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Spy Numbers / KKN50 et al wiki update
« Last post by sat_dxer on Today at 01:32 »
The statement “Information about this radio network was first published by Harry Helms...in 1980” is wrong and needs to be corrected.

Credit should go to Steve Jones of Lawrenceburg, KY, or as reported in his The SWL Shack column to Rick Slattery on page 60 of the June 1966 issue of S9 Magazine:

“On the CW bands, Steve heard KKN50 on 6945 kc/s calling KWX72. I (Rick Slattery) have heard this bird too, but measured the frequency as 6954 kc/s. Uncle Tom (Kneitel) says that KKN50 is in Washington, D.C., somewhere the Pentagon-his guess as to the operating agency is a bit far out so I won't print it here.”

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UNID traffic 6744.4 kHz 6.744.4 MHz USB voice

Originally tuned in at 6744.5 kHz USB, but sounds better on 6744.4 kHz USB.  French language, I believe.  "oh, the blame, okayyyy" heard in English.  Fast-talking OM with good signal on frequency at 0107 UTC.  Received via Westminster, MD KiwiSDR
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Spanish language freebander 45 meters 45 metros on 6666.6 USB vs. English language traffic on 6667 kHz, IDed as Santa Maria at 0103, SELCAL check at 0103 UTC.  0104 UTC Santa Maria (??) continuing, secondary frequency 2962 kHz USB with another SELCAL check. 

The Latin American freebanders have faded away rapidly at this point, 6667 kHz is now clear.  This is the first time I've heard actual legit aeronautical traffic on this frequency.

Received via Westminster, MD KiwiSDR
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6988 kHz USB 6.988 MHz USB

Two stations having a QSO, one of them has an annoying hum in his signal, possibly a bad power supply?  Lots of short transmissions but readable.  Received via Westminster, MD KiwiSDR. 
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6900 kHz LSB and 6910 kHz LSB going strong with Spanish speaking freebanders or outbanders, stations heard checking into the "net" on 6900 LSB at 0054 UTC and similar procedures heard on 6910 kHz LSB 0055 UTC.

Received via the Westminster, MD KiwiSDR. 
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4935 kHz 4.935 MHz USB voice, SS Spanish speakers, lots of proper radio pro-words heard.  Possibly pescadores or outbanders.  Hiding within the 60 meter shortwave broadcast band.  Not nearly as busy as the other frequencies logged recently.  Lots of "copyando" heard. 

SIO 222 or so, received via COMMSIGMA KiwiSDR on the CT/MA border.  As of 0052 UTC, the frequency seems to be clear, stations possibly QRT at this time.
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6203.3 kHz USB 6.203.3 MHz USB SS OMs with lots of chatter on frequency.  6203 kHz is a valid 6 MHz marine frequency, going by the time of night, this is likely coming out of South American or Caribbean waters. 

Receiver is the COMMSIGMA KiwiSDR on the CT/MA border.
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European Pirate / Re: Radio Harmony 5780 AM 1617 utc 21 feb 2019
« Last post by PirateSWL on February 21, 2019, 2328 UTC »
Radio Harmony 5780 AM S3 in NY

2327: Tom Jones "She's A Lady"
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Huh? / Re: That was then, this is now....
« Last post by Pigmeat on February 21, 2019, 2322 UTC »
A woman I know actually went to jail for illegal dumping on Thanksgiving. Her name wasn't Alice, though. The label on a letter got her.
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Huh? / Re: Peter Tork, Court Jester of the Monkees, Is Dead at 77
« Last post by Pigmeat on February 21, 2019, 2316 UTC »
Boyce and Hart showed up on "I Dream of Jeannie" a number of times.

I wrote Tork a fan letter trying to get a pic of him for my hand-holding at recess girlfriend. Trudy. Even included postage. Boy, I lit him up in my next letter! I told him if I ever got as famous as him, I was treating my fans the same way he did his. If I owe you a QSL, get it from the Tork estate!
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