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Offline didu heardat

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6993 lsb ?
« on: November 04, 2018, 0302 UTC »
unknown language repeating different groups of words words on 6993 lsb ended at 02:40

http://www.mediafire.com/file/08gamxckldx3fem/6993lsb11318.wma/file

what and who is it

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Re: 6993 lsb ?
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2018, 1325 UTC »
Likely freebanders (stations operating outside the frequencies they're supposed to be operating on) or fishing fleets using frequencies they're not supposed to.  There are often dozens and dozens of these stations active in the 6-7 MHz band alone on a given evening.  Most of them seem to come from Latin America and only some of them have been IDed:

They could be fishing fleets, ham operators operating outside the ham bands, unlicensed stations, village radio networks, civil defense systems, radiotelephone networks for remote locations, drug traffickers using HF radio, or some combination of the above. They are collectively known as "peskies" (from the Spanish term "pescadores" - which means "fishermen")

Check out the Peskies subforum for logging similar transmissions:

https://www.hfunderground.com/board/index.php/board,34.0.html
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Re: 6993 lsb ?
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2018, 2046 UTC »
Was watching this U-tube SS video (w/ EE subtitles) on Colombia's Coke-Smuggling Submarines:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqYoif-9c64

Noted @13:49 is an Icom IC-M700PRO SSB Radio Telephone Wide band, general coverage receive — 0.5 to 29.9999 MHz; 60-150 W (PEP) transmitter

@17:00 a radio-buoy torpedo called Neptune is shown.
« Last Edit: November 08, 2018, 2048 UTC by sat_dxer »
Most times & frequencies posted are only an approximation.
Due to the insubstantiality of any “control list” its best avoided and never used.
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Re: 6993 lsb ?
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2018, 2051 UTC »
They're certainly using HF-SSB for communications.  I've heard several QSOs in Spanish on various HF frequencies that sounded quite suspicious.  It makes sense too, given the proliferation of open-transmit and receive equipment in use in Latin America. 
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