CDO(AT)NAVY.MIL//
[2019-01-24 01:24:10] RMKS/TBUS01 KNES 181544
[2019-01-24 01:24:15] SAT1
[2019-01-24 01:24:16]  APT PREDICT
[2019-01-24 01:24:18]  0 2137 NOAA 17
[2019-01-24 01:24:21]  PART I
[2019-01-24 01:24:23]  06270 02119 00806 00818 T0108 L2528
[2019-01-24 01:24:30]  62740 15239 10933
[2019-01-24 01:24:33]  62780 83712 24951
[2019-01-24 01:24:36]  62821 52145 34836
[2019-01-24 01:24:38]  NIGHT PART IIPW 02800 071097 04800 141112 06800 212129 08800 283146
[2019-01-24 01:24:50]  10810 354166
[2019-01-24 01:24:52]  NIGHT PART III
[2019-01-24 01:24:55]  02805 071066 04805 141050 06805 212034 08815 283016
[2019-01-24 01:25:03]  10818 353002 12818 423024 14828 493050 16828 562083
[2019-01-24 01:25:11]  18828 630129 20838 696199 22838 758324 24838 805591
[2019-01-24 01:25:19]  26837 813056 28837 773385 30837 714537 32837 648617
[2019-01-24 01:25:27]  34837 581667 36837 512703 38827 443731 40827 373754
[2019-01-24 01:25:35]  42827 303774 44827 233792
[2019-01-24 01:25:39]  DAY PART II
[2019-01-24 01:25:42]  12810 424188 14810 494214 16810 563247 18820 631293
[2019-01-24 01:25:49]  20820 697363 22820 759490 24820 806762 26821 812229
[2019-01-24 01:25:58]  28821 771554 30821 712703 32821 647782 34822 579767
[2019-01-24 01:26:06]  36822 510731 38822 441704 40822 371681 42822 301661
[2019-01-24 01:26:14]  44822 230643 46812 160627 48812 089611 50812 018595
[2019-01-24 01:26:22]  DAY PART III
[2019-01-24 01:26:25]  52827 052580 54827 122565 56827 193548 58827 263531
[2019-01-24 01:26:32]  PART IV
[2019-01-24 01:26:34]  2002 032A 56259 111024715723 130421003535438 2181535
[2019-01-24 01:26:43]  01010778 01011376 00115065 33613181 12813016 09831381
[2019-01-24 01:26:51]  02394078 07185100 M044353516 P056504915 P000000001
[2019-01-24 01:27:00]  P00850291 P00661410 P07376469 054992229 105111006 0000
[2019-01-24 01:27:10]  0000000000 M00303187 P00094709 P00512872 26997666
[2019-01-24 01:27:18]  123108 P00234 052112 P00109 072709 P00000 000000
[2019-01-24 01:27:26]  APT 137.62 MHZ, HRPT 1698.0 MHZ, BCN DSB 137.77 MHZ. APT DAY/NIGHT
[2019-01-24 01:27:39]
[2019-01-24 01:27:39]  CH 2,4/3,4. VIS CH 2 /0.725 TO 1.0/ AND IR CH 4 10.3 TO 11.3
[2019-01-24 01:27:50] XMTD
[2019-01-24 01:27:51]  DURING S/C DAY. IR CH 3B/3.55 TO 3.93/ AND IR CH 4 /10.3 TO
[2019-01-24 01:28:02] 11.3/
[2019-01-24 01:28:03]  XMTD DURING S/C NIGHT. DCS CLK YR/DAY/TIME UNKNOWN.
[2019-01-24 01:28:12]  LAST LIP CLK CORR 12/31/08.CLK ERR AFTER CORR PLUS 234 MSEC.
[2019-01-24 01:28:23]
[2019-01-24 01:28:23]  CLK ERR AS OF 05/21/12 PLUS 109 MSEC. ERR RATE AS OF 07/27/09
[2019-01-24 01:28:34]
[2019-01-24 01:28:34]  PLUS 00 MS/DAY. NEXT CLK CORRECTION UNKNOWN. DAILY ETCUP WAS
[2019-01-24 01:28:45] SET
[2019-01-24 01:28:46]  TO -1.0 MSEC AS OF 4/22/03. HRPT MOVE TO 1698 MHZ (STX1) ON
[2019-01-24 01:28:56]
[2019-01-24 01:28:57]  02/26/08 AT 0101Z.//
[2019-01-24 01:29:01]
[2019-01-24 01:29:01] NNNN
k500 decode



11
Utility / 4232 S4285 tdoa
« on: January 22, 2019, 0056 UTC »
Right, I can't seem to get tdoa working on 4232 S4285 sig, seems to be running 150L in idle mode, fairly stronger on east coast. Anyone care to tdoa it?

