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Author Topic: UNID Spanish Language 11418 kHz USB 1610 UTC 30 Oct 2017  (Read 467 times)

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UNID Spanish Language 11418 kHz USB 1610 UTC 30 Oct 2017
« on: October 30, 2017, 1616 UTC »
unidentified Spanish language Spanish speakers 11418 USB

11418 kHz 11.418 MHz
Mode: USB
Language: Spanish
Time: 1610 UTC + [ongoing as of 1617 UTC]

This is a very bad frequency choice (or maybe a very good frequency choice?) due to its proximity to the powerful Cuban HM01 transmission which is on-going at 11435 kHz and some of the higher modulation peaks are causing QRM to this QSO.  As mentioned in previous logs, it is common for these UNID Spanish speakers to "hide" within broadcast bands and close to powerful signals, including shortwave broadcasters operating right above or below the actual shortwave band (25 meters in this case, 11650 kHz to 11975 kHz officially, 11400 kHz to 12200 kHz in reality, with significant numbers of broadcasters operating above 11975 kHz).

Due to frequent QRM from the HM01 spy numbers transmitter on 11435 kHz, it is nearly impossible to get any decent copy.
U.S. East Coast, various HF/VHF/UHF radios/scanners/receivers