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Author Topic: UNID Ship Calling on 6215 USB and 6215.5 USB 2148+ UTC 19 Dec 2018  (Read 176 times)

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291305 Position Calling on 6215 USB / 6215.5 USB, UNID ship name heard "743" not sure if that's an identifier or part of a position

Thick Caribbean accented OM speaking English, continues to read position information but there's several other QSOs going on frequency...can hear an end-of-transmission beep.  6215 kHz USB is the 6 MHz marine distress/calling frequency

2150 UTC - UNID ship appears to be working another station, the frequency has quieted down (still on 6215.5 kHz instead of 6215 kHz)
U.S. East Coast, various HF/VHF/UHF radios/scanners/receivers