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Author Topic: 4380 USB RU Air Mil 1229 UTC 03 Jan 2019  (Read 280 times)

Offline kris

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4380 USB RU Air Mil 1229 UTC 03 Jan 2019
« on: January 03, 2019, 1631 UTC »
     The 4380 USB channel is still used by RU Air Military Control from the Kaliningrad district.
Yesterday was a strong storm, today they started activity only at 1229 UTC.
Flights end shortly before dusk. S9 OM RU gives short numerical messages characteristic of military aviation. Airplanes have 3 digital codenames, for example 307 = trista sedmoj...
 Several times for some technical reason I heard pieces of the pilot's answer. So far I have not found the channel on which the pilots answer. The good news is that the connectivity is not scrambled.
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Re: 4380 USB RU Air Mil 1229 UTC 03 Jan 2019
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2019, 1418 UTC »
So the Russians tend to use half-duplex or split-frequency operation?  Base transmits on one frequency, aircraft/pilots transmit on another back to base?  Two QRG
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Re: 4380 USB RU Air Mil 1229 UTC 03 Jan 2019
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2019, 1725 UTC »
     The 4380 USB channel is still used by RU Air Military Control from the Kaliningrad district.

Do you have a record? Can i hear?

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Re: 4380 USB RU Air Mil 1229 UTC 03 Jan 2019
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2019, 1936 UTC »
     The 4380 USB channel is still used by RU Air Military Control from the Kaliningrad district.

Do you have a record? Can i hear?
I'm still working on recording and processing recordings. I do not have the option of attaching recordings, but I think that our colleague SL will enable it as he did in the "UA vs RU radio war" thread.
   In the summer I came across two more frequencies: HF RU Air Mil (there are several military airports in the Kaliningrad region). But those were less active and quieter, but they were not pilots. I suppose it could have been control stations from central Russia or Belarus.
    I heard the control station and the military plane on the same FRQ only once this summer at VHF around 128 MHz.
« Last Edit: January 04, 2019, 1957 UTC by kris »
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Re: 4380 USB RU Air Mil 1229 UTC 03 Jan 2019
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2019, 2210 UTC »
By no means an expert but I think most RUAF comms on hf voice are simplex, not uncommon at all to not be able to hear whoever the heard station is talking to. RUAF flights have to relay comms for other flights all the time, from what I've heard. CIS hf cw comms are often duplex, however.

 Speaking of RUAF voice comms, if you live near their usual bomber paths near NATO countries, they sometimes like to use the local v/uhf air interdiction freq, just to let the qra flight as well as the rest of the audience know they're listening in too.
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Re: 4380 USB RU Air Mil 1229 UTC 03 Jan 2019
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2019, 2315 UTC »
Belarus Air Military VHF -130.75 MHz