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Author Topic: French Military CW Training Net 6825 kHz 1710+ UTC 28 July 2017  (Read 1694 times)

Offline R4002

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Hearing fast CW right on 6825 kHz, a quick Googling reveals this is a widely-known French military CW frequency, often used for training purposes.

Via SK3W KiwiSDR: http://kiwisdr.sk3w.se:8073/
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Re: French Military CW Training Net 6825 kHz 1710+ UTC 28 July 2017
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2017, 2338 UTC »
Bit early for me to hear as it's 1510hrs local this way and 6MHz not open. 

Will check later during the night, so presume this is in France and not an overseas French possession?

Good catch... ;D
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Re: French Military CW Training Net 6825 kHz 1710+ UTC 28 July 2017
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2017, 0133 UTC »
My presumption  ;D is that it's coming from France but it's entirely possible it's coming from an overseas French department / location or a mobile source. Did you end up hearing them on 6825 kHz / 6.825 MHz on your side of the globe?
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Re: French Military CW Training Net 6825 kHz 1710+ UTC 28 July 2017
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2017, 0842 UTC »
R4002: As mentioned it's way too early to hear that here as the time is only 3.10pm in the afternoon, broad daylight with grey line at least two hours plus away so not much chance, will look later in the evening when EU is available from 0900z onwards if the band is good... :D
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Re: French Military CW Training Net 6825 kHz 1710+ UTC 28 July 2017
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2017, 2301 UTC »
I had a look on the Grey Line yesterday evening and at numerous times during the night and early this morning and zero on 6.825MHz, only an "idler" transmission on 6.824MHz noted.

If the transmission was from French Polynesia or New Caledonia it would have been audible here, safe to say it's not in Oceania. :)
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