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Author Topic: Peskie Potpourri 6 Apr 2017  (Read 776 times)

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Peskie Potpourri 6 Apr 2017
« on: April 06, 2017, 1325 UTC »
Lots of activity noted on the SDR recordings, some mentioned in more detail in other posts, but here's the frequency rundown:
6827 USB
6838 USB
6868 LSB
6870 USB
6875 LSB
6877.5 USB
6879 USB
6900 USB
6915 LSB
6922 USB
6925 LSB
6926 USB
6927 LSB
6948 LSB
6950 USB
6970 LSB

Lots and lots of frequencies. It's possible that with dedicated monitoring, some usage patterns could be established. For example I have often noticed the 6922 guys on the SDR recordings, I think around the same time, kinda late, 0600z or so? It's really a job for an SDR and overnight recordings, you can quickly spot stations and note the times, then to see if you can deduce net operating times, etc. All assuming they stick to a schedule of course  ;D
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Re: Peskie Potpourri 6 Apr 2017
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2017, 0214 UTC »
I like the idea of putting multiple frequencies on a single logging thread, Chris.

On nights like tonight where I look at a handful of different SDR waterfalls and I can confirm several of the frequencies you've listed have been active and are active right now.  

I'm assuming you're sticking to 6800-7000 kHz range since that's what you're listening to anyway (in regards to the SDR recording)

A quick look at the band (at 0200-0300 UTC April 7th) shows me the following active frequencies:

6750 USB - Spanish (very very strong - Mexican accents)
6780 USB - Portuguese (weak)
6845 LSB - Spanish
6868 LSB - Portuguese
6888 LSB - Portuguese - strong
6888.5 USB - Portuguese - weak
6900 LSB - Spanish - VERY strong
6900 USB - Spanish
6915 LSB - Portuguese
6919 LSB - Portuguese
6925 LSB - Portuguese
6960 LSB - weak, likely Portuguese

« Last Edit: April 07, 2017, 0303 UTC by R4002 »
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Re: Peskie Potpourri 6 Apr 2017
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2017, 1558 UTC »
Last night I noticed someone on 6973.5 USB around 0450z with a short transmission - it could have been one side of a QSO. I am not sure what language, I don't think it was SS or PP.

Meanwhile 6919 LSB was very active during this time period.
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Re: Peskie Potpourri 6 Apr 2017
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2017, 2041 UTC »
6900 USB and 6919 LSB seemed to be the most active stations last night (US East Coast night time anyway).

6750 USB was also very very active (I know I made another thread about this logging, mainly because I haven't heard "peskie" traffic on 6750 kHz before).

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