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Other / Re: ~4530 kHz beacon? 4/4/2014 CW
« on: April 07, 2014, 1818 UTC »
Thanks, Token.

Spy Numbers / Re: 16565 kHz 22:30 UTS 4/5/2014 Spanish Lang. S06
« on: April 07, 2014, 1818 UTC »
Sorry, I do not.  I am not currently set up to do digital recordings.

The more that I think about this, the more that I believe that I heard city rival gang leaders speaking over a ham.  He did refer to not being able to hear the other person clearly.  Wow.  But maybe not- I just don't know.

Spy Numbers / 16565 kHz 22:30 UTS 4/5/2014 Spanish Lang. S06
« on: April 05, 2014, 2234 UTC »
Sounds like a real person, not automated  When clear, S6.

Lots of "ocho's" in the transmission.

Gone by 22:33

This is what makes this hobby SO damn interesting to me!

Just came in on the tail end of someone not really in discussion with anyone- just monologuing.  Weird reverb effect, and on/off like a CB'er or ham guy.  He was saying things like

"You Motherf..kers can't touch me."
"No one's got the power out there"
"Whatchall say about me now?"

and some challenges and inciteful statements.

I don't really know what or who I came across but was entertained for three mins. before he shut it off.  I would have l-o-v-e-d to hear his full story!

Oops- he just popped on (22:08)- same freq
"Them's cryin' the fuckin' blues"

Really faded now- is he directional and changing it?

"(garbled) make no mistake about it"
"… white trash…"

22:15-  lots of noise and cannot make out words, but still sounds inflammatory.  Continues with reverb sound.

22:28- still hear him but the signal has faded into the aether- lots of noise blanketing the frequency.  Strange that his signal was so strong just 30 mins ago.  I NEED A QUIETER ANTENNA!

22:36- clear enough again
"If you want to call me a white boy, call me a white boy.  Ha ha ha ha.  I don't care"

… more invectives.

"Call me whatever the f*&k you want to.  See my driver's license.  Hahahahahahaha!"
"Oh boy, here we go.  (garbled)"
"Call me whatever the f-$-#-k you want to.  Look at my DL- I'm american indian!  Whatever you want to say, I don't care one way or another.  Hahahahaha!"
"… come from a land bridge to Alaska"  I don't care what you say motherf&*#er.  Now you do what you gotta do"

"Say what the f--- you want to."  Repeat twice.
"My people have been here 26,000 years.  Think about that.  26,000 years.  Have a nice day"
Repeats it.
"Seeds in the ground.  Burial grounds.  We improved it.  WE IMPROVED IT."
"My people came before the ice age.  26,000 years ago.  So shut the f--- up!"
"You haven't heard a god--mn word all day"  Repeats it.
"Come on now.. go on some more.  Come on… go on some more.  Show what you're about.  Get under your skin"

Pontificating about the land bridge again--  26,000 years ago.  Talks about "East side" and "West side".

"Now YOU do the math!"
"All you gotta do is watch the History Channel.  Stop getting mad.  Hahahaha.  Stop getting so fuc--ng mad.  It's your fault."

More ice age/26,000 years ago/land bridge

"You're an idiot.  You just don't wanna listen to history."
"You are so fuc--ng stupid it's pathetic.  Have a good day."

If you're so stupid that you call me a fuc--ng white boy, you're so fuc--ng stupid.  I AM AMERICAN FUC--IN INDIAN.. Apache… with a little Cherokee.  You're a fuc--ng idiot.  Have a good day."

… keeps on inciting and talking about putting a .44 into anyone who comes at him, but I'm finished transcribing what I can.  Is he angry?  Drunk?  Both?

Have I encountered my first pirate?  I don't know.

He just mentioned Cross Street and North Ave. as "the line".  Hey- that's local to me- in Baltimore (near Federal Hill area).  WOW!

Plays noises, talks, more noises, more noises, "You're a toy, boy.  I'll put you away".  Playing head games now. 

How long before he is triangulated do you think?


MW Loggings / 1190 KHz 4/5/2014 20:30 UTC MW on LSB?
« on: April 05, 2014, 2047 UTC »
Can't yet ID this, but am listening to what seems like a pro broadcast on AM, but only heard on LSB.  I am unfamiliar with this sort of thing- what might be going on?  News and talk now, some program called "Global Monitor" is on at the moment.  Is it some Christian Science broadcast?

Normal and USB modes sound like RTTY.

BTW- I cannot grab it on my 160.  I heard it on my Westinghouse WR-12X3 antique AM radio as an RTTY sound (I never heard this on AM radio bands before).  I can get it on my Sony ICF-7600.

EDIT:  2100 UTC- station announced WRCW Leesburg/Washington DC
A quick search shows me 50kW day/ 1kW night, run by New World Radio, owned by Potomac Radio.  Originally WAGE in 1958.
Question still remains- why only on LSB for a mainstream station?

Thanks for your reply.  Yes, I eventually sorted it out on another signal in switching to SSB/CW and adjusting BFO ever so slightly.

Question:  with my 160, does SSB setting include BOTH LSB and USB?  If so, then why do more modern receivers (like my ICF 7600) have separate setting for these two modes?

Other / Re: 7080 kHz 4/4/2014 00:04 UTC Strange sounds?
« on: April 05, 2014, 0040 UTC »
Thanks chucks.  What is their use/origin?

Other / 7080 kHz 4/4/2014 00:04 UTC Strange sounds?
« on: April 05, 2014, 0008 UTC »
Strange tones on 7080 (+/-) kHz on CW and sounds like two sets of them at times; and S5-9, depending.  The transmission comes on, plays its diddy (which is not the same every time), then stops for 5 secs and then begins again.

What is this?  Global Freq Database did not help.

Shortwave Broadcast / 7127 kHz on 4/4/2014 23:50 UTC What is it?
« on: April 04, 2014, 2352 UTC »
My DX-160 can only give me garbled voice on AM, but it sounds like discussion, but not in a ham-way as I cannot hear a carrier switching on/off, but m-a-y-b-e.  Any ideas?

7127 kHz on  4/4/'14 23:50 UTC  S5-10, depending on voice.  Why am I only getting garbled voice on this set at that signal strength?


Utility / 6488 KHz in CW 4/4/2014 USCG?
« on: April 04, 2014, 2345 UTC »
Hearing what sounds like RTTY on or about 6488 KHz.  Anyone familiar with it; is this a USCG weather transmission?  From VA?

Other / ~4530 kHz beacon? 4/4/2014 CW
« on: April 04, 2014, 2336 UTC »
I am hearing now (23:34 UTC) some sort of repetitive beacon (?) on 4530 kHz (+ or - : I'm on a DX160).  I am on CW and the repetition is periodic 'swoosh' every second, with high consistency.  Any ideas?


Not really strange, but I do take my portable up on my roof and listen in the summer month eve and nights while stargazing.  Interesting mix.

General Radio Discussion / Re: The Lingo. Help a beginner?
« on: March 31, 2014, 2114 UTC »

What are the references to Twente?
"to the Twente WebSDR"
"via Twente"

Twente, the Holland university?  What's the connection?

General Radio Discussion / Re: The Lingo. Help a beginner?
« on: March 31, 2014, 2045 UTC »
Thanks everyone!  This is a good start.
I'll check out those web links as well.


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