12
Huh? / I dunno, charge batteries with it mebbe?
« on: January 19, 2019, 1907 UTC »
"I put a scope on my long antenna and it reads 60 volts peak to peak RF from local AM stations."
http://www.sdrplay.com/community/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=4022

13
Utility / 13031.2 S4285 2203Z 18JAN19
« on: January 18, 2019, 2209 UTC »
STANAG 4285 600L ITA2
FUF = Fort De France, Martinique

FAAA
DE FUF
ZNR UUUUU
ZUI TESTING
RYRYRYRYRYRYRYRY
SGSGSGSGSGSGSGSG
NNNN
FAAA
DE FUF
ZNR UUUUU
ZUI TESTING
RYRYRYRYRYRYRYRY
SGSGSGSGSGSGSGSG
NNNN

WCODE decoder, IC-756 Pro 2 rx
First time decoding with the p2 and kludged audio cables, much more doable via an sdr. Now to look for some fax.

14
Utility / New hfdl table coming out
« on: January 16, 2019, 2341 UTC »
Courtesy of the kind folks over at udxf;


Version 51

Ground Station ID 1
SAN FRANCISCO - CALIFORNIA
UTC UNLOCKED
Longitude 121 45 33  W  Latitude 38 23 4  N
Squitter Version 0
Number of frequencies 8
Frequency 21934000 Hz Master Frame Slot 4
Frequency 17919000 Hz Master Frame Slot 12
Frequency 13276000 Hz Master Frame Slot 8
Frequency 11327000 Hz Master Frame Slot 4
Frequency 10081000 Hz Master Frame Slot 4
Frequency 8927000 Hz Master Frame Slot 12
Frequency 6559000 Hz Master Frame Slot 8
Frequency 5508000 Hz Master Frame Slot 4

Ground Station ID 2
MOLOKAI - HAWAII
UTC UNLOCKED
Longitude 157 11 11  W  Latitude 21 11 3  N
Squitter Version 0
Number of frequencies 12
Frequency 21937000 Hz Master Frame Slot 0
Frequency 17919000 Hz Master Frame Slot 7
Frequency 13324000 Hz Master Frame Slot 3
Frequency 13312000 Hz Master Frame Slot 3
Frequency 13276000 Hz Master Frame Slot 3
Frequency 11348000 Hz Master Frame Slot 11
Frequency 11312000 Hz Master Frame Slot 11
Frequency 10027000 Hz Master Frame Slot 11
Frequency 8936000 Hz Master Frame Slot 0
Frequency 8912000 Hz Master Frame Slot 0
Frequency 6565000 Hz Master Frame Slot 7
Frequency 5514000 Hz Master Frame Slot 7

Ground Station ID 3
REYKJAVIK - ICELAND
UTC UNLOCKED
Longitude 22 27 19  W  Latitude 63 50 49  N
Squitter Version 0
Number of frequencies 7
Frequency 17985000 Hz Master Frame Slot 11
Frequency 15025000 Hz Master Frame Slot 7
Frequency 11184000 Hz Master Frame Slot 3
Frequency 8977000 Hz Master Frame Slot 0
Frequency 6712000 Hz Master Frame Slot 11
Frequency 5720000 Hz Master Frame Slot 7
Frequency 3900000 Hz Master Frame Slot 3

Ground Station ID 4
RIVERHEAD - NEW YORK
UTC UNLOCKED
Longitude 72 38 14  W  Latitude 40 52 54  N
Squitter Version 0
Number of frequencies 7
Frequency 21931000 Hz Master Frame Slot 1
Frequency 17919000 Hz Master Frame Slot 9
Frequency 13276000 Hz Master Frame Slot 5
Frequency 11387000 Hz Master Frame Slot 1
Frequency 8912000 Hz Master Frame Slot 9
Frequency 6661000 Hz Master Frame Slot 5
Frequency 5652000 Hz Master Frame Slot 1

