We seek to understand and document all radio transmissions, legal and otherwise, as part of the radio listening hobby. We do not encourage any radio operations contrary to regulations. Always consult with the appropriate authorities if you have questions concerning what is permissable in your locale.

Author Topic: MC03 on 5139 kHz LSB, January, 2019  (Read 278 times)

Offline Token

  • Global Moderator
  • DX Legend
  • *****
  • Posts: 1784
    • View Profile
MC03 on 5139 kHz LSB, January, 2019
« on: January 13, 2019, 1729 UTC »
Chinese military station MC03 has been active this month on 5139 kHz, LSB mode.

The transmitter is using a keyed audio tone in LSB mode, instead of ICW (keyed unmodulated carrier).  You can tell by the audio harmonics of the 500 Hz tone used.

Video of the signal here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DiQUa8_E8JA

T!
T!
Mojave Desert, California USA

Offline Strange Beacons

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 210
  • Seattle, WA
    • View Profile
    • Strange Beacons Website
Re: MC03 on 5139 kHz LSB, January, 2019
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2019, 2259 UTC »
Thanks for posting about this signal. I just tuned in via an SDR in Japan and it is going strong at that frequency, so strong in fact, that I had to turn my volume down in order to avoid a bit of distortion.