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USAF HFGCS Activity
« on: January 13, 2015, 1703 UTC »
11175 is active this morning with several SKYMASTER calls from various stations. RETALIATE is the acting Skymaster station at this time. Time 1703z
Monitoring Station:
Alinco DX R8T, Drake SW8,Grundig SATELLIT 750, BCD996XT, BCT15X
Antennas:
Diamond D777 VHF/UHF Civil/Mil Air band, DJ130 Discone, (2) 100' long wires for SWL.

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Re: USAF HFGCS Activity
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2015, 1805 UTC »
Major exercise underway on 11175. Stations heard checking in thus far are TOPCAT-04, SNAP-31, GRIM-11, SHADOW-04 and TRITON-71. A call was just made by Andrews that they are simulated destroyed at this time. Time 1805z
« Last Edit: January 13, 2015, 1807 UTC by Raider01 »
Monitoring Station:
Alinco DX R8T, Drake SW8,Grundig SATELLIT 750, BCD996XT, BCT15X
Antennas:
Diamond D777 VHF/UHF Civil/Mil Air band, DJ130 Discone, (2) 100' long wires for SWL.

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Re: USAF HFGCS Activity
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2015, 2213 UTC »
Heavy traffic on 11175. Staion NUTSHELL passing multiple back to back EAMs, RETAILATE on his heals with more EAM traffic which started at 2200z. Stations standing by for traffic.

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Re: USAF HFGCS Activity
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2015, 2329 UTC »
8992 stations calling SKYMASTER not // to 11175.

11175 BIRTHDAY Calling NUTSHELL req QSY PRI Zulu

Calls monitored so far as follows: NUTSHELL, BIRTHDAY, RETAILATE, LEGIT92, SNAP33, SNAP32, CLAUD65, GRIM11, and possibly MIST31.ANDREWS advises Simulated Destroyed.
« Last Edit: January 14, 2015, 1334 UTC by 07code04stalker1776 »

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Re: USAF HFGCS Activity
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2015, 2356 UTC »
Getting SNAP-34 with EAM traffic now. Add that one to the list. Earlier today I had a E6B c/s PLEASENT working RETALIATE on 311.00 UHF up around my neck of the woods off the east coast.   
Monitoring Station:
Alinco DX R8T, Drake SW8,Grundig SATELLIT 750, BCD996XT, BCT15X
Antennas:
Diamond D777 VHF/UHF Civil/Mil Air band, DJ130 Discone, (2) 100' long wires for SWL.

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Re: USAF HFGCS Activity
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2015, 0029 UTC »
POLICEMAN, LUNCHBOX, THIR02, LEGIT93, SNAP34, CLAWS34, CLAWS65, OSLOW31, ALIGATOR.

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Re: USAF HFGCS Activity
« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2015, 0047 UTC »
Also look for other frequencies, for this EX they have pulled out a lot of plugs, and are using quite a few uncommon freqs.  11019 kHz, 10805 kHz, 6833 kHz, 6778 kHz are all examples of freqs that are not normally activated.

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Re: USAF HFGCS Activity
« Reply #7 on: January 14, 2015, 0059 UTC »
Callsign 2YH 6778
M8E 11019
D9J 6833
ALIGATOR 4724

Activity on 11175 and 8992 has slowed down.
« Last Edit: January 14, 2015, 0150 UTC by 07code04stalker1776 »

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Re: USAF HFGCS Activity
« Reply #8 on: January 14, 2015, 0147 UTC »
Thanks Token! Getting some EAM traffic on 6833 at this time although the station is very weak. Call sign copied was Delta Juliet.
« Last Edit: January 14, 2015, 0149 UTC by Raider01 »
Monitoring Station:
Alinco DX R8T, Drake SW8,Grundig SATELLIT 750, BCD996XT, BCT15X
Antennas:
Diamond D777 VHF/UHF Civil/Mil Air band, DJ130 Discone, (2) 100' long wires for SWL.

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Re: USAF HFGCS Activity
« Reply #9 on: January 14, 2015, 0206 UTC »
Does any one have a list of the Zulu Frequencies any more?

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Re: USAF HFGCS Activity
« Reply #10 on: January 14, 2015, 0215 UTC »
I hope this helps! This is what I have programed.
Z100 3068,Z105 3116,Z110 3134,Z120 3295, Z130 4.472, Z135 4745,Z140 5026, Z145 5705, Z150 5800, Z155 5875, Z165 6757, Z170 7831, Z175 9016, Z180 9057, Z185 9809, Z190 10204, Z210 11229, Z215 13242.

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Monitoring Station:
Alinco DX R8T, Drake SW8,Grundig SATELLIT 750, BCD996XT, BCT15X
Antennas:
Diamond D777 VHF/UHF Civil/Mil Air band, DJ130 Discone, (2) 100' long wires for SWL.

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Re: USAF HFGCS Activity
« Reply #11 on: January 14, 2015, 2301 UTC »
The extra activity seemed to have terminated a little before 0200 UTC on Jan 14, although there was no hard shut off time, it just sort of petered out.  I did hear one station QSY specifically to a Zulu freq, or at least "Zulu 100", but when I went to 3068 kHz there was no activity, and I could not find a freq they had shifted to, despite the stations being strong.  I almost got the impression that this time "Zulu100" meant a sat freq, but I could very easily have been wrong.

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Re: USAF HFGCS Activity
« Reply #12 on: February 10, 2015, 1820 UTC »
Exercise underway on 11175 with several E6 TACAMO aircraft checking in at this time.
Monitoring Station:
Alinco DX R8T, Drake SW8,Grundig SATELLIT 750, BCD996XT, BCT15X
Antennas:
Diamond D777 VHF/UHF Civil/Mil Air band, DJ130 Discone, (2) 100' long wires for SWL.

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Re: USAF HFGCS Activity
« Reply #13 on: February 12, 2015, 1634 UTC »
Very active again this morning on 11175 USB with several aircraft checking in and multiple EAM's. Now getting c/s ASCOT-6368 (RAF Tanker) checking in with METRO. Time 1633z.
« Last Edit: February 12, 2015, 1636 UTC by Raider01 »
Monitoring Station:
Alinco DX R8T, Drake SW8,Grundig SATELLIT 750, BCD996XT, BCT15X
Antennas:
Diamond D777 VHF/UHF Civil/Mil Air band, DJ130 Discone, (2) 100' long wires for SWL.

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Re: USAF HFGCS Activity
« Reply #14 on: March 01, 2015, 2106 UTC »
Sunday 1 March 2015

2103 UTC  11175 kHz USB  USAF HFGCS w/ EAM. off at 2104 UTC.