Ground Station ID 5
AUCKLAND - NEW ZEALAND
UTC UNLOCKED
Longitude 174 48 34  E  Latitude 37 0 55  S
Squitter Version 0
Number of frequencies 6
Frequency 17916000 Hz Master Frame Slot 12
Frequency 13351000 Hz Master Frame Slot 8
Frequency 10084000 Hz Master Frame Slot 4
Frequency 8921000 Hz Master Frame Slot 12
Frequency 6535000 Hz Master Frame Slot 8
Frequency 5583000 Hz Master Frame Slot 4

Ground Station ID 6
HAT YAI - THAILAND
UTC UNLOCKED
Longitude 100 23 18  E  Latitude 6 56 15  N
Squitter Version 0
Number of frequencies 7
Frequency 21949000 Hz Master Frame Slot 10
Frequency 17928000 Hz Master Frame Slot 6
Frequency 13270000 Hz Master Frame Slot 2
Frequency 10066000 Hz Master Frame Slot 10
Frequency 8825000 Hz Master Frame Slot 6
Frequency 6535000 Hz Master Frame Slot 2
Frequency 5655000 Hz Master Frame Slot 10

Ground Station ID 7
SHANNON - IRELAND
UTC UNLOCKED
Longitude 8 55 35  W  Latitude 52 44 38  N
Squitter Version 0
Number of frequencies 8
Frequency 11384000 Hz Master Frame Slot 2
Frequency 10081000 Hz Master Frame Slot 2
Frequency 8942000 Hz Master Frame Slot 6
Frequency 8843000 Hz Master Frame Slot 6
Frequency 6532000 Hz Master Frame Slot 10
Frequency 5547000 Hz Master Frame Slot 2
Frequency 3455000 Hz Master Frame Slot 6
Frequency 2998000 Hz Master Frame Slot 6

Ground Station ID 8
JOHANNESBURG - SOUTH AFRICA
UTC UNLOCKED
Longitude 28 12 21  E  Latitude 26 7 45  S
Squitter Version 0
Number of frequencies 8
Frequency 21949000 Hz Master Frame Slot 10
Frequency 17922000 Hz Master Frame Slot 6
Frequency 13321000 Hz Master Frame Slot 2
Frequency 11321000 Hz Master Frame Slot 10
Frequency 8834000 Hz Master Frame Slot 6
Frequency 5529000 Hz Master Frame Slot 10
Frequency 4681000 Hz Master Frame Slot 6
Frequency 3016000 Hz Master Frame Slot 6

Ground Station ID 9
BARROW - ALASKA
UTC UNLOCKED
Longitude 156 34 37  W  Latitude 71 15 30  N
Squitter Version 0
Number of frequencies 19
Frequency 21937000 Hz Master Frame Slot 10
Frequency 21928000 Hz Master Frame Slot 10
Frequency 17934000 Hz Master Frame Slot 6
Frequency 17919000 Hz Master Frame Slot 6
Frequency 11354000 Hz Master Frame Slot 2
Frequency 10093000 Hz Master Frame Slot 2
Frequency 10027000 Hz Master Frame Slot 2
Frequency 8936000 Hz Master Frame Slot 10
Frequency 8927000 Hz Master Frame Slot 10
Frequency 6646000 Hz Master Frame Slot 6
Frequency 5544000 Hz Master Frame Slot 2
Frequency 5538000 Hz Master Frame Slot 2
Frequency 5529000 Hz Master Frame Slot 2
Frequency 4687000 Hz Master Frame Slot 2
Frequency 4654000 Hz Master Frame Slot 2
Frequency 3497000 Hz Master Frame Slot 10
Frequency 3007000 Hz Master Frame Slot 10
Frequency 2992000 Hz Master Frame Slot 10
Frequency 2944000 Hz Master Frame Slot 10

