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Author Topic: Unid OM voice (Russian?) 6917 USB 0449 UTC 15 July 2015 via Twente NL  (Read 2810 times)

Offline Lex

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Unidentified male voice communication, possibly Russian, on 6917 kHz USB, 0449 UTC, 15 July 2015.  Repeated phrases, one word sounded similar to "Shatili" (Georgia?).  Recorded via web SDR based in University of Twente, NL.

I Googled the heck out of this, came up empty.  Any ideas?

Approx. 90 second off-air recording.
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Lex,
The language is Russian.
I would judge this as a Russian number station.
The male voice is counting the following:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10__1 2 3 4 5__1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10__1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10__1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10__1 2 3 4_1 2 3 4__1 2 3 4__1 2 3 4 5

I hope this helps.

« Last Edit: July 15, 2015, 1222 UTC by Oliver »
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Thanks. I should have thought to try a basic Russian tutorial in numbers and letters. The "chyetyrye" for four would have grabbed my attention.

Has this been noted before on 6917 USB?  I Googled around and didn't find anything.
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Snoopy: Sony ICF-2010
Roger: Magnavox D2935
(Off-air recordings.)
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According to one of the Priyom (Spy Numbers) guys, this was a Russian military station, testing.

FWIW, I checked my SDR recording, and had nothing here around this time.
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That's true. A man counts from one to ten with strong Asian (Kazakh, Tadzhik) or Caucasian accent. For example, the speaker says "Shatili", not "chetyri", like most of Russian-speaking people, and it may confuse listeners. I guess it's a station from some ex-USSR republic.
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