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Offline desmoface

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Dunno what this is??
« on: May 17, 2010, 2126 UTC »
Hey gang, schools over, so I decided to turn on the rig to see if I could catch the Cuban's doing their numbers...went to where I thought they would be, and got this?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yx1zum7jkp4

It was on 8.097 mhz at 1900z on am/usb/lsb...

Probably nothing special, but the station never did I.D. and it was sending strange letter groupings such as; twrwn, ditan, & wtaga.

Anyone have any idea what this would have been?

Steve
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Re: Dunno what this is??
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2010, 0327 UTC »
I was monitoring 8097kc and heard CW. It was a bunch of random stuff like you mention. I also heard RTTY from the station, or at least one as powerful as the original. Decoding the RTTY didn't seem to work at the time I tried.
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Re: Dunno what this is??
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2010, 1114 UTC »
I suspect it's cuban, as they propagate like crazy into my qth.  Someone commented on my youtube video that it was M8.

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Re: Dunno what this is??
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2010, 2146 UTC »
Note the Youtube Video: M8a-Morse Numbers Station-Cuba   By: Rogue A007  the frequency is: 8097 kHz

Also, for a sample of SK01 see: 'Atencion' Cuban numbers station-with data!  By MattExzy

Hope this helps. If possible could you give general location? Does not need to be specific, but would be helpful.

The more listings, the better. Thank you.

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Re: Dunno what this is??
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2010, 0200 UTC »
Hey now!!  Tis a small world...I'm in NE Ohio..Rig is TS-870, antenna is a full wave, horizontal loop, up about 20 ft, tuned for the 80 meter amateur band.

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Re: Dunno what this is??
« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2010, 1813 UTC »
WHAT TIME UTC DID YOU HEAR THEM

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Re: Dunno what this is??
« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2010, 2236 UTC »
2126z

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Re: Dunno what this is??
« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2010, 2249 UTC »
I Think what we have here is one of those young "CEO'S". He does good work. To me M8a is downright interesting and excellent copying practice. My Morse Code is not that great, but I can usualy copy one of the  150 5LG groups. Actual message, of course
would not have to take up the entire 150 5LG groups. Cipher Text would merely need be as long as the distributed one-time Key. If this
is hand copyed, individuals are well trained. Walter Kendal Meyers learned Morse Code in the Army (our Army).

Sometimes these transmissions are quite irregular and amatuerish. Makes me wonder about the credibility of this operation. At any rate, you can kind of speculate at the possible number of handlers and recipients an so forth circulating around. I can only speculate that some of this traffic is Legitimate an some isn't. Figuring out which is, and which isn't, is anybodies guess.

In closeing, I'm sure there are people with a lot of knowledge about this I'm not one of them but kind of fun to extrapolate.

Keep up the good work Old Man.
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