Ground Station ID 10
UNKNOWN
UTC UNLOCKED
Longitude 126 14 19  E  Latitude 35 1 56  N
Squitter Version 0
Number of frequencies 8
Frequency 21931000 Hz Master Frame Slot 3
Frequency 17958000 Hz Master Frame Slot 11
Frequency 13342000 Hz Master Frame Slot 7
Frequency 10060000 Hz Master Frame Slot 3
Frequency 8939000 Hz Master Frame Slot 11
Frequency 6619000 Hz Master Frame Slot 7
Frequency 5502000 Hz Master Frame Slot 3
Frequency 2941000 Hz Master Frame Slot 7

Ground Station ID 11
ALBROOK - PANAMA CITY
UTC UNLOCKED
Longitude 79 22 25  W  Latitude 9 5 4  N
Squitter Version 0
Number of frequencies 6
Frequency 17901000 Hz Master Frame Slot 6
Frequency 13264000 Hz Master Frame Slot 2
Frequency 10063000 Hz Master Frame Slot 10
Frequency 8894000 Hz Master Frame Slot 6
Frequency 6589000 Hz Master Frame Slot 2
Frequency 5589000 Hz Master Frame Slot 10

Ground Station ID 13
SANTA CRUZ - BOLIVIA
UTC UNLOCKED
Longitude 63 9 24  W  Latitude 17 40 15  S
Squitter Version 0
Number of frequencies 7
Frequency 21997000 Hz Master Frame Slot 3
Frequency 17916000 Hz Master Frame Slot 11
Frequency 13315000 Hz Master Frame Slot 7
Frequency 11318000 Hz Master Frame Slot 3
Frequency 8957000 Hz Master Frame Slot 11
Frequency 6628000 Hz Master Frame Slot 7
Frequency 4660000 Hz Master Frame Slot 3

Ground Station ID 14
KRASNOYARSK - RUSSIA
UTC UNLOCKED
Longitude 92 35 0  E  Latitude 56 9 9  N
Squitter Version 0
Number of frequencies 7
Frequency 21990000 Hz Master Frame Slot 4
Frequency 17912000 Hz Master Frame Slot 12
Frequency 13321000 Hz Master Frame Slot 8
Frequency 10087000 Hz Master Frame Slot 4
Frequency 8886000 Hz Master Frame Slot 12
Frequency 6596000 Hz Master Frame Slot 8
Frequency 5622000 Hz Master Frame Slot 4

Ground Station ID 15
AL MUHARRAQ - BAHRAIN
UTC UNLOCKED
Longitude 50 38 23  E  Latitude 26 16 25  N
Squitter Version 0
Number of frequencies 6
Frequency 21982000 Hz Master Frame Slot 1
Frequency 17967000 Hz Master Frame Slot 9
Frequency 13354000 Hz Master Frame Slot 5
Frequency 10075000 Hz Master Frame Slot 1
Frequency 8885000 Hz Master Frame Slot 9
Frequency 5544000 Hz Master Frame Slot 5

Ground Station ID 16
AGANA - GUAM
UTC UNLOCKED
Longitude 144 49 41  E  Latitude 13 29 19  N
Squitter Version 0
Number of frequencies 7
Frequency 21928000 Hz Master Frame Slot 1
Frequency 17919000 Hz Master Frame Slot 9
Frequency 13312000 Hz Master Frame Slot 5
Frequency 11306000 Hz Master Frame Slot 1
Frequency 8927000 Hz Master Frame Slot 5
Frequency 6652000 Hz Master Frame Slot 1
Frequency 5451000 Hz Master Frame Slot 9

Ground Station ID 17
CANARIAS - SPAIN
UTC UNLOCKED
Longitude 15 24 18  W  Latitude 27 57 39  N
Squitter Version 0
Number of frequencies 6
Frequency 21955000 Hz Master Frame Slot 4
Frequency 17928000 Hz Master Frame Slot 12
Frequency 13303000 Hz Master Frame Slot 8
Frequency 11348000 Hz Master Frame Slot 4
Frequency 8948000 Hz Master Frame Slot 12
Frequency 6529000 Hz Master Frame Slot 8

15
Shortwave Broadcast / 6870 AM 2324Z 15JAN19
« on: January 15, 2019, 2328 UTC »
SOH Xi Wang Zhi Sheng
Chinese/Cantonese, om and yl in discussion. S5, deep fades with frying noise likely from a nearby street light.   
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sound_of_Hope

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